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Hi All,I am wanting to find out whether there is an option to archive older cohorts and modules. There is a huge pile of older courses that are no longer in use and we do not want to delete them. I have tried finding information on how I can archive ...

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Hi!I just set up my apple laptop and when I get on canvas, none of my classes or information comes up.  Do you know why that is? I used the same password as I used on my iPhone.  The assignments come up on my iPhone, but is not very easy to type whil...

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Solution Posted: 08-23-2022 View Solution
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Do you have to pair to your students each year in order to see their classes in the Dashboard for Canvas? 

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Solution Posted: 08-24-2022 View Solution
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I want to keep a simple button icon on the home page that has a link to a weekly training. I have already built the trainings for the year and set them to post as the week approaches. Is there a way to create a static or a single hyperlink link from ...

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Solution Posted: 08-23-2022 View Solution
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My colleagues and I are having issues using the new "average" Proficiency Calculation setting. When setting up outcomes, they appear as they should on assignments and on the teacher view of the Learning Mastery Gradebook, but not on the student view....

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Solution Posted: 09-03-2022 View Solution
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I can't access the modules page on my computer or any other computer just on my phone.

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Watched the video and followed the instructions, however, I wasn't able to cross-list my 8th grade classes. There isn't any "Cross-list" tab that I see on my end.

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Hi,I am a website developer, and my company would like to integrate the Wordpress with Canvas. Let's say a student have an account on my website, and he doesn't need to register canvas anymore, he can access canvas directly via my website's account. ...

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I need to be able to make a modification for a student that has special needs on a rubric attached to an assignment. Is it possible to make that modification in SpeedGrader for a particular student? In other words, if there is a criteria that does no...

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1. My canvas grading notifications don't seem to be working. I'm not being notified when a teacher grades or gives feedback on an assignment. The notifications are being sent to my school email address, and I think maybe that's the problem, but I'm n...

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Please explain how to open the closed eye icon.     

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where to find the join/parity code.?

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My canvas Homepage isn't allowing me to see my courses, or things to do etc on my laptop

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New to using Canvas.  One of my students says he is locked out from clicking on assignments etc., while others say they can access them. Help please  TUmoorek881@macomb.edu Cheers, Kelly

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Solution Posted: 08-25-2022 View Solution
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Can I (a teacher) assign students to assignment groups using the Canvas Scheduler? If so, would I be limited to only the students I teach ("my people") or could the scheduler be open to all students on a campus? Thanks. 

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Solution Posted: 08-24-2022 View Solution
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I am running into the issues of the 10 question grading limit for my assessments-I uploaded my tests as word docs and then set my bubble sheet answer key-- this took me about 15 hours to revise all of my test question and accurately correlate them to...

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Trying to open the course and need to unlock sections for the students to be able to access. Clicking on the lock icon is not working

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I have seen other solutions, and none of them are relevant to my situation. I do not have the course favorited and have not selected anywhere else for it to appear on my dashboard. It stayed on the dashboard through Summer semester and now it is stil...

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Solution Posted: 08-23-2022 View Solution
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A) I don't want my entire course published when I import and B) When it does, I want to be able to unpublish modules in their entirety and not item by item. Why does Canvas not allow this functionality?Thanks!

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Solution Posted: 05-15-2023 View Solution
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I recently switched schools and am using Canvas after using it somewhere else the last couple of years.  Is there a way to access my old courses from another district?

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I have a parent observer who is also listed as a student and it is messing with my grade book.  Is this something I would have done incorrectly at set up OR the parent observer might have accidentally done?  Her child is also signed up as a student, ...

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We are using roll call attendance as a grade for our semester classes.  However, our grades are determined by quarters.  How can we set roll call attendance to reflect on this quarter's attendance?

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Is there a URL or other type of parameter we can pass along with the authentication provider direct URL so after SSO the person lands on a specific course. For example /login/saml/40?course_id=125Thank you,-Phil

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Solution Posted: 03-21-2023 View Solution
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So last year I was very confused and changed my display name to something I was comfortable with last year but I realize this year that I was wrong and re transitioned back how do I change my display name to my real name?

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Has anyone else tried using the Module Requirement function because you need your students to view every page, but you have a small percentage of students who report that Canvas is not marking the pages as read? Is it a Mac issue or App issue? I stop...

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I am starting a new semester and imported a course from last semester.  How can I delete/clear or import without, the previous students work submissions?  

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Solution Posted: 08-23-2022 View Solution
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My course won't sync to Microsoft Teams. I keep getting this error message and I don't know why.  

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Solution Posted: 09-14-2022 View Solution
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 I'm on the last question of the test and there is one more option (which happens to be the correct answer in this case) in the dropdown menu that is hidden from view. If I were to describe it non-technically, it seems to be hiding under my windows t...

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Solution Posted: 08-23-2022 View Solution
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HiI'm working on a study that students need to complete the pre-survey before starting module 1. I made the survey using Qualtrics and I made a module in canvas called the pre-survey module. I added the external survey link in this pre-survey module ...

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Solution Posted: 09-07-2022 View Solution
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