• Making feedback more visible to students

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    1046 votes
    I'm teaching a course using Canvas. This is the second semester I've used it. I like Canvas overall, but I've discovered that my students have a difficult time reading the feedback that I provide on their online assig...
    Derek DiMatteo
    last modified by Derek DiMatteo
  • Utilize SpeedGrader for Peer Reviews

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    6 votes
    When we assign students a peer review in canvas, they do not have access to the speedgrader. What they end up with is a slightly clunky assortment of pop-out windows for viewing/annotating and the rubric, necessitatin...
    Kirsten Holt
    last modified by Kirsten Holt
  • Make Event Default Time 11:59pm rather than 12:00am

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    507 votes
    Right now..... An event on the calendar has a default time of 12am on the date of the event. An assignment has a default time of 11:59pm on the date the assignment is due.   This causes an inconsistent user ex...
    last modified by jlg65@psu.edu
  • Docviewer - default palette of icons/ images

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    144 votes
    My skill with drawing using a mouse in Docviewer  is rather lackluster.  So my thought is a palette of predefined images would be ever so helpful.  A question mark, green check mark, new paragraph, etc....
    last modified by fernerj@erau.edu
  • Panel Functionality in Speedgrader: Correcting Papers with Rubric opened

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    When correcting a paper in SpeedGrader with the rubric opened, the window divides into two panels: the paper is to the left and the rubric to the right. Canvas would be improved if the teacher could operate the size o...
    David Ricci
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  • New Quizzes: Allow item banks to be tied to a course rather than an instructor

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    103 votes
    I teach 7 different courses on a rotating basis, each with different content and different ideas.  Right now, the questions that I use are tied to each course in the Quizzes question bank.  Additionally, I&#...
    Dan Grilley
    last modified by Dan Grilley
  • Printable / PDF-exportable quizzes

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    2599 votes
    As an instructor, I want to be able to export a Canvas quiz as a PDF. This would enable me to easily print quizzes for the purpose of accommodation, for allowing a given student to take a quiz outside the timeframe es...
    last modified by seth
  • Multiple Due Dates (checkpoints) for Discussions

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    2330 votes
    With the way that many schools set up forum discussions and require "check-ins" to the forum throughout the week, it would be great if we could include multiple due dates in the discussion activities. For instance, I ...
    Chris White
    last modified by Chris White
  • Migrate Question Banks to Item banks Automatically

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    225 votes
    I would like to see the ability to migrate question banks (Quizzes) to item banks (Quizzes.Next) automatically when a quiz is migrated from Quizzes to Quizzes.Next.  
    Dan Grilley
    last modified by Dan Grilley
  • Honour visibility settings in Files notifications

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    46 votes
    Some instructors require the Files area to be visible in their course. If a file is uploaded to the Files area a notification is sent to students who have chosen this setting. Even if the file is set to 'only availabl...
    Damian Sweeney
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  • Ability to move through all assignments for one student in speedgrader

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    377 votes
    As I am looking at the speedgrader assignments, one feature that would be great would be that instead of per assignment, moving from student to student, but by student, moving from assignment to assignment. I am proba...
    Susan Winter
    last modified by Susan Winter

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    It seems this issue has been discussed since at least 5 years ago... Teachers and students alike need autosave. Most students and young teachers only know Google that autsaves everything. I've lost a few assignments t...
    elizabeth welliver
    last modified by elizabeth welliver
  • SeeSaw and Canvas

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    142 votes
    Seesaw is a digital portfolio app that allows parents to see student work as it is posted. Students save and share their assignments with teachers, parents, and peers. They snap a photo or video, draw, or write--in ad...
    Misty Joaquin
    last modified by Misty Joaquin
  • Quick Toggle Student View

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    421 votes
    Being able to toggle into Student View within my classes in order to double- and triple-check to make sure "everything is as it should seem" is a wonderful feature built into Canvas.   FEATURE IDEA: Have a quick...
    Ian Heung
    last modified by Ian Heung
  • Modules within Modules

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    1026 votes
    As we move toward Personalized Learning we are beginning to feel boxed in by the linear design of Course Modules.  Many teachers would like the Course Modules to look more like the Course listing in the new UI (T...
    Kristi Levy
    last modified by Kristi Levy
  • Differentiated Pages

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    271 votes
    Canvas should support differentiated Pages. Similar to differentiated Assignments, Pages could be set to be visible to certain groups of students. This would allow for the creation of diverging tracks or branches with...
    Kevin Gordon
    last modified by Kevin Gordon
  • Parents: toggle view between children

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    138 votes
    In the calendar I'd like to see a way to toggle the view from one child to another.  Vital for parents, teaching assistants and other observers.  Example:   This is not a new idea and has b...
    Peter Nickson
    last modified by Peter Nickson
  • Offline Grading in Speedgrader

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    232 votes
    I would like to be able to grade submissions while not on wifi (on iPad) and then have it sync back up when I get to a wifi connection.
    Adam Rachuba
    last modified by Adam Rachuba
  • Indicate Where Files Are Linked Within a Course

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    197 votes
    The awesome Files feature would be even better if it could indicate that a file is linked elsewhere within your course -- on a Page, from other rich content, or as a Module item -- in an unobtrusive way.  If a fi...
    Rob Ditto
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  • Import Grade Comments

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    416 votes
    Problem: Instructors need to upload comments for each student for an external assignment and have it displayed in the gradebook view for students.   Use Case: This is especially significant when uploading assi...
    last modified by johnpj