Canvas Product Roadmap

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Canvas LMS

Improved!

What's new?

  • Assignment enhancements will support peer review. Students will be able to complete peer reviews within the updated interface instead of being pushed to the old.
  • Peer reviews will clearly be shown within the assignment and modules pages when assignment enhancements is enabled.

Why is it valuable?

Peer Review within assignment enhancements will be easier and more intuitive for students to find and use. This optimizes student access and promotes efficient communications as peer review notifications are activated.

What's new?

  • Instructors will be able to grade one question at the same time across all student submissions of a New Quiz.
  • Instructors will be able to quickly jump to questions requiring manual grading.

Why is it valuable?

Educators will save time and be able to easily personalize grading New Quizzes with items that require manual scoring in SpeedGrader.

Conversations:

What's new?

The Outcomes Analysis Report is currently in app only. Instructors will have the capability to download a CSV of the report to manipulate as needed for making data-driven decisions about teaching and learning.

Why is it valuable?

The robust information available in the outcomes report can now be pulled out of the system for deeper analysis or inclusion with other data sets for deeper insights with a third party BI tool.

What's new?

  • New data access API that allows customers to pull Canvas Data in near-real time ( <4hrs latency)
  • Deltas vs. full data sets
  • Filtering and customization options.

Why is it valuable?

Canvas Administrators will have even faster and more flexible access to data with an enhanced API that provides near-real-time access to Canvas Data.

What's new?

Instructors will be able to submit a file upload assignment on behalf of a student from the assignment detail tray within the gradebook.

Why is it valuable?

This new functionality empowers educators to submit an assignment for students who may be struggling to submit their assignment through the standard process.

Feature Preview!

What's new?

Administrators can view, filter, and download data about Canvas LMS usage, course success, and student engagement in three new dashboards: Overview, Course, and Student.

Why is it valuable?

Administrators can see Canvas usage at their institution and know where to offer training and support. Administrators can identify courses where student engagement and/or student scores are low. Administrators can view and download reports filtered by term(s), subaccount(s), course(s), and instructor(s).

Canvas Catalog

Improved!

What's new?

An overhaul of the existing Reports and Analytics features will deliver a more detailed Analytics experience which provides admins with improved understanding of student engagement and revenue.

Why is it valuable?

The new Analytics features in Catalog improve the ability to report on enrollment and revenue numbers and track student engagement and behavior at a more granular level. More robust data and improved filtering capabilities help admins fine-tune their reports and save time sifting through data, empowering improved data-informed decision making.

Canvas Credentials

Improved!

What's new?

  • End users can delete redundant accounts
  • End users can merge duplicate accounts

Canvas Studio

Improved!

What's new?

This customization will allow users to:

  • Define the start time of external media
  • Change the embed resolution

Why is it valuable?

With Embed Customization, educators will make sure that students are provided with the relevant section of the embedded YouTube/Vimeo media. Adjusting the embed resolution will help educators create more digestible and relevant course content.

What's new?

Captioning experience in Studio will be improved for educational content creators and students as well.

The new caption editor allows educators to:

  • Quickly find and fix incorrectly identified words in auto-generated captions
  • Make sure their captions are compliant with accessibility guidelines
  • Edit captions and display changes real-time

The new caption editor allows students to:

  • Change caption size and
  • Invert colors for the visually impaired and automatically save changes to make captions more accessible

Why is it valuable?

Improved captioning solves current accessibility issues and helps teachers create accurate captions while reducing the number of tools they need to use and overall increases student engagement.

Canvas Student ePortfolios, Student Pathways, and Program Assessment

New!

What's new?

Dutch language will be supported in Canvas Student ePortfolios, Canvas Student Pathways and Canvas Program Assessment.

Why is it valuable?

This new translation allows Dutch institutions to use Canvas Student ePortfolios, Pathways and Program Assessment.

Planned for the next few quarters

Canvas LMS

New!

Improved!

Feature Preview

Canvas Catalog

New!

Canvas Studio

New!

Improved!

Consideration for later

Canvas LMS

New!

Improved!