• Blueprint "push" considerations

    Hi all! For starters, I've read much of the community posts on Blueprint courses, including: Tips for Designing and Maintaining Blueprint Courses by Ken Black Lessons Learned about Blueprint Courses: Introduct...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • How to Create a Course Index Where Students can Join Courses

    Here is how to create a course index where students can join courses:   Go into  “Admin” “Settings” then “Featured Options” and turn on “Public Course Index. In the ...
    Eliyahu Mitterhoff
    last modified by Eliyahu Mitterhoff
  • Send Individualized Messages by default in Inbox - Voting open - needs some love

    Conversation feature 'Send Individualized Messages' should remember decision or have a default state controlled by the admin   In a large majority of cases instructors want to send individual messages (at a minim...
    Scott Finkeldei
    last modified by Scott Finkeldei
  • Canvas Assignment for Zoom Attendance

    Faculty at my institution have been asking for a way to record attendance for Zoom video lectures within a Canvas assignment as attendance makes up a very small percentage of final grades. There is no inbuilt function...
    Lorcan Murphy
    last modified by Lorcan Murphy
  • The NEW Online Learning Reality

    If you are worried that you will not be able to properly teach your students virtually/online properly for the long term, you are not alone. This live stream will discuss some practical tips and tricks to make your li...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • User get's launch Commons launch error.  Does anyone have advice for this?

    When user tries to access Commons this error pops up (see attachment for full error):   Sorry, there is a problem with your Canvas/Commons configuration.
    Leslie Robair
    created by Leslie Robair
  • Service Account Best Practice

    Hello,   What is the recommended best-practice for creating a service account for API access? I suppose I could create a user with "+ People" button, set a strong password and then create an API key, but I'd pre...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Google Meet LTI in Canvas.pdf

    If you would like to connect with students using Google Hangouts Meet as your conferencing tool, you have the ability to add a Hangout to your Canvas Course, Course Announcement, Module or via Calendar. The ...
    Emily Allen
    last modified by Emily Allen
  • Import Issues

    Has anyone else had import issues with the FTP uploads over the last month? We run our uploads 4 times a day, and we have had imports stall twice in the last 30 days (end of June).   Subsequent imports then beco...
    Steve Stratoti
    last modified by Steve Stratoti
  • How can you add Classlink to the course navigation in Canvas?

    I am looking to add Classlink to the course navigation. We are using it as the SAML for Canvas. I want students to be able to access it from the course navigation for easy use. I went to settings, apps, view app confi...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • (Action Required) TLS protocol changes

    We recently got an email from Canvas support, what steps should I take ?   This is a little confusing:   You can address this behavior in one of two ways: Transition to TLS 1.2 by September 19. Transition y...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • New Admin Role is missing

    Added a new Account Role, how do I get it to show in the admin section so I can assign users to it.
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Bulk Content Migration via API yields 23 failures - then 0 failures (process being done in AWS)

    Due to some of the recent API changes noted on the "Canvas Platform Breaking Changes" Page, we must move several of our current processes to AWS. We are currently testing the process that populates all of our empty co...
    KATHLEEN BARRINGER
    last modified by KATHLEEN BARRINGER
  • Canvas bot on Slack not working

    Hi, I'm hosting the Bitnami Canvas package on AWS, and am trying to figure out how to integrate Slack with the Canvas site. I've followed the instructions here precisely: Canvas Slack App Admin Installation Guide ...
    Ze-Wen Koh
    last modified by Ze-Wen Koh
  • Overcoming (COVID-19) Learning Gaps with MasteryConnect

    Calls for innovation-causing disruption in education have been echoed for years. However, no one expected the revolution to come in the form of a global pandemic. Students and teachers across the world have engaged in...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • I am a school counselor and the district mental health and social emotional director. I'm hoping to create an online office where students, staff and parents are able to access links and supports. It would be ideal for my online office to be built in Canv

    I am a school counselor and the district mental health and social emotional director. I'm hoping to create an online office where students, staff and parents are able to access links and supports. It would be ideal fo...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • SIS System Search: Looking for Recommendations

    Hello!   My organization, Centriq Training, has been with Canvas for 5 years and currently has locations in Kansas City and St. Louis.  We're a training organization that provides a fast-paced, hands-o...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Student worker course role/privileges

    We currently use work-study students in our online program to perform certain routine tasks in our master courses and our courses in development. They do not have the same admin access to Canvas that our IDs and other...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Live Streaming Video

    Anyone out there live streaming video in Canvas?  If so, what application do you use?  What is the end user experience in Canvas??
    Marianne Goossens
    last modified by Marianne Goossens
  • New Quizzes Visibility Error

    We quit using New Quizzes because we could not control the visibility of the answers of all assessments if we allowed the students to see the results after their assessment. Once it was on, we had to manually go to tu...
    Liz Summers
    last modified by Liz Summers