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Hello, I'm an admin and wondering if there is a solution for archiving old courses. In our district we have courses from 2017 so our list is very long. I’m aware of the new K16 archiving solution but was wondering if it is possible to do it outside o...

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Hi all, I am interested in acquiring expertise in the technical aspects of what is possible in canvas, but I'm not sure where to get started learning. Is there a set of videos or technical reference document on how to do all of the possible things wi...

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Hi everyone, I am wondering, after setting up a requirement, for example, 'mark as done' on specific pages, if I need to report on how many students have completed which pages, is there any data or a download available that shows how many students ha...

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When working with multiple sections of the same course, we created "course shells" within Canvas for each course and only gave access to the subject matter expert (who was not the same as the faculty/instructor). We only created one weekly Rise modul...

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The update completed in the last 24 hours, reduced the size of the vertical and horizontal scroll bars in the gradebook.  They are VERY hard to grab with a mouse and are increasing the time it takes to grade my student's work.  All the teachers in my...

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Hi Everyone!We are in the process of starting a new school, and we will be using Edmentum Courseware for our curriculum and building it into Canvas.  I’ve already set up the LTI link between the two, and I’m able to populate content into Canvas using...

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I am building a course and the Admin. want my photo and name remove. It has no students at this stage but I cannot seem to remove the photo or name. I understand it will not likely remain at after the course copy stage but this is causing stress from...

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Hi, I have been checking the settings if there is a way to enable or disable the Student Interaction Report option when accessed through 'People' in a course as it is not showing on my end. Please see attached screenshot below.    I am able to access...

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Is there any possibility of enrolling multiple users to a course through Canvas live APIs.If yes , How to do that ?

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Is anyone using Canvas for rank, tenure, promotion?   We have been using a commercial product which is a considerable financial outlay as well as a substantial cost in human capital.  We think Canvas could be a solution to the issue.  We could ideall...

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Hello! While participating in an open-access course, I came upon a submission panel (widget?) that enables drag and drop file uploads. I've attached a screenshot. Can anyone point me towards the source? I sent the screenshot to my college's Canvas ad...

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I'm having trouble with Ally. The gas gauge icon that normally appears on an image after adding to a page or as an icon in Files is not appearing. I've refreshed multiple times, logged out and back in, and that does not fix the issue. I can see the A...

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Hello!I work in accessibility of online courses.  I recommend instructors write alternative text to be as extensive as needed to relay the essential detail or data of an image or graphic to students. While Canvas has an excellent platform that allows...

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When enabling tasks for specific users after the task expiration closes, these results have been overwritten for the original task. How can I recover the original results?

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My use case is to search a list courses that contain Classic Quizzes and to list any Quizzes that have "shuffle_answers":true and that contain one or more questions that have "All of the above" as a answer or distractor. Unfortunately we have thousan...

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For some of the learning/practice quizzes, I'd like for students to be able to try the question and then see the correct answer immediately (plus right/wrong explanations). That way, when the next question is very similar, they'll learn and not make ...

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I am seeking ideas from the community about how to optimise our regulator-mandated self-assessment process. Our current process is: At the start of a course, students rate themselves in a range of skills, using a Classic Quizzes survey.At the end of ...

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Does Canvas provide the ability to build keyboard shortcuts for repeated text (like macros in excel)?When building questions and in other rich content editor environments, does Canvas have a way to build a macro or keyboard short cut to paste repeate...

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Is a function available that will allow the banking of Stimulus questions?For example, I'd like to structure a quiz to randomly select one of the following Stimulus question sets:Stimulus 1Question 1aQuestion 1bQuestion 1cStimulus 2Question 2aQuestio...

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Hello, Canvas Community! As part of our continuous effort to enhance the learning experience and recognize our students' achievements, we are exploring options for Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) applications capable of issuing certificates of ...

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We have a couple of Pages that act as external URL tools. Somehow, URLs were added to the HTML content that redirects as soon as you try to view the content on the Page. It is impossible to edit the page because it immediately redirects. We employed ...

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Hi - I'm a Canvas Admin and would like to know if anyone knows what it means.  When entering grades in Canvas, our instructor is adding/updating one grade for one student and the grade he enters changes all students in the class to that same grade.  ...

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I work as an Educational Technologist to support faculty with various learning tools; mostly Canvas. I had an instructor tell me that they had their students take a Classic Quiz with 7 questions and required them to only answer 6 questions for full p...

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Hello, we're an NGO that are the official advocates (translators) of Khan Academy to the Bulgarian language. Recently we wanted to curate our own course offered to students for free, and are looking into using Canvas as a platform for it. As our targ...

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I'm unfamiliar with using the Roll Call/Attendance feature in Canvas and need guidance on handling a specific attendance grading scenario for my course. We have a total of ten mandatory class events. To meet the attendance requirement, students must ...

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I need to upload a PDF that is designed to be viewed in two-page view.  Is there a way to edit the Canvas PDF viewer so that the document appears in two-page view, rather than single page view?  Attaching a photo of what this view looks like in Adobe...

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Update #2 (5/7/24): The original functionality has been restored! Our tech department wrote to me yesterday saying that Instructure had pushed a solution for this issue. Once again, we are able to drag the sidebar to resize the rubric in the Canvas, ...

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When I try to launch "Upload/Embed" image from the tool bar (the apps icon) of the rich content editor, the window pops up, but does not load anymore. I've updated my browser and computer, allowed pop ups, tried other browser, and cleared my cache. N...

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