• 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 add assessment accommodations for a student in New Quizzes?

    You can add accommodations for a student in New Quizzes. Accommodation settings include adding or removing time for all assessment attempts, and multiplying time limits by a set multiplier. Accommodations apply to all...
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  • How do I create a new page in a course?

    As an instructor, you can create a new page to add to your course. When creating pages, you can set page permissions as to who can edit the page: instructors (teachers), instructors and students, or anyone. You can al...
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  • Canvas Instructor Guide - Table of Contents

    Introduction Analytics New Analytics Announcements Assignments Attendance (Roll Call) Calendar Chat Collaborations Commons Conferences Course Import Tool Course Navigati...
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  • How do I add a page to the student To-Do list as an instructor?

    As an instructor, you can add a page as a to-do item in the student List View Dashboard. Pages added to the To Do list also display in the course calendar and students' course sidebar To Do list. Open Pages In Co...
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  • What feature options are currently available for Canvas courses?

    Canvas is continually creating new features to improve your experience. The majority of improvements will be made available as part of our regular release cycle. However, some features may change the workflow for comm...
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  • How do I enable an elementary-level theme in a course as an instructor?

    As an instructor, you can display a theme designed for elementary-level users in your course. This theme can be enabled by using the Canvas Elementary Theming feature option. When enabled, this theme displays a font c...
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  • How do I change the settings in my user account as an instructor?

    Depending on how your Canvas account was created, you may be able to make changes to your name, pronouns, default email, language, time zone, and password. Setting a chosen language will override any default language...
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  • How do I use the Conferences interface as a moderator or presenter?

    Once you have started a conference or joined a conference as a moderator, you can use the Conferences interface to moderate and participate in the conference. Any user who starts a conference or an instructor who join...
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  • How do I add a grading scheme to an assignment?

    You can add a grading scheme to customize assignment grading. You can use grading schemes created by your institution or you can create a new grading scheme, such as a Pass/Fail grading scheme, GPA scale grading schem...
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  • How do I reply to a discussion as a student?

    You can easily reply to any discussion. However, the reply option may vary depending upon how your instructor set up the discussion. Discussion replies can be edited or deleted, as long as your instructor has not rest...
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  • How do I limit a user to only interact with other users in the same course section?

    If your course includes multiple sections, you can limit users in a section to only see users enrolled in the same section. This option is useful when several sections have been cross-listed into a single course. You ...
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  • How do I create a Multiple Dropdown quiz question?

    You can create a question that has multiple options for students to select in their response. You can create a sentence with multiple answers, as demonstrated in this lesson, or you can use the same steps to create a ...
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  • What are the browser and computer requirements for Canvas?

    For best performance, Canvas should be used on the current or first previous major release of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari. Because it's built using web standards, Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android,...
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  • How can I use Canvas on my mobile device as a student?

    Canvas is built on open web standards and uses minimal instances of Flash, so most features are supported on mobile devices. With the growing use of mobile devices, instructors should build their courses with best pra...
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  • How do I import questions from a QTI package into an item bank in New Quizzes?

    You can import questions from a QTI package into an item bank. This lesson describes how to add a QTI package to an item bank by creating a new item bank. You can also add a QTI package to an empty item bank that has ...
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  • Trust Account User Roles and Expectations

    About Trust Accounts Definitions User Roles and Expectations Student Instructor Admin Logins CSV About Trust Accounts A trust relationship allows one Canvas account to trust another Canvas ...
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  • Google Authentication as SAML IdP

    This article describes the process of configuring Google as an Identity Provider (IdP) ready to work with Canvas. Authentication TerminologyTerm Definition SAML Security Assertion Markup Language IdP Identity Provi...
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  • How do I sync grades to Infinite Campus in the Gradebook?

    If your institution is using the Infinite Campus gradebook as a student information system (SIS), you can use the Canvas Gradebook to pass grades back to Infinite Campus. Grades are passed back if an assignment is spe...
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  • What are Groups?

    Groups are a small version of a course and used as a collaborative tool where students can work together on group projects and assignments. Instructor View Instructors can create groups for students to collabo...
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