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I posted a quiz I wanted to access across different campuses.   I shared a quiz from CSULA hoping to then access it from my CSULB account -  but it doesn't show up in any search even though I know I shared it.  Is there a waiting period?

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I am looking to build a sample course in the Canvas LMS to share as part of a professional instructional design portfolio. What would be the best way to share it?

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I know there is an auto-save feature for text-entries, but even though my page refreshed after my wifi died, all of my text was gone. Is there any way to recover it?

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I have students do self- and group-evaluations.  When these evaluation demonstrate a significant lack of participation by one or more students, or a significant over-and-above effort, I change the individual scores for each student.  It happens about...

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All of a sudden, the graders and instructors are no longer able to see text comments when we make them or files with comments when we upload them in Speedgrader. This is true for multiple assignments. We cleaned our caches, cookies, etc., we tried to...

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This was brought up years ago and really should be fixed. Why, why, why would you assume we wanted to sync course settings (thus swapping out the home page) on the first sync? Who thought taking away this control was a good idea?Current workflow:1. N...

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I have 64 courses created for our upcoming term. All of the courses are 4 weeks long and have one module for each week. I need to input the same exact module access dates for each class and was wondering if there was an easy to do this.  Thanks as al...

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Is there a way to create an area on a page that will automatically update information from a secondary source? I am working with a college that wants a Welcome page that includes the course description that cannot be edited, which I know Canvas can d...

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When I have Canvas generate numbers for a formula question, is there a way to remove certain numbers? I thought I had seen a thread on it before, but I can't find it.

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When giving a Canvas Quiz with Go Guardian, the "Multiple Answer" type of question doesn't allow the student to check boxes. I have allowed the complete URL in Go Guardian but it still doesn't operate correctly. Has anyone had a similar problem?

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Hello,  Is it possible to reorder posts in a Canvas discussion?  I have an ongoing discussion that has several posts, and it would be so helpful to see the most recent posts on top. I noticed Microsoft Teams just added this feature, and it would be g...

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How do we copy a class list from one course to another as a group? 

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I am trying to turn in my video for my Spanish class, but every time I try, it says an error in the attempt. Is there a way this could be fixed or resolved?

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I am having a very frustrating issue with my assignments being sorted randomly in the gradebook. I have to manually go through in the Gradebook and drag and drop them into the correct order, but when I navigate away and come back, they're back to bei...

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I am having my students write a research essay in class instead of having it be homework because I'm tired of ChatGPT. I was told by my IT dept. that I can have them do this in Canvas in the computer lab without being able to access the internet. Bec...

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I teach Applied Statistics, and my students are assigned to use SPSS to enter data into an .sav file, then upload the file to Canvas. For the first time this semester (unlike the past 8 years I have been assigning this), a handful of my students' .sa...

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I have long been noticing that, once I think I am done with grading student submissions for a particular assignment in Canvas (as indicated by the lack of "to do" submissions in the drop-down menu for that assignment in the Speed Grader) I find, very...

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Our teachers have been reporting issues with student submissions where the text is 'invisible', and the issue for them is becoming more frequent. They are seeing this in SpeedGrader, on discussions, when students submit to essay questions, etc. Basic...

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I noticed there's a button named "Show All Details" when I use the student view to see the Grades. After I pressed this button, an extra line appeared under Assignment/Quizzes which had been graded, but it was blank and nothing was displayed. I searc...

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Hi where is the picot format to dowload that took me five hours and to save that imagen and not was able to find the document.

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Hi Canvas Community We have an assignment that was created for a Canvas course without the TurnItIn option being enabled. The teacher has now added the TurnItIn option to the assignment - however, all the students had already submitted their final dr...

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When you go to Settings- External Apps within a course, there are no apps listed, nor does the search work. Just wondering if there were any issues with this right now We are trying to use the Redirect tool which typically has been listed on External...

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I am a TA and I have uploaded PowerPoint into modules for some reason, it continues to show in the student view that no modules have been defined. Does anyone know what I need to do to fix this issue? Thank you. 

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How do I open up an assignment that is closed for only particular students who have not submitted on the due date?

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I've never used Canvas before.  I am a faculty member who previously taught at a different school that used a different system.I have three assignments—participation, midterm, and final exam—that show up in the Grades. Now, I would like to simply add...

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This is the first semester I have had this issue. The quizzes on my Canvas course automatically show up as a zero on students grade right from the first day of class. Typically the quizzes don't count until the day that the quiz is due on Canvas. The...

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Going over powers of i. The only answers are i, -1, -i, or 1. First attempt was to use a formula question with i^`a` and have it randomly generate natural numbers for a. I learned that Canvas doesn't like imaginary numbers, so only will generate a va...

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