• Student Highlight & Annotation Tools for Quizzes

    Open for Voting
    932 votes
    Standardized testing looms large in the minds of all 3-8 grade teachers, in NJ where I work especially,  but also across the country. One of the skills students need to be able to succeed on the PARCC or SBA is t...
    Maria Sommer
    last modified by Maria Sommer
  • Why isn't a jpeg image showing?

    I've tried to add a jpeg image a number of different ways; when I look at the page where I want it to be, I get a small box with a blue questions mark icon in its place.  Does anyone know what might be causing th...
  • Information on File Usage (API)

    Open for Voting
    108 votes
    Summary The File Object currently contains a number of attributes for each file in a Canvas Course such as "display_name", "size" and "content-type". This idea is to add attributes to the file object that indicat...
    Christopher Phillips
    last modified by Christopher Phillips
  • How to hide grades at end of quiz?

    Is it possible to hide the final grade on a quiz so that students do not see the score when they complete a quiz? I see where we can not show the correct answers to them, but it will still show the students their scor...
    Chris Ray
    last modified by Chris Ray
  • Expand the use of Microsoft Immersive

    Initial Stage: We are reviewing your idea
    0 votes
    I love how students can use Microsoft Immersive in Pages of Canvas. It is extremely helpful and helps students feel more independent and increase their understanding. I would like to see this feature expand and be ava...
    Jared Garlick
    last modified by Jared Garlick
  • How do students know the course in Canvas

    I am an instructor for summer school health.  I have never used Canvas, but have been learning as much as I can!!! Question - I am sending an email to my students now, prior to our course which starts on Monday....
    Adrienne Pivac
    created by Adrienne Pivac
  • New Quizzes: Multiple Answers in a Formula Question

    Open for Voting
    246 votes
    This idea is based on extending the Formula Question type to allow for multiple answers to be entered by students.   Currently, the Formula question type is fine for simple calculated answer questions that only ...
    John Butler
    last modified by John Butler
  • How do I import a Canvas course export package?

    If you have a Canvas course export package from someone else that you want to use in Canvas, or you have previously exported a course, you can import the course as a Canvas course export package. An export package is ...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Canvas Doc Team
  • How do I add assessment accommodations for a student in New Quizzes?

    You can add accommodations for a student in New Quizzes. Accommodation settings include adding or removing time for all assessment attempts, and multiplying time limits by a set multiplier. Accommodations apply to all...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Cody Titmus
  • Select which courses go in Calendar Feed

    Open for Voting
    282 votes
    Currently all of the courses for which I am registered go into my calendar feed. This is problematic for me. I want to be able to select which courses show up in the calendar feed, or to have a separate feed for each ...
    Simson Garfinkel
    last modified by Simson Garfinkel
  • 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...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Cody Titmus
  • Canvas Instructor Guide - Table of Contents

    Introduction Analytics New Analytics Announcements Assignments Attendance (Roll Call) Calendar Chat Collaborations Commons Conferences Course Import Tool Course Navigati...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Cody Titmus
  • How do I add a page to the student To-Do list as an instructor?

    As an instructor, you can add a page as a to-do item in the student List View Dashboard. Pages added to the To Do list also display in the course calendar and students' course sidebar To Do list. Open Pages In Co...
    Cody Titmus
    last modified by Cody Titmus
  • Automation Communications for Catalog Completions

    Initial Stage: We are reviewing your idea
    0 votes
    To increase Catalog Completions for self-paced courses and other Catalog listed courses, we would like Catalog to have an option to email automatic reminders to enrolled users that have not "completed" or "started" a ...
    Beth Romanski
    last modified by Beth Romanski
  • Canvas Klatch (June 4, 2020)

    6/4/20 2:00 PM
    DescriptionThe Canvas Klatch is an online office hour for the courses I teach for the Online Network of Educators (@ONE). This is a collaborative, system-wide network of California Community C...
    Gregory Beyrer
    last modified by Gregory Beyrer
    Canvas Klatch (June 4, 2020)

    in CanvasLIVE

  • What feature options are currently available for Canvas courses?

    Canvas is continually creating new features to improve your experience. The majority of improvements will be made available as part of our regular release cycle. However, some features may change the workflow for comm...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Cody Titmus
  • How do I enable an elementary-level theme in a course as an instructor?

    As an instructor, you can display a theme designed for elementary-level users in your course. This theme can be enabled by using the Canvas Elementary Theming feature option. When enabled, this theme displays a font c...
    Cody Titmus
    last modified by Cody Titmus
  • Override Late Policy in Speedgrader

    Open for Voting
    91 votes
    Currently, teachers must go to the Gradebook to override an automatic deduction due to a student submission being late.  It would be more convenient if a teacher could override the late deduction while grading in...
    Lindsay Henry
    last modified by Lindsay Henry
  • How do I change the settings in my user account as an instructor?

    Depending on how your Canvas account was created, you may be able to make changes to your name, pronouns, default email, language, time zone, and password. Setting a chosen language will override any default language...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Cody Titmus
  • How do I use the Conferences interface as a moderator or presenter?

    Once you have started a conference or joined a conference as a moderator, you can use the Conferences interface to moderate and participate in the conference. Any user who starts a conference or an instructor who join...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Cody Titmus