• How to Create a Course Index Where Students can Join Courses

    Here is how to create a course index where students can join courses:   Go into  “Admin” “Settings” then “Featured Options” and turn on “Public Course Index. In the ...
    Eliyahu Mitterhoff
    last modified by Eliyahu Mitterhoff
  • Bulk Content Migration via API yields 23 failures - then 0 failures (process being done in AWS)

    Due to some of the recent API changes noted on the "Canvas Platform Breaking Changes" Page, we must move several of our current processes to AWS. We are currently testing the process that populates all of our empty co...
    KATHLEEN BARRINGER
    last modified by KATHLEEN BARRINGER
  • SIS System Search: Looking for Recommendations

    Hello!   My organization, Centriq Training, has been with Canvas for 5 years and currently has locations in Kansas City and St. Louis.  We're a training organization that provides a fast-paced, hands-o...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Student worker course role/privileges

    We currently use work-study students in our online program to perform certain routine tasks in our master courses and our courses in development. They do not have the same admin access to Canvas that our IDs and other...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Live Streaming Video

    Anyone out there live streaming video in Canvas?  If so, what application do you use?  What is the end user experience in Canvas??
    Marianne Goossens
    last modified by Marianne Goossens
  • Gradecam / Canvas

    Our district has been using Gradecam. We recently adopted Canvas. Are the Canvas assessment features as powerful as Gradecam? Do any users work with Canvas and Gradecam together? I didn't see any LTI information for C...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Training Course w/ Gradebook Data

    Hi Everyone,   We are looking to develop some hands-on training activities for our instructors, in particular, with the gradebook. I'd like to have class set up with fake students and data for the gradebook. The...
    Becky Shiring
    last modified by Becky Shiring
  • Spam Users

    In order to run online on-demand courses for non-students, we have to enable open registration. This makes us vulnerable to spam users and, since March, we have been attacked repeatedly with spam user accounts. They d...
    Caroline Foley
    last modified by Caroline Foley
  • How common are automation scripts?

    My University has been with Canvas for about 3 years now.  Prior to that we used Blackboard, WebCT 6, and WebCT 4.  No automation in previous LMS's except to load users, courses, and put those users into cou...
    Skot Harness
    last modified by Skot Harness
  • Admins: What are your schools' plans for learning in 2020-2021?  Are you changing your teachers' requirements and expectations of Canvas usage in order to meet those needs?

    This message is specifically for those of you who are Canvas Admins.  NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio has just announced that NYC public schools will be having "Blended Learning" as part of their instruction.  Some ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Google Analytics Help

    Hello Everyone,   We're looking to add additional tagging so we can ramp up the data collected in our GA system. Instructure has provided some documentation on how to add additional tagging but we'd really like ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Attendance Solutions

    My college is looking into attendance solutions in Canvas, specifically to allow for taking attendance in large classes.  We need something that can incorporate scanning student ID cards or using something like a...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Jenzabar SIS and Canvas data uploads

    I'd like to reopen this conversation.  We still do not have a working SIS data upload system due to issues related with the tables in our Jenzabar registration module and how that office is dropping students from...
    Rona Tyger
    last modified by Rona Tyger
  • Uptick in spam help desk calls

    Are any other admins seeing this? We went from roughly one-two per month reported spam calls to the Instructure help desk to nearly daily since June 12. What's going on?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • How to manage Rolling intake on Canvas

    Hi All,   I would like to hear some advice from the community about how to manage rolling intake on Canvas.   Our school have a rolling intake every month, which mean we will have new students every month....
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Test Students, LTIs, and Budget Concerns

    Like most Universities we have quite a few integration points in Canvas using LTI,  Many of the apps are paid resources that charge by user license.  What we've noticed is any faculty that uses the Student V...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • What SIS is best?

    Does anyone have recommendations on SIS with Canvas?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • How does Canvas help you provide equitable access to high-quality instruction for all students?

    I work on the K-12 product strategy team and I'm wondering how schools leverage Canvas to help provide equitable access to high-quality instruction for all students? My goal is to learn the different ways this is happ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Subaccounts

    I was wondering how other schools are setting up their subaccounts in Canvas. Currently, we set up our subaccounts as Schools and subsequent departments. But it is not specific enough to offer the most flexibility for...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Course proposal template?

    I am searching for examples of course proposal templates or guides our instructors can use to propose new online courses in Canvas.  Could you point me to examples?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders