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News in Canvas

  • Course rooms are linked to the start of the course instead of the period

    Published Jan 18, 2022

    From Spring 2022, how the course room is handled in Canvas is based on the start date of the course instead of the period. This change affects how far...

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  • Full implementation of KTH's course room template

    Published Dec 21, 2021

    As of Spring, 2022 all new course rooms in Canvas comes with KTH's course room template. A more uniform design in Canvas makes it easier for both stud...

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  • Classic Quiz will begin to be phased out in 2022

    Published Dec 13, 2021

    Canvas currently has two quiz engines, Classic Quiz and New Quizzes. In 2022, you will no longer be able to create new Classic Quiz and in 2023, Class...

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  • News collection on simplified Canvas features

    Published Nov 10, 2021

    Canvas has updated some features to simplify their use. The features that have been updated are the question banks in New Quizzes, the accessibility c...

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  • Smoother assessment of proctored campus exams with the help of "KTH Import Exams"

    Published Oct 15, 2021

    Soon it will be possible to assess proctored campus exams in Canvas and SpeedGrader with the help of "KTH Import Exams". During exam period 1, SCI and...

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  • Intended learning outcomes – how to formulate them and work with them in Canvas

    Published Sep 09, 2021

    Outcomes-based grading criteria must be introduced on all KTH courses with a graded grading scale, according to the KTH president's decision. So how d...

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  • News about Canvas and course room template

    Published Sep 03, 2021

    Do you work practically with education at KTH and have not had time to update yourself on what is new in system support for digital learning? Here you...

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  • This is why course rooms in Canvas from VT21 (or older) are read-only

    Published Aug 16, 2021

    From now on, it will be easier to find among your course rooms as completed courses are deactivated and end up in a list of previous courses. In addit...

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  • Getting the most out of Outcomes in Canvas for goal-related grading criteria

    Published Jun 02, 2021

    The function Outcomes gives you as a teacher the possibility to use intended learning outcomes (ILO) with goal-related grading criteria in Canvas. You...

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  • KTH's course room template to be introduced in Canvas HT2021

    Published May 03, 2021

    As of Autumn 2020, approximately 30 percent of the course rooms will contain KTH's new course room template, distributed across the various schools. W...

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  • Canvas updates in New Quizzes and Assignments

    Published Apr 28, 2021

    Canvas has announced an update regarding a new type of assignment with student annotation and a new button in New Quizzes.

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  • Course rooms will be in a read-only state, starting 60 days after the course end date

    Published Apr 27, 2021

    To make it easier for teachers and students to find active Canvas rooms, a new routine to manage old course rooms in Canvas will be introduced before ...

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  • Recommended ways to communicate in Canvas

    Published Apr 13, 2021

    To facilitate the spreading of information to students, E-learning recommends using the Canvas tools "Announcements" and "Inbox", especially for one-w...

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  • Examination rooms will get an end date and be in a read-only state

    Published Mar 29, 2021

    To make it easier for teachers and students to find active Canvas rooms, a new routine to manage old examination rooms in Canvas will be introduced du...

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  • The Canvas function KTH Transfer to Ladok eases the examination process

    Published Mar 23, 2021

    When mechatronics teacher Nihad Subasic of the ITM-school realised how few courses used KTH Transfer to Ladok (T2L), he decided to show his co-workers...

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  • Three new functions in Canvas from the 20th of march 2021

    Published Mar 16, 2021

    From 20/3 2021, students will be able to submit documents via their webcam, teachers will be able to create New Quizzes via modules and assignment sub...

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  • New button in Canvas for embedding videos from KTH Play and for Media Gallery

    Published Feb 10, 2021

    Embedding video in Canvas works poorly for some browsers if the video comes from KTH Play. To solve the problem there will be two buttons for "Embed K...

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  • Course room template in Canvas saves time and makes it easier for students

    Published Feb 03, 2021

    During Spring Semester 2022, a course room template will be implemented in all course rooms in Canvas. The purpose of the template is for the course r...

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  • Canvas updates 

    Collage with Canvas logo and KTH logo on wall
    Published Jan 18, 2021

    Try a new version of "Assignments", new placement of Student View button and a simpler content editor. Here are some news that are good for you as a t...

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  • New content editor in Canvas

    Published Dec 08, 2020

    The content editor, the "tool" you use when creating content on pages, tasks, etc. in Canvas has been redesigned to be easier to navigate. Read more a...

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