March 2021

LaTeX recognition added to Canvas text fields

LaTeX equations can now be added in any text field in Canvas -- including in title fields, for example -- and will be typeset and processed by MathJax. Previously, LaTeX could only be added via a tool in the Rich Content Editor (which has been retained), and only in the body of a course page.

Text fields support MathJax delimiters to identify equations.

For more details, see the release notes here:...

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New Manager of Instructional Technologies - Dean Redfearn

We are delighted to announce that Dean Redfearn, former faculty assistant at the school, has been appointed Manager, Instructional Technologies working in the GSE IT department under the guidance of Greg Fuccillo. If you have any questions about Canvas or related tools, please feel free to reach out to him directly at canvas@gse.harvard.edu.

Welcome, Dean!

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