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Question from instructor: I’m reviewing my student’s recent test results there are a couple questions I’d like to answer: Am I allowing enough time? Too much time? Do students who take longer score better? The “Moderate Quiz” view isn’t particularly ...

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Hello, We are testing the free-for-teacher Canvas platform version. Our courses' content uses links to css and javascript files for styling and interactivity. Unfortunately, the content editor strips out every <link> and <style> tags as well. Is this...

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  Canvas New Feature Request  -  Enrollment count Please add a column with the Stundent head count on the COURSES Page. This lets us see current and past enrollment counts for each course/term.  Just need to add - ADD - Student Count  Currently, the ...

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Dear Canvas Support, I hope this email finds you well. I wanted to reach out regarding a recent yellow flag I received on a Turnitin submission. I apologize for any confusion or misunderstanding that may have occurred. Please contact awojick@nvcc.edu...

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I have created my canvas account a day before but still there are no courses available on my dashboard.

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When I import a course using a Canvas Course Export Package, how do I change the dates so assignment's due dates reflect the new term dates?

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Hola.Quisiera saber si es posible en los exámenes, restringir o bloquear a un alumno en específico que quizá no obtuvo el derecho de presentar dicha prueba,Gracias.

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I have already done peer reviews successfully but suddenly there is some bug. Before, I manually assigned one on one peer reviews - in partners. I did the same thing this semester but when I check students' peer reviews, their inputted rubric score i...

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I can't find how teachers can view an assignment analytics, such as the average. Everything I search tells me how to hide or show the grade distribution graphs from student view. As the teacher, I would like to see this data. 

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What does it mean if the Help Icon has a number next to it/how can I replicate that? Does that mean that someone has submitted a "report a problem" ticket, and the user logged in is an admin, a field admin, etc.?

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When a user clicks "Report a problem," who receives that ticket? Does it go to Canvas, or does it go to the field admins? 

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Good afternoon and Happy Friday! I am attempting to assist a professor who is wanting to get some data from her assignments such as its average. After doing some research, New Analytics seemed like it'd be our best bet, but when we went into the New ...

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Hello! My institution is pushing out a new Blueprint shell to be implemented SU24 term. The problem is that the SU24 courses have already been automatically created and synced to a previous blueprint, and students/professors have been enrolled to the...

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We are retiring a past LMS and would like to store the old classes on Canvas. Is there an easy way to load these, not one by one, into Canvas, with student data? Thanks for your thoughts.

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Every time I add students or teachers into a Course, there's an invitation displayed on the Dashboard of them. And if they do not accept this invitation, their status will still be pending and they can't enter this course, either. If they cancel the ...

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When all students are completed, or withdrawn from a course and there will be no more enrolments into that course, how can this course be permanently removed from the Teacher Dashboard (but with access from Admin)? If a course is concluded, is there ...

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Someone told  yesterday that Canvas is the one that is doing this havoc that is happening in the courses. Another Rep in another school was told by a Canvas representative that this is a feature they turn on I guess recently (the last 6-8 months). WH...

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I have multiple mails appearing under the same user when i search for them in my People page. What could this be?Could it be that someone created multiple mails and accepted the invitations but due to cookies the system associates all those emails to...

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Please, could you tell me how to create a flashcard for a Canvas course? 

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Are videos transfered into other languages such as Spanish? How do you transfer to the alternate language?

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I am having an issue printing exam statistics. The view is fine in the browser, there is no change with adjustment of margins, zoom etc. I have tried multiple browsers (firefox and chrome) and printing to pdf (adobe, microsoft print to pdf) and print...

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For the past couple days, I've been experiencing a strange glitch on Canvas, in which the website no longer displays properly. I've tried using other browsers and restarting my computer, but nothing has brought the website back to what it is supposed...

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I have an instructor that's asking what order (if any) the To Do list is in? I spot checked all of the tasks in the attached screenshot and it's not by the student submission date or when these assignments appear in the modules. I couldn't find an an...

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Hi, I am a student and I have accidentally resubmitted an assignment that I have already submitted on time. Now the assignment becomes late and the submitted file is wrong as well. When I submit again with the correct file, it is still marked as late...

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Here is a question from one of our students: Do you know how to retrieve a written assignment on Canvas? I wrote a reflection and went to add a picture and then my text disappeared! Took me 2 hours to write! Where would my draft be? I've noticed in o...

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There appears to be a discrepancy between the individual assignment scores (KBAs) for the students and their total marks. While the individual scores seem accurate and relevant, the final totals don't reflect the sum of those scores.

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On the right side of the screen in Dashboard mode, there is a To Do list showing me the assignments and discussion posts that students have submitted which I need to grade. I'm wondering what generates that list? For some reason I receiver alerts for...

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How could I export quizzes, with correct answers, from Canvas to an MS Word doc? I would like to use something like a Common Cartridge or QTI export and convert it to an MS Word doc that shows the text of the questions, their responses, and which one...

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Good Afternoon Each term I manually create sandbox courses for faculty.  I want to make this process automatic.  Is there a way to create a sandbox course for each course listed in the system each semester?  If this process needs to be completed by t...

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I am organizing peer assessments through which students' tasks will be evaluated. The issue is that, to avoid deviations in the grades (both positive and negative), I don't want students to be able to view the grades their peers have given them until...

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