Knowledgebase: Canvas
Canvas Upgrade: What's New 2016
Updated: 02 June 2016 01:19 PM

Following the Canvas upgrade on June 13, 2016, there are quite a few enhancements, additional functionality and bug fixes. Check out the short video below to see what is most relevant to OCAD U users. Also listed below are details of changes most relevant to OCAD U. 

OCAD U Canvas Overview video:



General Canvas Overview with a focus on students:


200 - Canvas Overview for Students from Canvas LMS on Vimeo.

There a few more highlighted changes below that may be of interest to the faculty or students of OCAD University. Click on each to find out more! If you are curious to know about all of the changes (there are a lot), you may visit the Canvas Release Notes page to see what's been released over the past year and will be included in this upgrade. For now, we have narrowed it down to what we think would be most relevant:

Export course as ePub files

Link validator tool

Percent symbol in %-based assignments

Differentiated Group Assignments

Moderated Grading

Anonymous grading

Clone group sets

Module "and/or" requirements

Publishing a module publishes all unpublished files within the module.

Download submissions from concluded courses

Groups automatically conclude when a course concludes

Create recurring calendar events

Students can add comments to scheduler reservations

Students cannot delete assignment submission files