Canvas Release Highlights for November 2021

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The November Canvas production release occurs on Saturday November 20, 2021. Here are the highlights:

  • Students see unread indicator dots next to the Show Rubric and View Feedback links in the detailed view of their own assignment submissions.
  • Teachers see the word count for assignment text submissions in SpeedGrader.
  • Teachers using the New Quizzes tool can go directly to the Build page from the triple-dot option menu in Assignments & Quizzes indexes. They can also choose between horizontal and vertical layouts for Stimulus response questions.

Click here to read full release notes for November 20, 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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