Campus Pack Going Away Friday, May 20, 2016

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Time to say “goodbye” to Campus Pack!

On May 20, 2016, Courseware Support will be shutting down Campus Pack, the blog and journal tools in Canvas. The decision was made to discontinue these tools at Penn due to declining usage.

Used Campus Pack Journals? Try Canvas Assignments

As a replacement for journals (private between instructors and students), we recommend Canvas Assignments.

Assignments can be used to:

  • Assess how well students are achieving course outcomes
  • Set up online submissions that can be quickly graded in the SpeedGrader

Used Campus Pack Blogs? Try Canvas Assignments

As a replacement for blogs (open to the entire class), we recommend Canvas Discussions.


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Last Updated: 13 May 2016