• Canvas Access & Waitlisted Students

    My institution would like waitlisted students to be able to access Canvas. Could you provide insight into what other schools are doing with students that are on a waitlist? Is there a special designation in Canva...
    mjones@swlaw.edu
    last modified by mjones@swlaw.edu
  • SIS Import - UTF8 and "Couldn't find Canvas CSV import headers" errors

    I had a frustrating day trying to import data into Canvas via an upload of CSV data on the admin SIS Import page.   I was building the data using Excel, and saving it to CSV with UTF8 format via the "Save As" op...
    Carol Shergold
    last modified by Carol Shergold
  • Google Assignments - Instructions for Admin?  I am new at this! TY!

    I am looking for instructions on how to get LTI information for Google Assignments.  Help!
    Leslie Robair
    last modified by Leslie Robair
  • More Layoffs at Instructure

    https://philonedtech.com/instructure-restructure-significant-layoffs-hitting-canvas-side-of-the-business/    "Today, Instructure has implemented a new, even larger round of layoffs, this time primarily targ...
    David Tod
    last modified by David Tod
  • Managing User Account Creation / SIS ID updates

    We have had Canvas for seven years and have not had any guidelines previously on how users were created or who could create user accounts.  Now, with moving to Colleague, as our new SIS, we have multiple ins...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Master Template for all courses

    We are a small University and with the need to move all classes online I am being asked if we could push out a home page template created by one of our faculty to all existing courses in our Canvas instance for Fall 2...
    Eric Werth
    created by Eric Werth
  • Learning Resources Module

    Hi all,  sorry if this was already discussed I didnt see anything.  We want to create a learning resources module that will go in most courses and includes, tips and tricks, study skills and other resou...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Courses that are Organizations - Best Practices?

    This is in part due to carryover from our Blackboard system, but we have a number of courses that are really organizations, e.g. committees, interest groups, etc.   We are wondering what the best way is to organ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Single Sign on Authentication in DoE School

    We are trialing the Single Sign on feature for Canvas.   Has someone has success using Google/ Microsoft authentication in DoE schools? Please feel free to suggest.   Thanks, A Thapa
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Conference Attendance

    We know when attending Canvas Conferences, faculty and staff can gain invaluable information. What does your institution recommend for new users to Canvas then follow-up years:   Development/ Prep for Canvas Go...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Are there any studies on student, teacher, or counselor experience?

    We are in the process of proposing a transition to Canvas for some of our high school and university products, and some stake holders are asking for any data on the student, teacher, or school counselor experience in ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Does anyone who uses Plato to help students make up credit deficiencies have the Plato system embedded in Canvas?

    Presently my district is reevaluating its contract with edmentum, the maker of plato as a deliverer of content for students who are credit deficient. We are are a career technical (cte) high school so we need a platfo...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Course Extensions

    Hello   Background, we are new to Canvas this year, soft launch was in January and full launch May 1st.  We had been a D2L school for years.  Our Canvas data is pulling from Banner CSM.  Because o...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
  • Have you enabled muting course notifications?

    A question I get frequently is how to mute notifications for courses, specifically courses where they're teachers but not doing the grading. Canvas rolled out the option to mute course notifications, which is a great ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
  • Providing Observation and Feedback of Online Teaching

    In our organization, we do a lot of observation and feedback between peers and administrators as a part of professional development.   What have you found are good things to measure or evaluate when looking...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Language and impact

    Hi May I ask which programming language(s) make(s) the canvas work? and what kind of impact does this product have on the education industry? Thank you.
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Account Role permissions for Question banks

    I have a Group of Teachers that I want to write items into Root level Question Banks, so we can distribute question across courses and connect Q-banks to Outcomes at the root level.  I was playing around with Acc...
    Leo Satara
    last modified by Leo Satara
  • Upcoming Updates to Canvas/COVID-19

    Hello Canvas community,   Does anybody have any concerns about upcoming changes to Canvas for things such as new quizzes and the new rich content editor? I have a lot of concerns about any new features being ro...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders