U of T's New Learning Management System (Instructure Canvas) - Quercus
Interested in taking an online course about Canvas? Try Learning Canvas 2018 on Lynda.com.
Our partners downtown are offering some online webinars:
More updates at the Toolbox Renewal Page.
This week's featured Canvas resource is: How do I use the icons and colors in the Gradebook?
Newest Production Release occurred October 6th: https://community.canvaslms.com/videos/4007-canvas-new-feature-screencast-2018-10-06
New features include:
- Anonymous Instructor Annotations – can be turned on in Settings --> Feature Options
- Discussions – updated workflow for section-specific discussions
- Rubrics – non-scoring rubric (rubrics for formative feedback but does not populate the grade)
- DocViewer rotation – manually rotate uploaded docs; once you start annotating the page, the rotate option is disabled; rotation is available on a page-by-page basis and annotation locks only the page you are working on
The lifecycle for access to Canvas courses is on this page.