• React Update and Release Notes Schedule

    Hey everyone!    As we've mentioned, Catalog is following the Canvas deploy schedule. That means we're deploying new code every 3 weeks to both Beta and Production. Unlike Canvas, we do these deploys on the...
    Jon Fenton
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  • What does Community mean to me?

      What does COMMUNITY mean to you? For me; Community means moving from a transactional state of mind to a relational state.  By this I mean moving beyond a world view where all motivation essentially falls i...
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  • Invigorating English – Encouraging Writing Within Canvas K-6

    I love creating environments for students to write creatively. Seeing students engage with words and proudly share their work makes me burst with the joy of teaching. Recently I was asked to share some ideas on h...
    Bobby Pedersen
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  • Let's go Cataloging now, Everybody's learning how!

      Presentation Title  Let's go Cataloging now, Everybody's learning how!   Abstract / Session Overview Don’t be a barney! Get stoked on an epic ride of Canvas Catalog with the dudes from the U...
    Jessica Sowalsky
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  • Comparison of Canvas Accessibility LTI Tools

    The following is a blog post version of a presentation I gave at Instructurcon 2017 titled, “Mission Possible: Accessible Course Materials." Video available below, additional resources available at the bottom. ...
    Christopher Phillips
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  • Community: Welcome! Come on in!

    What does COMMUNITY mean to you? We all interpret the word COMMUNITY in different ways.  We all live in some type of community...whether in a small town, in a residential community, etc.  In these types of c...
  • 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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  • What I Would Like To See In Canvas Parent 3.0

    I've spent a lot of time talking with teachers in my school district about apps and services for communication with parents. Our school district is not a 1:1 district, so our Canvas rollout has been slow and the adopt...
    Matt Hanes
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  • Course Design Rubrics & Checklists

    I'm starting to lose track of all the different rubrics and checklists related to course design that I've come across, and some new ones have come out very recently, so I'd thought I'd list them here.  If you kno...
    Doug Holton
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  • Journey To Standards Based Grading

    Thanks to everyone who was able to join us during the Canvas Live event.  Linked here is the recording from the session.  We wanted to move the discussion, connections and conversations to the Engagement Spa...
    Leslie Stark
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  • eLearning Survey: Research!

    Hello!   My name is Alan Kinsey, and I am the Instructional Design Specialist at Holmes Community College. We are doing research into how other community colleges and eLearning departments function and exist in...
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  • Universal Student View Button for Teachers

    The Challenge While the Student View button is easily found under the Settings panel of the course navigation menu, many of the instructors at my institution still would prefer for it to be accessible on their ho...
    Mark Garcia
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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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  • curl and OAuth tokens on macOS

    When poking the Canvas API with curl I would often find myself copy and pasting lots of Authorization headers around to correctly authenticate against Canvas. This is error prone and also leaves your tokens ...
    Matthew Buckett
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  • Canvas Mobile Design 2019 | Quest Information

    Hello there, Canvas Mobile Users Group!   It’s been quiet around here lately! To help kick start some new collaboration in CMUG, Ryan, Kristin, and I designed a quest! Now, this quest will require som...
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  • Commons Cartridge Viewer: We invented it!

    You guys! We invented a thing! Well, more specifically, our brilliant engineers invented a thing! Why? Because you asked us for it!   You asked for a way to see the contents of the resources that are shared in Co...
    Christi Wruck
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  • Come on in, the community's great.

      What does COMMUNITY mean to you? Belonging Acceptance Respect Feeling welcome Supporting each other  Sharing stories and wisdom Working together (My favourite New Zealand Maori quote)   Are y...
    Bobby Pedersen
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  • Rethinking Teaching with Canvas Tools Available

      Our school rolled out Canvas with training last school year and expectations for usage this school year. We have learned a lot as we have moved forward. There has been some frustration and also some excitement ...
    Julie Daniel Davis
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  • Khaki 2018 Update

    At Khaki 2017, we committed to devoting 100 sprints of engineering capacity to the priorities selected by the group. We’re on track to accomplish that and have already delivered some of the projects. However, no...
    Mitch Benson
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  • Art + Feminism = Community in Wikipedia

    What does COMMUNITY mean to you? A community is a group of people whose experiences are clustered around a common theme. They can be in the same location in person or online, and each member can find a ...
    Gregory Beyrer
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