• Pearl of Wisdom in Sydney

    Last week I was lucky enough to go to the sold out CanvasCon in Sydney. It was a great opportunity to:  meet colleagues I usually only collaborate with online  put faces to names  swap stories...
    Bobby Pedersen
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  • Developer Tools #2 - Update a course nickname with the API

    Developer Tools for the Canvas User > Tutorial #2   Before getting started with APIs, read through paragraphs 1-5 of the linked thread by Stuart Ryan Canvas APIs: Getting started, the practica...
    Robert Carroll
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  • LTI your Canvas for Great Good

    I am not a developer, but have created websites using HTML, XML, and CSS and have set up online forms that connect to databases. The ability to create an LTI seems doable to me and is exciting! I would have to learn t...
    Denise Dejonghe
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  • Dad Jokes.Succeeding

    In the spirit of Grab the big shoes and pile into the car, I would like to continue your daily dose of laughter. We all know it is the best medicine and far to often we all take ourselves to serious. So this is the pl...
    Matthew Jennings
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  • Canvas e Badgr - Medalhas para seus Cursos

    Foi com grande prazer que estreamos as sessões CanvasLIVE em Português com a apresentação Canvas e Badgr - Medalhas para seus Cursos no dia 22/Ago. Agradecemos a todos que nos a...
    Guilherme Simoni
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  • Canvas y Badgr: Insignias Digitales

    Les agradecemos a todos los que nos acompañaron durante este evento de CanvasLIVE en Español.   Aquí les dejamos la Grabación de la sesión - Canvas y Badgr Puede...
    Paola Sanchez
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  • Canvas Instructor Training and Student Orientation

    Even though Canvas is very user-friendly, I am a strong proponent for mandatory Instructor Training and Student Orientation/Training for Canvas. This is regardless of the course modality - traditional, hybrid, or onli...
    Kona Jones
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  • Your Checklist for Canvas Success

    THE CANVAS SUCCESS MODEL We’ve seen our customers do incredible things to plan for change and adopt Canvas. From tying Canvas to their vision for teaching and learning, to coming up with unique ways to incentiv...
    Adam Kuntz
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  • Canvas Release -- Sour Notes

    Before I begin this blog, I do want to send huge kudos to Erin Hallmark who kept me sane through a more-than-trying Canvas release week.  Erin, you are a hero who stuck with us and helped throughout the week...
    Nancy LaChance
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  • Creating Collaborative Communities

    Last week I was asked how to create Collaborative communities for students working in an online only classroom.  I brainstormed a few ideas. This is hard to just create!  And 10 time harder online than face...
    Isobel Williams
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  • Removing Missing and Late Labels

    In GET THE RED INK OUT OF MY GRADEBOOK. The Sequel., Laura Gibbs  makes a passionate plea to remove the missing and late labels that come along with the new gradebook.  Kona Jones had me take a look at ...
    James Jones
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  • Be The Hero Updates

    Thanks to Erin Keefe  and Sallie Michalsky as well as the rest of the Canvas Training team for developing wonderful, free resource such as the Be The Hero - New Training Course for Canvas Admins!  ...
    Janie Ruddy
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  • Can’t get quests to work?

    I’m using my iPhone and iPad but can’t get quests to work for me.
    Daphyne Locklin
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  • Implementing OAuth in an ASP.NET Core 2.2 MVC web app

    We've been working for a while on leveraging the Canvas API to work with other systems for particular learning use cases. We're developing a middleware app using ASP.NET Core MVC to manage the integrations.  ...
    Mark Smithers
    created by Mark Smithers
  • Flashing dashboard and empty assignments page in my local Canvas

    For some time I have been running a local Canvas instance for development activities. This has enabled me to both peek under the covers and give a VM with a complete Canvas instance and programs that I have developed ...
    Gerald Q. Maguire
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  • Canvas X: Aug 2019 - Update

    Hello all! My name’s Daniel Nehring and I’m on the data science research team here at Instructure.  We’ve been busy behind the scenes working on improving our Nudge project that was implemented ...
    Daniel Nehring
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  • Proposed Canvas Release Changes for 2019

    In 2019, Canvas teams are researching an adjustment to the Canvas release schedule focusing on two key objectives: make new features more predictable and improve the quality of Canvas code. We hope you will consider t...
    Erin Hallmark
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  • Getting Started with Canvas in 10 Steps (Students)

    The student-version of the 10 steps to getting started with Canvas was in response to our faculty asking for resources to share with their students. In the end, this was one of our most popular training resources. We ...
    Karen Pinto
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  • InstCon 2019 Product Announcements Summary

    Trouble remembering all of the great product announcements throughout InstructureCon? We've got ya covered! Here's the annual summary of announcements and resources.   Analytics Course Grade Averag...
    Renee Carney
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  • Question banks - What can be done without an API?

    A couple of days ago I decided to re-examine an issue that has annoyed me several times, the lack of a Question Bank API. The process began with some postings to followup the question raised by Jared Chapman ...
    Gerald Q. Maguire
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