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  • Canvas@KTH will be updated on November 17th

    Published Nov 02, 2023

    Soon, Canvas@KTH will be updated to better fit in with teachers' use of Canvas. The course will function as before but with updated content. In the new version, there are learning objectives for the c...

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  • Vote on improvements to Canvas until November 15

    Published Oct 30, 2023

    Do you want to influence the development of Canvas in the coming six months? In that case, you can vote on various proposed improvements until November 15. The only requirement is that you have a Canv...

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  • Update of KTH Transfer to Ladok

    Published Oct 16, 2023

    KTH Transfer to Ladok, the function that transfers grades in Canvas to Ladok, has been updated. The update applies to minor changes that improve user-friendliness. In addition, the guide materials for...

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  • Total grade is no longer shown to students in new course and examination rooms in Canvas

    Published Aug 08, 2023

    Two settings in Canvas have been changed, which affects all new course and examination rooms. The rooms will no longer show a total grade (calculated total and letter grade) for students. Additionally...

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  • Vote on improvements to Canvas

    Published Mar 29, 2023

    Do you want to influence the development of Canvas in the coming six months? In that case, you can vote on various proposed improvements during a period in April. The only requirement is that you have...

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  • A Canvas template for lifelong learning courses is now available

    Published Mar 08, 2023

    E-learning has developed a template that is adapted for courses within the framework of lifelong learning. The template can be downloaded from Canvas Commons and contains, among other things, resource...

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  • Updated name format for course rooms on December 15

    Published Dec 14, 2022

    On December 15, a change will be made to how course rooms are named in Canvas. After feedback from users, we now include the short name ("kortnamn") from Kopps in the name to make it easier to disting...

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  • Classic Quiz deadline postponed indefinitely

    Published Nov 22, 2022

    Canvas wants users to start using New Quiz because it's a great tool, not because they're forced to. They have therefore removed the Classic Quiz deadline while they improve New Quiz. KTH is waiting f...

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  • Do you teach using flipped classroom and want to try Canvas Studio?

    Published Nov 17, 2022

    Canvas Studio is an interactive video service that is well suited for flipped classrooms. Right now, Canvas Studio is being evaluated with the goal of promoting and facilitating students' interaction ...

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  • Change to default due time in Canvas

    Published Oct 26, 2022

    On Monday, 31 October, the default due time in Canvas will change from 23:59 to 19:00. The default due time is the time that is pre-filled when you as a teacher choose the due date for an assignment. ...

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  • Flipped Lunch 'n' Learn about new updates in Canvas ahead of HT22

    Published Sep 05, 2022

    This autumn's first Lunch 'n' Learn was about updates and new features in Canvas. It was in so-called reverse ("flipped") format. An open Q&A session followed a pre-recorded presentation.

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  • Name change of role for registered students in course rooms in Canvas

    Published Jun 17, 2022

    Soon, the description of registered students will change in the course room in Canvas. Registered students will be referred to as "Registered student" in course rooms, instead of being referred to as ...

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  • Collection of news about updated Canvas functions

    Published Jun 17, 2022

    Since the autumn of 2021, several functions in Canvas have been updated. The features that have been updated include SpeedGrader and New Quizzes.

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  • Upcoming update of the names of course and examination rooms and their sections in Canvas

    Published Jun 03, 2022

    Week 25, at the earliest, IT will make a minor name change on course and examination rooms in Canvas. Course rooms have the Ladok registration code in their names and examination rooms puts the course...

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  • The most important news in Canvas ahead of P3 VT22

    Published Feb 01, 2022

    Do you work practically with education at KTH and have not had the time to update yourself on the news and new functionalities in Canvas at KTH? This webinar gives you a quick rundown ahead of the spr...

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  • 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 in advance the course rooms are available for tea...

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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 students and teachers as several courses have a simila...

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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, Classic Quiz will completely stop being supported by Ca...

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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 checker, the notification settings and SpeedGrader ...

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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 the ITM school will be able to assess in Canvas a...

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