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Incident Report – Canvas Service Disruption (November 2019)

The following serves as an incident report directly from Instructure, the makers of Canvas, for the service disruption of Canvas on November 6th & 7th, 2019. More info…

Technical Questions can be directed to Canvas Faculty Support.
See the Help Menu, within Canvas.

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Canvas Release Notes Highlights (December 8, 2018)

Canvas is updated every three weeks.  Each update typically includes a variety of small fixes and minor improvements, but occasionally there are more substantial updates to specific tools, or new features added.

Highlights in the 2018-12-8 Release Notes:

  • HTML 5 Media Recorder (Rich Content Editor)
  • Card View Course Ordering (Dashboard)
  • Navigation Home Link Menu Removal (Course Menu)

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Canvas Release Notes Highlights (February 17, 2018)

Canvas is updated every three weeks.  Each update typically includes a variety of small fixes and minor improvements, but occasionally there are more substantial updates to specific tools, or new features added.

Highlights in the 2018-02-17 Release Notes:

  • Student View button (Home Page)

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Canvas Release Notes Highlights (November 18, 2017)

Canvas is updated every three weeks.  Each update typically includes a variety of small fixes and minor improvements, but occasionally there are more substantial updates to specific tools, or new features added.

Highlights in the 2017-11-18 Release Notes:

  • Front Page Removal Option (Pages)

 


Front Page Removal Option
Users can remove a page as the Front Page in a course. This feature allows instructors to remove the Front Page designation and allow the Pages Course Navigation link to direct to the Pages Index Page.

Remove as Front Page screenshot

 


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Canvas Release Notes Highlights (October 28, 2017)

Canvas is updated every three weeks.  Each update typically includes a variety of small fixes and minor improvements, but occasionally there are more substantial updates to specific tools, or new features added.

Highlights in the 2017-10-28 Release Notes:

  • Accessibility Checker (Content Editor)
  • Discussions Duplication (Discussions)

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Canvas Release Notes Highlights (October 7, 2017)

Canvas is updated every three weeks.  Each update typically includes a variety of small fixes and minor improvements, but occasionally there are more substantial updates to specific tools, or new features added.

Highlights in the 2017-10-07 Release Notes:

  • Publish/Unpublish Icons (Icon Updates)

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Canvas Release Notes Highlights (August 26, 2017)

Canvas is updated every three weeks.  Each update typically includes a variety of small fixes and minor improvements, but occasionally there are more substantial updates to specific tools, or new features added.

Highlights in the 2017-08-26 Release Notes:

  • Insert Media toolbar icon (Content Editor)

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Canvas Release Notes Highlights (July 15, 2017)

Canvas is updated every three weeks.  Each update typically includes a variety of small fixes and minor improvements, but occasionally there are more substantial updates to specific tools, or new features added.

Highlights in the 2017-07-15 Release Notes:

  • Assignment Duplication (Course Content)
  • Pages Duplication (Course Content)
  • Modules Home Page Default (Home Page)
  • Canvas Icons Update (User Interface)

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Canvas Release Notes Highlights (April 22, 2017)

Canvas is updated every three weeks.  Each update typically includes a variety of small fixes and minor improvements, but occasionally there are more substantial updates to specific tools, or new features added.

Highlights in the 2017-04-22 Release Notes:

  • Dashboard View Menu (Dashboard)
  • Modules Home Page Default (Home Page)

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Canvas Release Notes Highlights (Jan 28, 2017)

Canvas is updated every three weeks.  Each update typically includes a variety of small fixes and minor improvements, but occasionally there are more substantial updates to specific tools, or new features added.

Highlights in the 2017-01-28 Release Notes:

  • Student Context Card (People)

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