• Typical Reporting for Canvas System Usage

    I'm interested in hearing what reports your school views on a regular basis to gauge adoption and usage of the Canvas system.    My primary interest is in employee adoption and use of the system's tools and...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Example of javascript for mobile apps

    Hi there!   I am trying to find example code of javascript for the mobile apps (uploaded via the theme editor in Canvas)     Just an example so i can see and verify that it works   The goal fur...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Blueprint pitfalls

    I wanted to share unexpected pitfalls I've found while working with Blueprints. My main example is using the blueprint_course_id field. Let's say you already have 100 courses associated with Blueprint_A. Next, yo...
    Christin Deville
    last modified by Christin Deville
  • Message All Teachers Script

    Hi All,  I will start by explaining I am an instructor not an admin, I do come here for assistance and ideas so thought I would try.  A while ago someone shared a great script which allowed teachers to view...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Collecting Syllabi

    I've been asked if it's possible to collect all syllabi from all Canvas courses, and if not currently possible, to look into options to make it possible in the future.  Anyone tried implementing something like this?
    Anthony Bunag
    last modified by Anthony Bunag
  • Auditing and cleaning up permissions

    Hi everyone! Our institution has been using Canvas since 2013, and we are looking to do an audit of all of the Account roles, their corresponding permissions, and who has been given those roles We have noticed that th...
    Ursula Jones
    created by Ursula Jones
  • New school year, new term courses set up

    Dear all,   I am an admin for our small Canvas site (~350 users) for a secondary school (high school, catering for y10s to y13s aged 14-18). It is our 3rd year using Canvas.   I'm setting up this new schoo...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Canvas / Maestro Integration

    Hello Canvas Folks,   This is our first year using Maestro SIS. I’m wondering if anyone else uses it, and if you you are experiencing some of the same issues we are. For example, the calendar doesn’t...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Backups of our Canvas data

    I had to put in a support ticket with Instructure the other day because we had an instructor who blew away some content in a course, and we needed to get it back. The /undelete/ option did not cover what she needed in...
    Matt Gudites
    last modified by Matt Gudites
  • Dashboard Course Card Images

    Currently, we have disabled the option to add a dashboard course card image. Our concerns are: Necessity. As a school heavily invested in accessibility, we've opted to leave it off because we don't see the value...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • You know you've been a Canvas admin too long when ...

    Recently my computer was slowing due to performance issues. I found myself moving the cursor to the exact spot each next selection or button would appear in before it could render.    When did you know...
    Ira Strauss
    last modified by Ira Strauss
  • Canvas "delete user's cache link"

    The Canvas support team has a link on a users profile that "deletes the user's cache".   So far this has fixed issues when the items don't display on the course navigation or courses do not display in the Inbox ...
    last modified by S9300807
  • Complications with creating new courses from a SIS

    Hi all, I am trying set up new courses with students enrolled in sections with all of their teachers. Eg a Year 3 course that has multiple classes each enrolled in a section with their class teacher (English, Ma...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Student Access After Graduation

    Hi All,   My organization is in the midst of creating policies around what to do with student accounts after they graduate. Would anyone be willing to share how they handle student access to Canvas after they ha...
    Becky Shiring
    last modified by Becky Shiring
  • Student's Canvas quizzes keep crashing

    I want to put this question out there to see if anyone else has experienced this issue. It's hard to tell if this is a Canvas issue or not because there are so many factors involved.   First, we are a high schoo...
    Paul Bileci
    last modified by Paul Bileci
  • Looking for part-time Canvas Help

    Hello, Dwight Global Online School searches for a part-time Canvas assistance to help throughout the school year. Work is flexible and remote. Please write me at lchilds@dwight.global to express interest, an...
    Louisa Childs
    last modified by Louisa Childs
  • Need to Use Canvas Recorder for Proctored Exams

    Our final exams are proctored online via webcam by a 3rd party company. Since the webcam is tied up by the proctoring process, our students often have difficulty launching Canvas video recorder to answer questions in ...
    Nan Schutz
    created by Nan Schutz
  • Canvas benefits over Blackboard

    Hi all,   I am on week 2 of a new job where I am tasked with running the pilot program for Canvas. I have used Canvas at a previous institution for a number of years and am fairly comfortable with the benefits. ...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • CIDI Labs DesignPLUS

    For some context, I started at MTPC in 2001.  We've been through three LMSs during my time here... Jones e-education, Pearson eCollege's Learning Studio, and now Canvas, and I've been a LMS admin for each of thos...
  • First time Admin help

    I am a new - 2 weeks old - Canvas Admin. I've used Canvas as a professor but I've never been on an implementation, launch team for an organization. HELP! Where do I start? This org just purchased the Basic package a m...
    Chris Accornero
    last modified by Chris Accornero