Academic Technology Updates - June 2021


  • Users are now able to select, change, or delete personal pronouns displayed in Canvas using the pronoun feature.
  • Instructors can create an annotated assignment type by uploading a file for students to annotate and submit right in Canvas. Students can use the annotation tools with DocViewer to complete the assignment.


  • A new setting allows fast-forwarding to be disabled until users have watched a video completely. Go to the “Manage” tab and set “Disable seek and variable speed playback” to “Yes.”
See also: Announcement