I routinely receive updates for changes to various aspects of the Canvas platform. To make it easier for faculty to know what has changed I will be listing those changes/updates here. I will also note which roles (FacStaff, and/or Students) are affected by the change.
June 25, 2021
Gradebook Gradebook CSV Column Order
Summary: The Gradebook CSV assignment columns display in the same order as shown in the Gradebook for an individual user.
Affected User Roles: Instructors
When an instructor or other grader customizes the Gradebook assignment columns and downloads the CSV file, the CSV file assignment columns display in the same order as shown in the user’s Gradebook. Previously CSV files were always ordered by Assignment Group ID and Assignment Order.
Pages Mark as Done Button Placement
Summary: The Mark as Done button for students has been moved to the bottom of the page.
Affected User Roles: Students
When students are required to read a page and mark it as done, the Mark as Done button has been moved to the bottom of the page. The button can be marked more easily after students have reached the bottom of the page. Previously users must scroll back up to the top of the page to mark the page as done.