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Oct
17
2019
People periodically ask about new features being introduced into Canvas during the semester, so we would like to explain how the process works and what you can expect.
Oct
1
2019
In this Canvas release (October 19), the Course Navigation menu has been updated for improved accessibility. In Conferences, the BigBlueButton interface supports restricting viewers from creating private chat messages with other users.
Sep
24
2019
Representatives from Turnitin will be on campus at the HelpDesk+ station in the garden level of Moody Library on Thursday, September 26 from 2:00-5:00pm.
Sep
12
2019
Box is currently unavailable. ITS is aware of the issue and is in contact with Box.
Sep
5
2019
As of 9/4/2019, the Canvas-Box integration is broken. It has been reported and escalated with Canvas Support. This should only affect users when trying to share new content from Box. Existing shares/links should continue to function.
Sep
4
2019
Have you ever wanted to use clickers in your classroom? Turning Technology reps will be on campus on September 4th and 5th available for any questions or support issues that you might have.
Sep
3
2019
Canvas no longer supports Internet Explorer as a compatible web browser. If you still use Internet Explorer, you will need to select a different browser that is compatible with Canvas.
Aug
22
2019
The latest H5P release introduces two new content types: Advanced Fill in the Blanks and Find the Words as well as lots of other new features including, full screen editing, improved translation, and improvements within Interactive Video and Course Presentation.
Jul
9
2019
Turnitin will have a scheduled maintenance on July 13th, 2019 from 10:00am - 6:00pm.
May
29
2019
All Webex meetings scheduled after June 2, 2019 will have some exciting new features available including unlimited recording storage and unlimited toll conference calls!
May
3
2019
Turnitin is experiencing issues with viewing similarity reports and accepting submissions at this time. Turnitin engineers are actively looking into the problem.

Update: this issue has been resolved.
Apr
28
2019
There was a brief Canvas outage on April 28 beginning at 7:55 p.m. through 8:10 p.m. During this time, Canvas was slow or non-responsive while technicians from Instructure worked to resolve this problem.
Apr
10
2019
On Monday, May 20, Instructure released a new gradebook for Canvas that will have many new features. Although many of the core gradebook features will remain the same, some functions will move to a different location or change the look of the icons.
Apr
8
2019
Please note that users of Turnitin may have been unable to make/view submissions and experienced delays to Similarity Report generation, as a result of a service outage that lasted from 4/7/2019 at 10:00pm until 4/8/2019 at 5:20am. The situation has been resolved.
Mar
12
2019
Canvas now includes an option to view all course tasks in a List View for students. In addition to displaying automatically populated items from assignments, the List View allows instructors and students to add non-graded items to the To-Do list.
Feb
15
2019
Turnitin is currently experiencing a service outage. We will provide an update once things are back to normal.

Update: The Turnitin outage has been resolved. It lasted from 9:50am on 2/15/2019 until 1:10am on 2/16/2019.
Feb
6
2019
New features are added to Respondus Monitor almost monthly. Features added in February include facial detection before the exam, facial detection alerts during an exam, and pre-exam tips for a successful exam session.
Jan
30
2019
Kaltura Capture is the newest product for personal video capture at Baylor, and is available now in Canvas and MediaSpace. To get started, visit the My Media page and click Add New then Create Media.
Dec
17
2018
We have a new tool available for use within Canvas called Bongo. Curious? Read all about it and see examples!
Dec
12
2018
The WebEx interface in Canvas will be updated on December 30, 2018. There may be some downtime to the platform as it updates.
Dec
7
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing a service degradation which is being investigated. We will post an update once it has been resolved.

Resolved at 11:33am on 12/7/18.
Nov
6
2018
Some Canvas users in the US region are seeing page errors while trying to submit assignments.

Users are receiving page errors when trying to submit or upload files.
Sep
17
2018
Turnitin users are continuing to experiencing slow submission/report generation times and some users may be unable to submit larger files. Turnitin engineers are working hard to resolve this for all our users.
Sep
17
2018
Turnitin will be performing maintenance on their systems and will have an outage on Saturday, 9/22/18. It will begin at 10:00am and last until 6:30pm.

Users will be unable to submit and grade during this maintenance window, so please ensure that any submission deadlines are adjusted to fall outside of the window.
Aug
29
2018
Users at Baylor were unable to access Canvas between 6:52pm and 7:13pm CST on 8/28/18.

In addition, Turnitin experienced a service disruption throughout the evening of 8/28/18.

All issues have been resolved.
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