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Problem statement: Currently we offer multi-course packs or bundles to offer value to participants. (i.e., Food Animal Surgery Suite). The value packs are offered at a discount. The more CEs the cours...

Community Explorer Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: With ChatGPT and other AI tools being available to students easily, we need a way to track what students are doing in discussions, in the same manner that we can see what they are d...

Community Member Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: Canvas Discussions have a cool feature - when creating a discussion, I can choose to "Add to student to-do" with a specific deadline. This is fantastic. Unfortunately, this feature ...

Community Contributor Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: Module set up can be clunky because requirements need to be applied to all items in the module individually. Proposed solution: It would be nice to have a shortcut option in Module...

Community Member Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: It would be meaningful to have the ability to rearrange "regular" discussion board assignments in some sort of logical order chosen by the instructor. The display will be more logic...

Community Explorer Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: When you create groups automatically by section in a crosslisted course, it will create groups and name them sequentially (e.g., Discussion Board Group 1, Discussion Board Group 2, ...

Community Explorer Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: There is no easy way to bulk-edit all dates in a course after import. This feature currently only exists for graded activities. Dates on any non-graded items (pages, files, announce...

Community Member Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: When we are searching for a user in the People section, it does not tell us what role they are in Canvas next to their name. This issue comes up often because we often have parents ...

Community Participant Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: Today I added one instructor 14 different Canvas course sections (Sections A through N). The instructor only received a course invite for Section A and Section A was the only sectio...

Community Participant Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: Studio integration with Rich Content Editor should keep your spot when selecting videos to add to a page/assignment/quiz/etc. When selecting Studio via the Rich Content Editor, I ha...

Community Champion Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: Students are enrolled in our courses only via SIS; lecturers/TA/etc. are not allowed to enroll students in courses themselves. However, they should be able to use sections in their ...

Community Participant Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: I have several video collections saved in my library with the appropriate course titles. When I want to share these collections with a course there is no way to automatically add a ...

Community Member Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: As a teacher, when I got into "People" I can see all of the groups that I have created for various assignment (for example: STEM Fair, Osmosis Lab, Body Systems, etc). Each group ty...

Community Member Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: When I import a few modules from an old course, the quizzes, pages, discussions, and such do not get imported unless I check the boxes to import them. That is a pain, and I usually ...

Community Coach Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: Problem: Even though it is possible to select multiple Pages to delete (by placing a checkmark next to each page name), there isn't a way in the Canvas UI to select all pages at one...

Community Coach Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: Many of our faculty have inquired about additional statistics for the Discussion Boards they would find helpful in teaching their courses, including statistics based on an individua...

Community Explorer Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: It is time consuming for faculty to figure out whether a student has met discussion participation requirements (many faculty require a certain minimum number of posts). Currently, t...

Community Member Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: I have manually created discussion groups on my course in Canvas where the students have to discuss through posts. In two of the groups active participants became only 2 students, s...

Community Participant Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: Only able to view data for user page views one date at a time. When looking for all data points for a specific page (when a user has viewed the page multiple times) this requires a ...

Community Member Canvas Ideas
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Problem statement: When you copy a course it doesn't change the home page and the faculty member has to search through all the home pages and start pages to find the one they copied in. When a course ...

Community Participant Canvas Ideas
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