• Studio Release Notes (2020-06-03)

    In this Studio release, media owners can create custom media collections and share them with Studio users, as well as apply access permissions for various individuals.   Studio is an online video platform t...
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  • What is the difference between assignment due dates and availability dates?

    In addition to setting a due date for an assignment, instructors can specify a specific date range when students can submit the assignment. These dates are called availability dates. These dates are optional and can b...
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  • How do I apply a Missing Submission policy in the Gradebook?

    The Missing Submission policy lets you automatically apply a grade for all missing submissions in the Gradebook. A submission is labeled missing when the due date has passed and it has not been submitted. Only submiss...
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  • How do I sync grades to Infinite Campus in the Gradebook?

    If your institution is using the Infinite Campus gradebook as a student information system (SIS), you can use the Canvas Gradebook to pass grades back to Infinite Campus. Grades are passed back if an assignment is spe...
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  • Teacher PD User Group APAC - Kick Off Slides - May 2020

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  • How do I create a hyperlink in the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

    The Rich Content Editor will be discontinued in a future release. You can enable the New Rich Content Editor feature in course feature options. You can use the Rich Content Editor to create a hyperlink. The Rich ...
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  • Quiz Settings to Maximize Security

    The following document was created to help our faculty better understand quiz settings and how they can be used to enhance quiz security. In many cases locking down a quiz as much as possible (ex: not allowing student...
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  • How do I create a new page in a course?

    As an instructor, you can create a new page to add to your course. When creating pages, you can set page permissions as to who can edit the page: instructors (teachers), instructors and students, or anyone. You can al...
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  • How do I moderate a student's assessment attempt in New Quizzes?

    You can moderate assessment settings for individual students in New Quizzes. Moderation settings apply only to the assessment you are moderating and include reopening assessment attempts and managing timer settings. R...
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  • How do I post grades for an assignment in the Gradebook?

    You can manually post grades or submission comments for an assignment where student grades have been hidden. Student grades can be hidden in one of three ways: selecting a manual grade posting policy for an assignment...
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  • Where do I find my institution's URL to access Canvas?

    Every institution (or school) uses a specific URL to access Canvas. Institutions follow a URL structure of [your institution name].instructure.com or canvas.[your institution name].edu. Your institution may access Can...
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  • How do I get help with Canvas as a student?

    You can get help with Canvas by using the Help menu. The Help menu generates a list of resources to help you with Canvas. Canvas displays links according to roles in all enrollments; for instance, if you are a student...
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  • How do I set a Front Page in a course?

    The Course Home Page is the first view your students will see when they enter your course. For the Course Home Page, you can customize a page from your course Pages and have it display as the Course Home Page. If you ...
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  • How do I attach a media comment to a message as an instructor?

    You can record or upload video and audio files as part of your Inbox messages. For more information about supported uploaded media types, please see the Canvas Media Files lesson. Note: Attachments appear in your user...
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  • How do I use Direct Share to copy a quiz to another course?

    As an instructor, you can use Direct Share to copy individual quizzes in one course directly into another course in which you are enrolled. Direct Share also allows you to send quizzes to other instructors at your ins...
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  • How do I sign up for a Canvas account as an instructor?

    If you do not already have a Canvas account, you need to create an account before you can log in to Canvas. If you are using Canvas through your institution, you will most likely already have an account and need to ac...
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  • What is the Calendar?

    One of the challenges facing both students and instructors is keeping track of all of the assignments planned throughout the term. Instructors are teaching multiple courses and students are learning in multiple course...
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  • What is New Analytics?

    New Analytics is an LTI tool installed at the account level and can be made visible in all courses. Data is refreshed in New Analytics every 24 hours. Only active and completed student enrollments are included in data...
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  • How do I import questions from a QTI package into an item bank in New Quizzes?

    You can import questions from a QTI package into an item bank. This lesson describes how to add a QTI package to an item bank by creating a new item bank. You can also add a QTI package to an empty item bank that has ...
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  • Canvas Deploy Notes (2020-06-06)

    Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features, but they do not affect customer workflows. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be test...
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