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I am currently unable to load my canvas tiles, calendar, etc. on my MacBook.

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Solution Posted: 09-03-2019 View Solution
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I am currently enrolled in 5 courses, which have all started as one August 26th; therefore, my question is, how do I get my current courses back onto my dashboard and course list. They all have red stars beside them, and I can't access ANYTHING under...

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Canvas works fine on my phone, but when I login on my 2014 Macbook Air, the dashboard highlights slots where the classes should be, but no the slot is left blank and isn't linked to the class. The materials in the Module section also doesn't appear w...

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In graded discussions but with a 0 point value how do I indicate the student has contributed? What does the check mark mean? what does the X mean?

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Solution Posted: 09-04-2019 View Solution
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Hi community,Looking for ways to have student reflect on class conversations, and continue conversations, post articles etc. (I'm thinking like a twitter kind of format, but only among the classes I teach) This would serve as a means to build communi...

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After editing all of the assignments, i made a mistake and imported assignments from a previous year and i lost all the work i had done in editing the current year.is there a way to retrieve my work?thanks,jonsara

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Is i possible to set a passing grade/% for automatic grading (pass/failed) for individual tests in the "test-function"? 

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I am a language teacher and I wonder if it is possible for students to do repeat-after-me exercises in Canvas?I do not mean for students to record and upload audios in quizzes and assignments. What I want is a simple class activity where they can rec...

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I pull up a student in the speed grader to grade their discussion posts and all I see is a stream of everyone's posts. I want to see only that student that I am grading and only their posts?    How is this accomplished, please? I can "search" manuall...

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Solution Posted: 01-26-2020 View Solution
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How can I export a canvas page into a word doc or pdf. I have made tons of really good pages and a student has no access to the work due to computer problems. I would really like to be able to export my work so I can give it to him on a USB. I have t...

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I have started a course on design thinking and innovation dont know how to get there in canvas. Its with Emeritus MIT please help

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Solution Posted: 09-02-2019 View Solution
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What does "an unexpected error has occurred" mean? I am working on collaborations for a section. I successfully created and shared documents for the previous section to use, but now I am not able to do the same for the next section.

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My canvas account will not display any of the pages on my menu it just keeps loading without stopping. Any help would be awesome.Thanks!

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Solution Posted: 09-03-2019 View Solution
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My school is using instructure.com as their parent portal.   When I go to <school_prefix>.instructure.com it gives me this list of options in the left column:DashboardCoursesCalendarInboxResources (containing a link to Guides in community.canvaslms.c...

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Solution Posted: 09-01-2019 View Solution
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My dashboard is just gray, flashing blocks and I can't get to my courses through there. I can get to my courses through the "courses" tab but when I try to go to different assignments, most of the them are blank. My discussions will load the discussi...

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Solution Posted: 09-02-2019 View Solution
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I use a 100 pt rubric instead of a 50 pt rubric.  Do I need to create one and how do I add it to the assignment.  Thanks,Pat L.

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Solution Posted: 09-02-2019 View Solution
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I cannot turn in any assignments. Canvas has gone blank. I have updated what I need to, and I have to way to contact my professors. This has never happened. I have updated what I needed to and still cannot see anything. 

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Solution Posted: 08-31-2019 View Solution
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where can I find the box to leave a comment for the video in its site?

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When I go to dashboard nothing appears. It just flickers.

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Solution Posted: 08-31-2019 View Solution
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Inside a Module, looking at Google Drive - How do I add a folder and put new Google Drive items into that folder? 

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Hello,I can't see any information onCanvas  except on my phone.Why is this?Trying to post to Discussion.Look on Dashboard all are blank.When I looked on phone all there.Alberta Walker

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I have paid for the access code and logged in, but I can't access the ebook, when I click on the introduction or on any tab they are all blank.

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Solution Posted: 09-01-2019 View Solution
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I can't get canvas to load. I tried chrome and safari. The "shell" of the course shows up, but I can't click into anything. I need to grade assignments

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I do not see a quiz that had previously been appearing. I set it up on a timer for the students to take next week, but now, I can not see it, nor do I know how to access it. Please advise. Thank you. Allen Cornwell

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My daughter graduated and has been removed from ParentVue/StudentVue. However, she is still listed in Canvas. Her information is Claire Healy 332145. There are courses that her High School, ACMA, has not archived that still show on our parent oberser...

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Solution Posted: 09-03-2019 View Solution
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Obviously there is major criticism of recent changes to the acceptable browsers that Canvas. Many people have different technologies and different technologies require different. After a couple days of complete frustration, let's give some details to...

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Solution Posted: 09-02-2019 View Solution
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When I download all of the student assignments, Canvas produces a zip file.  But it also appends the student name and ID number to the file name.  Is there a way to get it to NOT do this?  In my course I am teaching the students the importance of usi...

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I am having trouble doing an assignment override via the Canvas API.Here's the resulting JSON and response code:{    "all_day": false,    "all_day_date": "2019-08-31",    "assignment_id": 4789115,    "course_section_id": 1512936,    "due_at": "2019-0...

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When i click on a course, the content of the course is not available. The screen is blank. This was not the case before this has become a problem as of today.

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Solution Posted: 09-01-2019 View Solution
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When I log into canvas my dashboard is just flickering it won't load and it doesn't allow me see anything on there. I'm not sure what to do.

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