• Using Canvas for State Testing

    My school is new to Canvas and we are wondering if other schools might be using Canvas for state testing in some way? Our school is virtual for all students K-12 but we meet face-to-face for state testing each year. W...
    Michelle Blackwell
    last modified by Michelle Blackwell
  • Mastery Paths Will NOT UNLOCK

    We are having trouble with mastery paths.    Recently when the students submit a quiz that is automatically graded the mastery paths continues to say Mastery Paths Locked until quiz is graded. The assi...
    Sara Davick
    last modified by Sara Davick
  • Allow account admins to set default course navigation menu

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    It would be great if we could set a default course navigation menu to hide additional tools unless instructors wanted to use them.   With the increasing number of additional Canvas and third-party LTI integratio...
    buddyhall@uky.edu
    last modified by buddyhall@uky.edu
  • More built in reports for Canvas Admin's

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    247 votes
    I'd love to have more variety with the admin reports. Yes I know you can get pretty much everything through API calls, which we do a lot of, but for your average admin user (one one without a dedicated IT staff) it wo...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones
  • Decaying average for all assignment submissions

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    It would be great if we could apply the decaying average option to all assignments (not just outcomes). I believe in allowing my students resubmit assignments (for multiple reasons) and the decaying average option wou...
    Dave McCall
    last modified by Dave McCall
  • Canvas Release Notes (2019-12-21)

    Upcoming Canvas Changes   2020-01-18: End-of-Life functionality related to Canvas Data End-of-Life date for Gradebook Enforcement of multiple feature options For more information, please see Upcoming Ca...
    Erin Hallmark
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • We're Updating our Data Source

    Hello Canvas Community!    There was a glitch in the matrix. We discovered a problem that affected the accuracy of your data. To ensure that data numbers are what they should be, we are updating the da...
    Katrina Hess
    created by Katrina Hess
  • Python Introduction Textbook   

    I am in the Python for Data Science course.  I was hoping for some suggestions for a first textbook on Python for Data Science that could supplement course materials.  I have some from O'Reilly (for R progra...
    Jason Posavad
    last modified by Jason Posavad
  • Students outside of group can see discussions

    I have an instructor who is using groups in her course and has discussion questions. She has 3 groups setup. The problem is that the groups are seeing the post from other groups.  I masqueraded as a student in ...
    Stephanie Wilson
    last modified by Stephanie Wilson
  • Labels / icons in modules or other items

    How can I add labels/icons to items of modules that I am creating? I don't find that option in my interface. I am using Google Chrome, but I also tried Opera browser.
    Gunnar Óskarsson
    last modified by Gunnar Óskarsson
  • How do I sync grades to PowerTeacher Pro in PowerSchool?

    If your institution is using the PowerTeacher Pro gradebook in PowerSchool as a student information system (SIS), you can use the Canvas Gradebook to pass grades back to PowerSchool. Grades are passed back if an assig...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Canvas Doc Team
  • Managing Canvas Data with Embulk

    Embulk is an open-source bulk data loader that helps data transfer between various databases, storages, file formats, and cloud services. embulk.org github contributors   Simply put, Embulk makes&...
    Robert Carroll
    created by Robert Carroll
  • Can't submit assignments anymore?

    This is my third year using Canvas and the first two years everything has been fine. Beginning this fall semester my canvas on my laptop has been messed up. (This is the same laptop I've used the entire time) First wh...
    Mia Zuchlewski
    last modified by Mia Zuchlewski
  • Blueprint: Make Modules lockable

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    220 votes
    Currently, the behavior of Modules within Blueprint courses is unclear and is inconsistent with other aspects of Blueprint courses. Unlike other content elements in Blueprint (pages, assignments, files, discussions, a...
    Linda J. Lee
    last modified by Linda J. Lee
  • Students List

    Hello,  I need to download the current student list. Is  there any other way to do this task without going through the grades tab? 
    Nohemi  Athanas
    last modified by Nohemi Athanas
  • Can canvas be opened to students not yet enrolled?

    Hi,   My university currently does placement in our math classes with a commercial program. It has the advantage that it is online (so students not near our campus can take the placement test virtually). However...
    Matthew Brenneman
    last modified by Matthew Brenneman
  • New Quizzes - Hide Access Code

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    This idea has already been entered and just went into cold storage recently but I thought I'd revive it as this feature prevents us from moving to Quizzes.Next with any course that has proctored exams.   In Quiz...
  • Google Drive LTI and Group Assignments

    We have installed the Google Drive LTI.   Although the documentation is very clear that "External Tool" assignments can't be group assignments, nowhere could I find documented that when the Submission Type is...
    Peter Hess
    last modified by Peter Hess
  • How can I store student actions who are occurring in a HTML content openned in a new tab

    Hello,   I'm new in canvas LMS and I would like to know if I could use Canvas API to store data from students actions. I tried to use "Store Custom Data" without success. But first, I will explain how ...
    Renan Pinho Assi
    last modified by Renan Pinho Assi
  • Monitor student grades in all courses

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    355 votes
    Our teachers and student support managers, who keep track of a student's progress across all courses, have an overwhelming need to view all students grades even though they are not one of their teachers. We would love...