• Publish and Unpublish Announcements

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    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
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  • Common announcement to all my classes

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    248 votes
    i teach five different classes (classes, not sections! ) and I have an announcement to make to all my classes. Currently, the only way seems to be - make the announcement five times, once in each class.   Should...
    Badari Eswar
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  • Post announcements in multiple courses at once

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    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
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  • Marking all announcements read

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    In the student interface, currently it is not possible to select multiple or all announcements to make them marked as read. As a result, often times a student's announcement thread will fill up to the point that they ...
    Connor O
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  • View Previous Global Announcements

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    It would be nice if there was a link to previous global announcements.  Currently once an announcement is cleared from the dashboard you cannot view it again.  It is annoying to leave the...
    Shirley Kindschuh
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  • Home Page

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    "Announcements" needs to be an option for home page
    Christopher Ruth
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  • Formatting of Announcement Notifications

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    333 votes
    It would be great to see more information in the announcement email notifications. At the moment, the formatting and images are all stripped from the notifications. The email notification also does not include informa...
    Danielle Dilkes
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  • Announcements on Modules

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    Hello everyone! The idea would be to enable to have course announcements created by the teacher in the Modules even when the modules are not on the home page.   In some cases, the home page hides all the rest o...
    Edgard Rodrigues
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  • Announcements: Lock to home

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    Certain announcements are critical to the classroom success and having them always present on the front page previews would be ideal to maintain their classroom visibility.  We’d like a checkbox option in t...
    Joshua Cohen
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  • Allow instructor to see names of students who "like" announcement comments

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    Currently, we can see only the number of likes on an announcement. I want to use the "likes" as a tool to see who is reading and responding to announcements, but without seeing the specific names, I can't do that....
    Denise Lynch
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  • Automatic Module Announcements

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    Weekly (Modular) announcements of what is due in the next 7 days. Announcement should provide links to the assignment submission pages that are within Canvas. Should be customizable by the instructor. Should have t...
    steve Carver
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  • allow reordering of announcements

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    I would like to be able to reorder announcements similarly to reordering modules. I have a standard set that I post at the beginning of each semester but the "top" announcement is always at the bottom. I can redo the ...
    David Aiken
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  • Bulk Editing Options for Announcements

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    Currently on the announcement page of a course if an instructor wants to bulk delete announcements they must check the box next to each announcement before they can click delete button. Additionally, an inst...
    Susan Nugent
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  • HTML Editor for Global Announcements

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    I am resurrecting my Feature Idea I originally submitted in early April 2015 with some slight modifications and additions.  The original idea was posted here: HTML Editor for Global Announcements Posted to the Da...
    chofer@morainepark.edu
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  • HTML Editor for Global Announcements Posted to the Dashboard

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    From time to time, we use the Administrative Pages of Canvas to create global announcements (via Settings >> Announcements tab) that get posted to the Dashboard.  Our announcements could include things like...
    chofer@morainepark.edu
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  • Announcement Settings

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    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
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  • Announcements: Upload Attachments

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    The ability to upload an attachment directly into an announcement only allows for the upload of one document.  While documents could be uploaded and linked from the user’s files, it would be preferred if th...
    Joshua Cohen
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  • Posting Announcements on Behalf of other Users or Posting Anonymously

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    This a repeat of a feature request regarding the ability to post announcements on behalf of instructors so they will appear to participants as faculty posted announcements. A "posted on behalf of" ...
    Megan Radcliff
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  • Automagically updating dates on scheduled announcements

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    For courses with pre-scheduled announcements, it would be great if these release dates would update automagically when a course is copied using the same dates, etc... as how this works for assignments.  This woul...
    Tracy Russo
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  • Announcement-U icon after Import?

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    When announcements are imported into a course, have the announcements show no image, or allow for the changing of that profile image instead of U icon.  Can this be added as an option?   Otherwise authorshi...
    April Venes
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