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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]

Update 4/27/2018 3:55 p.m. The issue affecting access to Canvas appears to be resolved.  The outage occurred between ~3:15 p.m. and 3:50 p.m. ITS apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this issue. If you have questions or are still experiencing issues, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6-TECH@uncg.edu. {Original post: 4/27/2018 3:40 p.m.} At approximately [Read More]

Instructure (the vendor for Canvas) has made  a new gradebook available, with added functionality.  The new gradebook is still in beta, but instructors can enable and use it in their course(s) while Instructure continues to add additional features. A word of caution: You will not be able to revert to the old gradebook if you [Read More]