• 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
  • Banner ILP module with Canvas

    Hi, We would like to make contact with schools that are using the Ellucian ILP module with Canvas.  We are considering this option and are in discussions with Ellucian.   One of our requirements is tha...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • External tools for creating excersices

    Hi!  We are looking into different options on tools to create interactive exercises (quizzes, drag-and-drop, interactive videos etc.). So far we've been looking at integrating h5p.com or Course Arc.   ...
    Rebecca Asker
    last modified by Rebecca Asker
  • Deploy Sub Accounts Now or Later

    I am ready to get sub accounts working in my Canvas instance, but honestly, I am a bit nervous with all that is going on. The pros I am looking for is division reps being able to make division announcements, template ...
    Darnell Kemp
    last modified by Darnell Kemp
  • Clever Solutions in our New Remote Learning Environment.

    Hi everyone. Don't know if someone else has a topic going for this, but I thought it might be a good idea for us all to share ideas about how we are handling the various issues which may arise given the remote learnin...
  • Epub reader in Canvas

    Hello!   Are there are any apps one could use to enable the students to read epub-files directly in Canvas? The dream scenario would be if they could open a regular page in a course and then find the e-pub...
    Rebecca Asker
    last modified by Rebecca Asker
  • Best Proctoring LTI

    Hi, everyone   Out institution looks for a good solution in a proctoring system to be integrated with Canvas as an LTI.   I did not find a question who asked the same question, so I am sorry if it is repea...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • For those schools that are closed due to COVID-19, have you been using Canvas Conferences for remote learning?  If so, please share your experience.

    My school is located in New York City (5 Boros).  It's only a matter of time before our school closes due to COVID-19.  Many schools are using Zoom, Google Meet, or another tool for video conferencing. ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders