• Apply Missing Submission Policy to all Assignment Types

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    50 votes
    Currently, the missing submission policy only applies to "online" assignment types.  Assignments of type "No Submission" and "On Paper" are ignored by this policy.   It would be great if this policy worked ...
    Aaron Axelsen
    last modified by Aaron Axelsen
  • Making feedback more visible to students

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    735 votes
    I'm teaching a course using Canvas. This is the second semester I've used it. I like Canvas overall, but I've discovered that my students have a difficult time reading the feedback that I provide on their online assig...
    Derek DiMatteo
    last modified by Derek DiMatteo
  • Submit an assignment on behalf of a student

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    801 votes
    As an instructor, I'd like the option to submit assignments on behalf of my students. This feature should enable me to pick a file from my computer and upload it as a submission for a given student. I should then be a...
    last modified by communityteam
  • Regrade quiz when deleting questions

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    1159 votes
    In instances where an instructor wants to remove a question from a quiz that students have already taken, the option to regrade a quiz should be available if a question is deleted. Or even add a choice in Regrade Opti...
    Gia DiGiacobbe
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  • Last name, first name as separate cells

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    227 votes
    I've just used my exported gradebook to determine the grade distribution for a 150-student class. To determine the distribution I sorted the data in order from highest to lowest final score, and then went back to alph...
    Lynne Kiesling
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  • Printable / PDF-exportable quizzes

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    1899 votes
    As an instructor, I want to be able to export a Canvas quiz as a PDF. This would enable me to easily print quizzes for the purpose of accommodation, for allowing a given student to take a quiz outside the timeframe es...
    last modified by seth
  • How to I add students to my classes?

    I am VERY new to Canvas and trying to learn it for a new AP art history class I am teaching.  I can't seem to find an explanation on how I add students to my class.  And also do I need a roster to be able to...
    last modified by CYNTHIA BLACK
  • Salesforce and Catalog integration? Anyone done this?

    Preface: we are not Catalog customers. After seeing a demo of Catalog, we followed up with Instructure to ask for references of other higher education customers who are using Salesforce and Catalog and have ...
    Kate Beverage
    last modified by Kate Beverage
  • Paste Images into Canvas

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    454 votes
    I want the ability to paste images directly into Canvas from the clipboard. An example: I want to use Windows Snipping tool (or any other screenshot tool) to create an image. I then want to CTL-C to copy it and CTL-V ...
    Mr. Lomas
    last modified by Mr. Lomas
  • What are the odds of this??

    Because Jayde Colquhoun and I traveled to the United States from Australia for InstructureCon 2019 we decided to make the most of the long trip and do some touristy fun stuff while we where there. Including things lik...
    Sam Malcolm
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  • Modules Display as Collapsed by Default

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    258 votes
    With courses that have many modules and module items, the default un-collapsed state on the modules page makes the view overwhelming. I would love the option to choose a 'current' module and have that automatically op...
    Brandon Pousley
    last modified by Brandon Pousley
  • Ungraded (Practice) Quizzes Now All Muted

    Tomorrow my students take their final exam. Today, every single quiz (which is ungraded), told the students that  "Your quiz has been mutedYour quiz score is unavailable because your instructor has not finished g...
    Stephen Gilbert
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  • How do I select a grade posting policy for an assignment in the New Gradebook?

    In the New Gradebook, you can select a grade posting policy for an individual assignment. Posting policies can be set to automatic or manual. If you select an automatic posting policy, assignment grades will be visibl...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Canvas Doc Team
  • Create a student-accessible rubric for self-assessments

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    513 votes
    Our nursing and OTA staff are using self-assessments to help students evaluate their confidence in the skills they are learning for certification. The idea is that they can take this assessment and choose if they want...
    Stephanie Wilson
    last modified by Stephanie Wilson
  • Microsoft Word documents - How to cut & paste in Canvas?

    I cannot figure out how to cut and paste material from Microsoft Word documents into Canvas without Canvas completely changing all of the formatting of the document (e.g spacing, bullets, indents, etc.).  This ev...
    Keith Volk
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  • In Permissions, Separate "Add/remove other teachers, course designers, TAs, and Observers to the course" into 8 permissions

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    252 votes
    Please change each the "Add/remove other teachers, course designers or TAs to the course" from a single setting to 6 settings.   Current: Add/remove other teachers, course designers or TAs to the course  ...
    last modified by cms_hickss
  • Add Syllabus Page History

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    50 votes
    We would really like to see the Syllabus page have page history so that instructors who spend hours on it, and then delete it accidentally, can get it back.  Other pages/modules have this feature, but not this pa...
    Mary Eichin
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  • How to customize colors on Dashboard?

    How do you customize colors for the course "blocks" on Dashboard? How can I get a shade of yellow?
    Sara Harrell
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  • Collapse or Expand All Modules with One Click

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    20 votes
    For courses containing many modules, I often find myself going through and manually collapsing each one. I would love to have a one-click way to collapse all the modules (and, conversely, to expand them all again...
    Jack McGavick
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  • Canvas Equation Editor Tips: Advanced View PDF

    This document provides instruction for using LaTex in the Advanced View of the Canvas Equation Editor.   View the Canvas Equation Editor Tips: Advanced View PDF   Last update: 2017-12-09   This ...
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com