• "Message OBSERVERS of Students Who..." in Grade books!

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    K12 teachers MUST have the ability to "Message The Observers of Students Who...directly from the grade book. To maintain contact with Parents.   As a K-12 teacher, communication with parents (Observers) was...
    Jeff Pence
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  • assignment weighting in assignment groups

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    645 votes
    It seems this has been a reoccurring request for some time now, but is not generating the votes needed to get attention. Perhaps it is time to try again!   Canvas would benefit greatly from being able to allocat...
    Jodie Lamb
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  • Editing Capabilities for Rubrics

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    564 votes
    I would like to see some additional options for Rubrics.  Specifically, it would be nice to be able to:   Insert a new rubric row anywhere within an existing rubric. Drag and drop an existing rubric row to...
    chofer@morainepark.edu
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  • Word count for Speedgrader (DocViewer) grading

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    556 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!   This idea was considered when developing our product...
    Gail Saltveit
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  • Module access to specific groups, sections or students

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    538 votes
    It would be great if I could give Modules unique gating rules specific to individual students or groups or sections within the course, similar to how I can create unique assignment due dates for different students and...
    Douglas Harriman
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  • Delete submissions by students

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    562 votes
    Hello!   A situation recently came up in class where we wanted to remove a submission that a student uploaded to an assignment. We were told by support that "the only way to do that is to remove the assignment c...
    Amanda McCarthy
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  • Publish and Unpublish Announcements

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    529 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
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  • LTI External Tools - Ability to Add Rubric

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    This is a resurrected feature: LTI External Tools and Rubrics   The original text provided by the one and only Chris Hofer is as follows:   "When creating an Assignment in a course that uses the Submission...
    Brian Rueckert
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  • Create a student-accessible rubric for self-assessments

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    519 votes
    Our nursing and OTA staff are using self-assessments to help students evaluate their confidence in the skills they are learning for certification. The idea is that they can take this assessment and choose if they want...
    Stephanie Wilson
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  • Make Course Menu Sticky

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    552 votes
    I know this was already created as an idea a couple of times already but I'd like to open it up again as a new idea. With the recent changes to the Canvas layout it might be a good idea to revisit this. When scrollin...
    Joseph Desiderio
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  • Anonymous Discussion Forums

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    528 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
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  • Student view: View submissions and comments for all submissions

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    494 votes
    Right now students can only view their most recently added submission to an assignment. This means that all previous submissions to the assignment are not available to students, including feedback that the instructors...
    Kona Jones
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  • More granular permissions for admins

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    494 votes
    Right now setting Permissions for different course and account roles is very difficult because many of the permissions are tied together so you can't have one permission without also having the other checked. Yet, the...
    Kona Jones
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  • Have two due dates for peer review assignments

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    For assignments that are setup for peer review, it would be useful to have two different due dates: One for the students initial submission that will be reviewed by their peers A second one for completing assigned p...
    David Woods
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  • Exporting quizzes into Word or pdf documents

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    460 votes
    Some of our departments need to have copies of assessments on file OUTSIDE of Canvas. I believe this request was first raised in early 2015. A Canvas person said the ability was about six months away. It is almost a y...
    Desiree Devereaux-Heis
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  • Make Event Default Time 11:59pm rather than 12:00am

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    485 votes
    Right now..... An event on the calendar has a default time of 12am on the date of the event. An assignment has a default time of 11:59pm on the date the assignment is due.   This causes an inconsistent user ex...
    jlg65@psu.edu
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  • Paste Images into Canvas

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    464 votes
    I want the ability to paste images directly into Canvas from the clipboard. An example: I want to use Windows Snipping tool (or any other screenshot tool) to create an image. I then want to CTL-C to copy it and CTL-V ...
    Mr. Lomas
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  • Multiple  Numerical Blanks

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    490 votes
    It would be a wonderful addition to allow multiple numerical blank questions.  Essentially take the numerical answer question and cross it with the fill in multiple blanks type of question.  Many instructors...
    john.williamson@gactc.edu
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  • Users need to be able to customize notifications at the course level

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    456 votes
    As a user, I want to be able to keep frequent notifications enabled for courses that have high interaction, that I am more invested in, or I find important.  I want to be able to 'down-tune' or disable notificati...
    Scott Finkeldei
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  • Upload an image directly to a discussion as a student

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    This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas   As a student, I want to be able to upload an image directly to a discussion. I can only do this today using a cludgy, two-step workaround: (1) upload the ...
    seth
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