• How do I publish a course?

    If you have permission to publish your course, you can publish your course in the Course Home Page sidebar or from the Course Setup Checklist. Notes: Publishing a course is a course permission. If you cannot publish ...
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  • How do I customize my Courses list as a student?

    When you are enrolled in more than one Canvas course, you can customize the active courses you want to show in your Course list. Courses you want to show in the Courses drop-down menu are called favorite courses. You ...
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  • How do I view Course Analytics?

    Course analytics will show you activity, assignment submissions, grades, and students. You can view analytics in both active and concluded courses. Notes: Viewing analytics is a course permission. If you cannot view...
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  • How do I restrict files and folders to students in Canvas?

    Users can edit permissions for files, including setting the state of the file (published or unpublished), make files available to students who have the link, or schedule availability dates for the files. When the link...
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  • How do I create a global announcement in an account?

    Global announcements allows you to contact all or specific users within an account or subaccount using one message. For example, if there will be a time period of updating or downtime for the account, you may want to ...
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  • How do I import a Canvas course export package?

    If you have a Canvas course export package from someone else that you want to use in Canvas, or you have previously exported a course, you can import the course as a Canvas course export package. An export package is ...
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  • How do I use the Roll Call Attendance tool in a course?

    After the Attendance tool has been enabled for your course, you can configure the attendance tool to meet the needs of your students. However, some items cannot be configured until after your course is published and s...
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  • How do I use the Global Navigation Menu as an instructor?

    The Global Navigation Menu is located on the left side of every page in Canvas. Global Navigation links provide quick access to frequently used Canvas features. These links provide access to all your courses collectiv...
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  • What are Discussions?

    Canvas provides an integrated system for class discussions, allowing both instructors and students to start and contribute to as many discussion topics as desired. Discussions allows for interactive communication betw...
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  • What is the Course Import Tool?

    The Course Import Tool makes it easy to extract course content, assignments, and quizzes from previous terms and quickly import them into existing courses. The same tool is used to import course materials from differe...
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  • How do I create a question bank in an account?

    You can create Question Banks at the account-level. Open Question Banks In Account Navigation, click the Question Banks link. Add Question Bank Click the Add Question Bank button. Edit Bank D...
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  • What should I do if I can't record video comments with my webcam?

    Troubleshooting Step 1 Go to your Assignment Click Submit Assignment Choose Media tab Click Record Media Comment Choose Webcam from the left In the black box where the picture should appear, right click and cho...
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  • How do I use Roll Call Attendance badges in a course?

    Once you have configured the Attendance tool, Roll Call Badges are a versatile way to make quick notations about your students using the Roll Call attendance tool. For example, you can quickly mark when a student is d...
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  • How do I lock course objects in a blueprint course as an instructor?

    If you are enrolled in a blueprint course as an instructor, you can lock and unlock course objects and sync content for the blueprint course. Depending on your admin's preference, locked objects may include attributes...
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  • How do I view a course using a test student?

    You can view a course the same way that your students view your course through Student View. Enabling Student View creates a Test Student in your course. You can activate Student View in your Course Settings. To see t...
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  • How do I view my Canvas courses as an instructor?

    After logging into Canvas, you can view your current courses. You may also be able to view past and future enrollment courses in Canvas. Note: Some institutions may restrict the option to view or access future enrollm...
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  • How do I reset course content?

    If you have permission as an instructor, you can reset course content with your course Settings in Canvas. However, resetting course content permanently removes all content and it cannot be recovered. When you reset c...
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  • How do I give extra credit in a course?

    You can give students extra credit in Canvas using several options. Notes: If you are weighing your assignment groups, please pay attention to how weighted groups can affect the Gradebook if assignments are worth z...
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  • How do I add annotated comments in student submissions using DocViewer in SpeedGrader?

    Canvas DocViewer is a tool that allows annotations on online assignment submissions in Canvas. You can use DocViewer to view files and assignments in SpeedGrader. You can view when students view annotated feedback in ...
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  • How do I embed a Guides lesson inside a Canvas course?

    The existing community (guides.canvaslms.com) doesn't allow embedding. Content is available for embedding at guides.instructure.com; however, this site will be discontinued at a future date. For referencing content, c...
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