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I am working with a number of our institutions on the new Gradebook. One of the positives is the ability to override a grade. However, it appears to me that the grade override ONLY lets one change the calculated grade for another grade that is availa...

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Can a stylus pen be used when writing comments on student papers in the speedgrader? 

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Solution Posted: 03-24-2019 View Solution
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Hello!I deleted most of the pictures that I uploaded on my files the other day (for cleaning the space),  I attached all those pictures on Discussion section, but just found out today that the pictures couldn't show up anymore:((How can I get all the...

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Solution Posted: 11-07-2019 View Solution
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Can I embed a course in my personal webpage? for sharing my content to students that do not attend my university.

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Hi,I am struggling with Mastery Paths.  I have set up a simple mastery path with three different paths. When I test the paths using the test student, I get a message that says "Locked until the assignment is graded"   even though the assignment is gr...

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Solution Posted: 03-19-2019 View Solution
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Is there no way to attach questions to a stimulus and pull them from a question bank with the attached questions?I need to create a quiz that randomly pulls questions from a question bank so that each student has a slightly different assessment.I tri...

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Solution Posted: 01-17-2022 View Solution
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Is anyone else having issues with syncing "Missing" assignments to PowerTeacher Pro??  Late and Exempt transfer fine but Missing assignments do not.  Thanks

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How do I monitor login and logoff times and submission atempts? Studnets tell me they worked on submitting but get an error?

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Solution Posted: 03-19-2019 View Solution
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Hi all,I'm doing most of my reading (PDFs) in the app on my tablet and sometimes on my phone. I'm using the marker tools to highlight the important points while reading.Unfortunately, the markings in the document are not synced. i.e. the same PDF has...

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Solution Posted: 03-18-2019 View Solution
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We have a student who submitted a quiz and says that their complete answer was not captured. I went through the logs and can see when he accessed that specific question and how often it was autosaved. The one thing that might be an issue is that he s...

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Hi! There are instances when I try to upload an item in the module, a pink dialog box appears saying "Failed to create a new item." It happens when I.m trying to upload video clips. What does it mean? Thanks!

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Solution Posted: 03-14-2019 View Solution
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TLDR: How do I stop observing a student?I am a teacher who also supervises a group of guided study students each quarter.  I had these students add me as an observer so that I could help them track their grades and assignments.  I would like to STOP ...

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Solution Posted: 03-12-2019 View Solution
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Is it possible for students to see all of the video submissions they have done via media upload? I have a student who would like to access or download some of the submissions he did in a concluded class. I can't see on my end anywhere to download the...

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How do I merge cells in a table?

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Solution Posted: 03-07-2019 View Solution
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Today an instructor informed us that some of her student submissions for a quiz were being marked late even though she has established an until date and a due date that are the same (match e.g. March 1 at 11:50am) The quiz is also timed at 20 minutes...

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How do I add another option in the Attendance module that is "excused" absences worth 50% of the total points? 

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Solution Posted: 03-06-2019 View Solution
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Is there a way to write up an essay answer, like a rubric guide, so that as I'm grading I can look at the key points the student needs to address in their answer. I did this in my paper tests. I would always write an answer key, with the short answer...

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Solution Posted: 03-04-2019 View Solution
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I just watched a video on how to duplicate a quiz on Canvas.  It is ridiculous!!!!  Why in the world can't we just be able to rename something a different name and it be a different quiz.  I would have to post it onto the Commons and then drag it bac...

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Solution Posted: 03-03-2019 View Solution
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Hi.Please can anyone better explain this for me, as there's not much help on the Q&A thread, One post says check certian things and then says "contact canvas" - which is not helpful.I set-up a quiz - as with previous weeks on my course which have bee...

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Solution Posted: 05-22-2020 View Solution
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are there more colors to choice for the card view on you dash board

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Solution Posted: 03-02-2019 View Solution
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Has anyone else had a problem with apostrophes in fill-in-the blank questions? I'm finding that when I input a correct answer with an apostrophe, Canvas will render it into the similar, though actually different, single close quote character. A typic...

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Solution Posted: 08-12-2019 View Solution
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We use Respondus Lockdown Browser thru our Canvas system, and wondering if anyone has found a way to track which classes are using it in Canvas. Respondus is installed on Canvas as an LTI, but we don't see anything in the standard LTI report other th...

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Solution Posted: 03-01-2019 View Solution
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On a short essay assignment, I asked students to write between 600 and 750 words. I tasked them with entering directly into the text box provided on Canvas.Where can the word count of a student submission be seen?Thanking anyone in advance who can he...

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Solution Posted: 04-13-2022 View Solution
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How can I create a question in canvas quiz where students can give their answer inscientific notation?This is a very basic functionality, but I cant figure out how to do it in canvas.

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Solution Posted: 08-22-2020 View Solution
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Hi,Raised this with Canvas as well, but hoping to find a way around it.I am able to create Rubrics and Outcomes to an assignment in the root level and import these Rubrics and Outcomes to an assignment. We do not want Rubrics/ Outcomes to be visible ...

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Solution Posted: 02-24-2019 View Solution
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I'm looking for the list of electives I can choose from.

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Solution Posted: 02-23-2019 View Solution
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How do I reset my to do list in order to see to do items I've hidden?

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Solution Posted: 02-24-2019 View Solution
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Hello!  I would like to set up a quiz using the flow of a Case Study such that students are presented information and questions one at a time (I can do this) but they are also able to go back and see the previous information and their answers to ques...

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Solution Posted: 02-22-2019 View Solution
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Since +/- 2 days I haven't been able to add existing assignments and quizzes to the Assignment section. In the Assignment section, when I click the + button to add an assignment, I no longer see the option to choose an assignment or a quiz that I alr...

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How do I apply hanging indent for my references?

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Solution Posted: 02-21-2019 View Solution
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