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Community Team
Community Team

It's 2021 vision time! We host a chat with Instructure CEO Steve Daly summarizing the vision for 2021 and later discuss the 2021 product roadmaps with Shaun Moon and Kevin Turco, vice presidents of product.

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Community Team
Community Team

In this episode, we discuss our new Certica Solutions acquisition, and changes to Outcomes, Student View, and the Rich Content Editor.

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Instructure
Instructure

First of all, thank you for the answers and useful feedback you provided after my previous post. We really appreciate this group’s responsiveness and valuable insights. 

As 2020 is almost over we wanted to share our Catalog plans for the first half of 2021 with you, so you can see what to expect and plan accordingly. 

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Instructure
Instructure

On November 18, we deployed a change to math equation rendering around Canvas that caused chaos and pain for some math instructors using classic quizzes, namely in the form of breaking some math equations. most of you have already resolved this behavior in your quizzes, but if not, learn how to fix it.

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Instructure
Instructure

[UPDATE 18-DEC: Followup post added to New Quizzes User Group; please see Priority Gathering for the New Quizzes Roadmap]


As we’re all getting ready to firmly shut the door on 2020, we have a prime opportunity to look forward to all of the changes 2021 will bring. 

As previously mentioned in the user group, due to the educational changes from Covid-19, the July 2021 enforcement date for New Quizzes has been updated to summer {July} 2022

By the start of 2021, we will share the quizzes plan for 2021 and beyond, which focuses heavily on reducing barriers for using New Quizzes. We have several projects we are exploring in the New Quizzes User Group and invite you to get involved. Your feedback will help determine details and inform the future roadmap New Quizzes.

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Instructure
Instructure

We've all experienced feeling overwhelmed by communication. In our efforts to streamline communication paths to those that teachers and students find most useful and meaningful, we researched the various delivery methods and we're making a few changes to Push notifications, effective 16 January 2021.

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Community Team
Community Team

In Episode 12, we discuss the latest technologies and organization that impacts Canvas integrations on a daily basis. But you don't have to be a developer to understand all these details. If you're interested in learning more about how products outside Canvas can work with Canvas, this episode is for you!

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Instructure
Instructure

Outcomes are the cornerstones of teaching and learning as they lay the foundation for what is to be learned within a specific time in a student’s learning journey. Is your institution using outcomes? We'd love to hear your thoughts.

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Community Team
Community Team

The Instructure Product Team shared some big news at CanvasCon Online, as well as updates to existing products. Did you see the keynote?

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Community Team
Community Team

Come listen to us talk about topics related to the last release, including a recap of CanvasCon Online and our latest partnerships news!

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Instructure
Instructure

In the upcoming months, the Catalog team is excited to work on a few Catalog improvements. We are considering such projects that don’t require massive engineering effort, but that address real customer pain points in the product. You can find the list of potential projects below. Please let us know what you think of these improvement ideas and leave a comment on how helpful they would be for your institution. 

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Surveyor

We have our sights set on making data importing easier so that you can take matters into your own hands. We’re starting by testing the ease of use of a small data importing process from your SIS to Canvas. We want to get your feedback!

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Community Team
Community Team

Did you know? Our Roadmap includes a section called Discovery Conversations. These conversations let you engage with the product team on projects and initiatives in the early stages of the software development process. Learn how to participate!

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Instructure
Instructure

As part of the revamp of our community platform, we’ve added a page where we're showing a forecast of the next three months of work on Instructure products. What can this new page do for you?

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Community Team
Community Team

In this podcast episode, we discuss two new features in Canvas, updates to CanvasCon Online 2020, and partner integration announcements. We also share details about how to become more knowledgable about Canvas and Mastery Connect through the Center for Leadership and Learning.

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Instructure
Instructure

You’ve got that stressed look on your face and my little boy is suddenly in preschool, so I guess fall start has begun! Here’s a quick update on the new RCE.

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Instructure
Instructure

As part of the discovery phase in our product development process, we are looking to improve our Assignment Enhancements beta feature and need your feedback. We want to make it easier to show students where their assignment is in the process of submission and grading while making actionable elements more obvious on the page.

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Instructure
Instructure

As part of the discovery phase in our product development process, we are looking to improve our Assignment Enhancements beta feature and need your feedback. We want to add the ability to see what has happened with an assignment submission over time to better facilitate conversations between teachers and students.

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Instructure
Instructure

Dropbox and the Canvas team have been working together since 2018 to support the learning experience for students and faculty. With the launch of the new deep integration, we’re excited to make it even easier to get the best out of Dropbox and Canvas.

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Community Team
Community Team

The Canvas TL;DR is back with episode 9 and debuting our new format in the new Canvas Community. See what's in store this month!

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Surveyor

Institutions wanting reCAPTCHA for self registration can opt in before it's made generally available. 

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Instructure
Instructure

[UPDATE Dec 2020] Canvas and Google are working closely to deliver updates, which may vary from the dates mentioned in this blog post. Please view the Google Assignment page for the latest updates.


After a successful Beta, we are excited to announce the Google Assignments LTI is generally available to all Canvas customers. 

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Instructure
Instructure

As a long-time Instructure product person and a short-time Rich Content Editor product person, the new RCE has been keeping me up at night. Here are some observations and updates and requests for feedback.

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Instructure
Instructure

To support educators in teaching Swift Apple's powerful and intuitive open-source programming language, a new Develop in Swift Professional Learning course from Apple is now available on the Canvas Learning Management System.

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Explorer II

[2020-09-18 Update: Canvas Data Early Access information can be found in the Canvas Data 2 Early Access information page]

We are compelled to introduce our next generation of Canvas Data product. The product encompasses years of continuous customer feedback and data research, including a number of cutting edge data technologies and a rich LMS selection of ecosystem datasets. Learn what's part of this new project.

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Instructure
Instructure

Thoughts on where we are after three months of living with COVID-19.

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Instructure
Instructure

With recent world events turning K-12 schools and districts to online learning, we are excited to release a feature option that specifically aims to improve the experience of our youngest learners in Canvas—those in primary and elementary grade levels.

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Explorer II

Understanding online user behaviour has been paramount to the majority of our customers. During COVID-19, user click data is sought after even more. Canvas LMS has multiple tools for our customers to extract click data, such as Canvas Data request logs, live events, and our page view APIs.

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Instructure
Instructure

As part of Canvas’ rapid response to COVID-19, I’ve had the opportunity to work with a group who has been focusing on video conferencing solutions as part of a broader look at the changing dynamics of remote collaboration.

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Instructure
Instructure

It's been several weeks since my last update, and wow - things have changed a little bit. I wanted to share an update on the latest developments in the Learning Activities realm, as we're refocusing and getting back to a normal-ish routine. 

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