• When the Stakes are High (Part 2): Facilitating Online Assessment

    In Part 1 we explored best practices, practical tips, and considerations for creating online assessments.  In this Part 2, we’re focusing on the assessment itself and the provisions that can be put in place...
    Jessica Jones
    created by Jessica Jones
  • When the Stakes are High (Part 1): Creating the Assessment

    The end of the school year is in sight, we can almost see it, just beyond that final assessment period!  Amidst the current context of COVID-19, where we are utilising online tools to enable teaching and lea...
    Jessica Jones
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  • Cross-listing vs sections vs groups--What are the functional differences?

    I'm trying to better understand the difference between adding a section to a course in course settings, cross-listing a course, and creating groups in a course. My understanding is that one big difference is whether y...
    Jennifer Lubkin Chavez
    last modified by Jennifer Lubkin Chavez
  • Issues disconnecting users.

    Hi there,   I'm not a fan of Canvas anyway but this week has been extremely testing / embarrasing for me and a colleague due to basic functionality not being available in this VLE.   Basically, we have had...
    Cameron Barlow
    last modified by Cameron Barlow
  • Maintaining the Connection of the Staffroom

      Many teachers have now moved to teaching entirely online with the current COVID-19 situation. We've already discussed the idea of "Maintaining a Connection of the Classroom". What about our teachers who are on ...
    Jon Perry
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  • Blue print Sync exceptions

    We are having sync exceptions on our blue Print courses and I was hoping someone could tell me what they mean and how to correct them. The exception coming up this morning is "default term". Does anyone know? I have l...
    deidre Du Toit
    created by deidre Du Toit
  • Maintaining the Connection of the Classroom

      So the classroom is a space where students can interact socially in a comfortable and predictable way. Situations such as with the Covid-19 virus arise and our learning platforms go some way to enable us t...
    Jon Perry
    created by Jon Perry
  • Possible bug with Group Discussions and Student/Course Analytics

    Here's a weird one for you all. We recently created a little app that leverages the Canvas API to pull the participations information for each enrollment. Participations is seen through the student analytics page and ...
    Cassidy Vela
    last modified by Cassidy Vela
  • Ellucian's ILP

    How many of you are using Ellucian's ILP? Do you find it useful? Are you using it to sync grades and SIS data?
    Tabitha Locklear
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  • Grading with a Rubric in Canvas and why???

    We use a Rubric to grade in Canvas.  A lot of instructors complain that when they click in the rubric to score students and then save the grade does not transfer to the assessment section of the Canvas grade book...
    Christine Partite
    last modified by Christine Partite
  • Arc Video Analytics?

    We are trying to locate Arc video analytics in Canvas. We are looking to see usage and functionality vs Panopto student video assignment submission.
    Jason Zadra
    last modified by Jason Zadra
  • Incorporating Mute/Hide option for New Gradebook

    In New Gradebook, has anyone dealt with, or heard about restrictions concerning grading exams early, and not having the Mute/Hide Grade functionality available? I have two professors that experienced this last night. ...
    Craig Donahue
    last modified by Craig Donahue
  • Securing SCORM links

    Hi there, I noticed when publishing a SCORM file in Canvas, the resulting URL seems to be publicly accessible. Is this correct or am I doing something wrong? Is there a way to ensure that only logged-in users are abl...
    Sharna Bregman
    last modified by Sharna Bregman
  • Spellcheck accessibility issues

    Hi !   We're having a discussion here at the University of Bradford about providing spellcheck functionality in summative exams.   We use Respondus LockDown Browser (LDB) to administer our online exams thr...
    Rich Layden
    created by Rich Layden
  • Prohibit Teachers from changing survey / quiz responses

    Does anyone know how to use Canvas Surveys (or even Quizzes) from the administrative level in such that teachers in individual course sections in which the survey is placed cannot change survey submissions?  We a...
    Rona Tyger
    created by Rona Tyger
  • help with quiz and input/output table formulation

    New Quiz > formulas or input/output tables > How do I use the formula tab to write a question where students get a IPv4 decimal notation number and convert it to binary notation? They should be able to convert ...
    MELISSA PERRIN-SMITH
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  • Does anyone have experience using Zipgrade in Canvas

    I have a couple faculty members using Zipgrade with their courses, and want to load the grades into Canvas. Has anyone been able to load the Zipgrade spreadsheet into Canvas, and it work?   Thank you, Craig
    Craig Donahue
    created by Craig Donahue
  • Final Grade Override audit history/log

    Does anyone else have an issue with the fact that the recently rolled out Final Grade Override feature does not track its changes in the Gradebook History log?  If it's important enough to track grade changes for...
    Todd Van Zandt
    last modified by Todd Van Zandt
  • Change of Default in Check Mark in the Ratings

    Regards,  I would like to know if there is any way where I can change the default Check that appears in the box ?. This so that you can calculate the scores counting all the empty modules.  This is because w...
    Jean Rivera
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  • UX / UI of Canvas...in decline?

    Is it just me or is the UX/UI of Canvas--what used to set it apart and above other LMSs--getting worse and worse? Every new feature (e.g., Quizzes.Next, Student Dashboard, New Gradebook) seems to have a clunky interfa...
    Jennifer Lubkin Chavez
    last modified by Jennifer Lubkin Chavez