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Another instructor has asked about quiz questions where the answer is based upon the student clicking on an area in an image.(The instructor has a lot of questions with such answers in another LMS and wants to import them.) Has anyone implemented suc...

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Our director of Institutional research has some very specific funding to spend to support evaluation of institutional effectiveness. Are there any programs, LTI's, anything out there which could partner with canvas data/analytics to help evaluate ins...

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Does anyone use chat? I saw one recommendation to leave Chat on as back-channel discussions during class. Any other uses? Does chat work on all mobile devices?

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I'm a Physics teacher and I'd like to design homework assignments for my students similar to what I experienced in college physics.I'd like an assignment that mimics a homework handout. As if I handed each student a piece of paper with 10 questions o...

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But creating a hyperlink to create the hover definition tempts the student to go ahead and click on that hyperlink which takes them to another page. Going to another page is what I am trying to avoid.  Suggestions? 

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Hello, I'm somewhat new to using Canvas for quizzes and am trying to make a formula question.  Without getting into too many details, the question will provide two variables, x and y.  If 3x < y, the question will have one answer, and if 3x > y, the ...

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Our college has some STEM grant funding to use towards technology. We are looking into investing in a "tablet" program of some sort. Any one out there attempt something similar? What devises worked best with Canvas and the many eduapps STEM faculty i...

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Curious if anybody has explored or is using Microlearning in online Canvas courses?

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I am curious to know if anyone has had great success with using Canvas in the elementary grades...K-4? Our students and teachers 5-12 use Canvas and love it...of course! I have had handfuls of teachers in the lower grades ask how they could use parts...

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Hi everyone!This is my first posting here.  As a new instructional designer, I really appreciate all of your feedback on this discussion group - thanks!I'd like to get some input from all of you on how you help instructors to push forward to deeper l...

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My foreign language instructors want their students to be able to write in Spanish. Right now if they use the rich content editor, spellcheck underlines every word it doesn't recognize, which is most of them. Is there a way to either change the rich ...

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Hello,Some of the SME send over word documents for their weekly quizzes. Is there an easier way to create test banks for these rather than cut-paste into Canvas?

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Is there a "perfect size" for graphics on a homepage? I have our college's web designers coming up with custom graphics for our homepages and I haven't found a solid answer on the best size to make the graphics. 

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I am working on an ID project where my client wants teams to self-select. In all of the documentation I have read, it says this is a recipe for disaster. The audience for this project will be K-12 educators and administrators, eventually world-wide. ...

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I understand the Certificate of Completion idea is currently under consideration, but was wondering if anyone has had success with using a free third party tool to generate a certificate, inside a Canvas course?  Our hope it to create a Module that s...

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Does anyone have experience with Scootpad for Elementary? What other resources do elementary teachers love that offer single sign-on or LTI qualities with Canvas? #elementary

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My Canvas training has directed me to these community group and I am to connect with a designer or technician. Here I am, connecting.....and I am not sure where you are in the plethora of information that is here. I must say, I am delighted that ther...

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Hello again,Can anybody please tell me how or where do i check the font style/size of any selected text inside an editable Assignment or Group Discussion kind of box? Thanks.

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Hello all,I need somebody's advice to help me come of out the quandary.I have a course structure already in Canvas. It is a typical course structure that includes a list of videos, assignments, group discussions spread across several modules. Is ther...

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Well, part of our canvas training was to message one of the instructional designers. But our inbox won't allow us to send an individual message unless that individual is following us....suggestions

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Hello,I've been using Canvas for four years now. But, I've been using it for a fairly linear path. I know of the recent inclusion of mastery paths in Canvas.  But, this is a bit more general.  When learners are given choice to access and practice, wh...

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With the increase in digital learning initiatives around the world, many administrators and teachers are looking for ways they can meet those standards and give our students the best 21st century learning experience possible.  The tools in Canvas emp...

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Suggestions wanted!! Will soon be creating a foreign language class (Latin) fully online for High School students and would like any feedback, suggestions or experiences other instructional designers can provide. Sources? Activities? Thank you-Gail

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Hello all, I have recently been tasked to help with Canvas setup and design at my university, and they have started out with a question I don't know the answer to, despite having searched for a solution. There are 24 courses set to launch on May 8, a...

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Heading to InstructureCon 2017 for the first time this year. I'm from Sydney, and hoping to meet up with Instructional Designers from all over. Is there usually a group meetup?

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What quiz tool do you recommend. We would like a solution that integrates with Canvas and allows bulk upload by scan of individual student response, mark integration and analytics.

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A shotgun question, but does anyone know if Instructure is working on Learning Record Store (LRS) capabilities in Canvas? That would allow for tracking of a variety of user engagement .

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I was just sent an article that states the best way to utilize Google tools in the classroom is within the LMS - Schoology.Can anyone provide how Canvas competes with this comment? Any comparisons would be appreciated.GailArticle: https://www.distric...

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Is there a way for the instructor to see the entire thread (not entire discussion) in SpeedGrader?  Perhaps with a highlight of what that student has done.  We have been asked this several times at our school which has been using Canvas for about a y...

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Is there a way to import a course from commons so that it over-writes all the modules that are already there, while leaving the grades intact? I know I could delete the modules one-by-one but that seems time consuming. 

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