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On October 19, 2019, Instructure will release enhancements to Canvas that affect the instructor experience within course(s). Course Navigation The Course Navigation Menu will feature color and visual indicators that show active menu items.  The active link will be displayed in black with a vertical line on the left. Inactive links, currently in light grey text, [Read More]

Apple has released updates to address a high-risk vulnerabilities for many Apple devices.  Updates are available for Xcode, tvOS, Safari, iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, Mojave, High Sierra and Sierra. Apple-device owners should apply the Apple-provided patches immediately. The identified vulnerabilities may allow attackers to install programs; view, change, or delete data; and/or create new accounts with [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with Windows computers on the GCN What: Enabling off-campus Windows updates for faculty/staff When: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 On Wednesday, September 11, ITS will enable a feature that allows ITS to offer select software installs from AppCat while computers are not on campus. This feature helps ensure that UNCG’s Windows computers [Read More]

An update to address a high-risk vulnerability has been released for all iOS devices.  The vulnerability could allow an attacker to install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. This applies to systems with iOS versions prior to 12.4.1. Apple-device owners should apply the Apple-provided patches immediately. As [Read More]

New Grade Post Policies in Canvas Gradebook allow instructors to hide and unhide grades.  These policies can be applied to individual assignments or an entire course. Instead of manually muting or unmuting grades for an assignment, instructors can set a grade post policy to automatically hide or unhide as needed. The new Grade Post Policies [Read More]