• How do I use SpeedGrader?

    SpeedGrader makes it easy to evaluate individual student assignments and group assignments quickly. SpeedGrader displays assignment submissions for active students in your course. However, SpeedGrader displays assign...
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  • Trust Account User Roles and Expectations

    About Trust Accounts Definitions User Roles and Expectations Student Instructor Admin About Trust Accounts A trust relationship allows one Canvas account to trust another Canvas account and all...
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  • Which browsers does Canvas support?

    Because it's built using web standards, Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser. Supported Browsers Canvas supports the current and first previous major rel...
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  • How do I merge users in an account?

    You can merge two users within your account. Merging accounts combines the logins, contact methods, and enrollments for the two user accounts. Page views are not retained for the user who was merged. After the account...
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  • How do I record a video using the Rich Content Editor as a student?

    You can use the Rich Content Editor to record a video. You can record media for any length of time, but shorter video recordings are recommended. If your video is longer than 15 minutes, you may want to consider recor...
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  • How do I mute or unmute an assignment in SpeedGrader?

    If your course uses the classic Canvas Gradebook, you can mute or unmute assignments from SpeedGrader. By default, courses that use the classic Gradebook allow students to see assignment grades as soon as you have gra...
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  • How do I view cases in the classic Field Admin Console?

    As a field admin, you can read a case and view the status in the Field Admin Console. By default, the home page displays a list of new or open cases requiring your attention. You can also search for existing cases. Th...
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  • How do I change the start and end dates for a course section as an admin?

    By default, sections inherit course dates set for your entire institution. If a course does not include specific dates, the section dates default to term dates. However, you may need to change the start and end dates ...
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  • How do I create and manage Groups in Commons?

    As an admin, you can manage (create, edit, and delete) groups for your account. A group is a subset within an institution, which is different than a consortium. As part of managing groups, you can add group managers. ...
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  • How do I share a post on a case in the classic Field Admin Console?

    Posts can be made on individual cases to share information on case progress. Your post will appear in the feed of anyone following you or the case where the post was created. Any user with sharing rights will see your...
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  • How do I create a theme for an account using the Theme Editor?

    As an admin, you can use the Theme Editor to create custom themes for your institution. Themes are created from existing Canvas templates. Any theme applied to the account also applies to all subaccounts, though the T...
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  • How do I transfer a case to another field admin in the classic Field Admin Console?

    If you have more than one field admin at your organization, you can assign cases to other field admins. This lesson describes how to use the home page of the classic interface of the Field Admin Console. You can also ...
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  • How do I escalate a case to Canvas Support in the classic Field Admin Console?

    If necessary, you may be able to escalate a case to the Canvas support team. This lesson describes how to use the home page of the classic interface of the Field Admin Console. You can also use the new interface of t...
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  • How do I run Roll Call Attendance reports for an account?

    You can run reports to review attendance information for a subset of the courses and students in your account. This report is sent to your email, where it can be downloaded as a comma separated value (CSV) file. The d...
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  • How do I use the Training Services Portal as an admin?

    As an admin, you can access the Training Services Portal to complete self-paced training resources on a variety of Canvas topics. The Training Services Portal is hosted in Bridge, a tool built and administered by Inst...
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  • How do I de-cross-list a section in a course as an admin?

    If you cross-listed a section from a course, you may be able to cross-list the same section back into the original course. This process is called de-cross-listing and returns all student enrollments back to the origin...
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  • How do I change the language preference in an account?

    You can change the default language for your entire account. Canvas supports a variety of languages. This change will override any browser/OS language settings. Note: Users can select a preferred language in their use...
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  • How do I cross-list a section in a course as an admin?

    Cross-listing allows you to move section enrollments from individual courses and combine them into one course. This feature is helpful for instructors who teach several sections of the same course and only want to man...
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  • How do I manage an Edu App Center whitelist in Canvas?

    If your institution is using an Edu App Center whitelist, you can manage your whitelist directly in Canvas. To apply the whitelist, you will need to know the API token created for your Edu App Center organization. The...
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  • How do I configure self registration through Canvas authentication for an account?

    By default, users can login in directly to Canvas using Canvas authentication. However, all Canvas users must have a Canvas account before they can log in to Canvas. Canvas authentication includes an option called se...
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