• Unlocking Modules for individual students

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    809 votes
    Hi all,   This idea has already been requested, but did not get enough votes. Manually Override Module Requirements for Students   Any chance this can go through the voting cycle again! Would be brilliant ...
    Hamza Mukaddam
    last modified by Hamza Mukaddam
  • Direct Links to Commons Resources

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    I am a TEL Developer at a university and wanted to use Commons to share resources that would help save academic staff time when developing digital resources i.e. student guidance notes on using Canvas and other digita...
    Claire O' Brien
    last modified by Claire O' Brien
  • Student view: View submissions and comments for all submissions

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    569 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
  • Commons Permalinks (direct URL link to content)

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    113 votes
    Currently, sharing specific content with users in the commons is a bit difficult. I need to instruct users what keywords to search for and the exact title of the item I want them to use.   I believe permalinks t...
    Robert Caldwell
    last modified by Robert Caldwell
  • Using Canvas for State Testing Communications

    My school is new to Canvas and we are wondering if other schools might be using Canvas for state testing in some way? Our school is virtual for all students K-12 but we meet face-to-face for state testing each year. W...
    Michelle Blackwell
    last modified by Michelle Blackwell
  • What's the most efficient way to display/print a student's progress/grades from all classes at once?

    There is a teacher who would like to share a student's overall progress with a parent from all of the student's classes, as opposed to class by class.  What is the best way to do so?
    Rebecca Penina Simon
    last modified by Rebecca Penina Simon
  • 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...
    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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    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