December 2, 2020 updates include: Canvas Rich Content Editor, ISU AdminTools course conclusion, Webex, Turnitin, Panopto, Piazza, and FERPA Enforcement.
Instructors teaching in the winter session can now create Winter Session 2021 Canvas courses using the Prepare to Teach tool.
The ISU Learning Technology Change Advisory Board continues to monitor the progress and development of the Canvas New Quizzes tool.
In the October 17, 2020 Canvas Release, the Global Navigation Menu includes a Recent History link, the user-level Notifications page has been updated, and the MathJax JS library has been improved to render equations in a more accessible format.
In the October 7, 2020 Canvas Deploy, the word "Assignment" has been replaced with "Artifact" in the Gradebook history, the Add Group window has an updated design, and the hidden label is not displayed in the grade detail tray of anonymously graded assignments.
On September 30, virtual classroom features will be enabled in Top Hat to provide additional options for remote delivery.
On the evening of Tuesday, September 29th, any course created for a semester prior to Fall 2020 will be concluded. Courses with end dates set in the future will be excluded.
On Sept. 15, breakout rooms and other training capabilities will be added to Webex Meetings.
Although Zoom is not integrated with Canvas, it can still be used to host virtual class sessions. See the Canvas documentation on using Zoom in Canvas.
Keep your meetings secure. Read the Zoom blog to learn how to: Lock your Zoom room Control screen sharing Enable the Waiting Room Lock down the chat Remove a participant Specify security options when scheduling a meeting