BenFriedman
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Preview Improvements for Viewing and Creating Outcome Alignments in Canvas

  In Canvas, outcomes represent the knowledge and skills we want students to master within a course context. The system takes time to set up but is incredibly valuable because it allows educa...

07-25-2022

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FEEDBACK OPPORTUNITY: Learning Mastery Gradebook Update

  The Canvas Outcomes team is looking to update and improve the Learning Mastery Gradebook (LMGB) and we'd love your input on how to do that! We are looking to engage in some user interviews o...

07-12-2022

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Canvas Outcomes and New Quizzes: Part 1

  Recently, I’ve heard from a few Canvas users that they’d like to learn more about how Outcomes works with New Quizzes. This has gotten extra attention lately with the eventual sunsetting ...

06-28-2022

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More Than Average - Using Outcome Calculation Methods in Canvas

  I love talking to Canvas users! Something I hear occasionally is how outcome calculation methods can be confusing. So, let’s dig into what a calculation method is and why they are essential...

04-12-2022

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Improved Outcome Management for Individual Outcomes

A few months ago, we released a better and more efficient experience for managing Outcomes in Canvas called Improved Outcome Management . Since then, we’ve continued to add functionality to this a...

02-11-2022

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Coming Soon! Outcome Friendly Descriptions.

As I’ve talked about in previous blogs, Outcomes (aka standards, competencies, etc…) are the foundation for any program, course, or lesson because they identify and then center the knowledge and skil...

12-06-2021

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Teach us! How are you using Canvas for Competency-Based Education?

As a Canvas Learning Outcomes team member, the Washington Post article presented an opportunity for a reflective moment. Our team’s mission is to help make Learning Outcomes meet your needs! It w...

10-21-2021

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Input Opportunity: Classic to New Quiz Outcome Alignment Migration

Quiz Outcome alignments provide important opportunities for assessing student mastery on important standards or competencies within a Canvas LMS course. They offer teachers and instructors a data-dri...

09-20-2021

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We all want the best possible outcome! Preview improvements for finding and managing them in Canvas.

Hey, Canvas Outcomes fans! I’m excited to share information on a forthcoming release we’re calling “Improved Outcome Management.” As the keystones of education, outcomes (aka standards, learning targ...

07-26-2021

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Hi, I'm Ben, the new Outcomes PM! Let's Chat!

I’m excited to introduce myself to the Canvas Community! My name is Ben Friedman and I’m a new Product Manager at Instructure, working on Outcomes within the Canvas LMS.  One of the reasons ...

06-25-2021

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I am Product Manager for the Canvas Outcomes team. In addition to product roles, I've been a K-12 teacher, higher ed instructor, and an education researcher. I love working in Edtech to build and improve products that make the learning experience better for students and teachers.
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