• Canvas and Rotating Block Schedules

    We are looking to move from a traditional 7-period schedule to a 5-period rotating block next year.  Does anyone use a similar schedule at their school? Currently our teachers are accustomed to having one due dat...
    Brandi Goodman
    created by Brandi Goodman
  • Canvas Commons Statistics Available for Canvas Commons Group Managers

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    Hi everyone,   We would like the ability to have the statistics tab and analytics available to Canvas Commons Group Managers.   Account Administrator View in Admin Portal:     Canvas Commons G...
    jsowalsk@umd.edu
    last modified by jsowalsk@umd.edu
  • Accessibility API

    Has anyone created a Canvas api to check for captioned videos or alt text images?
    Terisa ODowd
    created by Terisa ODowd
  • 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
  • Allow Multiple Submission Types on the Same Assignment

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    323 votes
    Originally submitted by Sara Wolf   Currently, instructors can choose to allow a variety of formats for assignment submission. However, when the student submits, only one type can be used, unless the student ele...
    Stefanie Sanders
    last modified by Stefanie Sanders
  • Exporting quizzes into Word or pdf documents

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    525 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
    last modified by Desiree Devereaux-Heis
  • Create Question Banks from MSWord

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    It would be useful that when you create a question bank at the account level being able to upload a huge number of questions once by using a word document. Now, the only way to do this is to create them one by one. ...
    rledda@inlea.com
    last modified by rledda@inlea.com
  • When Searching Files, Show File Path (Breadcrumb)

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    When Searching Files, Show File Path (Breadcrumb).  How does one show WHERE ( the exact location i.e. file path) an item is stored? 
    James Furstenberg
    last modified by James Furstenberg
  • See which students have viewed a particular page or activity and when

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    400 votes
    I would like to see who has viewed any particular page or activity and when it was viewed.   I can find some of this information by going to every student and looking through their page views, but I want to be a...
    Beth Young
    last modified by Beth Young
  • 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
  • Prerequisites or requirements for individual items in module

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    191 votes
    Assume the case where modules are organized by unit content, so there are many assignments and other content items in a given module.   Module X: Content Page Assignment A Content Page Assignment B * Assignm...
    Lauren Moore
    last modified by Lauren Moore
  • Add an Incomplete 'IN' option in Gradebook

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    I would like to suggest another non-numerical grading option be added to the gradebook in addition to Excused 'EX.' Sometimes students turn in work that's incomplete or inaccurate. Rather than give them a zero or mark...
    Benjamin Battiste
    last modified by Benjamin Battiste
  • Regrade quiz when deleting questions

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    1275 votes
    In instances where an instructor wants to remove a question from a quiz that students have already taken, the option to regrade a quiz should be available if a question is deleted. Or even add a choice in Regrade Opti...
    Gia DiGiacobbe
    last modified by Gia DiGiacobbe
  • Finding Rubrics

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    322 votes
    When a teacher wants to add a rubric to an assignment, they currently have to search through all of their courses to find the right one. This may require them to scroll down a long list before they find...
    TYLER MCKELL
    last modified by TYLER MCKELL
  • API call for accessibility in a course

    Has anyone developed an API call that would provide some accessibility information about a course?  Such as captioned videos, accessible documents (Word, PDF), images (alt text), etc?
    Terisa ODowd
    created by Terisa ODowd
  • Sharing a Quizizz to Canvas (non canvas.instrucutre.com)

    Currently when I create a Quizizz I have to copy the link and then create an External URL in Canvas and paste it in there for the kids to take the quizizz.  Quizizz does have a Canvas share option, but when you c...
    Mark Matusiak
    created by Mark Matusiak
  • Dark Theme for Canvas

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    178 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
  • Portfolium Network - Reinventing ePortfolios

    10/18/19 11:00 AM
    Learn more about the newest member of the Instructure family - Portfolium.  This CanvasLIVE session focuses specifically on Portfolium Folios and how you can seamlessly integrate this new tool into...
    Janie Ruddy
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  • Adapt Canvas Rubrics to Conventional Rubric Design

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    93 votes
    This idea suggests additional improvements to Canvas rubrics so they conform with conventional rubric design. Although the updated rubric features were improved from the original Canvas release, some fine tu...
    Ron Marx
    last modified by Ron Marx
  • Ability to share a rubric to the Commons

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    As a Canvas Admin I can add a rubric to the Outcomes area which allows faculty to click "Find a Rubric" when adding a rubric to either an assignment or to a discussion.  Would it be possible to share a rubric cre...
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