• Instructor and Admin Crosslisting Tool

    Howdy! Well, I guess it's time to share this out with everyone. We are using this script I wrote this school year with our teachers. I taught myself Javascript as well as the Canvas API in order to save everyone the p...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Sorting the Find a Rubric dialog

    This document will show how to move the current course to the top of the "Find a Rubric" dialog and optionally sort and filter the information to make it easier to find rubrics. The before list on the left has 30 i...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Better Group Discussion Navigation

    I've written a user script that provides better navigation when working with group discussions. This document and script are primarily intended for instructors, TAs, or other people who can see multiple groups for gro...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Importing Rubrics from a Spreadsheet

    I've written an Rubric Importer user script that will allow you to copy a rubric from a spreadsheet like Excel or Google Sheets and paste it into a textbox inside Canvas and then automatically turn it into a rubric wi...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • Duplicating Quiz Questions

    Below is a quick and easy way to duplicate quiz questions. Once copied these questions can be tweaked/adjusted as needed! Create the question you want to duplicate in your course Question Bank - How do I create a que...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Canvancements - Canvas Enhancements

    Sometimes it's hard to find resources in the Canvas Community and often awesome things are overlooked due to the sheer volume of information. To make it easier for people, the following is a comprehensive list of Canv...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Adjust All Assignment Dates on One Page

    Updated instructions (not code) April 14, 2019. If you are seeing strange date and time, like setting your assignment to be due at 10:00 pm but it coming back as 9:59 pm the next day, I've determined the quick fix unt...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • Sorting Dashboard Course Cards

    December 8, 2018 - No Longer Needed Canvas has released their own solution for sorting the dashboard course cards. You should remove this script and use their solution. Things should continue to work until y...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • Some CSS related to the New UI

    Several people have asked for my code that I've used to mess around with the new UI. Here's a screenshot of what some of the code affects based on the code below: Here’s a copy and paste of most of my importa...
    Canvas Admin
    last modified by Canvas Admin
  • Canvas_classnotebook1.pdf

    Melissa Buonato
    last modified by Melissa Buonato
  • Canvas_office365.pdf

    Melissa Buonato
    last modified by Melissa Buonato
  • QuizWiz: Enhancements to SpeedGrader and Quizzes

    QuizWiz is a user script developed by James Jones  and Avi Naiman that adds speed enhancements to quizzes, assignments, and discussions within SpeedGrader. It also provides alternative scoring methods for certain...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • How Term Dates, Course Dates, and Publish Status Combine to Control Student Access to a Course

    I'm fairly new to Canvas, and like others I've struggled with keeping things straight in my mind regarding how the various controls of course dates, term dates, and publish settings affect student access to a course. ...
    Sarah Phinney
    last modified by Sarah Phinney
  • Semester Start Checklist

    The beginning of a new semester is an exciting time for institutions, admins, instructors, and students. We’ve compiled a checklist of frequently seen issues during this time that will help you avoid any hiccups...
    communityteam
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Understanding Multiple Answers Questions

    This document explains what Multiple Answers questions are, how partial credit is computed for these questions, why Canvas computes partial credit the way it does, and compares the multiple answers offerings of other ...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Vendor Roles

    Most publishers need to do certain things like see the list of users, manage assignments and quizzes, manage content, and edit grades but shouldn't have access to things like becoming other users or creating new cours...
    John_Lowe@baylor.edu
    last modified by John_Lowe@baylor.edu
  • HMH Common Cartridge Secrets: Breaking Apart the Giant Content

    If you have recently purchased HMH Common Cartridge text books, you may have found that they are extremely large and import into Canvas as one GIANT module that is extremely time consuming to break apart.  We hav...
    Michelle Lattke
    last modified by Michelle Lattke
  • Canvas Settings Feature Ideas

    Background I'm sure that we all have horror stories about people changing settings and chaos ensuing!  Thus, In Permissions, Separate Manage (add/edit/delete) courses into 3 permissions posted by Susan Hicks (UCF...
    Joni Miller
    last modified by Joni Miller
  • Show student names for Differentiated Assignments

    When assignments, quizzes, or discussions have multiple due dates, Canvas gives a summary table of the dates and the number of students, but not the names of the students. This user script replaces the number of stude...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • New UI:  Canvas Branding Customization Documentation

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    Joni Miller
    created by Joni Miller