Instructional Tools News and Updates

A listing of all news and updates pertaining to ISU’s instructional tools.

Webex: Customized Views, Improved Stage Options, Mobile Enhancements

The Webex 41.4 update includes the following enhancements to Webex Meetings: Zoom In and Zoom Out in Grid View, Customize the Stage View, Simplified Layout Options, Sync my Stage for Everyone, Customized Layouts Attendee Support, and iPhone Breakout Room Host Support.

Canvas Release: Course availability date enhancements (April 17, 2021)

The April 17, 2021 Canvas Release includes updates to Course Availability Date Enhancements. Instructors can now choose to use term or course start and end dates via a dropdown in the course settings. Term dates specified by the institution are now visible in this same location.

Submit midterm grades for Spring 2021

Spring 2021 midterms are due Mar. 19 by 2:15 p.m. Review the key concepts for grading in Canvas, then Submit Grades using ISU AdminTools. Only

Canvas Release: LaTeX, HTML Editor

LaTeX becomes more widely available and HTML code can be formatted and colorized for easier manipulation. Effective February 20, 2021.