• Word count for Speedgrader (DocViewer) grading

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    645 votes
    It would be extremely helpful for student submissions to also include a word count when we are correcting them on Speedgrader through DocViewer. Thank you!   This idea was considered when developing our product...
    Gail Saltveit
    last modified by Gail Saltveit
  • Import calendar from ICS file

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    351 votes
    I am aware that we can export our canvas calendar feed to another calendar but it would be nice to import calendar feeds too.   For example, I would like to be able to import my institution's academic calendar i...
    Beth Young
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  • See which students have viewed a particular page or activity and when

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    412 votes
    I would like to see who has viewed any particular page or activity and when it was viewed.   I can find some of this information by going to every student and looking through their page views, but I want to be a...
    Beth Young
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  • Allow past enrollments to be added to course menu

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    158 votes
    I'm a designer.  I have a ton of courses in my "all courses" list, and would like to periodically switch which ones I'm able to quickly access from my customized list, even if the course is one from the past. ...
    Bonnie Taylor
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  • New Quizzes: Feedback for essay questions

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    3 votes
    Students should be able to see the feedback instructors leave on essay questions on quizzes /exams. For example,  If you give a 50 question exam with one essay, the student does not receive full points on the es...
    kathy wright
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  • Student PDF Annotations on Web Browser Version

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    160 votes
    Recently, a new feature was added to the Canvas App, which allows students to "mark-up" PDFs directly in Canvas and submit them. This is amazing! However, it s only a feature on the App, and not in the normal web brow...
    Danielle Kennedy
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  • Use template or import file to generate structured e portfolios.

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    205 votes
       We work with about 1000 pre-service teaching students a semester while they are in their field experience or internships. We are currently using iWebfolio, and can have students generate portfolios usin...
    Nicholas Eastham
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  • Track Announcement views

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    143 votes
    Instructors need to be able to see who has seen what, without going student by student in their slightly buried Access Reports.   While it would also be nice to have a Mark as Read option for students to confirm...
    Kristina Young
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  • Allow "Display As" Options for Final Grade and Assignment Groups

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    403 votes
    We are in need of flexibility in displaying final grades and assignment groups similar to the way that individual assignments have flexibility in the way they display. For example, I would like the option to have a nu...
    Corey Jeffers
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  • Grades without points

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    344 votes
    I don't know why Canvas insists upon points for grading. Many of us are moving towards grading systems without points or letter grades (standards-based grading or specifications grading). Linda Nilson's book Specifica...
    Jennifer Hurley
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  • Offline Grading in Speedgrader

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    225 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
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  • Make LTI Navigation Visibility Behave the Same as Canvas Navigation Items

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    3 votes
    Summary Currently, Canvas provides a way for LTI tools to make course navigation items visible to students or not. However, there is no way to indicate to instructors whether or not those menu items are visible t...
    Christopher Phillips
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  • E-mail Confirmation Upon Assignment Submission

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    265 votes
    It would be very useful to have Canvas generate an automated e-mail response when I submit an assignment through the assignment page. This is a feature that my University's legacy system had in place and was very bene...
    Erik Knapp
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  • Create a student-accessible rubric for self-assessments

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    563 votes
    Our nursing and OTA staff are using self-assessments to help students evaluate their confidence in the skills they are learning for certification. The idea is that they can take this assessment and choose if they want...
    Stephanie Wilson
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  • Create Question Banks from MSWord

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    1641 votes
    It would be useful that when you create a question bank at the account level being able to upload a huge number of questions once by using a word document. Now, the only way to do this is to create them one by one. ...
    last modified by rledda@inlea.com
  • Add Print/CopyPaste Capability for Entire Lesson Modules

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    170 votes
    In Angel, there was a "printer friendly" icon beside each lesson topic. When clicked, the entire lesson would appear in a new window where a student could then either print it out or copy and paste it into a Word docu...
    Denine Greenwald
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  • Make editing ePortfolio pages more user friendly

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    28 votes
    In ePortfolios the Rich Content Editor is a bare bones version--no buttons to record media, no emoticons for comments, no way to switch to Html editor (for those of us who like things EXACTLY the way we want them). I ...
    Heather Lum
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  • Editable subject line for Converation replies

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    Instructor reported that when they sent out a group email, students are replying to that group email to report issues directly to them - illness, needs to reschedule, etc. And sometimes if there are more than one stud...
    Thomas Brent Hall
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  • Multiple Due Dates (checkpoints) for Discussions

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    2087 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
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  • Notifications by Course

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    961 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...
    last modified by ZACHARY DESJARLAIS