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Canvas March updates

Updates to Canvas were released on March 30. To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete March Release Notes.

The following updates have been made in Canvas:

  • Content Link Error — The Notifications page includes a new alert for instructors to be notified about broken links in a course. This change allows instructors to be notified about broken links via notifications when they are accessed by students in the course. To enable this feature, go to the Notification Preferences page and select Content Link Error notification.

  • Item Bank Tags — Quizzes.Next supports adding tags to item bank items. This feature allows instructors to easily categorize similar items within item banks. Instructors can add tags when editing an item bank item. From the Tags and Metadata field, instructors can enter text to create a new tag. After a tag is created, it can be selected as a tag in any item bank associated with the user who created the tag.
  • Item Bank Search — Quizzes.Next supports searching item banks and filtering item bank results by tags or item type. This feature allows instructors to quickly find items in an item bank. Instructors can search for items within any item bank by using the Search field. Search results will display items with matching results in question titles, question stems, and answer choices.