Canvas is updated every third Saturday with new features and fixes. The Macomb CTL will post highlights from the production release notes and related content to our blog at ctl.emacomb.com. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about Canvas releases.
June 23 Release
Please view the New Feature Screencast for a video demonstration of the updates in this release.
- Copy a module (and all contained items) within a course with two clicks: Settings > Duplicate
- Duplicated modules and items will be unpublished by default. Be sure to publish as needed.
- Caution: at this time, you are not able to copy modules that contain classic quizzes. You may only copy modules containing no quizzes or Quizzes.Next quizzes (new Canvas quiz engine, available for testing after June 28, FAQ here) Please move any classic quizzes out of the module to activate the Duplicate feature.
New Gradebook Updates
You are now able to view the Grade Detail Tray for students with concluded enrollments, and for submissions from closed grading periods. This feature is only available in the New Gradebook.
Calendar Event Duplication
The Recurring Events Calendar option has been renamed to Duplicate. You may access this feature through the More Options button in the Edit Event box:
From here, you may specify the number and interval of recurrences, or opt to display a count number to identify events in a series.
The next production release is scheduled for Saturday, July 14. See the Canvas Releases page for Beta Release Notes on Monday, July 2 and Production Release Notes on Monday, July 9.