• 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 Nathan Atkinson
  • Rejecting Emoji Input on Display Name Field

    Has anyone had an issue with students changing their display name to all emoji characters? If so, what measures have you used to prevent it?
    Jeffrey Anderson
    created by Jeffrey Anderson
  • Automatising the creation and association of courses in Canvas

    Hello, I understand that Blueprint courses needs to be created manually rather than using SIS-provisioned courses. However, what tools or scripts can use to create automatically blank automatic courses and linking th...
    Mari-Cruz Garcia
    last modified by Mari-Cruz Garcia
  • What's in a Name? Why Pronouns Matter

    “What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet   What’s in a name? What does it mean? Why is it important?  ...
    Renee Carney
    created by Renee Carney
  • Grading with a Rubric in Canvas and why???

    We use a Rubric to grade in Canvas.  A lot of instructors complain that when they click in the rubric to score students and then save the grade does not transfer to the assessment section of the Canvas grade book...
    Christine Partite
    last modified by Christine Partite
  • Canvas data dumps: full history or delta?

    Hi,   I'm using the canvas-data-sdk package to download Canvas data via its API in Python.  I've been using the following commands:   ``` canvas-data -c config.yml list-dumps # lists the daily dumps ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • A Call for Canvas Advocates! How you can contribute to a global Canvas user community

    2019 Canvas Advocates are now making the difficult decisions of where to display their sweet badge and when to flaunt their exclusive swag! Now is exactly the right time for you to get in on the 2020 action!   Th...
    Renee Carney
    created by Renee Carney
  • Invoice, Registration, payment

    I am curious to know what others are using to manage SIS data via registration, payment and invoicing? 
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Do LTIs slow down canvas?

    My organization makes external pages to supplement online courses on canvas. We are thinking of making an LTI to inject these static sites into the courses and be able to pass back a grade for completion. That would b...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • How to delete accounts of graduated students?

    How do you carry out deletion of student accounts from your Canvas? Because of GDPR regulations we cannot let data of students stay in Canvas after students have graduated 
    Irma Mänty
    last modified by Irma Mänty
  • Arc Video Analytics?

    We are trying to locate Arc video analytics in Canvas. We are looking to see usage and functionality vs Panopto student video assignment submission.
    Jason Zadra
    last modified by Jason Zadra
  • Microsoft immersive reader installation

    Anyone know how the microsoft immersive reader works with Canvas? Saw this press release posted on twitter https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-microsoft-immersive-reader-comes-to-instructure-canvas-30093741...
    Melissa Buonato
    last modified by Melissa Buonato
  • User account e-mail 'memory'?

    Greetings!   I have a weird situation occurring. A mistake was made when the user account was created for the user Nichole, shown below. Zach's email was put in by mistake. The mistake has been corrected, but se...
    William Poillion
    last modified by William Poillion
  • Does anyone use a direct connect from Canvas to Rediker?

    We currently use Rediker as our LMS and Canvas to keep all grades.  We currently do not have a direct connect.  We go through Clever.  I wanted to see if there was anyone out there that uses the direct ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Is there a way to simultaneously use two different authentication types?

    Is it possible to use CAS and SAML simultaneously for authentication? I'm only seeing options to position them (1,2 3, 4 etc.), with "1" as a default.   What I'm really looking for is a user to have the ability...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • New York Times LTI gone?

    A faculty member pointed out that when they search for content using the NYT LTI it was not returning results.  I was going to drop and reinstall it but it seems to have left the Edu Apps site.  Is anyone st...
    Andrew McDonald
    created by Andrew McDonald
  • First Look: Responsive Layout

    You may have noticed today there is a new look in Free-For-Teachers. The new responsive layout is here! This layout ensures that the Canvas website looks great on ALL devices, even on smartphones and tablets! See this...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Ever hear of an LMS called AuthoRISE?

    Totally unrelated question to Canvas...but you are my "peeps" and my LMS expert community. Anyone know anything about a new LMS called AuthoRISE? I was asked about it and I can't find anything except one random school...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Quiz Settings to Maximize Security

    The following document was created to help our faculty better understand quiz settings and how they can be used to enhance quiz security. In many cases locking down a quiz as much as possible (ex: not allowing student...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Turn that Cumbersome Teacher Resource Binder into a Digital School Resource Hub!

    Calling all school level administrators and leadership teams!Have you ever had a bajillion resources you needed to hand out to your faculty but hate the idea of making all those copies?? Not to mention killing a bunch...
    Rosina Monteiro
    created by Rosina Monteiro