In this blog post, we highlight important upcoming and recent changes to Canvas announced within the past month.

IE 11 No Longer Supported on August 3

As of August 3, 2019, Canvas will no longer support the Internet Explorer 11 browser.  If you are presently using IE 11 to access Canvas, you will need to switch to a more up-to-date browser, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge.

Updates to “Message Students Who” Function in New Gradebook

In the New Gradebook, when you open the “Message Students Who” window, students’ names will now be displayed alphabetically by last name.  You can also manually remove a student’s name from the list by clicking the X next to it.

"Message Students Who" dialog box with X next to name indicated

Further Resources and Getting Help

For full information on recent changes to Canvas, please see the June 1 and June 22 Canvas release notes.  Note that not all features are necessarily enabled at this time.  If you have further questions, please contact Academic Technology Solutions.