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Assignment Enhancements Users

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12/23/19


Assignment Enhancements: Student (Beta)

Improvements to the student assignment experience is available in the beta environment.

10/17/20

Assignment Enhancements - Student is generally available for all Canvas accounts in the production environment.

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Assignment Enhancements feature development is ongoing and updated every two weeks. For the latest updates, view the Change Log link in the sidebar.

Fixed bugs for Assignment Enhancements are included in Known Issues.

Assignment Enhancements Users Discussions

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The assignments enhancements only displays the points possible in the submission window for assignments that specifically have points. If the assignment is set to 'percentage' or any of the other options, the possible score does not display in the s...

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Problem statement:When you have an assignment in Canvas and want to use peer review, in the previous assignment interface, students had the option to download the original submitted file when peer reviewing a student. If the submitted file was in the...

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The assignment enhancements are awesome for students, but it is causing a problem for instructors. With the assignment enhancements enabled the instructor has to switch to the prior submission to see comments that were made on a student's work. Instr...

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Issue: I notice that Assignment Enhancements are not applied to any assignments created using Google Assignments LTI 1.3. Proposed Solution: Since we now have the option of grading Google Assignments in SpeedGrader along with attaching rubrics, it wo...

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This was a feature of the old Assignments but when Assignment Enhancements - Student is switched on this is no longer available to students   

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Greetings everyone! In studying student interactions with instructor feedback in the LMS, I found a peer reviewed article called “Responding to Student Writing Online: Tracking Student Interactions with Instructor Feedback in a Learning Management Sy...

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I'm newish to Canvas and wondered if the Mastery Paths could be used for contract grading (i.e. do X, get a B, do X+Y, get an A). I'm pretty progressive in my classes and assessment and am struggling to find a more holistic way to use this function o...

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Is there any way that a student can use a rubric for their own  self-assessment and evaluation? For example as a type of question in a quizz? Thank you, 

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We switched to the Assignment Redesign in mid-January. Since we switched, we have seen an increase in student calls/chats to our Help Desk and faculty in the following areas:1. The Turnitin End User Agreement box is small and easily missed by student...

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We have turned Assignment Enhancements on for all of our courses.  Now when you are using the all courses search and view a course that has assignments with rubrics attached, you can now no longer see the rubrics.Before assignment enhancements was tu...

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Very confused. Midday today there seemed to be new features pushed to production if the course setting to preview assignment enhancements was set to "Enabled" (which seemed to happen by default at some point?). Anyways it broke our UI. Then a few hou...

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I have my assignments locked until they submit the previous assignment. I like this feature because it allows them to see where they’re at easily. The problem I’m running into is when I have to reassign something. Is there a way to have the assignmen...

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Hi were using Savvas in Canvas using through the external tool. They have docs they download from there and then need to upload them into the canvas but the submission type tool is taken by the externa tool for Savvas, so just add another submission ...

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Previous to the PowerSchool API teachers could see the score of an earlier attempt in PowerSchool.  Now it shows the attempt but doesn't report the score the student received.  This is a loss of functionality that needs to be addressed.

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We enabled Assignment Enhancements in August ahead of the Fall semester. We have just noticed an issue with the feature. On an assignment with file restrictions enabled (i.e. ppt, pptx) students can still access the Studio button and submit a Studio ...

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When accessing Studio via an assignment screen, the embedded Studio panel is too short and cannot be resized. This means you have to scroll up and down to access functions. You cannot see the whole webcam view while you are recording or after you hav...

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Hi all,I would like to let students to insert their names and topics choosen in a table.This "global" single table should be compiled by every student within a specific day/time, as an assignment, even if there will not be a grade.What solution shoul...

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2 submit buttons in the Google Drive assignment submission upload process creates confusion and results in missed submissions. This process or the buttons should be updated for better clarity. Current process:Student chooses submission type > GoogleS...

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This may or may not be the correct place for this but, there seems to be a bug with Assignment Enhancements when students use the More button to select either Google Apps or Google Assignments (LTI 1.3). While the documents are converted into their r...

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I've just had a look at the new turnitin developments in the assignment enhancements. I'm pretty sure the position of the attached files have moved, but this does not appear in the change log. Can anyone else confirm whether they have been moved? I'm...

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We use the Spedgrader integration with Turnitin (with our Turnitin settings set to not show by default to students) and with the new enhancement update on the weekend (sept 2022) students can now see their similarity score across all assignments (pas...

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In the classic assignment view, a website URL submission type would display tools that have a Homework Submission placement:Classic Interface In the enhanced interface for the website URL submission type, the external tools with an Homework Submissio...

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Hi!In these release notes (https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Assignment-Enhancements-Users/Canvas-Release-Assignment-Enhancements/ta-p/258986#toc-hId-227266239) it says that assignments using external tools are supported by assignment enhancements. ...

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We've been keeping an eye on the assignment enhancement developments for some time now. The feature has undergone some significant development since its first iteration and I think these changes work really well. We hope to release this in the new ac...

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I had a consult with a faculty member, and he mentioned the placement of the rubric on the Assignment page in Student View because it is not in an optimal location. If a faculty member has a detailed assignment description and a lengthy rubric, then ...

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Can we configure the submission type choices to reorder them, or omit/move Office and prefer Google? When we test, the Google option is hidden behind the kebab menu. We generally avoid Office, although it is technically an option for our people.

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Hi allFor the Assignment Enhacement feature, the language used for the button for a student to resubmit to an assignment has been updated. I've attached an image below, showing the text as it now reads, "Try Again".Is there any scope to change this t...

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With assignment enhancements enabled and with the course participation start date set to a date in the future, when viewing assignments as a student via Act As (not the student view), I've noted the following prompt below the instructions is presente...

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Current Feature Information

This feature is in active development and updated frequently.

Next Change Log Update: 2023-08-30

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