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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]

Who: Students, faculty, and staff What: Google Apps in Canvas maintenance When: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 3:15 a.m. – 5:15 a.m. On Wednesday, October 16, starting at 3:15 a.m., Instructure (the vendor for Canvas) will perform maintenance over a two-hour period. During that time, there will be a 10-minute window when users will not be [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]

Who: Canvas studio users What: Canvas studio maintenance When: Thursday, August 22, 2019, 3:30 a.m. Why: Instructure, the vendor for Canvas, will perform maintenance on Canvas Studio. The maintenance window should be no longer than 15 minutes. Users may not be able to access the application during this time. For technical assistance, please submit a 6-TECH ticket, call 6-TECH at (336) [Read More]

Effective July 1, 2019, Arc’s new name is Canvas Studio. All references to Arc are now Studio or Canvas Studio within Canvas and in Canvas Community.  Instructure, the vendor for Arc and Canvas, changed the name only. There are no functionality changes. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6-TECH@uncg.edu.