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Two questions:#1: Is there a way to change/add in a deduction for late work? Currently, you can set it to "x" percent per day/per hour, but is it possible to just deduct "x" percent per submission, regardless of lateness?#2: Is there a way to change/...

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I recently transitioned from Learn to Canvas.  In Learn, I had a lot of font size problems which unfortunately transferred into Canvas.  Is there a way to globally set the font size and apply it to a whole quiz or test?  Alternatively, is there a way...

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My course was recently transitioned from Learn to Canvas.  Each Module has a variety of items (readings, assignments, and solution sets) that I need to publish at different times.  When I am editing a Module, I mark each individual item as to whether...

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My canvas isn't working, the only things on my side bar is the help center, my inbox, and "dashboard" but none of my classes will show up on there. 

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We use Canvas passback to sync to our SIS (PowerSchool, PowerTeacher Pro). This is the first year this has ever happened... All grades being passed back from Canvas to PTP are flagged in PTP as "collected". This includes the zeros for missing work. T...

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No need to answer, as I see there are answers already here.  Just trying out the forum.

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I have activated the Talent by TORSH external app using the consumer key and shared secret information from my TORSH account. The app appears in my course navigation options; however, when you click on the TORSH Talent option there is an error messag...

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I upload PDFs to my files (not course files) and then link to them in several assignments. Students who are using the iOS app have sent me screenshots of an error message, "The specified resource does not exist," when they try to click the file link ...

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I work with teachers who are logged in as observers in classes for multiple students they are working with. So, they have multiple classes where they are observers. Recently, we noticed that Canvas stopped allowing more that 1-3 course cards on the d...

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I cannot add items to a module nor can I add a new module. I have tried another course and I ran into the same issue there.My browsers are up-to-date.I have opened and closed my browser multiple times.I have logged out and back in multiple times.I ha...

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Canvas isn't loading on my computer and I've tried restarting it and using different internet connections 

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Good evening!I have completed an assignment in the SPSS program.  The file is saved as a .sav.  How do I upload this to canvas from this program?ThanksJada

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As a teacher's aid, how do I find the access code to a quiz?

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I just got a new MacBook Air (2017 - Upgraded from a 2012.) Every website I go to works like a charm, except canvas. I can log in with no problems or delays, but when it gets to the dashboard, there are only boxes and "loading" symbols where my Class...

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I have 4 quiz "Modules" in an Orientation course shell. A student has to retake just one of the 4 quizzes. I check marked  "Allow multiple attempts". Do I have to reopen the quiz for him in the module or can he just retake the one quiz?It is importan...

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I have placed a question in the video quiz for the students to answer them when they have watched the video completely. So the question was placed at the very end of the video. When the students went ahead to view the quiz question, The assignment en...

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For people who are developing API based integrations is there any plugin or tool which can generate courses loaded with content, assignment and discussion submissions, and quiz attempts? Basically that creates test data upon which one could try diffe...

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I am encountering a problem with using Nearpod and Canvas together. In Canvas, I am creating assignments and using the External Tool option to link directly to Nearpod. I then select the lesson I want from My Lessons in Nearpod and add it. The assign...

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how can I get to the modules to view my assignment through canvas 

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Routine low-stakes quizzes - weekly homework assignments, for example - should all be weighted the same regardless of the number of questions. There are topics for which it is hard to come up with more than a few questions, and there are topics for w...

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I was wondering how you delete a submitted assignment by a student.  The student submitted the assignment in the wrong place and I am unable to delete this assignment.Any answers????

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I have done classes on this computer before using safari with no issues. For some reason now my dashboard will not load up so that I can click into my classes.

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On my MAC when I log into to canvas, there is not a subject for "Courses" or for "Account" where those subjects are supposed to be it's just a blank space. So I am not able to access any of my classes that I am enrolled in 

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I'm an instructor trying to set up a peer review assignment for 125 students. I accidentally set the original assignment to require 3 reviews and would like to change it so that students only have to complete 2 reviews. However, removing the peer rev...

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Summer and Spring zoom meetings are appearing on the calendar and students are confused. There are NO zoom sessions in my zoom tab for the incorrect dates. So I cannot delete them. I CAN delete each zoom session in the calendar but that would take fo...

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The last couple of weeks, trying to show teachers how to use Student Annotation in Canvas, instead of using another PDF upload, I have noticed that if the students use the Free Draw Annotation, it is not saving and showing up in the Speedgrader, for ...

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Hello,I am trying to figure out a way to hide the base Role types (ie. Teacher, Student, TA, Observer) from faculty when adding a user to their course. Has anyone else found a way to do this yet?Thanks.

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I went to a school, CVTC, for 2 years before I transferred to another college. I signed out of the old CVTC account, where I no longer attend the school or have access to my canvas account. Now, when I go to the canvas app, it asks for my CVTC login,...

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The icons for my canvas classes are blinking and I cannot get into my classes. What can I do?

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