• Create a student-accessible rubric for self-assessments

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    521 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
  • Quizzes.Next: Multiple Hot Spot

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    44 votes
    A feature in Hot Spot that would really benefit our students is the ability to have multiple hot spots in a single image. Eg: English students being able to go an image of text and identifying multiples of particular ...
    Naomi Enever
    last modified by Naomi Enever
  • To be able to Rotate an image inside the Rich Content Editor.

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    298 votes
    It would be nice to be able to rotate an image once you get them into the rich content editor. Some pictures that you take with your phone and upload into canvas will show up rotated counterclockwise 90 degrees, and t...
    Doug Fontaine
    last modified by Doug Fontaine
  • Student PDF Annotations on Web Browser Version

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    147 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
    last modified by Danielle Kennedy
  • Uploading a photo to an exisitng pdf

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    The school district that I work for used eBackpack as our LMS for some time. Recently, we made the switch to Canvas. Our teachers really enjoy the capabilities of Canvas, however there is one feature that teachers rea...
    Steve Hartnett
    last modified by Steve Hartnett
  • Automatic due date reminder notifications

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    103 votes
    Please add a notification option (preferably turned on by default) that sends a reminder notification 24 hours before a quiz or an assignment is due, to any student who has not already submitted it.  Currently it...
    Shoshana Brassfield
    last modified by Shoshana Brassfield
  • Notifications by Course

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    809 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
  • Announcement Settings

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    6 votes
    The ProblemCurrently, the only way teachers know about the option to "Show recent announcements on Course home page" is dig around in their Course Settings, attend our training, or read the guides. Our K-12 teach...
    Julie Gathright
    last modified by Julie Gathright
  • Syllabus Edit/View Access in Teacher App

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    61 votes
    The Teacher App does not allow you to access the syllabus for your courses. Since many of us have moved to tablets or our mobile devices for planning, it would be nice to have access to edit/view our course syllabus i...
    Ashley Nilsen
    last modified by Ashley Nilsen
  • Make it possible for student to add events and assignments both on web and app, and let the assignments with deadlines show in to-do stream

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    9 votes
    This idea has been developed and is On Canvas Beta How do I access the Canvas beta environment?   For now, to-do section on Canvas app can only show assignments generated within a course by staff/professo...
    Shuang Wu
    last modified by Shuang Wu
  • Manually Added To-Dos in Mobile

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    4 votes
    I'm not sure if anyone has noticed that manually added to do's on the calendar do not cross over to the app, but it's very annoying. You can add an event, but it will not color coordinate it with your course that way....
    Jessica Wilson
    last modified by Jessica Wilson
  • Customize the View in Dashboard

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    106 votes
    As a course design assistant, my dashboard gets entirely too overloaded and the need to scroll to find the course I need to access can go on for a while due to the size of the cards. I would love to be able to organi...
    Kerri Weitzel
    last modified by Kerri Weitzel
  • Customize To-Do List Items

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    2 votes
    Our students would like a way to customize the types of items that appear in their To-Do list, along with the courses that can populate the to-do list.    They want to hide specific courses from appearing i...
    Julie Fountain
    last modified by Julie Fountain
  • Separate Late policies for individual assignments

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    134 votes
    in the new gradebook it would be great if there were separate policies for each assignment or even for each assignment group.  We have different policies for our participation than for typical assignments fo...
    Megan Koontz
    last modified by Megan Koontz
  • Post announcements in multiple courses at once

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    341 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
  • ePortfolio access for student app

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    2 votes
    Our site would like students to be able to access (add text and images, etc.) ePortfolios through the student app. Our students go out into the community to learn and a way of taking photos on their phones, uploading ...
    Brendt Evenden
    last modified by Brendt Evenden
  • Bulk remove users from course

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    18 votes
    We have several non-credit "Courses" in our canvas environment. We'd like the instructor to be able to bulk remove students from them. We have faculty that use a Canvas course as a type of portal for all seniors of a ...
    Pam Buffington
    last modified by Pam Buffington
  • Canvas needs a discussion board where within it students can start their own topics

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    188 votes
    I teach Earth Sciences and have large class sizes.  Threaded discussions currently in Canvas will not work for what I do for my students participation requirement.  The reason is each "Discussion" in canvas ...
    Bridget James
    last modified by Bridget James
  • Add Test Student to groups

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    19 votes
    It would be great to be able to add the 'Test student' to a group. At the moment when I set up a group assignment, I cannot look at it from the Test student's perspective in a live shell. So, when students say that th...
    Gertie Brunner
    last modified by Gertie Brunner
  • Export/Input Scores (Assignment Grading Rubrics and SpeedGrader)

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    94 votes
    It would be useful for us if we could enable students to see exactly which questions they got partially or fully wrong. We use Assignment Grading rubrics and the SpeedGrader to individually input the scores for studen...
    Jessica Sowalsky
    last modified by Jessica Sowalsky