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These are the latest Canvas system updates that will become available on 13 July 2019. Please click on an update to expand and view the information. If you have any questions please submit a support ticket via the help menu in Canvas.

Please note that system updates are subject to change and may be subsequently updated.

Update 1: Commons - Featured Content. This update is available for the following Canvas roles: Teacher, TA, Course Designer.
 

Summary
Commons includes featured content at the top of the Search page that highlights or promotes specific resources.

Change Benefit
This change allows instructors to easily identify high quality instructional content in Commons. Featured content is currently curated by the Commons team and highlighted to benefit all Commons users.

Affected User Roles & Behaviours

Instructors

Instructors can view and import featured content from the Commons Search page. Content can be viewed by clicking the content, the same as accessing any other resource item.

Featured content is viewable to all Commons users and cannot be minimized in the page.

Commons featured content in the search page

Other related guides for Instructors
· How do I use Commons?
· How do I import and view a Commons resource in Canvas?

 

Update 2: Commons - Imported Tab Search Field. This update is available for the following Canvas roles: Teacher, TA, Course Designer.

 

Summary

The Imported page includes a search field for users to search for, sort, and filter previously imported resources.

Change Benefit
This feature allows users to find specific resources on the Imported page.

Affected User Roles & Behaviours

Instructors

Instructors can open the Imported page and view the search field. The search field functions the same way as the search field available throughout Commons.

The imported content page includes a search field

Other related guides for Instructors
· How do I use Commons?
· How do I import and view a Commons resource in Canvas?

 

Update 3: Languages - Finnish. This update is available for all Canvas roles.

 

Summary
Finnish (Suomi) has been added as an available language in Canvas.

Change Benefit
This change allows users to view Canvas in their native language.

Affected User Roles & Behaviours

All Users

Users can enable languages in their User Settings. Admins and instructors may enable a language for an entire account or course through Account or Course Settings, respectively. When a language is selected, users will view all Canvas areas in the selected language.

Other related guides for Instructors and Students
· How do I change the language preference in my user account as an instructor?
· How do I change the language preference in my user account as a student?