Canvas Release Notes for June 2, 2018

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Updated Features for Admins

SIS Import

SIS File Refactor Feature Option Enforcement

    • Improves processing of large SIS imports and provides additional detail for errors

Updated Features for Instructors

Conferences (Not currently in use, UMN uses WebEx not Big Blue Button)

    • Conferences can display multiple recording formats.
    • New Recording Format called statistics which provides metrics about student participation (Available only to Institutions with Premium tier Canvas Conferences).

DocViewer

Image Support

    • DocViewer annotations can be added to BMP, JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, and TIFF images in SpeedGrader and the Submission Details page. Large images are scaled to a lower resolution so the entire image can be viewed.

Instructor Annotation Management

    • Only Instructors (Teacher) can delete any annotations or comments for any user.
    • Deleted annotations or comments are removed from view for all users except for the submitter of the annotation/comment.
    • User is notified of the removal of an annotation/comment regardless of role.

Non-Author Annotation Comments

    • Users can comment on annotations if they are not the author of the annotation.