Register for the Summer Institute on Teaching (SIT) 2024!

Registration is now open for the Summer Institute on Teaching (SIT) on May 29 and 30.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day – What you can do!

May 16, 2024, marks the 13th anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). To help celebrate and raise awareness, we are asking you to fix at least one piece of digital content using Ally in Canvas.

Canvas@UD Newsletter | May 2024 edition

In this edition, read about LMS policy updates, LTI updates, Discussions UI enforcement, end-of-semester prep, summer workshops, 10-day accessibility challenges, and much more.

Summer 2024 Canvas Course Sites Available Starting April 30

If you are teaching in the Summer 2024 term, please check for Canvas course sites in the Unpublished section of your Canvas Dashboard starting Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Details to review your sites and request any changes can be found in Canvas Course Information for a...

Faculty: 10-Day Accessibility Challenges This Summer!

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


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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Using Analytics in Your Canvas Course

Have you ever asked yourself how your students are engaging with your Canvas course?  Canvas New Analytics is available in all Canvas sites and allows instructors to track and analyze what students are doing with the course.  Data available in New Analytics can be...

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Canvas Release Notes – January 20, 2024

A Canvas production update will occur on Saturday, January 20, 2024. Check out the full release notes.  Production updates occur on third Saturday of each month, and the next planned update is Saturday, February 17, 2024.  Updates in the current release include: New...

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LMS Policy Updates for Enrollment and Non-Catalog Sites

Starting June 1, 2024, two policies outlined in the LMS Guidelines, Practices and Procedures document will be updated. Enrollment of Additional Faculty or Administrative Personnel:  Requests submitted by the instructor of record, Dean, or Department Chair to enroll...

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...