• We're Updating our Data Source

    Hello Canvas Community!    There was a glitch in the matrix. We discovered a problem that affected the accuracy of your data. To ensure that data numbers are what they should be, we are updating the da...
    Katrina Hess
    created by Katrina Hess
  • My gif isn't giffing.

    I normally use gifs for my course view cards. However, 2 out of 6 of mine are moving on the course settings page but not in the actual card view. This is only annoying me. I am sure it's not a big deal to the students...
    Lori Campbell
    last modified by Lori Campbell
  • Disable/Deactivate User at Account Level

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    269 votes
    This idea was previously submitted, but didn't get enough votes.  We need your help to make it happen this time around.   At my institution, if a student does not pay in time for a course, is unreachable by...
    Wendy Mack
    last modified by Wendy Mack
  • Notifications in Canvas

    A student is claiming that they never received notification via Canvas that the instructor of one of their courses made comments in the comments tab (I'm assuming in the Speed grader area) about their not having ...
    Constance McKoy
    last modified by Constance McKoy
  • Backup and restore - CRITICAL

    Hi, Is there a way to backup and restore courses in canvas lms just like Moodle with student ineractions, submissions and grading included? If yes, how as I cannot see a straightforward option in the admin area to do...
    R K
    last modified by R K
  • Grades without points

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    345 votes
    I don't know why Canvas insists upon points for grading. Many of us are moving towards grading systems without points or letter grades (standards-based grading or specifications grading). Linda Nilson's book Specifica...
    Jennifer Hurley
    last modified by Jennifer Hurley
  • Can't a letter grade just be a letter grade?

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    195 votes
    I gave a tough exam where a score of 73/100 was an A-. In Canvas's grading section, I report to students what score they got (like a 73) and what grade that translates into. Then this appears to the students as a scor...
    mwitte
    last modified by mwitte
  • Google Classroom: Student Work View integration

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    32 votes
    In Google Classroom I can  switch over to the Student Work view and can see their work "in progress."  I see a thumbnail sketch of every students' assignment and can quickly see who is not very far.  I ...
    Abby Cunningham
    last modified by Abby Cunningham
  • Mastery Paths: Supported with Classcraft

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    42 votes
    We've seen the research for gathering engagement through gamifying a classroom, but the truth is that it does take quite a bit of work.  For teachers looking to gamify their classroom, I believe the use of Classc...
    Jonathan Lin
    last modified by Jonathan Lin
  • Classcraft LTI

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    57 votes
    My students have been begging for Classcraft Quests daily, but without integration, it is just not feasible. Google Classroom does support this type of integration. Students are automatically awarded xp & gold bas...
    Karen Handy
    last modified by Karen Handy
  • Order Discussion Posts from Newest to Oldest

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    Open for Voting
    310 votes
    Currently, the discussion posts are ordered from oldest to newest.  A student/professor has to scroll or go to the last page and then scroll to get to the latest post.   Canvas REALLY needs to re-order this...
    Canvas Admin
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  • Highlight tool in SpeedGrader is all of a sudden 100% non-transparent

    When highlighting text in Speedgrader, one completely conceal the text with the chosen color. See attachment. Must have happened after between Nov 14 and Nov 18.
    Helge Johan Stautland
    last modified by Helge Johan Stautland
  • Training Services Portal

    Canvas is a clean and intuitive LMS system which can be quickly mastered.  Many can learn Canvas on their own and enjoy doing so through exploring the system.  Most of us are busy professionals and are more ...
    Janie Ruddy
    last modified by Janie Ruddy
  • Removing Missing and Late Labels

    In GET THE RED INK OUT OF MY GRADEBOOK. The Sequel., Laura Gibbs  makes a passionate plea to remove the missing and late labels that come along with the new gradebook.  Kona Jones had me take a look at ...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • New Gradebook functioning with External Tool LTI Assignments

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    0 votes
    You create an external tool LTI assignment. It's past due. The new gradebook features of missing / late don't work due to it's not expecting a submission. There needs to be a way for Canvas to be expecting a submissio...
    Neal Shebeck
    last modified by Neal Shebeck
  • Canvas Release Notes (2019-12-21)

    Upcoming Canvas Changes   2020-01-18: End-of-Life functionality related to Canvas Data End-of-Life date for Gradebook Enforcement of multiple feature options For more information, please see Upcoming Ca...
    Erin Hallmark
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • Data Using Outcomes in a Rubric?

    Our art department needs to create a common assessment in which all of the disciplines can get data to track. We have decided to use two outcomes that I always use in my project rubrics.    The question is ...
    Alycia Yates
    last modified by Alycia Yates
  • Allow 'Treat ungraded as 0' in New Gradebook

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    167 votes
    It would be very useful to be able to use the 'Treat ungraded as 0' feature of the current Gradebook in the New Gradebook, especially once the New Gradebook becomes the default in January 2020. I understand that not h...
    Jeremy Stevens
    last modified by Jeremy Stevens
  • Peer-Review Rubric Separate

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    15 votes
    NOW: if there is a peer review assigned to an assignment, which contains a rubric, there is no way to hide it from the students, and grading the rubric will be needed in order for the review to be showed as completed....
    palina Prysmakova
    last modified by palina Prysmakova
  • Automatically open new tab for links/external tools set to 'Load in a new tab'

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    On Beta
    151 votes
    This idea has been developed and is On Canvas Beta How do I access the Canvas beta environment?   Previously under the title "Link to External URL"   When linking to an external url that Canvas will...
    Ceradwen Tokheim
    last modified by Ceradwen Tokheim