• Canvas Release Notes (2018-09-15)

    Upcoming Canvas Changes   October 6: Non-Scoring Rubrics Feature Option Enforcement On October 6, the Non-Scoring Rubrics feature option will be enabled for all Canvas institutions and applies to all users. For...
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  • What are the CanvasLIVE event types?

    When creating an event, you can choose between different event types. EVENT TYPE DESCRIPTION TYPE GREAT FOR EXAMPLES MEET UPS Informal chats where people join to discuss a tool or topic of interest. Meet-ups...
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  • How do I file a ticket with Canvas Support about my access to the Canvas Community?

    The Canvas Community site is available to any Canvas user in the world who wants to communicate and collaborate with other users. However, in order to participate in the Community and/or access other areas restricted ...
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  • What are Advocate Quests in the Canvas Community? 

    Advocate quests are intense, time-sensitive, uber-cool and specialized quests for those community members who have successfully reached 20,000 points (ADVOCATE I Level) status. They will be invited to a group called Q...
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  • What do the different role icons represent in the Canvas Community?

    Certain members in the Canvas Community have an icon next to their names. Employee Roles Pandas represent Instructure employees. RED PANDA: Members of the Community Team The Community Team designs, moderates,...
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  • How do I manage my Activity stream in the Canvas Community?

    The activity stream shows the connection streams, including custom streams, and other trending content within the Canvas Community. It also includes the content you are following in the community. Open Activity St...
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  • How do I give a badge to another user in the Canvas Community?

    What are User Badges? User Badges are peer-to-peer badges in the community. There are currently 4 different types of user badges. Congratulations: Did someone just level-up? Advance to a new role icon? Acknowled...
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  • How do I send direct messages to people in the Canvas Community?

    Direct messages are a way to target a specific person or persons you want to include in a conversation. All messages reside in your Inbox. Open Inbox To access your inbox, click the @ button. Or, go directly ...
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  • What is the Canvas Community Reward System?

    In order to promote community onboarding and encourage ongoing member engagement, the Canvas Community includes a built-in reward system to track and incentivize your contributions and participation in the community. ...
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  • What can I do as a group member in the Canvas Community?

    Participation in a group includes varying degrees of commitment and engagement. You can keep your participation simple, such as viewing ongoing discussions and bookmarking content. Or, you can be as involved as creati...
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  • How do I follow people, places, or content in the Canvas Community?

    Within the Canvas Community, you can choose to follow specific people, places, and content. Following is like subscribing; it means you'll receive a notification when there is recent activity relating to the specific ...
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  • How do I participate in a group in the Canvas Community?

    Participation in a group comes in many forms. You can ask a question, post a discussion, add a document, comment or reply to a content item, answer a poll, and create an event. Types of Groups There are several t...
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  • How do I manage my inbox in the Canvas Community?

    The Inbox lists your activities, shows direct social actions (shares, @mentions and messages), and features action notifications (e.g. when someone follows you). The Inbox interface is fully interactive in that you ca...
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  • What tags should I use for Feature Ideas in the Canvas Community?

    Community ideas are tagged with all official tags that apply. Please add any and all tags that apply to the idea. Tagging increases accuracy of searching and sorting. Note: Canvas Studio provides sorts that leverage t...
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  • How do I set my user preferences in the Canvas Community?

    You can change your user preferences to manage all aspects of your community account. You can also manage custom activity streams in your user preferences. Open User Menu In the Canvas Community Navigation Me...
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  • What is the partner integration idea process in the Canvas Community?

    If users search the partner portal and didn't find what they were looking for, they can share an integration idea. What is the partner integration idea process? Users share an integration idea and Instructure re...
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  • How do I add skills and expertise to my Canvas Community profile?

    You can add skills to your profile to share your expertise. Skills are included in a universal search. It makes it easier to search members of the community who have a specific skill set or expertise, follow and conne...
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  • What is the feature development process for Canvas?

    Canvas software development projects move through a series of phases in an agile revolving process. Heres a little insight into our development process. Learn about sharing ideas and the feature idea process. What...
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  • How do I create a new feature idea in the Canvas Community?

    Feature ideas allow people to suggest ideas on ways to improve or enhance Canvas' functionality. It is one of many inputs considered when choosing to build new features into our Canvas. Feature ideas are found in the ...
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  • How does the feature idea process work in the Canvas Community?

    Input from existing users is a very important part of how Instructure prioritizes work on new and existing features as well as fixing bugs. Instructure looks at data from support and gets feedback from customer succes...
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