Canvas Release Notes July 2021

Canvas logo on white field, next to a gold field with text July 2021 Release notes

Read highlights from the July 17, 2021 release notes below.

Updated Features

New Quizzes

Modules Workflow Improvement

  • When a student navigates to a new quiz or resumes a new quiz from Modules, the quiz details page is displayed in the module.
  • When the quiz is started or resumed, the quiz opens to the full-screen interface.
  • When the quiz is submitted, the student is returned back to the quiz details page in the module.

Other Updates


SMS Notifications End of Life – Effective July 31

  • SMS Notifications for Announcements and Grading have been removed from Canvas.
  • The SMS column has been removed from the Notifications page.
  • Recommendation: advise students to use Student App for push notifications. 
  • Learn more about the advantages of Push notifications

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