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  Im new in HCC and Im confuse of how Canvas work especially how to create the account itself #newstudent‌

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I noticed the appearance and size of the rubric in the speed grader recently changed. I don't think this is anything I did but site wide. The size of the rubric table is now so large that I have to constantly scroll to get to the columns I need. Any ...

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Or the lowest values for that matter?  Without clicking each one individually?I have my rubrics set up with lots of criteria (20-30) each worth between 0 and 3 points.  I use the rubrics to grade lab reports and generally students receive full credit...

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Some assignments do not have the option to duplicate:Does anyone know if there are any reasons why an assignment wouldn't have the "duplicate" option?  It is NOT an assignment with an external tool. Thanks!

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How do I suspend a student's account ?

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I understand that Canvas is very sensitive when it comes to student "fill in the blank" responses. This year I am having to address more issues with quizzes than previous years. I am reinforcing the habit with my students to check spelling and rules ...

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Guys, I'm trying to create a circular menu similar to the one below in Canvas, but the limitations of HTML are not allowing me. Has anyone tried to do something like this?

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I submitted the wrong assignment and I dont know how to unsubmit it .

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We are having issues with students being able to view Speedgrader annotations on only one file, that is, the file they most recently submitted. It is common for students to submit more than one document for any one assignment - often submitting sever...

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How do I get rid of the "Course Summary" at the bottom of my syllabus? The dates that appear there are left over from other courses and confusing to this semester's students.  However, I cannot figure out how to delete them.Any suggestions are much a...

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When I am trying to review my quizzes, I am unable to view the details of the questions when I have more than 25 questions. I must go into Edit in order to see the details.  Furthermore, there is no indication of what number the question is.  I was s...

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How do I see student comments on assignments? They can find a link to my comments on their grade list, but I don't have a place to access (or even know they've made) student comments on assignments without going through each person on SpeedGrader.Is ...

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When I click "update question" after changing the point value and save the assignment, the assignment preview updates, but the student's submissions in SpeedGrader still have the original point values.

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I would like to voice strong objections to the recent change in rubrics, adding color coding to the scores, with green for the highest scores and then orange and red for lower scores. I emphasize to my students that a C or B is a good score, but now ...

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Hello,I've been assigned a peer review for english class, but it isn't available. My teacher told me to ask about it here.

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I've been noodling ways to play with structure to improve engagement and learning. So I thought I'd start a discussion with the goal of creating a catalog of course structures. What I have in mind when I say structures includes the choice, arrangemen...

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I noticed there are math notations available but I would also like to be able to write chemical equations into my quiz questions. I can use subscripts for this but with the currently available font, I am not able to type in arrows for reactions. Is t...

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I have missed grading some discussion assignments when a student resubmits because the resubmitted assignment is not showing up on my to do list. Is there a way to be notified in the to do list when this happens?I know that I can subscribe to the dis...

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Add a feature that allows editing of comments submitted in SpeedGrader!!  I can't find a way to edit comments previously made.

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In what situation would I want multiple answers in a numerical answer quiz? Would I need to do that for something like $2000 vs $2,000 or 2000 or 2,000? Or does the numerical choice automatically filter out things like commas and dollar signs?

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An instructor I'm working with would like to attach a file to a small group discussion. He copy and pastes the same reply to each discussion, and that reply should include a link to a file. In D2L, he could do that because all the small groups had ac...

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Several instructors I'm working with have expressed frustrations at the email notifications. They are signed up to be notified when a student posts a comment on their submissions (so, if they have a question about their feedback or whatnot). The emai...

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Hi all!I was inspired by Escape the Room: Canvas Carnival course to create a professional development course for the instructors at our institution. It's been a LOT of fun to build and use some different technologies and fun thoughts from Instructure...

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How do I add a Test Student to my grade book?

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I have a quiz that is supposed to be worth 50 points but after the students took it I realized it accidentally set to be worth 0 points. I cannot figure out on my own if there is a way to change it now. Is there?

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How do I remove recent announcements from my front page and how do I alter settings to ensure the announcements only come through under the announcements tab and not the home page? Thanks 

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I have posted the grades for an exam 1 to the grade book. How do I view exam 1 grade statistics for the class (average, distribution, etc.)?

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Is there any way to upload an assignment that's already been locked. My Professor gave me 24 hrs to do so.

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Hello! I am working a Canvas implementation for an Executive Education program and looking for recommendations around LTI's or APIs that would allow for more comprehensive group creation functionality, (beyond the discussion group creation). Our prog...

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Hi BrainsTrust,I know it's possible to migrate from Blackboard to Canvas, is it possible to do the reverse? Don't fret Canvas-folk, we're not leaving the platform but I'd rather have my teaching material exported into BB rather than have to set it up...

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Canvas LMS Product Blog

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At InstructureCon we heard from several of you that migrating from LTI 1.1 to 1.3 has been a challenge. We wanted to ease this as much as possible for both tool developers as well as users of their tools, so we have created this best practices guide....

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LTI Integrations

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We just wrapped our 14th InstructureCon last week in Las Vegas! Our team gathered with nearly 3,000 customers and partners from across the globe for over 260 inspiring sessions. The temperature outside soared to over 115 degrees, but inside, the atmo...

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We're changing your Portfolium Outcomes Assessment Grade Exchange LTI experience. Starting August 5th, to align with new web standards and boost security, the Grade Exchange LTI will open exclusively in a new tab.

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Canvas Student ePortfolios

LTI Integrations

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Discover how global collaboration is driving innovation and shaping the future of Canvas LMS. Dive into the highlights of our latest discovery session and see how we're committed to enhancing the educational experience for our diverse user community.

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Roadmap Processes

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I wanted to share a final update on the Discussions/Announcements Redesign before it becomes officially enforced on July 20th.

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On June 15, 2024, the Lucid Visual Collaboration Suite (LucidChart and LucidSpark) was made generally available to all Canvas customers. This integration gives educators and students alike an elevated teaching and learning experience in Canvas throug...

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We are thrilled to announce that our Admin Analytics feature in Canvas is now being migrated to the Data Access Platform (DAP). This transition brings a host of benefits, ensuring a more efficient, consistent, and insightful experience for all users.

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Admin Analytics

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In our continuous effort to enhance the Canvas experience, we're excited to share the latest updates and improvements we've made based on your feedback. Over the past few months, our dedicated team has been hard at work addressing key user pain point...

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Plus pages, ungraded discussions, an “assign to” makeover, and more!

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At Canvas, we continuously listen to your feedback to ensure that our tools meet your needs effectively. Based on the valuable insights we've gathered, we're making a temporary adjustment to our discussion redesign.

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Designed to meet the needs of young learners, explore how Canvas for Elementary fosters successful digital learning experiences.

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Learn about how you can easily move from Flip Assignments to video discussion boards in Canvas!

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Canvas Studio

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of Analytics Hub, a new core feature of Canvas LMS, available starting July 9th, 2024. Designed to be a central library, Analytics Hub serves as a one-stop-shop for all your data and analytics needs.

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Admin Analytics

Canvas Data

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We are announcing the end of the beta for the older versions (0.x) of the DAP CLI as we fully transition to the latest and most advanced version, v1.1.0. This move ensures that all users are leveraging the improved performance, stability, and expande...

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Canvas Data

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We will be upgrading to the latest versions of jQuery and jQuery UI. If your institution uses custom JS/CSS, we recommend checking your beta instances.

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Canvas Catalog

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We're excited to share an important update regarding the release of our eagerly awaited feature, Discussion Checkpoints.

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Major web browsers are beginning to phase out support for third-party cookies, a change that may have a significant impact on the functionality of LTI tools integrated with learning management systems such as Canvas. Although this change will not dir...

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LTI Integrations

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Together with our customers, we've identified several areas where AI can profoundly enhance our platform. One of these is using AI to build efficiencies and increase capacity for educators and administrators. Specifically, AI can streamline tedious t...

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We're thrilled to announce the launch of the Lucid integration in Canvas LMS, now available in beta. This integration promises to enhance your teaching and learning experiences. 

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In March, we formed a dedicated team to tackle some long-standing user pain points, focusing on those small yet persistent issues that have been sources of irritation. We also focused our time on enhancements that enrich the experience of our educato...

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Starting June 19th, 2024, all HTTP responses from Canvas will transition to full lowercase response header names to align with industry best practices. This change impacts API users, browser users, and other clients.

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Developers

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The Canvas Product Team is embarking on a series of live discovery sessions with users to gather feedback and co-create with some of our customers. Read on to learn about our first session.

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For the past many weeks and months, my team and I have been seeking customer feedback for our ongoing redesign work for Discussion and Announcements.

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The most recent New Quizzes update sparked a lot of feedback, much of it expressing frustration about the known issue related to course files in item banks. Copying a course does not automatically change the links in an item bank, so when you use a q...

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New Quizzes

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Now available in Beta: New Quizzes exporting as a Common Cartridge.  While there will not be any user interface changes or changes to the workflow of exporting a common cartridge package, this work makes exporting more reliable because of the changes...

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New Quizzes

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The new Item Banks Sub-Account feature allows users to view and share item banks relevant to their current sub-account. This functionality makes lookup more convenient, by limiting the item banks listed to the current subaccount. Customers who have s...

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New Quizzes

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The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education is no longer a distant prospect – it's our present reality. At Instructure, we believe that this technology offers immense potential to revolutionize teaching and learning when it is implemented wi...

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Latest updates in New Quizzes for Quarter 1 2024, January to March.

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New Quizzes

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We're thrilled to give you an update on our progress and share insights into our timeline adjustments. Here's an exclusive sneak peek at the ongoing progress of our rubric redesign initiative.

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Yes, it’s coming!

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Canvas LMS Release Notes

Learn about the latest releases, updates, and bug fixes for Canvas LMS

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (17 August), instructors can customize New Quiz result feedback for all students. All Resources | Features in this release may be included in product blogs and other content areas. For all related links, view the 2024-08-17 Co...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (20 July), instructors can assign ungraded discussions to students and sections. The Account Navigation now includes a link to the Analytics Hub. In Account Settings, admins can enable Inbox Signature blogs and Auto responses. ...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2024-07-20 Enforcement of Discussion and Announcement Redesign. Deprecation of Legacy Account Analytics.Enforcement of New Analytics For more information, please see Upcoming Canvas Changes. In this Canvas release (15 Jun...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2024-06-10 Enforcement of LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page Feature Option  2024-06-15 Restricting future use of the submission_type_selection LTI PlacementAGS Score submitedAt is removed. 2024-07-20 Enforc...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2024-06-10 Enforcement of LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page Feature Option 2024-06-15 Enforcement of restricting future use of the submission_type_selection LTI Placement For more information, please see Up...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (16 March), admins can search and sort Account Developer Keys. Within the Gradebook, instructors have the option to select multiple filter choices for each filter type. SpeedGrader's media recorder includes screen capture and a...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (17 February), observers can sign up for appointment groups when enabled by an institution and the instructor. Classic Quizzes' practice quizzes are migrated to New Quizzes with zero-point quiz settings enabled. The CSV format ...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (20 January), additional question types are included in the Answer Frequency Summary in the Item Analysis Report. Screencast | View the New Feature Screencasts page for a compilation of all available videos in this release. A...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (16 December), the LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page is enforced for all institutions. LTI tool postMessages are now properly supported in an active Canvas Rich Content Editor, including LTI Platform Storage m...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes November 2023 Remove remaining utilities from Canvas related to Flash video support. 2023-12-16 The oembed_retrieve endpoint is removedEnforcement of LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page Feature Option 2023-12-...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases