Canvas Release Notes - November 2019

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Canvas Release Notes - November 2019

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Read highlights from the November 16 Release Notes below.

Updated Features

Account Settings

Help Menu Training Services Portal Link
  • The Help Menu includes a new training portal link for sub-account and course administrators. This new training portal contains self-paced training resources. The portal also provides a training calendar for webinars (paid subscribers only – Not UMN.


Course Card Unfavorite Option
  • In the Course Card Dashboard, courses can be removed as favorites from the course card Options menu. This provides an option for removing a card from the dashboard while on the dashboard page.

New Quizzes

In-Process Quiz Manual Submission
  • If a student forgets to submit a quiz submission, or a quiz submission is otherwise displayed as “in progress” when a quiz needs to be graded, an instructor can open the Moderate page and view the number of attempts in progress. The instructor can manually submit attempts for students.

From Canvas: