• Automatically change Front Page on X date

    I use a different Front Page for the Home Page of my course each week. This adds an element of dynamism to the course. I realize I could put that page at the top of each week's Module, and make the Course Modules the ...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Changing Item Type

    Once an item is created, it is currently impossible to change the type without recreating the item type. For example, there is no way possible to change an assignment to a discussion post.   It is very time-cons...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Student app enable landscape view

    Currently the SCORM modules are launched through external tools under submission tab in the student app.   When the external tool is clicked a new window is opened. Unfortunately the new window only launches in ...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • "What-If" Feature for IOS

    The "What-If" Feature is a helpful tool to determine your grade could be based on how well you think you are going to do on an assignment. However, this feature is only available on Desktop. During Finals Week especia...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Attendance Overhaul

    Right now attendance in Canvas isn't that useful/effective. Below are the ways it could be improved: When viewing a specific student's information allow faculty to see a snapshot of the whole semester, including the ...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Multiple Due Dates (checkpoints) for Discussions

    With the way that many schools set up forum discussions and require "check-ins" to the forum throughout the week, it would be great if we could include multiple due dates in the discussion activities. For instance, I ...
    Dave Stephens
    created by Dave Stephens
  • Allow students to add/star groups to group menu

    Some of our programs allow students access to past course enrollments because they keep building off of that knowledge. However, the group list becomes very cumbersome and confusing, especially if instructors use a ge...
    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
  • 3C Media embed code in Canvas has scroll bars

    When I paste video embed code from 3C Media into the HTML Editor of a Canvas page and click Save, all is well -- as long as I don’t switch to the Rich Content Editor.   However, if I go to the Rich Conten...
    Liz du Plessis
    last modified by Liz du Plessis
  • Benefits of Notebowl?

    Are your students and teachers benefiting from Notebowl and, if so, what do they like about it? What drawbacks have you found?   We're evaluating Notebowl since the CVC-OEI has made it available to CCCs.  I...
    STEVE BRUEMMER
    last modified by STEVE BRUEMMER
  • 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
  • Navigation Between Announcements

    The Scenario You log in to Canvas to check out your classes. You see that one of your professors has made multiple announcements. Once you've read the first announcement, you want to see what the other announcements ...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Recommendations for Organizing Bookmarks, Followings, and Groups (Oh My!)

    Good Morning Fellow Canvasphiles!   To be sure, there are a myriad of helpful, exciting resources available in our Community!  As a matter of fact, I "geek-out" and feel like a kid in a virtual candy-store!...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Module Progress Bar (amended)

    Amended after comments and questions from James Jones. TL;DR Instructors should be able to add a module progress bar Amendment: Instructors should be able to add a module progress bar that includes the module title. W...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Canvas Inbox Messages – Fully Obey Course Participation Settings and Dates

    Summary This feature idea is twofold:  Fully obey the course participation setting “Restrict students from accessing courses after end date” and do not allow replies to existing inbox messages (even...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Add Update Date to Speed Grade for Discussions

    In the Discussion Thread, if a student updates a post, Canvas adds a "Updated by..." with the name and date at the bottom of the thread.  However, in Speed Grader, this is not displayed.   Issue: If Facult...
    Gregory Beyrer
    created by Gregory Beyrer
  • Online Teaching Conference 2019

            Hilton Anaheim June 17-19, 2019 Early Bird: $325 (through April 14, 2019) General: $375 (April 15 – June 7, 2019) On-site: $425 (June 8, 2019 – conference end) Register now Need...
    Mike Vogt
    created by Mike Vogt
  • Can•Innovate 2019

    Can•Innovate is a free, online conference designed for California Community College Canvas users. SAVE THE DATE: Friday, October 25, 2019 • 9am - 5:00pm
    Mike Vogt
    created by Mike Vogt
  • Show which canvas course a group belongs to in the "groups" overview

    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