• Canvas Parent Release Notes (iOS 3.1)

    In this Canvas Parent update, users can access the Canvas Inbox from the Global Navigation menu. Additionally, they can also message instructors from course grade and assignment details pages. Users can also add stude...
    adilts@instructure.com
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • Canvas Parent Release Archive

    Canvas Parent app releases take place as determined by the Canvas product team and deploy new code to the production environment.    Filtered Release List The Canvas Parent app...
    jivedocs@instructure.com
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • switching between multiple student accounts

    We have four kids doing online learning right now and they have to share computers. It is really frustrating to have to log in and out every single time. Is there a way to keep them all logged in and just toggle betwe...
    Eliza Chesney
    last modified by Eliza Chesney
  • New Quizzes: Add Media Recording to Text Editor

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    I would love for there to be an audio option embedded in the Quizzes.Next text editor so that I could record an audio of me reading the question directly to each question. You can now record one somewhere else like Au...
    Katie Jones
    last modified by Katie Jones
  • New Quizzes new question type: Audio recording

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    Current Situation The current audio submission tool is decent, but it is neither robust nor efficient, and, most importantly, it is not available for quizzes.   Problem For second/foreign language courses, spe...
    Matt McGinniss
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  • impossible to log in and out of different accounts without needing to restart computer

    I have FOUR children who attend Manatee Academy in St. Lucie County schools in Florida so being able to successfully log in and out of four different children's accounts with the Canvas infrastructure is important. Th...
    Joel  Washburn
    last modified by Joel Washburn
  • Canvas Parent Release Notes (iOS 3.2)

    In Canvas Parent 3.2, the Calendar page has been updated to display both month and week views. Additionally, as of 2020-04-04, users with observer roles can use a QR code to log in to the app.   Canvas Parent ap...
    Erin Hallmark
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • Can a student send a Canvas Inbox email to the whole class?

    Can a student send a Canvas Inbox message to all other students in a class at once? (e.g., can a student send an email blast to the whole class via the Canvas Inbox?)
    Wendy Witherspoon
    last modified by Wendy Witherspoon
  • SIS Sync Issues with Custom Sections?

    Custom sections seem to be the preferred method of setting up differentiated work for students in Canvas. Groups seemed like they would work because you can assign to a group. But, they don't because a single submissi...
    Brian Bennett
    created by Brian Bennett
  • Add more distinction between discussion forum posts to distinguish them from each other.

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    It would be very helpful if discussion forum posts could be darker around the edges to show a distinction of the post as well as the reply to a post being more indented.  It would also be helpful if there was mor...
    lewisale@missouri.edu
    last modified by lewisale@missouri.edu
  • Automatic due date reminder notifications

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    Please add a notification option (preferably turned on by default) that sends a reminder notification 24 hours before a quiz or an assignment is due, to any student who has not already submitted it.  Currently it...
    Shoshana Brassfield
    last modified by Shoshana Brassfield
  • Apply Status while in Speedgrader

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    With the new Gradebook, you can apply one of these status items to an assignment:   Our professors would like the ability to toggle different status markers while they are in Speedgrader.
    Jill Mallek
    last modified by Jill Mallek
  • Blueprint master to sync Quizzes.Next more than the initial sync.

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    I think it should be built in, that blueprint masters update Quizzes.Next even beyond the initial sync. I think this would be important when there are spelling or grammar error or if the wrong question or an...
    Rusty Drummond
    last modified by Rusty Drummond
  • Use API to determine if a Quiz Bank Exists in a Course

    There is currently no way to work with Canvas Quiz Banks through the API. Stuart Ryan has put together a good list document discussions around that here.  That said, I am trying to figure out if there is an...
  • Parents and Students Need to know the date an assignment is assigned

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    When I enter a new assignment into the calendar it is posted on the due date and NOT on the day it is assigned.  Not good.  It would be much better for parents and students using the calendar to know when th...
    Marc Modelslki
    last modified by Marc Modelslki
  • slack bot

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    Canvas could have a slack bot which can call some apis and communicate to the LTS right from groups. possible features: - students could ask their latest results from a dm - students could ask for a group's aggregat...
    Máté Rémiás
    last modified by Máté Rémiás
  • Disable Chat by Default

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    When canvas chat is turned on, it was explained to me that by default it is enabled for all courses in the account.  Below, I have explained reasons why Canvas Chat should be initially disabled by defau...
    Ryan Corris
    last modified by Ryan Corris
  • Rubric Export

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    It would be great if canvas would allow a rubric to be exported to a word doc, csv format or pdf so that rubrics can be used in class instruction or provided to students with assignment description and syllabi. Curren...
    Melanie Francis
    last modified by Melanie Francis
  • Videos published in "Kaltura My Media"

    Hi,  I have two questions: 1. In "Kaltura My Media", I have published all videos to the class, why students cannot see them? Under each video, it has been shown "published". 2. Since the students can't see my ...
    Wenxiao Pan
    last modified by Wenxiao Pan
  • How to move a quiz into modules

    I have created several quizzes in New Quizzes, I would like to embed them into the modules I am working with. How can I do that?
    Bradley Smith
    last modified by Bradley Smith