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How can I put text to the right of an image? My only option seems to be adding text below an image in rich text editor.

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Solution Posted: 04-28-2019 View Solution
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I use point totals to calculate final grades and every semester, students look at the assignment percentage instead of the point total and flood my inbox with questions about why their grade doesn't match the assignment percentage. 

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Solution Posted: 09-05-2019 View Solution
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Hi allI am unable to find out how I remove the 'color overlay'of the courses whilst using the Teacher app. Any help would be appreciated!Thank you!

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Solution Posted: 07-22-2022 View Solution
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In "Grades", how do I split the student name into 2 columns (first name; surname), or sort by first name?When I export the Grades list, the student name appears in one column. If I sort by this column in Excel, it sorts by the students' first names. ...

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Hello,Some of our teachers and program coordinators are experiencing problems with the csv when exporting quiz results: when students fill in (or copy text to) essay questions, the results in the csv file seem to become messed up and unreadable. So w...

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delete multiple files

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Solution Posted: 04-25-2019 View Solution
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How do you copy questions from one quiz to another

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Solution Posted: 04-25-2019 View Solution
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I would like to not grade the students in the same order every time. For example, by the time I get to the last one, I will consistently be tired? Aside from sorting by submission time, is there a way to randomly sort the students?

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Hello,I've used Respondus in conjunction with Canvas dozens of times and never had any issues. Now, suddenly, I'm getting the "The importer couldn't determine the correct answers for this question" message on each question I upload for a particular c...

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I have several assignments in my grade book that are showing with a page and exclamation point icon (different than just the page icon.  I have graded the assignments, but the grades will not show in the grade book.  I can click on each individual gr...

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Solution Posted: 12-14-2021 View Solution
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I have a created two quizzes which draw random questions from a number of question banks based on how many credits the question is worth, and only realised today, two days before the quizzes are opened, that some of the ,multiple questions do not giv...

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Solution Posted: 12-21-2021 View Solution
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I wish to create a journal that individual students keep throughout the course, but which can be seen and ideally commented on by the teacher at intervals. At the moment an assignment seems the best option but can teachers view an assignment before i...

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Solution Posted: 12-23-2020 View Solution
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Does anyone know other reasons a Peer Review would not auto assign when the teacher has set it to do that? Even when the teacher clicks the "Assign Peer Reviews" after students have submitted their assignments, the Peer Reviews DO NOT get assigned. N...

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I'm trying to embed videos from my files and adjust the size of video player on Canvas pages. I have tried to tweak the html code but couldn't find a way to adjust the player size. Can someone help me?

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Solution Posted: 04-16-2019 View Solution
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Our teachers enter assignments/grades into Canvas. Then they sync to PowerSchool's gradebook, PowerTeacherPro (PTP). PowerSchool is our SIS. Comments do not transfer from Canvas to PTP with the sync, so teachers are going into PTP and adding comments...

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I taught Intro to Theatre Summer 2018. I am teaching the exact same course this summer. How can I simply copy the content so that I do not have to completely reload everything? All I need to do is to change the dates. Thank you.Janice FronczakUNK

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Solution Posted: 04-12-2019 View Solution
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Why can we add images to an announcement, but the images do not display in the emails? After all, pictures say a thousand words. Most of my announcements in a course are dependent on the accompanying images. And nothing in the email says to click Vie...

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Students have submitted an assignment, and it shows that I can download them. However, whenever I go to the speed grader, only the test student shows up. 

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Solution Posted: 08-11-2020 View Solution
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I would like to have an assignment on Canvas to do at home that is timed.  The students once they open the assignment will have one hour, for example. How do I do this?  Thank you. Lori 

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Solution Posted: 04-11-2019 View Solution
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Under "People" I can see the date of a student's "Last Activity".   Is there a way to see a class list with the last submission date so that I do not have to open an "Analytics" window for each student?

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Solution Posted: 04-19-2019 View Solution
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Can grading schemes be applied to Assignment Groups? Scenario: The faculty wants to show the students an aggregate roll-up score - presented as a letter grade - not as a percentage or a number for each grouping of activities. Then, present an overall...

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Solution Posted: 04-19-2019 View Solution
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Hello Canvas users!  We are in the process of moving to a new SIS, CampusNexus Student (by Campus Management) and are looking for fellow users to connect with. We have some specific questions about Grade Passback, but would love to connect more gener...

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HiI am hoping someone could help.We were trying to look for a way to print out all of the pages on a course easily as we had a student who needed print versions of their pages for accessibility reasons. I came across this idea which seemed to be aski...

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Solution Posted: 04-09-2019 View Solution
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I have a teacher who had three essay questions for a section exam.  The quiz was created in Quizzes.Next and each question was to be worth 20 pts.  He accidentally marked the last question as 1 pt. and didn't realize his mistake until some students h...

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For my courses, I weight each assignment equally. However, every assignment technically has different numbers of possible points.It would save me a lot of time if I didn't have to figure out the percentages for each assignment before putting them int...

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I would like to create a private graded individual journal discussion for each student; where I will be able to comment and grade each journal entry separately.   Would like to have 4 submitted journal entries all in one place for each student.  Is t...

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Solution Posted: 04-03-2019 View Solution
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Hi,I have copied a previous course, including all announcements, but I would like the students to see them, when I think it is time to post them, not from the beginning of the course. (The students are already enrolled in the course, and its publishe...

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Solution Posted: 04-02-2019 View Solution
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When one exports a course, where does it go/how do I access the exported material?

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Solution Posted: 03-29-2019 View Solution
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I am having my students scan their homework and upload them to a Canvas assignment as a pdf file. However, I have a couple of students that don't have the ability to scan their homework. Therefore they turn them in to me directly. I would like for al...

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Solution Posted: 02-21-2023 View Solution
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I am looking use a third-party website feedback tool. The requirements to launch is to place a javascript into the HTML of the header or footer of the page.

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