Canvas Release Notes - February 2020

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Canvas Release Notes - February 2020

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Read highlights from the February 15 Release Notes below.

Updated Features


Favorites Import

  • Favorited Commons items can be imported from Quizzes, Pages, Discussion, Assignments, and Modules.


Gradebook Import Reserved Names

  • Gradebook import CSV files ignore reserved name columns (Student, ID, SIS User ID, etc.) as well as hidden and deleted custom columns. This prevents grade conflicts from hidden or deleted columns

New Quizzes

Quizzes Page New Quizzes Button

  • The New Quizzes button has been moved from the Assignments page to the Quizzes page. Selecting the +Quiz button will bring up a menu to choose between New Quizzes and Classic (standard) Quizzes.

From Canvas: