Canvas Release Highlights for May 2021

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Instructure will release updates to Canvas on Saturday May 15, 2021.

Teachers can use a new online assignment submission type: Student Annotations. Choose a file that students can annotate like a worksheet within Canvas on a web browser. Student annotation assignments cannot be used for group assignments or anonymous peer reviews. 

Click here to read full release notes for May 15, 2021. The full notes contain more details about these and other changes, a link to a screencast explaining some of the changes contained in the release, a comments section, and role-specific user summaries. You can join in the discussion if you log in to the Canvas Community.

Production feature releases arrive on the third Saturday of each month. Click here to view release notes on Canvas Community. Instructure also lists noteworthy changes planned for future releases.

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