Feb 2 Update

February 2, 2017


The Canvas learning management system experienced a disruption of service on January 31 from approximately 4:40 p.m. to 11 p.m. that prevented some students from accessing their courses during that time. We apologize for any impact this had on their teaching and learning, and this issue is now resolved.

Spotlight: Canvas Discussion for Collaboration Learning

Students may not have frequent opportunities to see and learn from their peers’ approach to problem solving. In this spotlight, Jessica Helfand explains how she leverages the Canvas Discussions tool for this type of collaborative learning activity in her Yale classes. Read the article: Canvas Discussions for Collaborative Learning.

Feature: Media Library

Do you have videos to share with your students? Upload them to Canvas, using Media Library. The Media Library tool is designed to enable instructors and site maintainers to upload audio and video files that will be streamed to participants in Canvas courses.


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