• How can we set up gradebooks for standards and traditional?

    We are implementing Canvas 5-12 next year.  Our 5th and 6th grades use standards-based grading and 7-12 more traditional.  What is the best way to set this up?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Uptick in spam help desk calls

    Are any other admins seeing this? We went from roughly one-two per month reported spam calls to the Instructure help desk to nearly daily since June 12. What's going on?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • How to manage Rolling intake on Canvas

    Hi All,   I would like to hear some advice from the community about how to manage rolling intake on Canvas.   Our school have a rolling intake every month, which mean we will have new students every month....
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • SIS ID overlap

    Hi,  I recently made an SIS import for new student accounts but a couple of SIS ids overlapped and the result is that some of the students lost their accounts.  Is there a way I can set up the students aga...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • User ID in submissions API call off by 1

    I am working on a project where I am matching student submissions back to our local database.  To crosswalk this data I am using the sis_user_id field in the Pseudonym_Dim table downloaded out of Canvas Data....
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • What will happen to individual classroom courses if a blue print is synced after the initial launch??

    We have district blue prints that have been developed and updates need to be pushed out to all of the individual teachers. Teachers have personalized their courses and we are wondering if these changes will be impacte...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Login API - Adding an additional login to a user

    Working in powershell to script some Canvas things.  Have done a fair amount in PS with the Canvas APIs. Trying to create an additional login for a user via the login API  POST /api/v1/accounts/:account_id/...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Are there specs around how User IDs are assigned?

    I'm looking for a better understanding of the options around the user ID values Canvas assigns to accounts.  The end goal is to have a distinct user ID that can be assigned per person and follow them throughout t...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Do you disable graduates at the end of each school year?  If so, how?

    I just finished my first year of using Canvas - both as an instructor as an admin.  Yay!  Anyway, I try do "housekeeping" and organizing when I can.  We have lots of students over the years in the schoo...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Canvas Permissions and Granularity Feature Ideas

    New! July 9, 2018  Posted by Erin Hallmark: Permissions Name Updates (2018-07-14 Canvas Release) - the Permissions page includes updates to permissions names, which have also been grouped according to f...
    Joni Miller
    last modified by Joni Miller
  • Managing LTI Course Navigation Visibility

    The Story A common frustration of teachers using Canvas at an institution is when their course navigation gets messed up by an admin. A teacher may have been teaching their courses for a couple of weeks and then all o...
    Jeremy Perkins
    last modified by Jeremy Perkins
  • How can the admin enable single-course notifications for an account?

    Hi everyone!   Does anyone know how to enable course notifications for a single course?   I received a request but I can seem to find where to enable it and I could not find a guide that would walk me thro...
    M. Ricardo Flores
    last modified by M. Ricardo Flores
  • Batch Blueprint Associations

    Is it possible to load a batch file to associate a large number of courses with a Blueprint course? blueprint associated courses
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Test Students, LTIs, and Budget Concerns

    Like most Universities we have quite a few integration points in Canvas using LTI,  Many of the apps are paid resources that charge by user license.  What we've noticed is any faculty that uses the Student V...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Trying to understand more about JIT provisioning, SIS CSV imports and "sticky" fields

    I thought I'd ask the community if you know the answers to these questions at the bottom of this post.   We use both JIT provisioning and a user SIS CSV upload. We're considering only doing an hourly user upload...
    Steve Stratoti
    last modified by Steve Stratoti
  • Quiz/Assignment/Page Creation/Edit Log?

    Is there a way to see which user created a quiz, assignment, or page in a course. We have several admins, and teachers in a course and we would like to see who is creating what. Similar to a log. Any ideas?
    Justin Andersen
    created by Justin Andersen
  • Password Change

    They say there is no such thing as a stupid question, but here is goes...  How do you enable an institution permission for people to be able to change their passwords?   Thanks.
    Matthew Turnbaugh
    last modified by Matthew Turnbaugh
  • SIS integration options

    I may have asked this already but our potions for SIS integration are what?   I see the flat files you can send in. We send them into Blackboard using cURL over the internet. If we go the flat file route can we...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Setting up enrolment terms

    How do I set up various terms as an administrator
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Admin Permissions

    By default, are all Admins able to see the same items, or does the system have different types of admins?  Like Content Manager (that can control Commons) and other admins that control other areas?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders