• assignment weighting in assignment groups

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    707 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
  • Delete submissions by students

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    678 votes
    Hello!   A situation recently came up in class where we wanted to remove a submission that a student uploaded to an assignment. We were told by support that "the only way to do that is to remove the assignment c...
    Amanda McCarthy
    last modified by Amanda McCarthy
  • Filter Gradebook by Groups

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    648 votes
    This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas   This is reviving quite a few suggestions, including Grades - Filter or Sort Students by Groups, Add "Groups" filtering feature to Assignmen...
    Katie Skapin
    last modified by Katie Skapin
  • Ability to brand Canvas notifications

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    652 votes
    Notifications sent via Canvas are currently not able to be branded.  This means that the emails sent to parents and students currently include the Canvas name and logo. This can cause some confusion with the comm...
    Leigh Morrow
    last modified by Leigh Morrow
  • Editing Capabilities for Rubrics

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    629 votes
    I would like to see some additional options for Rubrics.  Specifically, it would be nice to be able to:   Insert a new rubric row anywhere within an existing rubric. Drag and drop an existing rubric row to...
    chofer@morainepark.edu
    last modified by chofer@morainepark.edu
  • LTI External Tools - Ability to Add Rubric

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    631 votes
    This is a resurrected feature: LTI External Tools and Rubrics   The original text provided by the one and only Chris Hofer is as follows:   "When creating an Assignment in a course that uses the Submission...
    Brian Rueckert
    last modified by Brian Rueckert
  • Module access to specific groups, sections or students

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    623 votes
    It would be great if I could give Modules unique gating rules specific to individual students or groups or sections within the course, similar to how I can create unique assignment due dates for different students and...
    Douglas Harriman
    last modified by Douglas Harriman
  • Publish and Unpublish Announcements

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    615 votes
    I love that Canvas can bring over announcements when I copy content from another Canvas course. This keeps me from copying and pasting announcements I make every semester.  To further develop this feature, it wou...
    dhulsey@nmjc.edu
    last modified by dhulsey@nmjc.edu
  • Student view: View submissions and comments for all submissions

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    600 votes
    Right now students can only view their most recently added submission to an assignment. This means that all previous submissions to the assignment are not available to students, including feedback that the instructors...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones
  • Anonymous Discussion Forums

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    619 votes
    Idea: Instructors can create discussions that allow for posts to be made anonymously   Use Cases: As an instructor, I want to create discussions in which participation is anonymous. This would free my students to...
    scottd@instructure.com
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  • Create a student-accessible rubric for self-assessments

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    570 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
    last modified by Stephanie Wilson
  • Exporting quizzes into Word or pdf documents

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    557 votes
    Some of our departments need to have copies of assessments on file OUTSIDE of Canvas. I believe this request was first raised in early 2015. A Canvas person said the ability was about six months away. It is almost a y...
    Desiree Devereaux-Heis
    last modified by Desiree Devereaux-Heis
  • Make Course Menu Sticky

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    581 votes
    I know this was already created as an idea a couple of times already but I'd like to open it up again as a new idea. With the recent changes to the Canvas layout it might be a good idea to revisit this. When scrollin...
    Joseph Desiderio
    last modified by Joseph Desiderio
  • Download Assignment Comments and Completed Rubrics

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    531 votes
    It would be nice to have an option to download everything related to a completed, graded assignment in one PDF: the annotated PDF of the submission, the "assignment comments" discussion, and the completed rubric with ...
    Matthew Weathers
    last modified by Matthew Weathers
  • Users need to be able to customize notifications at the course level

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    532 votes
    As a user, I want to be able to keep frequent notifications enabled for courses that have high interaction, that I am more invested in, or I find important.  I want to be able to 'down-tune' or disable notificati...
    Scott Finkeldei
    last modified by Scott Finkeldei
  • More granular permissions for admins

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    516 votes
    Right now setting Permissions for different course and account roles is very difficult because many of the permissions are tied together so you can't have one permission without also having the other checked. Yet, the...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones
  • Paste Images into Canvas

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    508 votes
    I want the ability to paste images directly into Canvas from the clipboard. An example: I want to use Windows Snipping tool (or any other screenshot tool) to create an image. I then want to CTL-C to copy it and CTL-V ...
    Mr. Lomas
    last modified by Mr. Lomas
  • Have two due dates for peer review assignments

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    498 votes
    For assignments that are setup for peer review, it would be useful to have two different due dates: One for the students initial submission that will be reviewed by their peers A second one for completing assigned p...
    David Woods
    last modified by David Woods
  • New Quizzes: Carry Forward Correct Answers on Quiz Multiple Attempts

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    517 votes
    When a teacher assigns multiple attempts for an assignment it would be nice if the system would automatically perform one of the following during the student's next attempt:   1. Populate the correct answers...
    john.williamson@gactc.edu
    last modified by john.williamson@gactc.edu
  • Option to exclude Assignments from Syllabus

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    513 votes
    It would be good to have an option to exclude the Assignments Summary from the Syllabus page.  Many faculty wish to only have the Syllabus with a course description, lecture schedule, grading, and other policies....
    George Kling
    last modified by George Kling