Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle through which features are added or updated. Courseware Support posts highlights from Canvas’s production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content to the Canvas at Penn a few days before the production release, which usually occurs on Saturdays. Please contact Courseware Support at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about an upcoming production release.
May 21, 2022 Production Release Highlights
- Observer Dashboard Filtered by Student: Observers who are linked to multiple students can select which dashboard they want to view, allowing them to view one student’s dashboard and courses at a time.
New Quizzes Updates
- Fill in the Blank Question Type Allows Rich Content Editor: Instructors can create fill-in-the-blank questions with rich content such as scientific or mathematical formulas or a table. Additionally, instructors can format fill-in-the-blank questions to appear on separate, distinct lines.