• Printable / PDF-exportable quizzes

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    2618 votes
    As an instructor, I want to be able to export a Canvas quiz as a PDF. This would enable me to easily print quizzes for the purpose of accommodation, for allowing a given student to take a quiz outside the timeframe es...
    seth
    last modified by seth
  • Multiple Due Dates (checkpoints) for Discussions

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    2361 votes
    With the way that many schools set up forum discussions and require "check-ins" to the forum throughout the week, it would be great if we could include multiple due dates in the discussion activities. For instance, I ...
    Chris White
    last modified by Chris White
  • Allow folders in Pages

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    2416 votes
    Greetings all. Conversations in the community unthread after 100 comments, making the conversation difficult to follow, and official comments hard to find. For this reason we're posting our most recent update here: &#...
    Beck Hasti
    last modified by Beck Hasti
  • Create Item Banks from MSWord

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    1885 votes
    It would be useful that when you create a question [item] bank at the account level being able to upload a huge number of questions once by using a word document. Now, the only way to do this is to create them one by ...
    rledda@inlea.com
    last modified by rledda@inlea.com
  • Ability to Save and Copy from Frequently Used Comments in Speedgrader/DocViewer

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    1572 votes
    It would be a great timesaver for writing instructors and anyone else making many of the same comments to students on assignments to save and store comments in SpeedGrader/Crocodoc DocViewer as one is able to do ...
    Joshua Herron
    last modified by Joshua Herron
  • Regrade quiz when deleting questions

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    1359 votes
    In instances where an instructor wants to remove a question from a quiz that students have already taken, the option to regrade a quiz should be available if a question is deleted. Or even add a choice in Regrade Opti...
    Gia DiGiacobbe
    last modified by Gia DiGiacobbe
  • Submit an assignment on behalf of a student

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    1323 votes
    As an instructor, I'd like the option to submit assignments on behalf of my students. This feature should enable me to pick a file from my computer and upload it as a submission for a given student. I should then be a...
    communityteam
    last modified by communityteam
  • Notifications by Course

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    1115 votes
    It would be great to be able to set notifications for each individual course.  There have been many times that I needed really detailed notifications and other times I needed nearly zero notifications.  Unde...
    ZACHARY DESJARLAIS
    last modified by ZACHARY DESJARLAIS
  • Adjust all assignment and quiz dates on a single page

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    1099 votes
    The Problem: Managing dates one item at a time is tedious when you are planning an entire semester. This is true for new classes, but also for existing classes since the ability to globally adjust imported dates neve...
    Michael Harris
    last modified by Michael Harris
  • Let us schedule a Publish Date / Time for Content Pages

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    1086 votes
             Please allow us the ability to set a specific date and/or time for content pages to be published ahead of time.   It would be nice to be able to schedule th...
    AMY UNGARO
    last modified by AMY UNGARO
  • Making feedback more visible to students

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    1060 votes
    I'm teaching a course using Canvas. This is the second semester I've used it. I like Canvas overall, but I've discovered that my students have a difficult time reading the feedback that I provide on their online assig...
    Derek DiMatteo
    last modified by Derek DiMatteo
  • Attendance Overhaul

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    1027 votes
    Right now attendance in Canvas isn't that useful/effective. Below are the ways it could be improved: When viewing a specific student's information allow faculty to see a snapshot of the whole semester, including the ...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones
  • Email (message) multiple classes at one time

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    1026 votes
    Instructors often want, or are asked, to share news and information of importance to all our classes.  Currently, that means copying and pasting that information into anywhere from 2-5 different classes.  Gi...
    Elizabeth Malatestinic
    last modified by Elizabeth Malatestinic
  • Modules within Modules

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    1038 votes
    As we move toward Personalized Learning we are beginning to feel boxed in by the linear design of Course Modules.  Many teachers would like the Course Modules to look more like the Course listing in the new UI (T...
    Kristi Levy
    last modified by Kristi Levy
  • Unlocking Modules for individual students

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    925 votes
    Hi all,   This idea has already been requested, but did not get enough votes. Manually Override Module Requirements for Students   Any chance this can go through the voting cycle again! Would be brilliant ...
    Hamza Mukaddam
    last modified by Hamza Mukaddam
  • Student Highlight & Annotation Tools for Quizzes

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    947 votes
    Standardized testing looms large in the minds of all 3-8 grade teachers, in NJ where I work especially,  but also across the country. One of the skills students need to be able to succeed on the PARCC or SBA is t...
    Maria Sommer
    last modified by Maria Sommer
  • Word count for Speedgrader (DocViewer) grading

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    831 votes
    It would be extremely helpful for student submissions to also include a word count when we are correcting them on Speedgrader through DocViewer. Thank you!
    Gail Saltveit
    last modified by Gail Saltveit
  • Comprehensive Course Search Tool (Searching Course Content for a Topic)

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    792 votes
    I always find it useful to search for content using an index or an actual search tool rather than just scrolling through all of the pages one by one to find what I need.  I can see many uses for this: As a stude...
    Tracey Anne Weiler
    last modified by Tracey Anne Weiler
  • Anonymous Discussion Forums

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    794 votes
    Idea: Instructors can create discussions that allow for posts to be made anonymously   Use Cases: As an instructor, I want to create discussions in which participation is anonymous. This would free my students to...
    scottd@instructure.com
    last modified by scottd@instructure.com
  • Publish and Unpublish Announcements

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    750 votes
    I love that Canvas can bring over announcements when I copy content from another Canvas course. This keeps me from copying and pasting announcements I make every semester.  To further develop this feature, it wou...
    dhulsey@nmjc.edu
    last modified by dhulsey@nmjc.edu