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Earlier this year (March 2018) ITS announced that the new Canvas gradebook was made available for enablement by instructors on a course-by-course basis. In order for the new gradebook to be used during Winter session, it will be automatically enabled in all courses on December 10 after grades are due. The overall functionality and setup [Read More]

Update (Resolved): 10/29/2018, 1:15 p.m. An issue at Instructure (the vendor who provides Canvas) occurred this morning that affected their connection to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) storage platform that Canvas uses for file storage. This issue was first acknowledged at 10:52 a.m. and was announced as resolved at 12:32 p.m. Canvas file uploads and [Read More]

A new, easier-to-use-Turnitin integration is now available in Canvas.  This integration, known as the Plagiarism Framework, is designed for instructors that are only interested in using Turnitin for plagiarism detection and do not wish to use Turnitin Feedback studio.   When using the Plagiarism Framework, the option to turn on Plagiarism Review is found in the settings [Read More]

Canvas experienced latency issues, preventing users from being able to login from approximately 7:45-8:15pm. Canvas posted information about its service on its status page. Information Technology Services (ITS) will continue to monitor the situation, but it appears the problems are resolved at this time. If you have questions or are still experiencing issues, please contact 6-TECH at (336) [Read More]

Who: Users of Canvas What: Brief downtime of Canvas When: Friday, May 18, 4:00 a.m.- 4:30 a.m. EDT (downtime will last for 10 minutes during this maintenance window) Instructure (the vendor for Canvas) will be performing a brief maintenance event on UNCG’s Canvas instance on Friday, May 18. They anticipate the event will last for 10 minutes and [Read More]