Canvas@UD Newsletter | February 2024 edition

Feature articles: Introducing the updated Canvas Integrated Learning Tools web page  In order to help you determine which tools are available in Canvas and why you might use them, our team has created a new web page to serve as the definitive resource.Learn more about...

Third-Party External Tool Integrations: 24W Updates Complete

The planned Winter 2024 Canvas third-party external tool integration updates are complete. Please review if you use McGraw Hill Connect, McGraw Hill SimNet, Pearson MyLab and Mastering, Pearson Revel, or Yellowdig tools in your Canvas course.

Faculty: 10-Day Accessibility Challenge January 3-16

All of us have a responsibility to make the University’s digital content accessible to everyone.

Spring 2024 Canvas Course Sites Available Starting December 5

If you are teaching in the Spring 2024 term, please check for Canvas course sites in the Unpublished section of your Canvas Dashboard starting Tuesday, December 5, 2023. Details to review your sites and request any changes can be found in Canvas Course Information for...

Canvas Ideas & Themes – Share your Feedback

Share your feedback with the Canvas product team! Browse themes, vote on your favorites, and join the discussion October 16 through November 15.

CANVAS@UD NEWS

Canvas Release Notes – February 17, 2024

A Canvas production update will occur on Saturday, February 17, 2024.  Check out the full release notes.  Production updates occur on third Saturday of each month, and the next planned update is Saturday, March 16, 2024.  Updates in the current release include: New...

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Classic Quizzes v. New Quizzes, Part 4

Although the transition schedule for New Quizzes is still under construction at Canvas, it has been a while since we have provided a comparison of the two tools or highlighted the New Quizzes features.   Canvas continues to develop features prioritized by the...

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Gradescope Pilot Update, Spring 2024

The Gradescope pilot availability continues for your Spring 2024 courses.  Gradescope is a platform for assignment and exam submission, grading, and analytics.  It integrates with Canvas to facilitate the grading of hand-written assignments and problems and coding...

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Canvas Discussions Redesign Enforced Starting 2024 Summer

Available since 2021 as a feature preview, the Canvas Discussions Redesign will be enforced beginning in the 2024 Summer term.  Canvas has announced it will enforce the redesign on July 20, 2024, so Canvas@UD plans to enforce the update on May 29 to provide...

Gradescope Integration into Canvas Pilot

IT-ATS is piloting Gradescope, an online grading tool, for evaluation during the 2023-2024 academic year.  Gradescope will be available to all UD instructors and integrated into Canvas.  Integration into Canvas, training sessions and support documentation are in...

Introducing a New Canvas External Tools Webpage

The current web page listing of Canvas external tools on the Canvas gateway page needed a makeover!  The improved interface of the new external tools web page hopes to provide a more organized and meaningful resource about tools integrated into Canvas and approved for...

Third-Party External Tool Integrations: Updates Winter 2024

As discussed in the February 23 edition of the Canvas@UD Newsletter, several Canvas external tool integrations are scheduled for LTI 1.1 to LTI 1.3 migration.  This version upgrade is recommended to meet the latest learning tools standards.  Core functionality and...

Canvas Collaborations moving to Google LTI 1.3 in December

Google Assignments LTI 1.3 now integrates with Collaborations in Canvas, the last feature needed to reach parity with the legacy Google Apps LTI integration.  The Google Apps integration in Canvas was updated to LTI 1.3 in June, 2021, but only updated two of the three...