• Earned badges moving with students across courses

    Hello We are testing Badgr as an option to record completion of program orientation. Students should only have to complete this once. Is there a way for the badge to follow the student so any teacher can see tha...
    Tiffany Morgan
    last modified by Tiffany Morgan
  • 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
  • Add external badges (Badgr) to a Canvas course

    Hi there, I currently have so many Badges I collected and can see them on Badgr . Is there a way to show them all on Canvas, not by copying the Share links each of them? Thanks
    Quan Nguyen
    last modified by Quan Nguyen
  • cUrl value changes despite consistent arguments, ruins json_decode as a result? How to respond?

    So a curl request I do seems to always return one of four different results. Every time it has the same token, and the same header, and checks the same URL (https://my.test.instructure.com/api/v1/accounts/1/sis_import...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Commonly used account-level roles

    Many institutions create the same type of account-level roles. This document talks about the most commonly used account-level roles in Canvas and their permissions. If you need help customizing your account-level role...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • Canvas Permission Updates

    Hello Canvas Admins!   We appreciate all of the feedback we've received regarding the need for better communication of permission updates.   This purpose of this document is to inform you of any updates or...
    jlafrance@instructure.com
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • (NEW) Rich Content Editor Enhancements

    I can't seem to find anything about the new rich content editor so I just wanted to share a few major changes that we plan on letting our faculty and staff know before it goes live. Does anyone see other pertinent cha...
    Jerad Watson
    last modified by Jerad Watson
  • SIS Import - Creates Sandbox?

    I can't seem to find a way to do this, is it even possible? I would like to do this: Use our SIS system to create courses, assign the teacher and add the students. (We currently do this without a problem.) At the s...
    Colin Davitt
    created by Colin Davitt
  • Assignment with Screencastify file upload

    Is there a way to get .webm video submissions to load in the SpeedGrader preview pane?   My teachers have had students create screen cast videos using ScreenCastify.  The video is automatically saved to the...
    Jason Waltz
    last modified by Jason Waltz
  • Possible bug with Group Discussions and Student/Course Analytics

    Here's a weird one for you all. We recently created a little app that leverages the Canvas API to pull the participations information for each enrollment. Participations is seen through the student analytics page and ...
    Cassidy Vela
    created by Cassidy Vela
  • How do I access class calendars?

    Hi, I'm trying to make calendar events for a specific course with the python API, but I can't seem to figure out how. Is it even possible? Can I list events only from that course's calendar as well?   Thanks!
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Be The Hero Updates

    Thanks to Erin Keefe  and Sallie Michalsky as well as the rest of the Canvas Training team for developing wonderful, free resource such as the Be The Hero - New Training Course for Canvas Admins!  ...
    Janie Ruddy
    last modified by Janie Ruddy
  • Canvas Roster Integrations?

    Our university has been working with VitalSource to provide e-books and Day-one access to students through Canvas. Things have been working well, instructors and departments decide if they want their e-textbook availa...
    Nick Yamagata
    created by Nick Yamagata
  • Accordion Script Help

    Our designers have developed some accordion scripts for instructors to use in their courses. We recently updated the script when jquery was disabled, things were going swimmingly with the new script until the 6-22 upd...
    Nick Yamagata
    last modified by Nick Yamagata
  • elusive Canvas assessment_question_bank_id

    I am trying to use the API to create a question group in a quiz which picks questions from one of the many question banks that exist in my course.  The API says I can specify "The id of t...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Get Roll Call Attendance data

    Hi, all,   We are using Roll Call attendance for our summer session attendance.  Worked great last year.  This year there is a known issue that is preventing the generation of the report of attendance....
  • List of Instructors for all classes

    Is there a way for me to get a list of teachers for all the classes? I looked into the provisioning reports under settings, but that doesn't seem to do what i am looking for. What I am looking for is a list of courses...
    Canoe Xie
    last modified by Canoe Xie
  • Avoid getting red marks for handing in late

    Hi!  Our students work at different paces, but we still want to give them suggested dates to help them plan their studies. One thing that we fear might be misleading/negative is when the student get red mar...
    Rebecca Asker
    last modified by Rebecca Asker
  • Account role for Blueprint

    Hi all,   I am trying to setup an Account Role to give out to select support staff at a college or department sub-account level to manage Blueprint courses. I have tested a role that only has "Blueprint Courses ...
    Paul LaMere
    last modified by Paul LaMere
  • Different faculty permissions for SIS and non-SIS courses?

    I'm looking into how to allow faculty to add people to sandboxes but not SIS (for credit) courses.  I see other schools that seem to be doing that (like U.Minnesota), but I'm having trouble finding the best way t...
    Doug Holton
    last modified by Doug Holton