The tl;dr Canvas Podcast Episode 17 - April 2021

Instructure Alumni
Instructure Alumni

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Dear Listeners

This episode of the Canvas TLDR not only contains what's new for Canvas Studio and MasteryConnect, but you can learn about what's planned for Canvas Studio, and InstructureCon (CanvasCon Online) 2021—spoiler alert: the Call for Proposals is open now!
This podcast episode features the following topics:

Microsoft/Canvas LTI Updates—Product manager Katrina Hess @Katrina-Hess shares the relationship between Canvas and Microsoft and the three LTI tools planned for release this year.
MasteryView Assessments—VP of Product Strategy and Learning Trenton Goble discusses MasteryView Assessments, the newest product in MasteryConnect.
Studio—Product manager Zsofi Goreczky @zsgoreczky announces Studio annotations.
CanvasCon Online—Corporate Events Manager Bailey Haslam shares what to expect on 7 October 2021.








Podcast Details




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  • Share insights about upcoming Canvas features and other improvements
  • Discuss internal thoughts about the product process
  • Explain the why of a product's development and benefit to customers


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Meet the minds behind the tl;dr podcast—

headshots-round-matt.pngMatt Goodwin (Host)

Senior Director, Product Management

Matt started his professional life working for a software company as a technical implementation consultant, followed by positions in engineering and IT project management. Now he enjoys spending his days in the rewarding work of educational software. @mattg 


headshots-round-ryan.pngRyan Lufkin (Host)

Senior Director, Higher Ed Product Marketing

Ryan’s career has been largely spent in the edtech space. His experience spans enterprise resource planning and curriculum design across various LMS providers. He currently focuses on strategic initiatives that market Canvas to both new and existing higher education customers. @ryan 


headshots-round-jenn.pngJenn Mitchell (Host)

Director, K12 Product Marketing

After working in higher ed, Jenn worked in marketing before finding a home in K-12 edtech. Passionate about supporting educators as they make real, lasting impact for students, she leads the K-12 product marketing team for LMS and assessment products. @jmitchell3 


headshots-round-erin.pngErin McMillan (Producer)

Manager, Release Communications

With a passion for the written word and a customer mindset, Erin's career has spanned both corporate and technical writing opportunities. Her overall objective is to ensure all Canvas users have the resources they need for success in the Canvas Community space. @erinhmcmillan