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Hi,I'd like to create a sub-account admin ole that would have the permission to add people to a course, but I would like the account role to only be able to enroll a particular custom course role. Is it somehow possible to restrict this sub-account a...

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After disabling and locking the course permission for the Teacher role:Users - add / remove students in coursesThe Teacher role is still able to add students to the course by going to People and select role as student.How do I restrict the permission...

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Does anyone know if inserting an image into a Google Slide cloud assignment is a limitation of the LTI? After creating a Google Doc cloud assignment with a Google Slide, I attempted to insert an image by searching the web. I received an error stating...

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Hi.  I am trying to design a Blueprint course that can accomplish the tasks listed.  I am piloting one this summer.  It is associated with about 18 courses.  It is failing.  I need to be able to:Lock the Choice for Choose Course Home to Pages Front P...

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Hi! Our students work at different paces, but we still want to give them suggested dates to help them plan their studies. One thing that we fear might be misleading/negative is when the student get red marks for handing in the assignments late. It's ...

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Hi! One of our teachers just noticed that there's a regular page in the assignment list (as you can see "Vecka 28-31, Atomer, blandningar och lösningar" is a page, not an assignment). How is that even possible?   // Rebecca 

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I am a new - 2 weeks old - Canvas Admin. I've used Canvas as a professor but I've never been on an implementation, launch team for an organization. HELP! Where do I start? This org just purchased the Basic package a month ago and was hit with the "su...

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I've noticed that many of our teachers have set their Canvas course visibility to public on their scheduled courses.  Some of these courses have submissions and grades, so the students must be logging in first and then going to the course.  Public ac...

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Hello, all. This is a common enough issue that I'm sure others have dealt with.Our enrollments are primarily handled through SIS integration or manual .csv uploads, but from time to time we need to enroll a single instructor in a course.It would be f...

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My institution runs a variety of programs that all use Canvas as an LMS but run on different timelines (not a semester schedule). The program leads decided they want students to retain read-only access for six months after the end of a given program....

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We have a working SIS integration with Peoplesoft and canvas. Unfortunately our online classes require us to create custom sections within those created via the integration. When a students drops the main class, they retain access to the because they...

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Hello fellow Admins: We have a bit of a conundrum with our Canvas/Kaltura integration - particularly with SIS IDs. I was wondering if anyone here using Kaltura has experienced the same. Our users' SIS IDs changed from a unique alphanumeric "username"...

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Hi all. My school just made the switch from Blackboard to Canvas and we are having some problems organizing sections in our large online courses.We contract with a company that provides academic "coaches" who aren't employed by our university. They m...

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Hi! Is there any way of erasing the "Total" column in the gradebook? The information is misleading for our students. // Rebecca 

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Hello!Has anyone here implemented WalkMe to your instance of Canvas?  If so, what has been your experience with it?  Is it worth the cost? Have you seen increased productivity and few support/training issues?  Thanks!

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My company is based in Australia and we have very strict reporting requirements when it comes to providing evidence of participation for students who receive state government funding. Canvas Reports and Analytics don't provide us with enough informat...

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Instructure providing the attached JS code to hide the Delete this course and Conclude this course buttons from all users except Canvas Admins. It appears to work for all browsers except Safari (Javascript enabled). Instructure provides no support fo...

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Hi! Is there any way of erasing the icons beside the links? // Rebecca

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Does anyone allow students to view their own analytics and interactions with the instructor? Is there a way to do this?

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Has anyone removed access for instructors to change the course start and end dates? I cannot find a place in the account settings or the permissions to remove this access. We do not want courses to open early or stay open after the term. Any suggesti...

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Is it just me or is the UX/UI of Canvas--what used to set it apart and above other LMSs--getting worse and worse? Every new feature (e.g., Quizzes.Next, Student Dashboard, New Gradebook) seems to have a clunky interface to go along with it. Seriously...

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I have installed Canvas on Ubuntu Linux 18.04.If I start the server as: bundle exec rails serverby default it starts the development serverI am able to access Canvas on port 3000HOWEVERIf I attempt to start the production server:bundle exec rails ser...

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Hi there,We use SAML authentication (Google) for the majority of our users, students on Chromebooks. Because this method is in position 1, when students log in to their device, their Dashboard automatically loads from ...login/saml without additional...

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Hi,With our former LMS we had a firewall policy that allowed us to restrict internet access to only allow access to their LMS environment during certain tests.  To achieve this we received a handful of IP addresses from our former LMS provider which ...

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I'm a new Canvas Admin on a self-hosted system, but learning fast. We're using canvas for many traditional seated courses, where we also want to use the Roll Call LTI tool for attendance. I have the tool installed and connected to Canvas (and without...

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This will be my first foray into adding custom JS and CSS into Canvas. I do have admin access and also have access to web server space outside of Canvas.  I've seen this done on the New England Tech Canvas site.   @James  &  @lbouthillier , my contac...

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Why is the permission to take attendance under Course Content - Add / Edit / Delete? What if you want to allow a TA to take attendance but not be able to Add / Edit / Delete course content? Doesn't it make sense to add this to the Grades - Edit permi...

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Hi, all,I'm probably missing something obvious, here, and just not phrasing my searches of the Guide correctly, but what's the best way to lock user accounts? I have some administrative holds, adjuncts who aren't currently under contract but may teac...

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I'm new to Canvas, but learning quickly. I just read this article:https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-3313-quiz-settings-to-maximize-securityand I have a question about the "Filter IP Address" setting.Can I enter a subnet here via cidr notation?...

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I'm working on migrating from an old Moodle system to a shiny new (self-hosted) Canvas installation. I have a lot of things working, including importing courses, users, and enrollments from our SIS. One thing that is not working is the sending of any...

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