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Hello,I appreciate the Late Submission settings in Gradebook, however I would like more options here.  I really need there to be an option for a ONE-TIME late penalty of 50% of what is EARNED on an assignment.  This is my class policy and it frustrat...

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I also strongly request color coding options for modules.  This green and grey coloring just blends together and it is hard to differentiate types of assignments for students.  Additionally, for accessibility, if you had it pre-programed for us to se...

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I have a quiz that has let's say 24 questions in it.  Is there a way to put a rubric on one question and not on the whole quiz?

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I have lost an assignment that was already graded. It's an attendance tracker in which students have been receiving negative points for absences for the entire semester. I need to recover this assignment somehow, otherwise I will need to re-enter the...

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We are having some issues with student access to courses when they have an incomplete. To give you a little background: Our SIS is Banner. We currently have our SIS course create CSV feed files that are set to run every four hours in Canvas and they ...

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Hello, is there a way to sort/order our gradebook by students' FIRST name. Currently, we do so only by last name. Since we are an international college, however, students from certain countries have no last name; So fields are left blank, or contain ...

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Is there a way to get a direct link to the elements of the Training Portal without signing in to canvas? Trying to provide option to faculty that is 1-2 clicks vs. 5-6. Any suggestions?

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How can students view rubric results when the instructor uses the rubric built into the Google Assignments LTI 1.3 external tool assignment type? 

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Would appreciate any help with locating a list of common problems/solutions that educators may face when importing content from another LMS into Canvas. 

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Hi all, I am trying to find a solution to the following: Our courses are organized by weeks (week 1, week 2, etc.). The issue is that students don't know what week it is. I want to create on the home page a button that links to the current week's act...

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Please can someone advise?There is a 25 to 30 second lag from my typing to text appearing in the Comment boxes on Speed Grader.This is making marking impossible!Nothing else is running slow on my laptop.  Have used Chrome and Int Exp.Windows 10Thanks...

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Is there an OOTB early alert feature in Canvas that I can enable for the institution? If not, what options are available? I saw many articles about how to enable early alert on a course in Canvas, but I am looking for enabling it for an institution i...

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I manage Canvas for a technical college using the following parameters: We offer rolling admissions.We fall under the umbrella of the K-12 districts calendar.We have 3 terms a year. At any given time, a course can be taught in all 3 terms depending o...

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Hi, I seem to have an issue with interfacing with the Canvas API from my tool (I'm a tool provider).In Canvas we have a course with 20+ sections. When a launch of my tool is pefrormed from the instructor, we interface with Canvas (via its Oauth API) ...

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Are other institutions using a tool to match students based on ranked preferences? In 2022 a community member posted this as a suggestion, https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Idea-Conversations/Assignments-A-tool-to-rank-preferences-and-match-them-wit...

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Our institution would like to copy all past courses (including all materials uploaded within the course) to our new term. Is there any way to use csv file to copy all courses simultaneously instead of doing manually for every single course?

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I've been using Canvas and noticed there are different types of quizzes mentioned in the documentation, like graded quizzes, practice quizzes, and surveys. However, I only see one type available in our Canvas instance. Has anyone else experienced thi...

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We have been running the Google LTI 1.3 since it became available, with a pretty high fidelity and success rate. Unfortunately, as of late, students have been hit with a white screen or loading error when trying to attach Google Docs from the Upload ...

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 Would like to adjust an administered 50- item exam to a 49- item exam without simply giving all students credit for the question I wish to remove due to item analysis statistics. Is there a way to do this in Canvas?

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The speed grader will not show text document. See attached image: 

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How many daily clicks does the application support?

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I can't seem to find where or how to delete an external URL page, not a URL used in the Rich Content editor. Image is attached below, there is no delete option or edit option on the page. 

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Hello, I designed a course that allows participants to earn a certificate after earning a passing score on an assessment and rain into the following issues: Participants were able to skip the assessment and earn the certificate ; despite having the p...

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It's the end of the semester and it was only just brought to my instructor and I's attentions that the students can't see quiz questions and whether or not they got them right or wrong after the fact.  Is there a way to edit those settings in bulk? J...

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Hello, At our institution, it's customary for teachers to compile a comprehensive folder at the conclusion of each term. This folder should encompass all the documents, assignments, and exams submitted by students throughout the course duration. Is t...

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I grade by question in speedgrader. I only submitted update grades for each question when I finished the question not realizing it wouldn't save my work for every student. Is there anyway to retrieve test scores that weren't "updated"? I cannot belie...

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I'm new to canvas (qlearn) and i was wondering if anyone can tell me how to upload an assignment on behalf of a student? We are transitioning to qlearn and i had 2 students unable to submit to qlearn but they emailed me their assessment. I want to im...

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Hello - we are currently using Digify as our virtual data room. We direct students to Digify to print out their student manuals and check the box to acknowledge that the manual is protected. They are then given the option to print directly without do...

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I have a student who needs an opportunity to "redo" an assignment. I don't want to add submissions to the rest of my class, but I want to allow this student the chance to resubmit. How do I do this? 

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Hi,I am a TA for a Graphic Design class and this week we are using Premiere Pro. My class has an assignment that requires them to "right click the video they want to use for editing purposes and 'save-as'." However, we are unable to download these vi...

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