Upcoming Canvas Features Release

The Learning Technologies Administration Team will be updating Canvas on May 18, 2022, with the following updates:

General Canvas Features

  • Apply Score to Ungraded: Instructors can apply scores to ungraded submissions en masse from an assignment group.
  • Rich Content Editor Icon Maker: Instructors can incorporate simple icons for their courses.
  • Emojis in Submission Comments: Instructors and students can use emojis in SpeedGrader and add emojis in the context tray from Gradebook.
  • Assignment Enhancement: This change allows the interface to be more user-friendly with the file upload experience.

New Quizzes Specific

  • Course Item Bank Filter: This update allows a new item bank filter in New Quizzes.
  • Fill-in-the-Blank Question Type Allows Rich Content Editor: Enabling this feature allows instructors to add content as part of the question stem and make portions of the content fillable in the student response.