• Canvas Deploy Notes (2020-06-06)

    Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features, but they do not affect customer workflows. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be test...
    Erin Hallmark
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • How do I create a new page in a course?

    As an instructor, you can create a new page to add to your course. When creating pages, you can set page permissions as to who can edit the page: instructors (teachers), instructors and students, or anyone. You can al...
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    last modified by Cody Titmus
  • Allow instructor to block/moderate student from discussion board

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    328 votes
    I have an instructor who says a student is repeatedly posting inappropriate content in a Discussion Board, even after the instructor has given guidance as to appropriate posting.  Currently, the only way to contr...
    JoLaine Jones-Pokorney
    last modified by JoLaine Jones-Pokorney
  • How do I hide grades that were previously posted in the Gradebook?

    The Hide Grades feature only affects previously posted grades for an assignment. Best practice suggests that instructors should use this feature sparingly (i.e. to hide grades posted in error). To hide all grades upon...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Naomi Petty
  • Google Drive on Canvas

    Hi, I'm trying to disengage Google Drive share. Currently it's sharing with my Google Drive and I can't seem to disconnect that.    Thanks, Steve Cardamone
    Steve Cardamone
    created by Steve Cardamone
  • Assistance with running an active course report for the 19-20 year showing the teacher name assigned to the course

    I need to run a report that will shows all of the active courses for all schools along with the teachers assigned to them for this current term 2019-2020.
    Robert Tatham
    last modified by Robert Tatham
  • Student view: View submissions and comments for all submissions

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    685 votes
    Right now students can only view their most recently added submission to an assignment. This means that all previous submissions to the assignment are not available to students, including feedback that the instructors...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones
  • UDOIT Information

    What is UDOIT? The Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool, or UDOIT (pronounced, “You Do It”) enables faculty to identify accessibility issues in their Canvas course content. It will scan a course...
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    last modified by Casey Sato
  • Use of Canvas in high school math to assess and teach

    I am a high school math teacher. And as is true for all, we have moved into a world of distance learning. Canvas has been used more as an organized assignment list in the past before Covid-19. But now our school is ex...
    Donald Davis
    last modified by Donald Davis
  • Comprehensive Course Search Tool (Searching Course Content for a Topic)

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    759 votes
    I always find it useful to search for content using an index or an actual search tool rather than just scrolling through all of the pages one by one to find what I need.  I can see many uses for this: As a stude...
    Tracey Anne Weiler
    last modified by Tracey Anne Weiler
  • mindtap

    how do we use Mindtap with canvas? new student here. thanks!
    Karilyn Price
    last modified by Karilyn Price
  • Ready-Made & Custom Templates

    Where do I find instructions for importing Ready-Made & Custom Templates into a course?
    Bryce Fidler
    created by Bryce Fidler
  • Make the Confetti for On-Time Submissions an Option

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    15 votes
    The recently released Assignment Submission Celebration has garnered quite a bit of conversation over the last month.  It's very obvious that they people of many different opinions about it.  Everyone's opin...
    Rick Murch-Shafer
    last modified by Rick Murch-Shafer
  • How do I get help with Canvas as a student?

    You can get help with Canvas by using the Help menu. The Help menu generates a list of resources to help you with Canvas. Canvas displays links according to roles in all enrollments; for instance, if you are a student...
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  • Instructor ability to reorder discussion boards

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    3 votes
    Discussions are currently ordered by "recent activity". Instructors should be able to select the order that discussions appear on the Discussion Page. Ordering discussions by their due dates or release dates is pref...
    Monique Paige
    last modified by Monique Paige
  • Improve Grade One Question at a time

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    164 votes
    First i still see the entire exam of one student, not just one question.  Second I am not able to look at a grade all of one particular question for ALL of my students at one time.  This gives a more consist...
    anthonem@seattleu.edu
    last modified by anthonem@seattleu.edu
  • Why isn't there an option to restrict viewing?

    Hello,   I was trying to write a script that enables the following but there seems to not be an option for them. Students can only participate in the course between these dates Restrict students from viewing t...
    Nicholas Tyler
    last modified by Nicholas Tyler
  • Cannot retrieve rubric selected answers from submissions (using api v1 json return)

    Greetings!   I am having a bit of trouble with canvas. For some reason I cannot get rubric data (neither scores or selected answers) for assignment peer review submissions. Some of the students did answer the pe...
    Paul Richards
    last modified by Paul Richards
  • Weighted Course Rubric

    How do I create a weighted rubric for my course?
    Oscar Segovia
    last modified by Oscar Segovia
  • See all of a student's posts together

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    127 votes
    In order to assess and grade a student on participation in the discussion boards, it would be helpful to be able to see all of that student's posts aggregated on a single page. Of course the replies will be out of co...
    David Weinberger
    last modified by David Weinberger