• Canvas Data, Analytics, and Privacy

    There are two Instructure blog posts relating to data, analytics, and privacy concerns that we would like to share with the CCMS Home Group. The first is a July 2019 blog post from Instructure CEO Jared Stein, titled&...
    Logan Murray
    last modified by Logan Murray
  • Getting Started with Canvas in 10 Steps (Students)

    The student-version of the 10 steps to getting started with Canvas was in response to our faculty asking for resources to share with their students. In the end, this was one of our most popular training resources. We ...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Canvas Student Scholarship Contest

      You to the power of education As the makers of Canvas, Instructure believes education is one of the world's most powerful forces for change.  This spring we're asking students, "How will a college educatio...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • It's Time to Kondo | May 2019 Blogging Challenge

    The Meta Community received some outstanding blogs in the Reflect and Celebrate and Share the Joy Blogging Challenges. It’s exciting that we get to collaborate once again. This is the final of the thre...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Last Activity for Removed Students

    In my district our SIS enrollment processing for drops removes students' users from Canvas courses. I don't know the specific status that is applied, but I do know that dropped students do not appear on the Prior User...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Proctoring Partnership Survey

    The Instructure Partnerships Team is in the process of gathering data that could help guide future partner integration strategy for our proctoring service partners and we'd love to hear from you!   If you’r...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Not Every Late Submission Is

    There have been times when students say they completed work on time but forgot to submit it or ran into some kind of technical problem that made it hard to submit on time. With a Google Cloud assignment I discove...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Reflect and Celebrate | January 2019 Blogging Challenge

    From time to time, we've held blogging challenges in the Canvas Community, and the contributed content has been amazing. The ongoing discussions and collaboration that came as a result of the writing were invaluable. ...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Requirements, Prereqs, and the Student App (iOS)

    I had a question to confirm that the mobile app respects the module prereq and requirement settings for students, and I made a demo video:     I did the recording using the Student app on an iPhone, and I...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Canvascon Q&A

    On September 11th, 2018, I had the honor to share a Canvas Community Q&A panel with Bobby Pedersen, Stuart Ryan and Jayde Colquhoun.  After Barrett Doran introduced everyone, we each spoke briefly about our r...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Adaptation: Feature Idea Process Changes

    Feature ideas from the Community help shape Canvas development. All 330,000 of you (!!) have a part in the decisions we make about what to add and update next. The way we’ve solicited and interacted with feature...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • InstCon18 Product Announcements

    InstructureCon18 brought, yet again, another exciting lineup of Product announcements. Some are ready for release, while others are preparing for release in the near future. It can be difficult to remember every excit...
    Dave Stephens
    created by Dave Stephens
  • Adding Academic Integrity to Quizzes

    At my college our exam bluebooks (actually they're green*) include our CRC Honor Code printed on the inside cover. That is part of a college-wide effort to build a culture of academic integrity. We are encou...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Making Arc Work with 3C Media Solutions

    California's community colleges are fortunate to have supporting programs like 3C Media Solutions, which among other things hosts and streams videos for our faculty. The service has a connection the Distance Education...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Breaking the Ice with Google Slides

    Sonia Parada from Pasadena City College shared an awesome icebreaker she uses in a face-to-face class and wondered if it could be done online. In person, each student draws an image or series of images that corre...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Sharing Student Readiness Results with Google Forms

    The California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative created a series of Online Readiness Tutorials that help prospective online students decide whether they should take classes in this mode. The tu...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Restricting Canvas Content by Date

    Talking with a professor about migrating her content from Blackboard into Canvas, and she wanted to know how to time restrict a page within Canvas, similar to the way she had been time restricting an Item in a Blackbo...
    David Gray
    last modified by David Gray
  • Why use VoiceThread in your online class?

    VoiceThread allows teachers to upload, share, and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files, and videos. Teachers and students can leave comments and use annotation tools to mark up the presented mate...
    Heather Garcia
    created by Heather Garcia
  • Integrating Flipgrid into your Canvas Course

    I viewed a wonderful webinar by Dayamudra and @ONE on October 25th and thought I might be able to help with the Canvas integration of Flipgrid. I have never used Flipgrid, but it is an awesome tool for us to use with ...
    Monica Landeros
    last modified by Monica Landeros
  • Giving Your Data Table a Facelift

    Much to my surprise several of my faculty have been Creating a Navigation Pill and not having trouble with dipping into the HTML for this purpose. This encouraged me to find another relatively simple way to spruc...
    David Gray
    last modified by David Gray