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Canvas Feature Updates – October 2023

Rich Content Editor – Color Gradients in the Accessibility Checker Production Environment Availability: 10/11/2023 The Rich Content Editor Accessibility checker does not inspect color gradients when checking contrast requirements. This update improves accuracy of the checker by reducing the occurrence of inaccurate errors. New Quizzes – Locked Quiz Details Production Environment Availability: 10/11/2023 When viewing […]

Revolutionizing Course Management: Ellucian ILP Meets Canvas

In collaboration with Administrative Systems & the Registrar’s office, we are thrilled to announce a significant enhancement to our Canvas Learning Management System that will revolutionize the way we manage course data and student information. Starting with the Spring 2024 semester, we will be implementing the Ellucian Intelligent Learning Platform (ILP) to seamlessly integrate our […]

Canvas Feature Updates – September 2023

Outcomes – Question Bank Alignment Calculation Update Production Environment Availability: 9/13/2023 The Average Alignment per Calculation is updated to count question bank alignments as a single alignment regardless of the number of questions. Also, question banks and rubrics are not calculated in the assessable artifact calculations as they must be added to artifacts in order […]

New VoiceThread is Here!

Table of Contents New VoiceThread is simpler, more accessible, and more powerful than ever before. The biggest update in VoiceThread history is ready for you to give it a whirl! There are dozens of new features and enhancements in the New VoiceThread. To see the new commenting features in action, watch this video. Here are […]

Canvas Feature Updates – August 2023

Announcements – Unpublished Course Warning Production Environment Availability: 8/2/2023 When creating an Announcement in an unpublished course, a warning displays that notifications are not sent retroactively. This update clarifies announcement notification expectations in unpublished courses. Announcements – Editing an Announcement Warning Production Environment Availability: 8/2/2023 When editing an Announcement, a warning displays that the user […]

Resolved – Top Hat SMS submission temporarily unavailable

Resolved – September 8th @ 9am Top Hat’s SMS text message submission functionality is temporarily unavailable to students with US phone numbers due to new regulations around SMS messaging from application providers to users of digital services. We recommend that students either use the Top Hat mobile app or a desktop web browser while SMS […]

Möbius (Pilot) On-Demand Webinars

As previously announced, VCU has acquired a Möbius pilot extending through June 2024 that is available to the all VCU users. To assist in your understanding and usage of Möbius, we have compiled a list of instructor focused on-demand webinars to help get you started. Escape RoomsNew STEM Strategies for Post-Pandemic CampusesHow is Learning and […]

Beginning of Semester Reminders – Fall 2023

Canvas Faculty Survey Publishing/Unpublishing Courses Join VCU’s Möbius Pilot Today! Canvas Integrations: 3rd Party Tools Academic Technologies Website Summer/Fall 2023: Canvas Updates Canvas Login Fall 2023 Training Opportunities Copy a Canvas Course Academic Integrity Concerns Course or Section Cross-Listing We Appreciate your Feedback Greetings Faculty and Staff, Welcome back! We hope everyone had a memorable […]

Canvas Feature Updates June 2023

Gradebook – View Gradebook Menu Location and Name Update Production Environment Availability: 6/7/2023 When instructors switch between Gradebooks, the View Gradebook Menu displays to the left of the page. Additionally, the main Gradebook is renamed Traditional Gradebook. Previously when switching between gradebooks, the View Gradebook Menu displayed on the right of the page. The View […]

Canvas Feature Updates May 2023

Rich Content Editor – Drag and Drop or Paste Multiple Files Production Environment Availability: 5/10/20923 In the Rich Content Editor, users can drag and drop or paste multiple files. Additionally, users can paste multiple files in the Rich Content Editor. This change allows users to quickly and efficiently add files in the Rich Content Editor.  […]

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