Canvas@UD Newsletter | November 2022

      Have a manually created Canvas course site? Time to read: 2 minutes You'll want to make sure you've reviewed FERPA guidelines and add a course start and end date to your site. Check out our guidelines for FERPA and our how-to for adding dates to...

Winter 2023 Canvas Course Sites Available Starting November 1 

Anyone teaching this upcoming winter should check your courses in the Unpublished section of your Canvas Dashboard starting Tuesday, November 1. Details to check and request any changes can be found in Canvas Course Information for a New Term.

IT-ATS announces reopening of in-person services in Pearson 116 for fall 2022

Come visit us – again! Coming this fall semester 2022, your favorite Welcome Bar and Commons space will reopen for faculty and all those that teach. The ATS Commons in Pearson 116, hosted by IT Academic Technology Services, will be open Monday through Friday from...

Important: Canvas Courses Concluding in August 2022

The first annual conclusion of Canvas sites for catalog courses will occur the week of August 22, 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...

Important Respondus tools announcement!

Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor tools will no longer be available after July 31.

CANVAS@UD NEWS

Canvas New Quizzes Transition Update

As the LMS group prepared a promised 2022 Fall update about our transition plan, Canvas has again adjusted the timeline and eliminated the deadline for switching to New Quizzes in response to community feedback. Their updated goals are to facilitate a transition to...

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Zoom Updates | November 2022

New Logos | Keep an eye out for Zoom's new logos--they may pop up when you run your next software update! Enhanced Support | We now have enhanced Zoom technical support. Individual users are now able to submit trouble tickets directly to Zoom without needing to go...

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Canvas Tools Retirement – January 2023

Effective January 2, 2023, a few tools integrated into Canvas will be retired and will no longer be available for use in your courses. Several factors influence a tool's retirement: the tool's age and maintenance needs, cost and contract changes, and overall usage at...

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Important FERPA and other guidelines for special use “non-catalog” courses

Instructors who have requested a "special use" non-catalog Canvas course through our Miscellaneous Site Request form need to review the following FERPA guidelines and a new practice for adding Course start and end dates to your sites. The FERPA guidelines (Ensuring...

IT-ATS announces reopening of in-person services in Pearson 116 for fall 2022

Come visit us – again! Coming this fall semester 2022, your favorite Welcome Bar and Commons space will reopen for faculty and all those that teach. The ATS Commons in Pearson 116, hosted by IT Academic Technology Services, will be open Monday through Friday from...

Canvas Gradebook: Enhanced Filters Feature Option

Canvas has released a Gradebook Enhanced Filters feature preview to allow instructors to use updated gradebook filters that can also be saved for future use.  Feature Previews are course feature options still in active development. Users who opt in to the feature and...

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...