• Word count for Speedgrader (DocViewer) grading

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    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!
    Gail Saltveit
    last modified by Gail Saltveit
  • Users need to be able to customize notifications at the course level

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    587 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
  • Notifications by Course

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    1078 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
  • New Quizzes: Rich Content Editor (RCE) for Matching Question Types

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    326 votes
    The Rich Content Editor (RCE) is available to use in *most* quiz question types, but not Matching questions. A lot of our instructors would like to use images, or bold/italicize text, or use other options in quiz answ...
  • Formatting of Announcement Notifications

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    315 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
    last modified by Danielle Dilkes
  • Message students who...

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    309 votes
    The message students option is great in the speedgrader. However, it would be nice to add this feature to all of the gradebook items including assignment totals, discussion totals, other groups and final grade total, ...
    Shane P. Lauber
    last modified by Shane P. Lauber
  • Order Discussion Posts from Newest to Oldest

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    326 votes
    Currently, the discussion posts are ordered from oldest to newest.  A student/professor has to scroll or go to the last page and then scroll to get to the latest post.   Canvas REALLY needs to re-order this...
    Canvas Admin
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  • Submit an assignment on behalf of a student

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    1039 votes
    As an instructor, I'd like the option to submit assignments on behalf of my students. This feature should enable me to pick a file from my computer and upload it as a submission for a given student. I should then be a...
    communityteam
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  • Create Option for Extra Credit Question in Quiz

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    423 votes
    Users should be able to mark a question to be used for extra credit in a quiz in Canvas.  This question should only provide credit to the student if it is correct.  It should NOT take away from the student's...
    Freddy Angel
    last modified by Freddy Angel
  • Printable / PDF-exportable quizzes

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    2467 votes
    As an instructor, I want to be able to export a Canvas quiz as a PDF. This would enable me to easily print quizzes for the purpose of accommodation, for allowing a given student to take a quiz outside the timeframe es...
    seth
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  • Modules within Modules

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    961 votes
    As we move toward Personalized Learning we are beginning to feel boxed in by the linear design of Course Modules.  Many teachers would like the Course Modules to look more like the Course listing in the new UI (T...
    Kristi Levy
    last modified by Kristi Levy
  • view access by file or item, not user

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    289 votes
    I've searched on this topic repeatedly, so if it's been addressed, sorry. I would like to be able to run analytics on a specific file or assignment to see which students have accessed it. I know how to look at each st...
    Andrea McDowell
    last modified by Andrea McDowell
  • Making feedback more visible to students

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    955 votes
    I'm teaching a course using Canvas. This is the second semester I've used it. I like Canvas overall, but I've discovered that my students have a difficult time reading the feedback that I provide on their online assig...
    Derek DiMatteo
    last modified by Derek DiMatteo
  • @ mentions in Discussion forums

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    371 votes
        You have a class of 30 and there are three Tom's, how can we differentiate who we are talking to?
    Shaun Holland
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  • See which students have viewed a particular page or activity and when

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    464 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
    last modified by Beth Young
  • Default notification settings profiles by user role

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    413 votes
    As an account or subaccount admin, I want to set default notification settings for my users by role. Like role-based permissions, these notification settings could be locked or unlocked; that is, I could choose to all...
    seth
    last modified by seth
  • Comprehensive Course Search Tool (Searching Course Content for a Topic)

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    731 votes
    I always find it useful to search for content using an index or an actual search tool rather than just scrolling through all of the pages one by one to find what I need.  I can see many uses for this: As a stude...
    Tracey Anne Weiler
    last modified by Tracey Anne Weiler
  • Modules tab in Canvas Teacher app

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    281 votes
    Currently the Canvas Teacher app does not allow teachers to view, rearrange, edit, or publish their modules in a site. It would be great if, at a minimum, Teachers could view a site's modules like students can in the ...
    Jeremy Stevens
    last modified by Jeremy Stevens
  • Modules Display as Collapsed by Default

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    320 votes
    With courses that have many modules and module items, the default un-collapsed state on the modules page makes the view overwhelming. I would love the option to choose a 'current' module and have that automatically op...
    Brandon Pousley
    last modified by Brandon Pousley
  • Allow Admin to Set Default Course Settings for courses

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    423 votes
    It would be hugely helpful to district-level Canvas Admins to be able to modify and establish default course settings for course shells created for sections assigned to teacher users.   For example, if a teacher...
    Chris Ebsch
    last modified by Chris Ebsch