Canvas Ideas

Ideas are submissions from Community users. Instructure reviews these ideas weekly. Relevant ideas are mapped to themes. Community users vote on themes biannually to help prioritize themes.

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Originally submitted by Sara Wolf   Currently, instructors can choose to allow a variety of formats for assignment submission. However, when the student submits, only one type can be used, unless the ...

Instructure Alumni Canvas Ideas
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I love that Canvas can bring over announcements when I copy content from another Canvas course. This keeps me from copying and pasting announcements I make every semester.  To further develop this fea...

Community Champion Canvas Ideas
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  As an account or subaccount admin, I want to set default notification settings for my users by role. Like role-based permissions, these notification settings could be locked or unlocked; that is, I ...

Instructure Alumni Canvas Ideas
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As an instructor, I want a print button on the People tab that will generate a PDF or other printable document containing student names and photos in grid format. It'd be nice if the list could be sor...

Instructure Alumni Canvas Ideas
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As a user, I would like to be able to use the rich-content editor to compose messages in the Conversations inbox. This would enable me to create Conversations that are on par, formatting- and content-...

Instructure Alumni Canvas Ideas
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