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Problem statement: For my asynchronous classes, I have started giving tests using one-attempt, open-resource, timed quizzes (using new quizzes). So the quizzes are not identical to each other, for eac...

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Problem statement: Users are unable to download and save the rubrics they create. As a result, it is very difficult to share a self-created rubric outside of Canvas without clunky workarounds like tak...

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Problem statement: Problem 1: In quiz / test averaging mode, there is no means to clear a quiz should a student launch a quiz and encounters a problem that results in a submission issue based on prob...

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Problem statement: The textbox provided for individual question feedback in Speedgrader is small and doesn't provide enough room to give adequate feedback. I can provide screenshots for clarification ...

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Problem statement: In this case, a user wanted to create one master course shell with several sections within that shell. Using the calendar to create and manage events, they wanted to have different ...

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Problem statement: From the gradebook view there is an option to "Message Students Who." If I want to leave a Comment on a student's work, however, I have to do that individually either from Speedgrad...

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Problem statement: We have some courses that want to be able to assign a "complete" / "incomplete" / "no submission" for assignments, in the "grade display as" feature. Could a "no submission" be adde...

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Problem statement: When duplicating an assignment, the grade posting policy is not retained while all other settings are. This has caused some headache/heartache at my institution. Here is the scenari...

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Problem statement: Current method of partial credit in the New Quizzes (Right - Wrong) * points/(Num of right answers) is not useful for many types of problems that the Multiple Answers problem type s...

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Problem statement: To enhance the appeal and effectiveness of Canvas Badges, it's proposed that the certificates, currently is restricted and cannot be changed by admin in the free version, undergo a ...

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Problem statement: Admins are not able to import content from commons into courses unless they are enrolled as a teacher in the course. As the instructional designer for our university, there are time...

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Problem statement: Only having the drop-down option for matching questions makes it difficult for students to see if they have already used an answer, and it looks messy when you have more than 3 term...

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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...

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Problem statement: We have a suggestion regarding Speedgrader that would improve the teacher's experience in giving feedback to students when using letter grades. In Speedgrader, there is only an empt...

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Problem statement: Right now there is not way for a teacher to mark a student as absent or present in Canvas. This makes it challenging when students submit work late but, per my class policies, recei...

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Problem statement: One problem that I am noticing when using the Office 365 Cloud assignment feature is that students are cheating/plagiarizing the work. Proposed solution: It would be awesome if the...

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Problem statement: Migrating Classic Quizzes to New Quizzes creates duplicate quizzes in the Quizzes area. Then we need to deploy the new one in the Module (and delete the old one). Proposed solution...

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Problem statement: Grader to mark some question(s) while grading in Grading Scheme Proposed solution: I wish there could be some button or mechanism for grader to mark some question(s) while grading,...

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Problem statement: It would be great to have more "file manager" like option in BANKS. I would like to sort and group my questions in the bank. Maybe create groups or folders of questions by criteria....

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Problem statement: Please make available a way to CREATE a quiz from a question or item bank - DIRECTLY. By selecting several or selected questions from a bank then clicking a button to "create quiz"....

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