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New Features to Canvas Discussion Boards

Canvas discussion boards are adding new features this upcoming summer 2024.

New features include:

  • Improved Viewing Options: Choose between Inline and Split Screen views for enhanced readability.
  • Communication Tools: Mention individuals in posts with “@” for seamless interaction and community building.
  • Quote Feature: Include original replies within responses for clarity.
  • Anonymous Discussion Settings: Facilitate open dialogue with fully or partially anonymous discussions.
  • Enhanced Filtering and Sorting: Navigate discussions effortlessly with options to filter by unread, all, or read, and sort from newest to oldest or oldest to newest.

Visit the Faculty Help Article or Student Help Article for more information.