Canvas@UD Newsletter | May 2022 Edition

Read the May 2022 Edition of the Canvas@UD Newsletter to learn about new interface features, enhanced gradebook filters, an update on the educational technology survey and much more.

Important: Canvas Courses Concluding in August 2022

The first annual conclusion of Canvas sites for catalog courses will occur in August, 2022, and will include catalog course sites from 2012 when our Canvas instance was created through Summer 2017.  For more information about the Course Data Retention Process, please...

Summer 2022 Canvas Course Sites Available Starting April 26

Anyone teaching this upcoming summer should check your courses in your Unpublished section of your Canvas Dashboard starting Tuesday, April 26. Details to check and request any changes can be found in Canvas Course Information for a New Term.

Canvas and Zoom Integration Now Available

Exciting news! Zoom has now been integrated with Canvas, streamlining the online experience for both instructors and students. It is now even easier for instructors to create new meetings for their courses, automatically populate the meeting links to Canvas course...

Changes to Zoom licensing

All faculty/staff and active students will retain their Zoom Pro licensed account while affiliated with UD. However, due to a recent Zoom licensing change, all other user accounts will be changed to Zoom Basic on February 28, 2022. Most accounts will keep Zoom Pro.

CANVAS@UD NEWS

Canvas Release Notes – May 21, 2022

A Canvas production update will occur on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Check out the full release notes.  Production updates occur on third Saturday of each month, and the next planned update is Saturday, June 18, 2022 .  Updates in the current release include: New Quizzes...

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day – What you can do!

May 19th marks the 11th anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD "is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and the more than One Billion people with disabilities/impairments."...

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Educational Technology Survey: An Update

Several weeks ago, IT-Academic Technology Services (IT-ATS) requested faculty input on educational technology via e-mail.  We would like to thank all the faculty who took the time to respond.  We are currently assessing the data provided to help us better understand...

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Canvas Gradebook – Apply Score to Ungraded Assignments

Canvas has released a new feature to help maintain your course gradebook.   If you are familiar with the Gradebook tool "Set Default Grade" for an assignment, a similar ability is now available to apply in bulk to either all assignments in an assignment group or to...

Canvas and Zoom Integration Now Available

Exciting news! Zoom has now been integrated with Canvas, streamlining the online experience for both instructors and students. It is now even easier for instructors to create new meetings for their courses, automatically populate the meeting links to Canvas course...

Course Data Retention Process

The LMS Team has developed a new process for Data Retention of Canvas courses which is defined in the new Learning Management System (LMS) Guidelines, Practices and Procedures resource. Based on our research which includes what we have learned from other institutions...

Pilot for Two Tools for Using FeedbackFruits in Canvas

Do you have assignments where students provide feedback to their peers? Do you want to be able to set separate due dates for student submissions and peer feedback? Would you like your students to provide feedback on their experience working with their group members?...

New Online Submission Type – Student Annotation

In the May 15 production update of Canvas, the online submission type for assignments has a new option - annotated assignment.  This new submission type will allow you to upload a file that students can annotate using the DocViewer (SpeedGrader) interface and submit...
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