Product Updates

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Canvas is upgraded monthly so that institutions and students benefit from continuous, incremental product improvement, new features, and extended functionality.  Please note that while Canvas is updated frequently only significant updates will be communicated.

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Canvas Updates: March 20, 2021

The following features will become available on Saturday, March 20:

– Assignments: Webcam Submissions
– Course Settings: Course Availability Date Enhancements
– Rich Content Editor: File Preview Enhancements
– SpeedGrader: Submission Reassignments

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ICYMI Canvas Updates: Fall 2020

During the fall semester, Canvas deployed the following product updates:

Recent Page History 
New Analytics Reports 
Bulk Page Delete 
Global Announcements Page 

Learn more!

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Canvas Updates: July 18, 2020

The following features will become available on Saturday, July 17:

Direct Share
Publishing Improvements
Import Existing Content
Commons Help Guides
Cisco Webex Canvas Integration (coming for fall)

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Canvas Updates: May 15, 2020

In preparation for the summer semester, the following features will become available in Canvas on Friday, May 15.

Assignments: Due & Availability Date Bulk Edit
Assignments: Limited Submission Attempts
Product tours for teachers and students
Instructor Tutorials
Notifications: Mute Notifications by Course and DocViewer Student Notifications
Celebrations for On-time Submissions and Link Validator
Course Navigation Rubrics Link
SimCheck to replace Vericite plagiarism detection system