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I'm a bit frustrated with adding LTI-tools that always have default course navigation = true. I don't have any possibility to manually switch this to false?My wish is that we can turn it on course by course, but authenticated on the institution level...

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Solution Posted: 12-19-2017 View Solution
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I have created groups for a class project. Is there a way to export the groups and the members in the form of and Excel spreadsheet? ThanksAnne-Gi

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Solution Posted: 01-18-2021 View Solution
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I am planning to take an online class while being out of the U.S. Does anyone know if Canvas works in other countries?

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Solution Posted: 12-11-2017 View Solution
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I'm trying to reuse quiz questions for a final exam. When I click on "find questions", it shows a little box with the first few words of quiz questions, listed by question number, for the entire course, so,14 questions number one, 14 questions number...

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Using a Quiz in Canvas, can students who previously submitted (especially essay questions) "unsubmit" and continue working on the questions?  I have allowed them to see their previous answers, but I would like them to be able to continue working, or ...

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Solution Posted: 04-05-2022 View Solution
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I have successfully created a new quiz/assignment using the beta LTI but can't seem to view any reports regarding said assessment.

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my dashboard keeps flickering and I cant submit any of my homework assignments, is there an update or something I can do to fix my problem?

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On the syllabus page, in addition to my link to the course syllabus, is a Course Summary.  Is it possible to hide this information?   I am using Canvas for a on-site class.  Most of the items in my grades are Exams, Tests, and other hard copy assignm...

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Solution Posted: 08-28-2021 View Solution
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If a student has completed an assigned peer review, but then wants to go back and add to it, or change it, is there an option for them to do that? If not, how - as a teacher - would I enable them to redo the peer review as if the first peer review ne...

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Solution Posted: 05-13-2020 View Solution
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I know you can download all submissions of other types of assignments in a .zip file, but this feature seems disabled when the submission type is from an external tool.  When looking at a Google Doc Cloud assignment, there is no button to download su...

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No issue before--the toolbar that allows me to make in-text/inline comments on student assignments will not appear for ANY student for a particular assignment.Settings, browser (Chrome), and everything else exactly the same . . . will appear on previ...

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In Speedgrader > View Rubric you have the option to "Save this comment for reuse" under the Ratings column.I've done this a few times.Now I'd like to remove some comments or edit them.How do I at least delete, if not edit, these items in the drop-dow...

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There are still a lot of courses from last semester on my dashboard. I am no longer in these classes, and they are distracting and clutter up the dashboard. How do I remove these courses from my dashboard?

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Solution Posted: 01-11-2022 View Solution
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Is there a way to download video files that have been embedded on a page? I know that it's possible to put them on another page by copy/pasting the HTML, but is there a way to actually get the .mp4, .mov, etc. files?

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Solution Posted: 11-15-2017 View Solution
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I believe some of you have successfully implemented a Canvas integration with Salesforce. Could you please share some Ideas that you think would best help us achieve this integration in a much convenient way? What are the challenges you encountered? ...

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Solution Posted: 01-19-2022 View Solution
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I have created an assignment with Turnitin on Canvas and have a couple students, who weren't able to upload their documents. They have emailed me their papers and I am not trying to figure out how I can upload it so it can join the other submissions.

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I have a class that has recurring assignments. For example, each week they have to turn in a summary of an article they've read in a publication.Is there a way to create this as a recurring assignment? Create one assignment and have it repeat each we...

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Solution Posted: 03-19-2018 View Solution
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I have a question about embedding a pdf into a page. I understand how to add a file link, and have that link auto-preview in the page, but my question goes beyond this functionality. When I select 'auto--open', the iframe on the page is limited to a ...

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Solution Posted: 01-11-2022 View Solution
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A student submitted a paper to the wrong assignment.  Is there a way to delete the incorrect submission?

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Solution Posted: 08-30-2021 View Solution
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HelloWe are currently in the implementation phase. As a private international college of about 500 students and 80 staff, timetables and students are changing constantly throughout the year so CSV uploads isn't a practical solution for us. Groupcall ...

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I want to change the name that people see when I am discussions and other things through canvas. How do I do that?

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Solution Posted: 10-30-2017 View Solution
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Some of the images I am uploading show up as broken and do not display. I have tried multiple work arounds like trying to use screen shots, moving my images from the flashdrive to the hard drive, saving as different files like png.  I haven't had any...

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Solution Posted: 10-30-2017 View Solution
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We are using Google Cloud Assignments exclusively in our course. For almost every assignment, we have one or two students per class where the assignment fails to load. The "wheel" spins for as long as we let it try. We have tried closing the browser,...

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Description of the Bug:I have multiple sections in the grade book. Specifically, I have a section called Level 9 and Level 4. When show "all sections" is selected only the level 9 sections will show. When I select show "Level 4" nothing pulls up at a...

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I was writing a text entry for a school assignment. I left for a while, came back, and completed my text entry. However, after I clicked submit, I was told that my login had timed out and so my entry could not be submitted. Then my entire entry was g...

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Solution Posted: 10-18-2020 View Solution
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SpeedGrader is not saving all of my comments written in a Magic Pencil on the .docx of .doc files students are submitting for grading.  About half of the comments at the bottom of the page are lost.  How do I make sure all of my comments on students'...

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Solution Posted: 08-18-2018 View Solution
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When using a rubric it used to populate the score from the rubric once complete into speedgrader..  Now this functionality is not working on existing rubrics.  It is only working on new rubrics.  Is anyone else experiencing this?

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Solution Posted: 10-20-2017 View Solution
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I was wondering if there are any variables we can work with in Canvas such as date, course title, student name, etc..One thing we are doing is a static footer on every page with our copyright text. I was hoping we could change this to a dynamic date ...

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Solution Posted: 10-18-2017 View Solution
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Several students had an issue of not being able to complete a quiz that was transporte/imported from Etudes.  I fixed the question in the quiz and it displays properly on my computer.  Then I tried it from my iPad and my Samsung tablet.  In both case...

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Solution Posted: 10-18-2017 View Solution
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How do you add a signature line in the Canvas email 

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Solution Posted: 05-27-2023 View Solution
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