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Canvas release notes for April 22, 2017

The Canvas at Penn State team and Instructure are committed to continually enhancing the Canvas user experience. Every three weeks, we will post Canvas release notes. These include production notes on features and updates. While most are automatically implemented,...

SRTEs rating period now open

Student Ratings of Teaching Effectiveness (SRTEs) are available now through April 30 for students to complete for their courses. Please see the announcement on the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence website that explains the SRTE process. There is also...

Canvas login temporarily moving off WebAccess starting April 20

Canvas login will temporarily switch from WebAccess to an alternative authentication method beginning Thursday, April 20. This change is being done to ensure Canvas is available while Instructure implements planned updates that could interfere with the WebAccess...

Meet the Canvas team: Outreach conversion

During three semesters, the 17-member Outreach Conversion team helped transition 429 World Campus courses from ANGEL to Canvas, and they continue to closely monitor how faculty and students are adapting to the new Learning Management System (LMS). Those 429 courses...