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Canvas Announcements Redesign Is Here!

July 22, 2024 by | Canvas

We are excited to share that the Canvas Announcements tool has a fresh look and new features.  The Announcements Redesign rolled out on July 20, 2024 with the following enhancements. Streamlined toolbar The new toolbar menu facilitates searching, filtering, sorting, and adjusting the view for replies. Search feature You can use the Search feature on

Canvas Updates: Speedgrader Comment Drafts, Inbox Signature to Messages, and Auto Response July 2024

July 22, 2024 by | Canvas

Instructors will find the new SpeedGrader draft comment feature particularly useful, as it ensures clarity and helps prevent oversights by clearly marking comments that still need to be submitted. Within the Inbox, Instructors can add a personal touch to their messages with a custom signature block, enhancing the professional feel of their communications. The new

Canvas Discussions Redesign is here!

July 17, 2024 by | Canvas

Dear Canvas Users, We have some exciting news to share with you! You might have noticed some changes in the Discussions sections of Canvas, and we are excited to announce that these updates are part of a redesign to improve your experience. For courses in the Fall 2024 term, you can already see the new

New Ability to Assign Modules, Pages, and Ungraded Discussions in Canvas

July 16, 2024 by | Canvas

We are excited to share that several new features are being rolled out in Canvas to support differentiated instruction.  Instructors can now assign modules, pages, and ungraded discussions to students and sections.  These features will be available in Canvas starting July 20, 2024. What are the new features? “Assign To” Button Previously, in order to

New User Interface for Canvas Badges

June 17, 2024 by | Canvas

Canvas Badges (formerly Badgr) has announced changes to its platform. If you use Canvas Badges, be sure to follow along with the following updates. What is new? New User Interface New User Interface It is now time to update to the new “Groups” in Canvas Badges. If you are currently using the old Badges interface

Flip (previously known as Flipgrid) is moving out of Canvas

June 4, 2024 by | Canvas

Announcement On June 4, 2024, Flip (previously known as Flipgrid) announced they would limit the use of Flip to within the Microsoft Teams for Education environment. This means that the current integration in Canvas will stop working on July 1, 2024. Some faculty reported receiving this announcement via email. At this time, there is no

Qwickly Attendance is now Qwickly Attendance 1.3 in Canvas

May 22, 2024 by | Canvas

Do you use Qwickly Attendance to take attendance in Canvas? If so, be sure you are using the most updated integration in your Canvas course. Navigate to https://canvas.chapman.edu Go to your course Go to Settings Click on the Navigation tab Disable Qwickly Attendance Enable Qwickly Attendance LTI 1.3 Save your changes Now you are updated

Canvas Updates May 2024

May 19, 2024 by | Canvas

Gradebook Message Students Who Have Submitted Updates Summary In the Gradebook, the Message Students Who feature is enhanced to allow instructors to message students who have submitted an assignment. Options include messaging all students who have submitted on time, students with graded on time assignments, and students with ungraded on time assignments. Change Benefit These

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