Canvas Updates for 8-27-2016

A few minor Canvas updates will be occurring this weekend to improve design and readability of some features. Updates will occur on Saturday, August 27, 2016. No functionality will be changed.

All Users

Help Icon

The Help icon will be moving from the bottom of the Global Navigation area and will be grouped with the other icons. The Help icon will display as a pop-out menu, similarly to the Courses menu, for consistency with other Global Navigation icons. Links within the Help menu will not be changed.

Assignments, Modules, and Quizzes index pages

The Assignments, Modules, and Quizzes index pages will be updated for improved readability.

  • Enlarged icons
  • Increased white-space
  • Availability dates, Due Date, and Point values re-positioned under Titles.
Assignments-Index-Page-Update

Updated interface

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instructors

Dashboard Course Images

Starting Monday August 29, 2016, course instructors will have the ability to add an image to course cards that display on user dashboards via Course Settings.

  • Course dashboard images are uploaded through course settings
  • Accepted images include JPG, JPEG, GIF, and PNG files
  • images should be approximately 262 pixels wide by 146 pixels high
Course Dashboard Image

Course Dashboard Image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This page was last modified on August 25, 2016