• We need your feedback

    The Commons team here at in Instructure is researching how to better support Instructors in finding the content they need. We have put together a survey to gain insight into how Commons searched and content is discove...
    Renee Carney
    created by Renee Carney
  • Adding Account Role - Building Principal

    I am looking to add a new account role for our building level principals.   There are so many options and choices which leave me wondering. What do they need to see and what isn't necessary?   Has anyone a...
    Colin Davitt
    last modified by Colin Davitt
  • How to Organize Google Analytics by College

    Has anyone used Google Analytics for Canvas to filter the data by college? We want to filter the data for our university by the college of engineering, education, nursing etc. Would I do this through a dashboard or su...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • UX / UI of Canvas...in decline?

    Is it just me or is the UX/UI of Canvas--what used to set it apart and above other LMSs--getting worse and worse? Every new feature (e.g., Quizzes.Next, Student Dashboard, New Gradebook) seems to have a clunky interfa...
    Jennifer Lubkin Chavez
    last modified by Jennifer Lubkin Chavez
  • How your institution is structured to handle Canvas?

    Hi Canvas Community, how are you all?    I'm doing a research globally to understand how other institutions are structured to handle all routines envolving canvas (Creating courses, accounts, enrollments, e...
    Alexandre Schneider
    last modified by Alexandre Schneider
  • Student Accounts

    If wondering if other institutions might be able to advise how they manage the accumulation of student accounts after years in Canvas. Currently, our provisioning creates a Canvas account for every student enrolment -...
    Kate Hayes
    last modified by Kate Hayes
  • What would change if we go to one district instance?

    Right now, each school in my district has their own Canvas. The district wants to migrate this into one and break us into sub accounts. As the admin, I am concerned about what I will lose. Are these concerns real: ...
    Darnell Kemp
    last modified by Darnell Kemp
  • Code and Other Useful Tools

    HI,   I know there are many integrations that have been created to make faculty course set up easier - changing multiple dates at once, etc. But I don't know where to find these. I tried finding integrations in ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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