• How do I replace a Canvas Studio video thumbnail in a course?

    You can replace Canvas Studio video thumbnails. Notes: Studio supports custom thumbnails for videos uploaded directly to Studio. Dimensions for thumbnail images should be approximately 1000 pixels wide x 512 pixels ...
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  • How do I edit a page in a course?

    As an instructor, after you have created a page for your course, you can edit the page at any time. By default, only instructors (teachers) can edit pages. However, you can set a default preference for specific users ...
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  • What is Canvas Commons?

    Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources. A digital library full of educational content, Commons allows Canvas users to share learning resources with other us...
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  • Canvas Release Notes (2020-07-18)

    In this Canvas release (July 18), multiple previously introduced features are being enforced for all Canvas customers. Additionally, the code file that manages the Canvas supported browser banner will be updated to re...
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  • Catalog Release Notes (2020-06-20)

    In this Catalog release, Catalog accounts include an option to sync Canvas enrollment changes and allow or block domains for Catalog registration.   Catalog release notes indicate features and updates that are c...
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  • New Quizzes Feature Comparison

    Official User Group Document   The following tables below show the current functionality available in New Quizzes compared to the functionality in Canvas Quizzes.   Additional functionality wi...
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  • How do I apply a Late Submission policy in the Gradebook?

    The Late Submission policy allows you to automatically deduct points on all late submissions. A submission is labeled late when it has been submitted past the due date. Only assignments with a status of Late will be a...
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  • How do I sign up for a Canvas account as a student?

    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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  • 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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  • Once I publish a timed quiz, how can I give my students extra time?

    If you have set a time limit on your quiz, you can grant access for extra time. If the student hasn't taken the quiz, the extra time will be added to the student's initial attempt and additional attempts. Learn more a...
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  • How can I use Canvas on my mobile device as a student?

    Canvas is built on open web standards and uses minimal instances of Flash, so most features are supported on mobile devices. With the growing use of mobile devices, instructors should build their courses with best pra...
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  • Google Hangouts Meet LTI

    If you would like to connect with students using Google Hangouts Meet as your conferencing tool, you have the ability to add a Hangout to your Canvas Course, Course Announcement, Module or via Calendar. The ...
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  • What are the browser and computer requirements for Canvas?

    For best performance, Canvas should be used on the current or first previous major release of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari. Because it's built using web standards, Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android,...
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  • How do I add an additional email address as a contact method in Canvas as a student?

    When you create a contact method in Canvas, you can use that contact method as a way to receive Canvas notifications. By default, notifications are sent to the email address used to create your Canvas account. However...
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  • How do I submit an online assignment?

    You can submit online Assignments in Canvas using several submission types. Instructors can choose what kind of online submissions they want you to use. You may also have the option to resubmit assignments if your ins...
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  • How do I import a question bank from one Canvas course to another?

    You can easily share Question Bank questions among several Canvas courses. Open Settings In Course Navigation, click the Settings link. Import Content into Course Click the Import Content into this Course b...
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  • How do I manage a whitelist in the Edu App Center?

    The Edu App Center allows you to create a whitelist of external apps for your institution. After you have created a whitelist, you can manage your whitelist in Canvas and only display approved external apps to courses...
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  • How to Set Up Google Analytics for Canvas

    Using Google Analytics means that your institution is subject to Google's terms of service. Please verify with your institution's legal team before installing Google Analytics in your Canvas instance to ensure that yo...
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  • How do I leave feedback comments for student submissions in SpeedGrader?

    You can leave feedback for your students using text, an attached file, video, or audio. Assignment comments also display as a new thread in Conversations. If your students submitted a writing assignment and you want t...
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