• Change a Student's Email

    How do I change a student's email address? Canvas has attached an email to the wrong student. This has happened more than once. However, once it has done this there doesn't seem to be a way to give the email back to t...
    Mr Morris
    created by Mr Morris
  • New Quizzes: individual rubric for each essay question

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    Our old CMS allows us to attach a rubric to an essay question in a quiz, that is, applying a rubric at the question level. We were able to assign each essay question its own rubric if need to. I would love to see that...
    Qi Dunsworth
    last modified by Qi Dunsworth
  • Grades without points

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    342 votes
    I don't know why Canvas insists upon points for grading. Many of us are moving towards grading systems without points or letter grades (standards-based grading or specifications grading). Linda Nilson's book Specifica...
    Jennifer Hurley
    last modified by Jennifer Hurley
  • Copy Group Settings

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    424 votes
    Group settings should be included when doing a course copy or Import.   I have a course which relies heavily on an intricate set of groups tied to assignments (it's a negotiations course) so I need to be able to...
    donaldjo@oregonstate.edu
    last modified by donaldjo@oregonstate.edu
  • Disciplinary Process -- Set Student Enrollment Status to Inactive

    ** Sorry for the long prompt.  I am trying to give as much information ahead-of-time as possible.  The actual question that I have is in bold-green-italicized text in the fourth-to-last paragraph (not i...
    dbrace@lccc.edu
    last modified by dbrace@lccc.edu
  • how do I post my mid-term grades

    I have to put my mid-term grades in so my students can see them. How do I do that?
    Claudette McFadden
    last modified by Claudette McFadden
  • Drop box

    How do I access my Drop box?
    Diane Ledward
    last modified by Diane Ledward
  • Help for the Low-Tech People

    Good Morning: I ran into an issue last night around midnight trying to upload a youtube video.  I had no idea how to do it and no idea where to look for help.  I ended up calling the HelpDesk and the young ...
    Jean Amoia
    last modified by Jean Amoia
  • Multiple Due Dates (checkpoints) for Discussions

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    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
  • Make it possible to not download a file

    Hello,   Is it possible to restrict students from downloading a GIF? We want to restrict this because the GIF's are example's of other students work.
  • Publish / Unpublish ALL Option

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    418 votes
    Instead of having to click every single item in a long list to Publish or Unpublish them all, it would save a lot of time if we had the option to "Publish All" or "Unpublish All". It would be even slicker if we could ...
    Julia Kregenow
    last modified by Julia Kregenow
  • Default notification settings profiles by user role

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    385 votes
    As an account or subaccount admin, I want to set default notification settings for my users by role. Like role-based permissions, these notification settings could be locked or unlocked; that is, I could choose to all...
    seth
    last modified by seth
  • Betatesting view

    HI every one,   Exploring and producing my first course I’ve got a question as an instructor.   Is it possible to have a student view access out of the dates while the course is Open to finally see the...
    Fabien HOBART
    last modified by Fabien HOBART
  • Modules within Modules

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    908 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
  • Import calendar from ICS file

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    345 votes
    I am aware that we can export our canvas calendar feed to another calendar but it would be nice to import calendar feeds too.   For example, I would like to be able to import my institution's academic calendar i...
    Beth Young
    last modified by Beth Young
  • How do a report a bug with the Canvas Teacher app (iOS)?

    Since the latest update, the app crashes every time I try to put a comment on a paper in SpeedGrader. I tried using the “Report a Problem” feature in the app, but that just went to my local administrator, ...
    Kimber Wiggs
    last modified by Kimber Wiggs
  • Canvas App Shuts down when I try to add a comment within an assignment

    When I am grading assignments on my iPad in the Canvas Teacher app, I can seemingly use all the functions (the pencil, eraser, highlighter), however, now when I try to make a comment the Canvas Teacher App shuts down....
    Carisa Steinberg
    last modified by Carisa Steinberg
  • View Notification Settings As Instructor

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    100 votes
    I would like to be able to see the notification settings of my students.  Instructors rely on assumptions about students receiving information from a course electronically.  It would be helpful for instructo...
    Ryan Gladysiewicz
    last modified by Ryan Gladysiewicz
  • Dark Theme for Canvas

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    177 votes
    Hello all! I am a student, and I am here to suggest an idea that I thought would make Canvas more personalized. I think a dark theme would be great for Canvas since some students like to stay up at night (not me), and...
    Matthew Keating
    last modified by Matthew Keating
  • Canvas Release: New Rich Content Editor

    This document introduces the Rich Content Editor Enhancements as noted in the Canvas Release Notes (2019-10-19).     The New Rich Content Editor enhances the content creation experience in Canvas. ...
    Erin Hallmark
    last modified by Erin Hallmark