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To be released November 9

To be released November 19


New Quizzes announcement

It’s official! Canvas has removed the deadline for transitioning to New Quizzes. In the coming months we will work with you to plan a migration process that meets your school's needs.


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  • Scheduled workflows run at a specific time. Set a workflow to run on a recurring basis and choose when the workflow begins and ends.
  • The new Workflow Homepage allows users to track and monitor workflows and navigate to each project or area where the workflow is used.
  • Accessibility has been improved for the slider question type in surveys that have applied the Simple layout.
  • The survey collaboration window is now accessible in compliance with WCAG 2.0 AA requirements.


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  • To find recent conversations, all sent messages are visible in a new tabbed sidebar page called "Drafts & Sent."  This page combines the Drafts and Scheduled sidebar pages alongside the new Sent tab.
  • Members can be added to existing direct messages with the option to share message history from a specific date.
  • Improvements have been rolled out to Slack Huddles including:
    • Lightweight video with one click multi-person screen sharing, drawing, and cursors 
    • Emoji, reactions, and “stickers” 
    • Message threads that automatically save to channel

Upcoming Events

Calendar icon HUIT AT office hours

Drop in for advice on software development or to ask questions about any of Academic Technology's services.

Calendar icon HUIT AT Panopto office hours

Bring any Panopto questions that you have to an office hours session hosted by Academic Technology.

Calendar iconEDUCAUSE Annual Conference

This annual conference features the latest trends in higher ed IT from experts and community peers. It provides networking opportunities for making connections and access to innovative technology and solutions providers.

Calendar iconWIT+ Conversations with Extraordinary Leaders: A Discussion Around Women Working In Technology In Higher Education

Join Harvard’s own Annie Rota (HUIT AT Director for FAS), Stephanie Gumble (HUIT COO), and Klara Jelinkova (Harvard CIO), and other institution leaders for an engaging conversation as they share personal insights on their experiences working in technology today. This virtual moderated panel event is hosted by Stanford Women in Technology and Ivy+ partners at UC Berkeley and Harvard.


—The HUIT Academic Technology Team
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