TLDR: Seven Canvas service disruptions in September caused problems for many users. We’re learning and making improvements to ensure this doesn’t happen again. This includes training, adjustments to our processes, and improvements to our technology.
The Default to New Quizzes feature option sets New Quizzes as the default quizzing engine and removes the ability to create Classic Quizzes, however access will not be removed for viewing content or data for Classic Quizzes.
Read how outcome results and reporting works to calculate mastery within New Quizzes and hear about work we are doing to make outcome results available in the Learning Mastery Gradebook and outcomes reporting!
For this month’s blog post, we decided to share a few exceptionally good questions we received recently so you’re all able to see our responses. Please comment and let us know if this information proves useful to you. And we’d also love to know if there is any content you’d like to see in future posts, so please feel free to share that in the comments, as well!
If you are a district administrator using both the Mastery Connect (AMS) and Canvas (LMS) applications, you already have the tools for a successful year. You can easily deliver learning activities through Canvas and visualize student levels of understanding using the power of Mastery Connect from any Canvas Course.
As you get ready for another year, here are a few best practices to help administrators and teachers quickly set up Mastery Connect courses, so they can focus on what matters most: the students!
Support for SpeedGrader is available on August 9, 2022! In addition, if you're using Collaborations, there's a work around that will allow you to adopt the new tool but keep the old app for Collaborations for now. Read on...
Here at Canvas, we remain committed to diversity, inclusion, and belonging and to serving all members of the Instructure family. We have updated the icon for item banks and resources within Canvas LMS and Mastery Connect to a file folder to acknowledge and respect cultural differences. One small effort like this, can make a difference for students and instructors in our global community to feel seen and heard.
I hope this post will make many of you happy. Well, more accurately not the post itself, but the feature which we are releasing for the Android and iOS Canvas applications. There were tons of incoming requests asking us to let the users decide between dark and light themes according to their needs.