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How do I hide the rubric for an assignment until the students have submitted their work? I have the correct answers in the rubric and do not want them to see it until I finish grading (using the rubric).

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I can't view any of the files or powerpoints for my classes without downloading them. Is there a way to fix this?

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Hello Everyone,I have my teachers import course content from the course they taught last year into new course shells created by PowerSchool. We use "copy a Canvas course" and "All Content."  We have two issues with this:1) There does not seem to be a...

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Our SIS dumped in parents as observers in all of our courses. This is fine, but it automatically makes the notification frequency set to "Notify me right away" upon grade changes. We would prefer the parents have the opportunity to opt-in to receivin...

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Is there a way to delete ALL announcements at once without having to check individually? Also, is there a way to copy over announcements without having them automatically publish? Deactivated user‌ 

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You used to be able to drag and make Google Docs larger, but in the past 4-6 months it changed and you are no longer able to do that in the rich content editor. Now you have to use HTML and guess what size you want the document. Why is it not working...

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I want to manually create groups outside of canvas (based on non-repeating partners for multiple group sets and for other reasons), and then import this group set into Canvas.  Is there a way to do this by importing a csv with my groups?

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I have a SCORM/Storyline question.... Trying to get a Storyline360 output to pass grades to the Canvas grade book.Output as SCORM 2004 (3rd edition) - also tried SCORM 1.2Tracking by the result slideHave set the LMS reporting to "Passed/Failed"Have i...

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We are creating a "Student Body Home" course for all 2700 of the students in our school.  The goal is to have a central location for resources along with some accountability pieces, such as an Honor Code quiz.  We also wanted to utilize announcements...

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When I sort assignments by date the newest show up on the right causing you to have to scroll. Can I sort it so the newest date is on the left?

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I give online quizzes. I want the students to only see the correct answers after some date/time and only if they have attempted the quiz. I do not understand how to do this. My configuration looks like thisI thought this would let students see the an...

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In the Total column how do I see what the total possible points is?

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I am teaching using Canvas for the first time.  I have added a number of announcements.  They all defaulted to locked for comment.  How do I open an announcement for comment?  When I click on the settings icon to the right of an announcement, I only ...

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I have a list of assignments being pulled in from Pearson's MyFrenchLabs.  All of the assignments from the publisher are showing correctly in the assignment index in my course.  When I go to insert some (about a dozen out of 50 assignments) of these ...

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In canvas when I go to all courses it will tell me I am not registered for any classes but if I scroll to the very bottom it'll show my classes for the semester as future enrollment. 2 of my classes say they are published but canvas wont let me acces...

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Hi group!  Does anyone know if there is a free way to transcribe videos posted under the announcements tab?

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Hi everyone,I'm hoping someone can give me a little direction. I'm trying to import a SCORM file into Canvas. It is a rather large file (1.4 GB). I have gotten it to import successfully, and I can even preview it fine. However, no assignment is ever ...

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Does anyone know a good way to "ungrade" discussions, rather than having to go into each discussion and unchecking the box "graded"? I know you can delete the discussions from the assignment page, but not looking to delete them from the course but to...

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Hi all,I've experienced a small but annoying problem with assignments in Canvas.I delivered a presentation to my staff on Monday about the joys and wonders of Speedgrader, especially the ability to use the feedback tools directly on student submissio...

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My students took a quiz and some of them took a retake. So I have two assignment entries in the Quizzes Assignment Group. What I would like to be able to do is to have a way to calculate the grade for the quiz by weighting the score of their original...

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I recently joined Endicott College in Beverly, MA as an instructional designer. After looking at the existing courses that had been built in Canvas I noticed there was a great range in how courses were designed. Some were great... some not so much. I...

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I had a faculty pose a great instructional strategy she uses in her face to face course, we are trying to figure out how to replicate in the online environment.  I have some ideas but want to see what this AMAZING group recommends. 1) Students read t...

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I have a class where the instructor copied everything from one course into another. Something that did NOT copy was the profile picture associated with his Announcements. I copied some announcements from one into another and I'm seeing the same thing...

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Any plans to allow teachers to (temporarily) hide columns in gradebook?I know it was suggested a while ago as an idea - https://community.canvaslms.com/ideas/3477-hide-grade-columns-for-teacher-gradebook but I cannot see any mention of it on the Phas...

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How do I set up weekly recurring individual conferences with students and link the sign up to a particular Canvas course? 

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How do I add the "Next" button at the bottom of a page so that the course I'm building moves sequentially through the pages and modules I'm creating?

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Hi all, I am giving a workshop on building relationships with Canvas. I would love to hear what are simple ways you leverage Canvas to create relationships: instructor- students, build student-student relationship, and even student-content relationsh...

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Please describe the detail features of question bank and question group. What are the advantages and disadvantages?Thank you!

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Can marking assignments missing being disabled? I have assignments that some students submit to, but mostly I manually enter the grade. I'm noticing that for students whose grade was manually added without a submission from them it is marked missing....

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Is there a way to export student email addresses that are stored in Canvas? I need to create accounts for my students in another program and would like to use the email address that they currently have stored in Canvas as their primary email address....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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