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Is anyone using Skritter for Chinese courses?  I'm trying to figure out a way to embed specific Skritter assignments into a Canvas course, but I haven't been successful....yet.  

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I need some assistance solving a possible anomaly. I am in the process of creating a Canvas Course Shell Template for my faculty. I am building a navigation using pages as the main navigational path. The goal is to be able to create a course shell wi...

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I have a class with 70-some assignments. I found this page that describes how to set the default grade to 0 for each assignment How do I set a default grade for an assignment?. Is there a way to do this for the entire class, so I don't have to go int...

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I copied a course from one Canvas subaccount to another and got this error for one of the exams (actually, twice on the same exam). This is an old-school quiz, not quizzes.next.There are 120 questions on the exam: is there a way to know which ones ar...

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Trying to add formatted and colorized programming language code to pages in Canvas.  Anyone know of a good way to do that?   Everything I find online uses both js and CSS to do that.  Is there an LTI for such a thing?  I heard from Canvas support tha...

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A website called Creative Market is offering a free Creative & Minimalistic Character Maker. Joining the site is free. I don't know how long the offer is available for this particular product.The creator is Wilsonkjc. The zip file gives you the image...

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I'd love to hear about designing a course with a lot of videos in each unit. I'm trying to avoid the scroll of death (which would happen if all the videos were placed on one page) but also I don't want to be disorganized and have the videos strewn ov...

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I am attempting to import questions from a Question Bank in a previous course in to an ITEM BANK in a new course. So, basically I want to update all my quizzes from the old Quizzes to the new Quizzes.Next.What I've come up with is to create a new qui...

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Dear Instructional Designers and others interested in this area,Career and educational planning is often referred to in English (UK) Higher Education as PDP – Personal Development Planning.  And institutions find different tools, practices and approa...

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Is there a way to have a Code of Conduct agreement that students have to agree to before they an access the course material?In D2L we set it up as a quiz that wasn't associated with the gradebook. Students read the agreement, then clicked "I agree" a...

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Hello Does anyone know of plug in tools that will work for speech to text including translation for different languages specifically for english to chinese and chinese to english? I am designing courses for online Chinese learners for english- in oth...

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Inspired by  @tom_gibbons  course on HTML I am trying to come up with a grid based home page for my courses.  He, very smartly, uses graphics files to layout his grid and anchors them to course content.  I'm too lazy to write all the 'alt' content so...

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I'd like to post-date all the announcements in a course to 2019 and then change the date to 2018 as needed (not sure when the announcements will actually run). Is there a way to bulk edit the announcements and move them all forward a year, or do I ha...

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An instructor I work with is embedding YouTube videos in his course. He created the videos. When viewed in YouTube, the video quality is very good, but it's degraded when embedded into the course. Is there something we can do differently, or is this ...

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I'm working with an instructor on an upper level accounting class. The previous version of the course had some ho-hum discussion questions. He's fairly new, and I'd love to give him some ideas for good discussion questions. Does anyone have some awes...

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First I'll describe the assignment as it is in D2L (which is where the course last ran). Then, please tell me whether you think this would work as a peer review discussion, PR assignment, or whether I should keep it as a regular discussion. I'm new t...

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We have a position open at Union County College in our cutting edge, over the top awesome Distance Education Department.  This person is primarily responsible for Canvas training and certification, and will also play a role in our new Innovation Cent...

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Hello has the accordion feature been removed? I can see the tab for it on the style guide but id does not seem to exist.Thanks in advance.

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I have been searching for 3 hours on how to add side by side images to my pageOne the left side I have 5 imagesOn the right side I would like to put one image   

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Is there a way to have the modules and then the content next to it in a preview window?  So that they student can see the modules and know where they are in the module but still access the content at the same time?  Or an automated checklist that the...

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Just curious about where instructional designers fit, structurally, in their organizations. I'm an ID and I work in the Center for Teaching and Learning, which is a division under Academic Affairs. I have met other IDs who work for their campus IT de...

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Hi, One of my navigation buttons links to an external site outside of Canvas, and it adds in the little 'external link' icon, which throws the height of that particular button out of sync with the rest. See example here: Just wondering if there's a q...

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In certain fields, there are some globally recognized certifications that pretty much everybody accepts as being a valuable and valid certification.  Is there anything like that for Instructional Designers?  Basically, if you were looking to hire an ...

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I have a faculty member who puts all Assignment, Discussion, and Content Page titles in all caps. In terms of netiquette, this is discouraged. I find it personally distracting and more difficult to read (maybe trying to focus on too much at one time?...

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Hi- I am trying to figure out how to utilize outcomes for assessment tracking as well as grading so that students don't have to upload an assignment twice.  Our criteria scores and the assignment scores are different.  It looks like there used to be ...

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Hello Instructional Design Professionals, We are still seeking more participants to complete our survey! We are conducting a study on the professional needs and motivations of instructional design professionals working in higher education to join and...

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Is it correct that a learner is required to complete the entire quiz again if they get one answer incorrect (for a test requiring 100%)

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Hi All,I would really like to know if anyone can provide me with an answer to my query, if in fact there is one :smileygrin: . I created a Canvas course (designed as a website) and set the course as "public", thus persons are NOT being enrolled in th...

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Our institution is participating in the Cengage Unlimited option in the fall.  We will pay for the service for all students.  As a result, a majority of the instructors have opted to adopt their course material.  One area where there appears to be co...

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I am an instructional designer creating a fully online French 1 course at a state college. This course will not have any face to face meetings. I am looking for interactive and creative ways for students to learn speaking, listening, reading and writ...

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