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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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I find that when I create or edit a rubric, I often want to rearrange the order of my listed criteria. For example, late in the process, I will remember a criterion that I want located at the beginning of the rubric. As far as I know, I do not have t...

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I have a published course that I am trying to enroll students in, however when I enroll students it says Canvas cannot send enrollment emails to students because the course is not published. I have verified it is published and their are students who ...

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Hi all,A student moved to different sections in two different courses. I was asked to migrate the student's grades from both old sections to both the new/current sections the student is enrolled in. However, when I go into the old sections, the stude...

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Students are seeing assignments that have not yet been graded as 0's. Why don't they show up for students with the paper icon that is in instructor's gradebooks? It would reduce so much panic from students if they saw something other than a 0 on thei...

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Is there an OER resource for an Intro to Computer Science course that includes a Canvas LMS course cartridge? 

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Good afternoon, Is there an option to delay the reveal of the options in MCQs by a few seconds to allow the learner to try and retrieve the answer through existing knowledge before the options are presented? If not, is this something that could be co...

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As I was saying from the title ....the top listed default results by just entering the Common’s page, so that preferred results are already at the top of the page by default. It would be great for communicating with new Canvas users how to access des...

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Hello wonderful community I've adding an email link (mailto:) into a canvas page, but it is not opening in my gmail. I'm using Chrome browser and gmail is my default email client. When I clink the link it opens a new tab (labeled untitled) with 'abou...

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I want to post one quiz but I want that quiz to be available in two or more weekly modules. I want only one column item for the quiz score on the Grades page. It appears the option to make one quiz available in two or more weekly modules is not avail...

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Hi all, I've been trying to use stylus to grade math papers with my HP Envy. My computer & stylus do great with all other programs but Canvas. When I try and use the pen tool in speedgrader, if I pick up the pen at all (even to create a T), it shifts...

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Reaching out to see if there's a way to change the text that students see when posting in a discussion set to "Users must post first before seeing replies". Now the students see this:You must post first before seeing replies. Is this something that w...

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I link HMH through Canvas. Students are required to "...load (HMH) in new window" to access activity. Most students have no issues accessing activity by loading in a new window. Recently, a couple students were taken back into Canvas after attempting...

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Hi, my school has run into a problem that we're not sure if it is a bug or if there's something that we may have incorrect in assignment/course settings.An instructor reached out letting us know that students were able to see comments that he was lea...

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Canvas used to have a feature in the Discussion Forum settings that prevented students from editing their text once they submitted a post.  Students were required to post their responses before seeing any of their classmates' posts (this feature is s...

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Hello, I want to create a quiz that students take individually and then take a second time with a group. Then I want to average the scores together for each student. How could I do this in Canvas?

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I keep getting an error message with 400 in the message.  I need to post a new version of some ppts and canvas won't let me. 

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Within the Assignments link, Modules to which the assignments have been added are no longer showing. Now it is only showing dates and points. When did this change occur and why?

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I've had students using their phones for the Canvas course and they didn't even know a MODULES existed! The video for students on using the App does not reference the Modules link. It's the most important learning link. How can we help students to fi...

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A student did not submit the quiz/mid-term on time (2 hours late) and then claimed it was the "cookies" issue or her chromebook.  Is this a possibility or is she scamming me?  All my other students had no problem with submission.  Also, is there a wa...

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I have a course that is offered in two different formats: 100% Online and self-paced, and a hybrid intensive (in-person for a week and online). For the online and self-paced section, I want them to have access to everything all at once.For the hybrid...

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I am working with an instructor who wants to give her students the ability to decide if they want to submit an assignment as part of a (self sign-up) group of 2 or 3, or as an individual.I have set up an assignment group set for this purpose, and set...

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Hello! I'm not quite sure how to report a bug that needs to be fixed, so I'm starting here. Whenever I use the "Andale Mono" font from the drop down menu, the html includes "Times" and displays the text in Times, rather than Andale Mono across all de...

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Hi all:   I'm an ID, though really my job is just to prep online courses for an institution. Encountering a weird issue that I've not seen. When associating a blueprint course to a specific semester's section, we're ending up with broken html, specif...

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I cannot find anywhere a tab for discussion or assignments even tho there are discussions and assignments in the syllabus.  Is that something  that I, as a student, can fix?

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