• Obtaining and using Access Report data for an entire course

    May 27, 2020, update (version 15): Another week, another update. This time I installed a new linter to check for crud and subtle issues with the code. It turned up a lot of little things and at least one place where ...
    James Jones
    last modified by James Jones
  • Recommendations for virtual lab options for Anatomy and Physiology Classes?

    Hello!   I am an instructional designer and I work closely with the coordinator of our Anatomy and Physiology classes to build out Canvas content to support the lecture and lab components for these courses. Whil...
    Jessica Morris
    last modified by Jessica Morris
  • Stopping Intra-Class Academic Dishonesty via Discussions

    A dedicated minority of  students will always try to take shortcuts no matter what an instructor does, but some of the more cautious cheaters avoid plagiarizing on major assignments like papers and exams pre...
    dhulsey@nmjc.edu
    last modified by dhulsey@nmjc.edu
  • Learning Resources Module

    Hi all,  sorry if this was already discussed I didnt see anything.  We want to create a learning resources module that will go in most courses and includes, tips and tricks, study skills and other resou...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Ideas for group blogs within a course

    We are just making the transition from Blackboard to Canvas. As a department we have been using Campus Pack tools extensively on many of our modules. I have worked out how to simulate a private journal type of tool us...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Adjust All Assignment Dates on One Page

    Update March 15, 2020.   Version 2d is now available. The only changes were to remove the mute column (Canvas deprecated that functionality in January 2020) and add a points column to change the points on an as...
    James Jones
    last modified by James Jones
  • How to best use Canvas as a Counselor Mentor?

    How to best use Canvas as a Counselor Mentor?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Functionality Comparison:  Current vs. New Canvas Gradebook

    To help with the transition from the current Canvas gradebook to the New Gradebook I created the following functionality comparison. This is a working document, so feel free to comment on if you think wording needs tw...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones
  • Automated progress report of students in modules

    Attached Excel workbook is able to download data from Canvas (using Get API calls) to create a progress report of all students in a course with modules to which requirements are added (see How do I add requirements to...
    Jaap Stelpstra
    last modified by Jaap Stelpstra
  • Speedgrader Keyboard Shortcuts

    Open video

    jordan@instructure.com
    last modified by jordan@instructure.com
  • Courses that are Organizations - Best Practices?

    This is in part due to carryover from our Blackboard system, but we have a number of courses that are really organizations, e.g. committees, interest groups, etc.   We are wondering what the best way is to organ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Are there any studies on student, teacher, or counselor experience?

    We are in the process of proposing a transition to Canvas for some of our high school and university products, and some stake holders are asking for any data on the student, teacher, or school counselor experience in ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Canvas Studio Quiz limit repeat attempts

    I just started using the video-based quizzes with Canvas Studio. I added a quiz to a video that I added to Canvas Studio. I launched this for students to take, but now I found that they can just keep retaking the...
    studyvs@scc.losrios.edu
    last modified by studyvs@scc.losrios.edu
  • ChatBot

    So I thought I would try to make a ChatBot for Canvas to add to our staff EdTech Help canvas course.   I had come across a number of posts and ideas mentioning this a way back - this one in particular from Sonya...
    Gideon Williams
    created by Gideon Williams
  • Automated report of assignments in courses

    Attached Excel workbook is able to download data from Canvas (exclusively using Get API calls) to create an overview of all assignments in all courses you specify using Course SIS IDs.     The worksheet c...
    Jaap Stelpstra
    last modified by Jaap Stelpstra
  • Course Extensions

    Hello   Background, we are new to Canvas this year, soft launch was in January and full launch May 1st.  We had been a D2L school for years.  Our Canvas data is pulling from Banner CSM.  Because o...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Art instructor seeking advice, hope, commiseration

    I normally teach painting and drawing courses, live at a college. I am supposed to have some semblance of an online class for Beginning Painting courses by Monday and I am just now learning about how to use Canvas.
    Cynde Balent
    last modified by Cynde Balent
  • Automated report of group sets, groups and members in a course

    Attached Excel workbook is able to download data from Canvas (exclusively using Get API calls) to create an overview of all group sets, its groups and its members in a course.   Group sets and groups are displ...
    Jaap Stelpstra
    last modified by Jaap Stelpstra
  • API Calls?

    James Jones -- just curiosity on my part. What are API calls that people mention? Where do people add extensive HTML coding in Canvas -- is that something in a super admin or account level? I thought Canvas stripped o...
    Cynthia Hollingsworth
    last modified by Cynthia Hollingsworth
  • Online Ed Inspiration: Goldfish

    The size of the goldfish is determined by the size of the bowl.    *Ok. Scientifically-speaking this is probably due to poor water quality rather than a mysterious spatial awareness.   I like to t...
    Rachael Sweeten
    created by Rachael Sweeten