Discussions and Announcements Redesign

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Starting summer semester 2024, Discussions and Announcements in Canvas will look a bit different and include some new features. Functionality found in the legacy Discussions has been carried over into the redesigned Discussions, but the redesign adds a modern UI, improved peer-to-peer interaction, and more robust moderation tools for instructors.

What’s changing?

Discussions Feature Comparison (Legacy vs. Redesign)
list of features of legacy vs redesign of canvas discussions

Source of Feature Comparison

Discussions Redesign Video

In this short video created by Instructure, they walk you through all the changes and highlight the new features that come with the Discussions Redesign. This video applies to you, whether you’re a teacher, student, or admin in Canvas.

Discussions and Announcements User Guides



Have questions or need help?

If you have questions about the Discussions and Announcements redesign please contact Canvas Support.