• How do I view the blueprint sync information for a course associated with a blueprint course?

    If your content index pages include Blueprint icons, your course is associated with a blueprint course. Blueprint Courses are courses managed as a template, and changes to locked objects can be synced from the bluepri...
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  • How do I delete a collaboration?

    If you are the course instructor or the creator of a collaboration, you can delete the collaboration from Canvas. Deleting the collaboration only removes access to the collaboration in Canvas. Users can still view the...
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  • How do I view average course grade analytics in a data table in New Analytics?

    By default, the analytics page displays an interactive analytics chart graph of all course grade data. However, you can choose to view analytics data as a table by percentage. Data is for viewing only and cannot direc...
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  • How do I use Chat as an instructor?

    Once Chat has been enabled as an LTI tool in your course, the Chat tool can be used for real-time conversation with course users. Any user in the course can participate in a chat conversation and view all chat content...
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  • How do I compare the course average data table with an assignment, section, or student filter in New Analytics?

    As part of viewing the average course grade in a data table, you can use filters to compare section, student, and assignment results with the course average. Notes: If you cannot view the New Analytics link in Cours...
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  • How do I reset course content?

    If you have permission as an instructor, you can reset course content with your course settings in Canvas. However, resetting course content permanently removes all content and it cannot be recovered. When you reset c...
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  • How do I override a student's final grade in the New Gradebook?

    The Final Grade Override allows you to enter a final grade for students that is different from the grade automatically calculated by Canvas in the New Gradebook. You can enter a letter grade or a percentage. A letter ...
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  • How do I use grading schemes in a course?

    A grading scheme is a set of criteria that measures varying levels of achievement in a course. Course-level grading schemes are grading schemes that can be defined at both the course level and the assignment level. Wi...
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  • How do I view average course grade analytics in an interactive chart graph in New Analytics?

    New Analytics allows you to track average course grades for student submissions using an interactive chart graph. Data is for viewing only and cannot directly be changed. You can view analytics in both active and conc...
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  • How do I pin a discussion in a course?

    You can pin discussions so students will see them at the top of the Discussions index page. Such discussions could include short-run discussions, discussions that only run for a single week, and any other discussions ...
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  • How do I configure an external app for a course using XML?

    One way to configure an app for a course is by using XML. To learn more about configuring external apps, visit the Edu App Center. Note: Configuring an external app is a course permission. If you cannot configure an e...
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  • How do I create a cloud assignment with a Google Drive file?

    You can create an online assignment that embeds a document directly from your Google Drive folder. Accepted assignment types are Google Documents, Spreadsheets, and Slides. Please note that in cloud assignments, Googl...
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  • How do I add an external app in a course?

    There are many places where you can find Apps to use in your courses. You can add external apps in the Canvas App Center, the Edu App Center, or through vendor-provided tools. Once configured, external apps may be abl...
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  • How do I automatically assign peer reviews for an assignment?

    When you create a peer review assignment with automatic peer reviews, Canvas will assign peer reviews to students automatically once they have submitted their own assignment. You can also tell Canvas to automatically...
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  • How do I use the Math Editor in the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

    Canvas has an integrated tool for math and science formulas based on LaTeX, the industry standard for academic publication. The LaTeX Math Editor is built into the Rich Content Editor. The Rich Content Editor is used ...
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  • How do I edit a conference?

    You can edit the settings of a conference in your course. You can add new users to the conference, but you cannot remove any users who have already been invited. Note: When a conference has been recorded and the confe...
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  • How do I edit an event or assignment in the Calendar?

    You can change the date of an Event or Assignment by clicking on the Event or Assignment or by dragging and dropping the Event or Assignment to a different date. This lesson shows how to edit a calendar item, but you ...
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  • How do I assign an assignment to everyone in a course?

    By default, assignments you create in your course will be assigned to everyone. You can specify a due date and availability dates that apply to everyone. You can also assign an assignment to an individual student, cou...
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  • How do I create a cloud assignment with a Microsoft Office 365 file?

    You can create an online assignment that embeds a document directly from your Microsoft Office 365 (OneDrive) folder. Accepted assignment types are Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. When students open the assignm...
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  • How do I generate a pairing code for an observer as an instructor?

    If your course supports self-enrollment and you also have the correct permissions from your administrator, you may be able to generate a pairing code that an observer can use to link to a student. For more information...
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