Canvas Release Notes - January 2020

Canvas Release Notes - January 2020

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Read highlights from the January 18 Release Notes below.

Updated Features

New Gradebook

Postable Submission Comments
  • For assignments with a manual posting policy, comments can be posted without requiring a grade.
Sort Options
  • As part of sorting the Student Name column, instructors can select the Sort By option and sort by student name, SIS ID, Integration ID, or Login ID.

New Quizzes

Answer Shuffling
  • Instructors can select the option to shuffle answers in the Settings menu. This option is a global setting that applies to multiple choice, multiple answer, and matching quiz questions.

Theme Editor

Responsive Layout
  • Canvas provides a more responsive experience for content scrolling according to web accessibility initiative guidelines.


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