• Student: Changing password

    Hello Canvas community,   We are having an issue with students being unable to change their password, simply because the option isn't there. Usually, students just change their password in account > settings,...
    Michael Marboe
    last modified by Michael Marboe
  • Making accordion collapsed by default

    I'm trying to create an accordion on a page and make it collapsed by default. My code looks right, but the page displays the accordion as expanded by default.  This is the code I'm using (copy-pasted from here: ...
    Y S
    last modified by Y S
  • Broken Canvas server - Possible to integrate database with new install?

    hi folks! this is much more of a heavy server question for Canvas. i won't go into the gory details but i somehow messed up my self hosted server configuring SSL. it now refuses to load the page and is consistently re...
    Scott Looney
    last modified by Scott Looney
  • More categories to account analytics: activity

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    6 votes
    Hello!   As we have now been live with Canvas for half a year I am starting to see a need for more categories to be included in the "View Activity by Category" view under "Analytics".   Both "Other" and "G...
    Johan Fridell
    last modified by Johan Fridell
  • Screen reader only content should be marked in editor

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    10 votes
    Hello all! There is a class in Canvas that can be added making elements visibile screenreaders only. You simply add <span class="screenreader-only">instruction only for screenreaders< /span> and it i...
    Johan Fridell
    last modified by Johan Fridell
  • Alert teachers about student comments/file uploads also in GUI

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    6 votes
    A teacher at our university has highlighted an issue that I think could be something to consider when it comes to future features for the GradeBook and/or SpeedGrader:   "When grading and a student subm...
    Johan Fridell
    last modified by Johan Fridell
  • New Gradebook needs scrolling for ALL columns

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    11 votes
    Hello all. The new Gradebook is a wonderful improvement since it does allow for 10+ user defined columns to be displayed. The old Gradebool capped this at 10 columns, the rest remained invisible.   So the new G...
    Johan Fridell
    last modified by Johan Fridell
  • Add notification for teachers in group discussion

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    Archived
    0 votes
    Dear all, in order to be able for a teacher to quickly answer or simply follow a discussion, it would be convenient to add a "Subscribe" button to a group discussion, like in any other discussion. Thank you for your...
    Philippe Baudrion
    last modified by Philippe Baudrion
  • Exclude Test Student grades from assignment average.

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    2 votes
    When I enter grades for the Test Student in order to see an assignment or grade in the student view, the grade is included in the calculation of the class average for the assignment (displayed at the top of the screen...
    Shoshana Brassfield
    last modified by Shoshana Brassfield
  • Carry Forward Correct Answers on Quiz Multiple Attempts

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    258 votes
      Idea is currently in Product Radar Learn more about this stage...     Idea open for vote Wed. April 6, 2016 - Wed. July 6, 2016  Learn more about voting... When a teacher assigns multiple at...
    john.williamson@gactc.edu
    last modified by john.williamson@gactc.edu
  • Calendar: Hide Prior Semesters

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    Moderating
    1 vote
    It would be very helpful for the Calendar to have the option to selected (prior) semesters in the historic running list in the right side bar. Given that repeated classes share the same names each semester/year, ...
    Cameron Rose
    last modified by Cameron Rose
  • Soapbox Discussions

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    0 votes
    It sounds like an oxymoron -- a discussion topic that is only one thread deep. But it's exactly what instructors need when they want to assign a quick, clean topic like "Muddiest Points".  Post your two mudd...
    Diana Perpich
    last modified by Diana Perpich
  • Notify Students When DocViewer Annotations Have Been Left By a Teacher

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    37 votes
    I give my students detailed feedback on their essays using the DocViewer annotations. However, many of my students never see my feedback because they are not alerted when I leave annotations. When I leave a comment, i...
    Kelly Haus
    last modified by Kelly Haus
  • Deleting students

    If I delete a student from a course page, will I still be able to view their assignments/grades in Canvas?
    knm0008
    last modified by knm0008
  • Color Code Events in Calendar

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    7 votes
    As a student, I have found it to be extremely helpful to create "events" in the Canvas calendar to keep track of all my professors' office hours, due dates, and any extra dates that affect my classes. However, Canvas ...
    Matthew Fowler
    last modified by Matthew Fowler
  • Remove the Internal Scrollbars around Assignment descriptions

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    7 votes
    On the Assignment page, in instructors' view, there is an extra set of internal scrollbars. I would like to suggest that these be removed and replaced with a better functionality.   Having an extra set...
    STEVE GRIFFITH
    last modified by STEVE GRIFFITH
  • Improve cross-listing process

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    1 vote
    The current section cross-listing process is very click-heavy and, frankly, takes a lot time because the process is a "push" process. The instructor user must go into each section to be cross-listed, find the section ...
    Fritz Vandover
    last modified by Fritz Vandover
  • Peer Review needs more functionalities

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    1 vote
    Canvas has significant problems, related to the limitations of the peer review operation -- currently there's no ability for students to choose who they want to review, no ability to have rolling reviews (opportunity ...
    Susan Moeller
    last modified by Susan Moeller
  • Using Feedback to promote learning

    Hi everyone, Just wanting to ask for some tips on how to use Canvas to start a feedback centred course with my students.   Any ideas on the best design of a course and what helps encourage students to make the ...
    Rachael Donaldson
    last modified by Rachael Donaldson
  • Display Improvements for Roll Call Attendance

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    1 vote
    Having just spent 15-minutes working with a faculty member to figure out why her complete roster was not displayed in Attendance, I would like to suggest 2-3 changes to improve the intuitiveness of the Roll Call displ...
    Ira Strauss
    last modified by Ira Strauss