• Canvas Permission Updates

    Hello Canvas Admins!   We appreciate all of the feedback we've received regarding the need for better communication of permission updates.   This purpose of this document is to inform you of any updates or...
    last modified by Cody Titmus
  • Bulk Publish / Delete Pages

    Synopsis This Google Sheet will allow teachers to bulk publish, unpublish, or delete their wiki pages from a single spreadsheet page.   Introduction There have been a couple of feature requests to allow for bulk ...
    James Jones
    last modified by James Jones
  • Configure Trusted Canvas Instance Authentication in Canvas

        Official Canvas Document    Background Authentication Workflow Prerequisites Configuring Trusted Canvas Instance in Canvas Additional Reading  ...
  • How to Set Up Google Analytics for Canvas

    Using Google Analytics means that your institution is subject to Google's terms of service. Please verify with your institution's legal team before installing Google Analytics in your Canvas instance to ensure that yo...
    Jeremy Perkins
    last modified by Jeremy Perkins
  • Awesome CanvasLMS

    A curated list of CanvasLMS Community and Open Source contributions. Inspired by GitHub - sindresorhus/awesome: Awesome lists about all kinds of interesting topics (awesome.re)   For more information see CanvasLM...
  • Canvas Instructor Cheat Sheet

    Despite my efforts to persuade them otherwise, often times we are asked for something physical regarding steps to do things in Canvas. We found an old "cheat sheet" on the web and updated it and removed some stuff to ...
    last modified by awilliams
  • Commonly used account-level roles

    Many institutions create the same type of account-level roles. This document talks about the most commonly used account-level roles in Canvas and their permissions. If you need help customizing your account-level role...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • Create UTF-8 encoded CSV files for SIS import from Excel

    In case your institution doesn’t have any connections to a Student Information System (SIS) and you have to manage enrolments manually, than the SIS import feature could be your best friend. Same goes for creati...
    Jaap Stelpstra
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Finding broken links

    (I originally posted this as a comment to Broken Link: More Data Included in the Message but figured it was worth having here for others)   I thought it might be helpful to share my strategies for locating the p...
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • What are the most popular Section ➜ Course organizational structures used in Canvas?

    We are frequently asked how various institutions choose to nest their sections inside of courses. In other words, what are the most popular nesting methods used to populate enrollments into sections, an...
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • How To Disable the Google LTI "Google Drive" Assignment Submission Tab

    The Problem Our number one Canvas help issue the past several years revolves around student's submitting Google Docs, Slides or Sheets via the built-in Google Drive integrations. We switched to the new ...
    Chris Long
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Why a Discovery Page, also what is a Discovery Page?

    In some cases an institution using Canvas may have users who authenticate to Canvas using more than one authentication mechanism each using a different page for the collection of authentication credentials (usern...
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • End of Year Guide

    End of Year Guide Authored by Chris Long   This guide is a collaborative effort to help you end your school year or terms smoothly. By carefully considering these  recommendations you should have the inform...
    Renee Carney
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Permissions Page Role Sorting

    Update August 9, 2018 Canvas has provided their own, much more awesome, solution to this with the July 14, 2018, release. Documentation is available in the Canvas Admin Guide What user roles and permissions are a...
    James Jones
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Parent Access Directory

    Purpose The purpose of this guide is to establish the available parent access options.   Please select the preferred workflow from the list below: Provisioning Parent Accounts: your administration creates Canvas ...
    last modified by Jaron Johnson
  • SAML RelayState

        Official Canvas Document   Canvas, as a SAML ServiceProvider, supports special values for RelayState to allow deep linking into Canvas for IdP initiated logins. An IdP can also modify the R...
    Erin Hallmark
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Obtaining a list of Admin Users with their Roles

    On September 16, 2017, Canvas added an Admin CSV option to the Provisioning Report. It provides most of the information here and is built-into Canvas rather than being an external solution. It does require that you co...
    James Jones
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • One-Sheet Guides for Canvas/Canvas Guía del Maestro

    Canvas Community y comunidad española,   There are many one-sheet guides out there, but just in case if you were looking for a single-sheet (dual sided) instructional PDF on Canvas... Attached are the same...
    Jason Diehl
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Quiz Settings to Maximize Security

    The following document was created to help our faculty better understand quiz settings and how they can be used to enhance quiz security. In many cases locking down a quiz as much as possible (ex: not allowing student...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Automated report of assignments in courses

    Attached Excel workbook is able to download data from Canvas (exclusively using Get API calls) to create an overview of all assignments in all courses you specify using Course SIS IDs.   The worksheet contains...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders