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When I record a video comment in SpeedGrader, I can't hear the audio track on playback. I can see my lips move in the video. When I try to talk to text feature to dictate a comment, the mic picks up my speech fine. When I play audio on my computer th...

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Solution Posted: 02-16-2022 View Solution
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If you want to add an image to a course card, can you remove the color overlay or are you stuck with it? Canvas help says you can remove it but I can't figure out how. 

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Solution Posted: 08-25-2018 View Solution
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what does the blue dot beside an announcement mean?

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Solution Posted: 08-24-2018 View Solution
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There are easily located directions for creating groups sets, editing them, and created and deleting groups. I could not find out how to delete a group SET, so I contacted Canvas chat. The agent directed me to the three dots next to the +GROUP button...

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I am on Virtual Virginia trying to type a discussion question but I see no way of adding Spanish accents. The international keyboard doesn't work and trying any other way except physically copying and pasting the accented letter it doesn't work. How ...

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Solution Posted: 01-06-2019 View Solution
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I can type EX for EXCUSED in the grade book but can't figure out how to enter MISSING unless I click on status and choose missing for the status.Is there a shortcut?I have tried typing "m" and "M" and "Missing" etc.... but haven't found one yet.

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Solution Posted: 01-06-2023 View Solution
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How do I delete old classes from last fall and spring semester off my canvas Dashboard so I can only see and focus on the classes I am currently enrolled in?

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Solution Posted: 09-07-2021 View Solution
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We are set to use the Learning Mastery Gradebook this coming school year and will roll it out to our staff tomorrow.  We thought we knew most everything about it but just noticed that when we export the report we get 2 columns for each outcome: 1 for...

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What would cause all of the past due assignments in my course to show up as missing even if they have been submitted and graded?In my gradebook, they are not marked as missing. They show a submission and have been graded. In the student's canvas acco...

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Solution Posted: 10-09-2020 View Solution
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My son is a freshman in high school and is having intermittent problems with assignments not submitting correctly in canvas. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. He usually uploads PDF's of assignments, occasionally a video. Sometimes he gets an...

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Solution Posted: 12-26-2020 View Solution
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Hi everyone, When I import a Blackboard Archive zip file into a Canvas course, the files all end up having the same creation date. Is there a way to keep the date of the actual creation to keep some order? Many thanks!

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Solution Posted: 08-17-2018 View Solution
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We agreed to a date and time. He wants me to put the invitation on his calendar. How do I do that using Office 365?

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Solution Posted: 08-16-2018 View Solution
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How do I convert Power Point slides to Canvas?

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Solution Posted: 08-16-2018 View Solution
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I need to create a way for students to collect a number of bi-weekly writing assignments in a private journal, or logbook, or portfolio.The complete collection of assignments will eventually be graded, but they will not necessarily be read or marked ...

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In Speedgrader, is there a way to shrink the size of the rubric? In order to see my entire rubric and the place to leave qualitative remarks, I have to move the rubric screen so far to the left that it shrinks the student submission until it's nearly...

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Solution Posted: 12-16-2020 View Solution
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Is there a way to scroll through several assignments of a single student in speed-grader? I would like to easily compare student progress over time. Currently, I am opening a student's work in speed-grader, then going back to the gradebook and openin...

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Solution Posted: 08-14-2018 View Solution
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What is the best FREE Plagiarism Detection Tools for elearning Professionals please?

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Solution Posted: 08-15-2018 View Solution
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My announcement notifications showing up in my email are in Spanish.  My language preference is correctly set to English.  How can I change it back to English.  I have no idea why this started happening....

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Solution Posted: 08-14-2018 View Solution
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How do I add a Case Study?

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Solution Posted: 08-09-2018 View Solution
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We are currently pulling profile photos into Canvas from our on-campus ID card system by updating the avatar URLs via API as part of our nightly scripts. However, users can still change their picture in the Canvas GUI because they are not locked. Whi...

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I want to assign a quiz to a particular group rather than a whole class. I've set up the groups but I don't seem to be able to assign groups in a quiz.

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Solution Posted: 05-04-2021 View Solution
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Is there a way to quickly upload the questions from a Google form/quiz to the question bank for a Canvas Quiz, or do I need to retype(or copy/paste individually) thousands of questions? Would it be possible to copy/upload at least the question stems ...

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I've seen syllabi with tabs on Canvas. I want to organize my syllabus with tabs. How do I do that? Here's a screenshot of a syllabus with tabs:

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Solution Posted: 08-07-2018 View Solution
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Where do I go to unenroll from a course?

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Can I add images for matching questions?

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Solution Posted: 08-01-2018 View Solution
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I can create a Front page in Pages in the group site yet the Home button doesn't allow me to use that Front Page. The functionality is clearly set in Pages to allow us to set one as the Front Page BUT there doesn't seem to be any functionality that I...

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Solution Posted: 07-31-2018 View Solution
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I am wondering if anyone has any advice on the export from WordPress and import to Canvas process.  Say I have a course site created on WordPress.  I have the ability to export all of those pages and associated files, and I believe the export file th...

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Solution Posted: 08-06-2018 View Solution
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There is a course-level permission called "Alerts - Add/Edit/Delete". The official definition of this function is below.  However, when I go to look at course Settings, I can't find anything about alerts.  Can someone enlighten me about where to find...

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Solution Posted: 03-02-2020 View Solution
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It's the end of term and I have a whole bunch of grades. Mixed in the grade book are a few ungraded assignments here and there. Is there a way to see any and all ungraded assignments in some sort of list format so I don't miss any?

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Solution Posted: 11-19-2023 View Solution
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How can I create a class email list based on my CANVAS class roster?Please let me know.Thank you.Jay

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