Canvas is updated every third Saturday with new features and fixes. The Macomb CTL posts new release highlights to our blog at emacomb.com. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about Canvas releases.
May 11 Release
Please watch the New Feature Screencast video for a review of the updates in this release:
New Gradebook: Student Context Card displays Final Grade Override
The Student Context Card has been updated to show the Final Grade Override, if the Override feature has been activated for the Gradebook. Click the student’s name in the Gradebook to bring up the Context Card pane on the right. This update ensures that the Override grade is consistently displayed acr0ss various areas of Canvas.
Files: Sharing Permissions Interface Update
The interface for setting sharing permissions on in your Canvas Files area (Account > Files) has been simplified.
Though Published and Unpublished are the most common permissions for a file, instructors can also set files to:
- Not visibile in student files – only available to those with direct link
- Schedule student availability – make file available in course for a specific period of time
No functionality has been changed – this is only a design change in the user interface.
Internet Explorer 11 End of Support: August 3
Please be advised that on August 3, Internet Explorer 11 will no longer be supported as a Canvas browser. You may still use Internet Explorer, but some features may not work as intended. Chrome, Firefox, or Safari are recommended as alternatives.
The next Canvas release will be deployed Saturday, June 1, with release notes available Monday, May 20.
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