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Timothy McKean
Click to view contentWhen working through a course as a student I often find myself popping back out to the module screen to see my progress and where I am in the module.  "Am I halfway through and should take a break?", or "Just two more pages and a quiz and I'm done, I'll push through."    So I created this graphic to place at the top of each page to show the… (Show more)
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Brenda Armstrong
I have a few questions:   1.)  Has anyone integrated a google docs link created in Collaborations into a page, assignment or discussion in Canvas, and actually had success is using this strategy?  I did it in my sandbox and it did work in 'presentation view' in google docs... but I haven't deployed it into a course.  So would just appreciate… (Show more)
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Renee Carney
Flickr is Removing Millions of ImagesOn November 1, 2018, Flickr announced a plan to remove millions of images on January 9, 2019. For Canvas users, this news was quite concerning, as Canvas offers Flickr as an easy way to find and insert images into content and as Canvas Dashboard Course Card images. On November 9, 2018, Flickr clarified their… (Show more)
Kevin Colwell
Click to view contentI tried to write this so anyone can learn from it. Please correct me and ask for clarification as needed.   It looks like we can access the icons from the Instructure font from within the RCE without using class="icon-xxxxx"   With the method outlined below, we can also resize the icons along with our fonts (unlike when using the "class"… (Show more)
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Stefanie Sanders
This isn’t a complaint, but a query to the community.    I prefer gaining screen real estate by disabling all navigation menus. The latest change now stops the home from being disabled on new courses; thus, taking away the ability to regain the screen space.    I can import an older course with it disabled— overcoming this change but this… (Show more)
Christopher Phillips
Click to view contentHave you ever wanted the ability to know which files from the Canvas Files section are being used in course content or where they are being used? How about the ability to identify and delete unused, irrelevant files?     Read below about a tool we have built to to solve these problems at Utah State University.    The Problem with Unused,… (Show more)
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Lynn Emerson
I'm interested in adding digital badges at the assignment and quiz levels, rather than just at the completion of modules. Which API allows for that level of integration? Badgr seems to integrate badges module level. Thanks, Lynn
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Yusuf Pisan
[Posted to HigherEd and Instructional Designer groups]   Hi,   I always want to provide students with more feedback than I ever have time for, so I taught that some of the feedback could be automated.   I was not the first person to have this brilliant idea. There is a long history of automated feedback systems (and Intelligent Tutoring… (Show more)
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Erin Wasson
Click to view contentHave you ever wished there was a resource you could reference when setting up a Canvas course? Well, good there is one! The Training Services department shared all of their collective experiences working in education and training clients for years to build this collaborative resource that instructors will hopefully find useful… (Show more)
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