• Move or Delete Incorrectly Submitted Assignments

    score368
    Open for Voting
    372 votes
    If a student submits an assignment to say week 2 folder when it should have been submitted to week 3, currently there is no way to move that assignment to the correct location as the Teacher.  This core functiona...
    chofer@morainepark.edu
    last modified by chofer@morainepark.edu
  • Allow Multiple Submission Types on the Same Assignment

    score366
    Open for Voting
    366 votes
    Originally submitted by Sara Wolf   Currently, instructors can choose to allow a variety of formats for assignment submission. However, when the student submits, only one type can be used, unless the student ele...
    Stefanie Sanders
    last modified by Stefanie Sanders
  • Grades without points

    score366
    Open for Voting
    376 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
    last modified by Jennifer Hurley
  • Mute assignment as a option at assignment creation

    score365
    Completed
    365 votes
    This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas Please can we have this as it could save a lot of headache for teachers      When you create an assignment can we have it to either   Auto...
    Robert Jones
    last modified by Robert Jones
  • Post announcements in multiple courses at once

    score362
    Open for Voting
    398 votes
    I would like to see a feature in Canvas that allows you to create an announcement then choose multiple courses  in which you would like to see the announcement posted.  The current process is time consuming ...
    Bonnie Le
    last modified by Bonnie Le
  • Add more distinction between discussion forum posts to distinguish them from each other.

    score361
    Open for Voting
    363 votes
    It would be very helpful if discussion forum posts could be darker around the edges to show a distinction of the post as well as the reply to a post being more indented.  It would also be helpful if there was mor...
    lewisale@missouri.edu
    last modified by lewisale@missouri.edu
  • Import calendar from ICS file

    score361
    Open for Voting
    365 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
    last modified by Beth Young
  • @ mentions in Discussion forums

    score356
    Open for Voting
    356 votes
        You have a class of 30 and there are three Tom's, how can we differentiate who we are talking to?   This idea was considered when developing our product plan for Q4 2019 and is not expected to in...
    Shaun Holland
    last modified by Shaun Holland
  • Special language character panel/chart integration for Rich Content Editor

    score355
    Open for Voting
    361 votes
    Faculty at our institution would like the integration of a special language character panel or chart into the Rich Content Editor. They feel it would be easier for students than the current methods of typing or copy/p...
    CDL Taylor P
    last modified by CDL Taylor P
  • New Quizzes new question type: Audio recording

    score353
    Open for Voting
    367 votes
    Current Situation The current audio submission tool is decent, but it is neither robust nor efficient, and, most importantly, it is not available for quizzes.   Problem For second/foreign language courses, spe...
    Matt McGinniss
    last modified by Matt McGinniss
  • Auto Save in Rich Content Editor

    score352
    Open for Voting
    362 votes
    This is badly needed. We have had several people lost content they were writing in discussion posts and it would be useful when creating pages as well. Even here in the community Jive has this feature and I love it. C...
    Susan Nugent
    last modified by Susan Nugent
  • Assign to by Group for Individual Assignment

    score351
    Open for Voting
    375 votes
    This idea was submitted previously and archived (see below). I would also request the same thing. For individual assignments, I would like to be able to "Assign to" by Group. I often divide the class into groups with ...
    Ashley Harvey
    last modified by Ashley Harvey
  • Allowing Export gradebook by section(s)

    score351
    Open for Voting
    357 votes
    Reposting an old request that we made last year. Now that we have fully transitioned to Canvas. It is becoming increasingly clear that this is a feature that is needed in Canvas.   We have some very large classe...
    Hongfu Chen
    last modified by Hongfu Chen
  • Export aggregate rubric scores to identify strengths and weaknesses of class as a whole

    score350
    Open for Voting
    356 votes
    I'd like Canvas to be able to generate a single table that shows the rubric line item scores for all students.  Then I would easily be able to tell which items students struggled most with, and plan subsequent le...
    Jean Bower
    last modified by Jean Bower
  • Replace Flash with HTML 5

    score346
    Completed
    348 votes
    This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas    Adobe's have announced that they will no longer be pushing flash development instead recognising that HTML 5 replaces much of the functionality that...
    Joel Mills
    last modified by Joel Mills
  • Show more classes in Calendar

    score345
    Open for Voting
    357 votes
    This request is to allow additional classes to be shown in the calendar view. Right now, with a cap of only 10, it is not possible to have the calendar show all classes from all terms. Our terms are consecutive (for e...
    Gia DiGiacobbe
    last modified by Gia DiGiacobbe
  • What if grading for instructors

    score338
    Open for Voting
    372 votes
    Currently instructors cannot create hypothetical scores for students like What-If scores. This would be very helpful as we get close to the end of the quarter to see if a student has the ability to reach a particular ...
    Marcia Pedersen
    last modified by Marcia Pedersen
  • Add Multiple Rubrics to One Assignment

    score337
    Open for Voting
    341 votes
    At our college, faculty would like the ability to attach more than one rubric to an assignment. This is especially the case when importing account level outcomes / rubrics. Originally posted by Tony Anderson on the o...
    anthonem@seattleu.edu
    last modified by anthonem@seattleu.edu
  • Rubric without points

    score337
    Completed
    341 votes
    This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas   Hello   We would like to use rubric without having to put in points against each line.   One of the more difficult issues we have is that rubri...
    Mark Soole
    last modified by Mark Soole
  • Update ALL links when Page name changes

    score335
    Open for Voting
    341 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