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Canvas Help Menu: View Release Notes Canvas Update June 2021

June 29, 2021 by | Canvas

Canvas Global Navigation Help Menu Release Notes Interface You can view release note links from the Help Menu. Release notes describe new and updated features added to the Canvas interface. The Help Menu displays the last ten release notes posted for the instructor role. You may also see notes for admin and observer roles if

Canvas SpeedGrader: Comment Library Canvas Update June 2021

June 29, 2021 by | Canvas

Canvas SpeedGrader Comment Library Summary Comments can be added and saved for reuse within SpeedGrader. Change Benefit This change allows graders to save frequently used comments in SpeedGrader and be reused across multiple students and assignments. Affected User Roles Instructors When instructors and other graders access SpeedGrader, the comments field includes a Feedback icon that

Can I re-use Proctorio-enabled quizzes in Canvas?

June 25, 2021 by | Canvas

Over the past year, many instructors started using Proctorio for remote proctoring in Canvas. In August, the license will expire. However, with a few modifications, you can reuse those quizzes in Canvas. Step 1.  Copy the quiz to your new Canvas course There is more than one way to copy a quiz to a Canvas

Proctorio Online Test Proctoring Services Ending in August, 2021

May 27, 2021 by | Canvas

Proctorio is an online proctoring service that was integrated with the Canvas learning management system for use during Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 as part of CU Safely Back. As per the original plan, the license will end in August of 2021. ⚠️  Did you create any Canvas quizzes using Proctorio? If so, be careful

Canvas Updates May 2021

May 26, 2021 by | Canvas

Assignments Student Annotation Submissions New Quizzes Save and Build Button Workflow Summary The New Quiz creation page includes both a Save button and a Build button. Change Benefit This change aligns the Save button behavior with other areas of Canvas, and the Build button distinctively separates the workflow for building a quiz. Affected User Roles

Canvas End of Semester Checklist

May 25, 2021 by | Canvas

Some things to think about as you wrap up the semester in Canvas and post final grades.  Reminder, grades are due May 31, 2021. Put in Zeros for Missing Assignments If students are missing assignments you will need to put in zeros for those missing assignments. The easiest way to do this is to open

New Canvas Feature: Student Annotation Submissions

May 24, 2021 by | Canvas

The most recent Canvas update rolled out a new feature inside of Assignments that allows for an Annotation assignment. Instructors can upload a document to Canvas that students can then annotate using the same annotation functions instructors see inside of the Speedgrader. This includes highlighting, commenting, creating text boxes, drawing, etc. Currently, the new Assignment

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