• Restrict file type for file upload question

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    Under assignment there is option to limit/restrict the type of file that student can upload as a submission. But the option is not available when adding a "file upload question" in a quiz. It would be nice if both p...
    Benson Chen
    last modified by Benson Chen
  • assignment weighting in assignment groups

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    657 votes
    It seems this has been a reoccurring request for some time now, but is not generating the votes needed to get attention. Perhaps it is time to try again!   Canvas would benefit greatly from being able to allocat...
    Jodie Lamb
    last modified by Jodie Lamb
  • Assignments within weighted groups treated with equal value regardless of points

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    415 votes
    Please excuse the verbose title.   Our faculty want the option to have assignments within an assignment group to be given the same weight even if they are graded on different point values.   For example: &...
    Lea Engle
    last modified by Lea Engle
  • Add, Create, or Modify a Calculated or Total Column in the Gradebook

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    319 votes
    This was up, but archived.  See Add, Create, or Modify a Calculated or the Total Column in the Gradebook.   Being able to calculate things in the grade book beyond adding things up or weighting and adding s...
    Thomas Rietz
    last modified by Thomas Rietz
  • Accurate Breadcrumb Trail in Modules

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    316 votes
    It would be great if the breadcrumb trail would follow your navigation correctly when you are working in modules rather than switching to "page", "discussions", "assignments" or whatever you click on. Would it be poss...
    Liesl Wuest
    last modified by Liesl Wuest
  • New Quizzes: Allow Only Numeric Values for Numeric Questions

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    6 votes
    In classic Quizzes, if a student tries to enter a non-numeric value for a numeric question, their answer is rejected and they receive the following error message saying that "only numerical values are accepted": In...
    moulder@upenn.edu
    last modified by moulder@upenn.edu
  • Group Roster Export

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    408 votes
    This is an idea to modify group functionality so one can either export student group lists/rosters to a .csv spreadsheet format OR have groups listed in one of the spreadsheet columns when grades are exported (in the ...
    Renee Ford
    last modified by Renee Ford
  • Notifications by Course

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    855 votes
    It would be great to be able to set notifications for each individual course.  There have been many times that I needed really detailed notifications and other times I needed nearly zero notifications.  Unde...
    ZACHARY DESJARLAIS
    last modified by ZACHARY DESJARLAIS
  • Adjust all assignment and quiz dates on a single page

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    930 votes
    The Problem: Managing dates one item at a time is tedious when you are planning an entire semester. This is true for new classes, but also for existing classes since the ability to globally adjust imported dates neve...
    Michael Harris
    last modified by Michael Harris
  • Post Policy Updates Feedback

    Hey everyone,  We're grateful for all of the feedback we've received on Post Policies. The team has been working hard to address the most pressing issues and we've released several bug fixes over the last few wee...
    Jon Fenton
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  • Email multiple classes at one time

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    849 votes
    Instructors often want, or are asked, to share news and information of importance to all our classes.  Currently, that means copying and pasting that information into anywhere from 2-5 different classes.  Gi...
    Elizabeth Malatestinic
    last modified by Elizabeth Malatestinic
  • Hiding and Viewing Modules for Individual Sections

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    290 votes
    Parts of this have been mentioned in previous requests (Modules within Modules and others) and I wonder if this is more to do with the needs of K12 than beyond?   We run a model based on UK curriculum which may ...
    Gideon Williams
    last modified by Gideon Williams
  • Create a more simple, intuitive way to offer Extra Credit

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    283 votes
    Currently, if a faculty member utilizes Weighted Groups there is no way to add a percentage of extra credit. For example, this is an example of the setup I would like: Test - 50% Homework - 30% Attendance - 10% Pa...
    Kael Kanczuzewski
    last modified by Kael Kanczuzewski
  • Emailing students in an Unpublished course

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    328 votes
    It would be helpful to be able to email students in an unpublished course so that the instructor has the ability to contact and welcome the students to the course before it begins.  This will also provide the stu...
    Kristen A Thomas
    last modified by Kristen A Thomas
  • Order Discussion Posts from Newest to Oldest

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    303 votes
    Currently, the discussion posts are ordered from oldest to newest.  A student/professor has to scroll or go to the last page and then scroll to get to the latest post.   Canvas REALLY needs to re-order this...
    Canvas Admin
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  • SCORM Enhancements

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    We're learning a few things about Canvas' SCORM feature set that we'd like to see some changes...     Similar to how Canvas used outside cloud-based tools to create features for document scrubbing and inlin...
    Jeffrey Anderson
    last modified by Jeffrey Anderson
  • Student's Name

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    319 votes
    Before the interface changed (At the beginning of the school year) a student's name would appear at the top of the screen.  This was a nice easy way to identify a student if you were standing behind them in class...
    john.williamson@gactc.edu
    last modified by john.williamson@gactc.edu
  • New "Color Overlay" feature should have a way to change default setting

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    303 votes
    With the new "Color Overlay" feature for course card images in this weeks Beta Release Notes, I think there should be a way to set the default behavior at an account level (edit: not subaccount level, since this reall...
    Christopher Casey
    last modified by Christopher Casey
  • Edit Section: Restricting students to see own section only

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    353 votes
    When enrolling students to a course section, there is a small box for you to check to restrict the student to seeing only his/her own section and responses from other students only from his/her section.  If you m...
    Peggy Dove
    last modified by Peggy Dove
  • Update ALL links when Page name changes

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    315 votes
    Here's a common scenario:   An instructor makes a page, let's say a module overview page, and then links to this page from a custom Home page. While developing the course, the instructor changes the name of the ...
    anthonem@seattleu.edu
    last modified by anthonem@seattleu.edu