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Hello everyone, I'm teaching a Python programming class and we're doing a unit on lists, which in Python use the square brackets.  Certain operations change the contents of the list, and I'd like to quiz students on this by having a small program tha...

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I often want students to complete assignments that I can use as formative checks or as step one of a larger project. They are submitting something, so I can't choose "not graded" when setting up the assignment since this gets rid of the submission op...

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In my 2 online public speaking classes, I assign students to submit their speeches to the Discussion Board on different dates (so I don't get bombarded with 56 videos to watch all at once!). I also assign them to watch 2 other students' speeches and ...

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Hi all --  My quiz is complete and has been administered; students completed it, they have been graded.  I would like to give some the chance to go back into the quiz, to either - complete answers they didn't get to (due to 2 hour time limit); and in...

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How do I post an introduction message (text)?

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Hi!  I have 2 kids and viewing the Dashboard, Courses and Grades could be a lot easier.  Can you pretty please sort by Student?   Please, for the parent's sanity.    Thanks so much!  

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What does canvas count as a page view and as a participation.  I look at a specific student's analytics and it tells me that she viewed the page 309 times in a single day and participated 1 time.  How do I interpret that?  What counts as a view and w...

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I am experiencing an issue when trying to edit a rubric and am hoping someone can help me. I created a new rubric for a single assignment in my course on Canvas a few weeks ago. All of the students have now submitted their work, and I began annotatin...

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Hi! I'm creating up a standalone course for program assessment that is organized by modules -- each module is a different institutional learning outcome (set up at the account level) -- with signature assignments -- used to collect evidence for the a...

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https://uvu.instructure.com/courses/533721/external_tools/63562 aloha! My instructor accidentally added over 500 videos in Media Gallery. Is there way to remove ALL / Or at least Multiple files in Media Gallery? Removing the files one at a time is to...

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Hi, I've had a request to add college events (an academic calendar with drop dates, as an example) to the Calendar for all students (and staff) to see.  Is there a way to add events to the Canvas calendar for all to see? Global events.  Thank you!~Ma...

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I know there's a way to do this, but can't for the life of me find out how. Many students are submitting assignments without reading the pages that are relevant to that assignment, so their assignments don't follow the guidelines. For instance, if I ...

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I am looking to try and create a quiz in Canvas where a student can go through make a measure and then do calculations off of it. Is there a way to write quiz questions so that Question B can look at the answer given for Question A and check that val...

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How do i get to TALK to someone, I cannot do any work as the system is not working again......all persons I have as contacts not answering, responding. do I give up?  

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Canvas Fam! I hope everybody has recovered from the intense virtual InstructureCon 2021. I saw the sessions posted and I was excited to dive into a bunch of the sessions that I missed. However is there a way to not have to fill in the Promotional Mat...

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Hi everyone! We have an assignment on our course that requires students to peer review three of their classmates’ submissions using a rubric. Since the score students give for each peer’s assignment counts towards their final mark, it's very importan...

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Today there is no way for me to mark texts, sections, words, sentences etc in SpeedGrader, I can only read them and choose what grade it got, not correct them in any way. Is this a temporary fault or is it a new change in Canvas. Aren't we supposed t...

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Hi all I deleted a learner from the system a while ago and now the teacher wants to retrieve the learner.  I followed the guidelines from downloading the provisioning report and then changed the status to active for the learner. I uploaded the file a...

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Canvas Colleagues, I see a couple posts about contract grades from over a year ago, but I don't see a resolution to this challenge. If students are on a contract, is there a way to make the majority of assignments ungraded? Or, perhaps there is a way...

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I am an instructor. Student Access Reports show that students are downloading images from art history quizzes while taking the quiz, tantamount to saving each quiz question.  Are they actually downloading/saving the image? Or, is this a product of ta...

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How do I see the date when I moderate a quiz for a student, I tried to check, and there is no date available about it.   Thanks,   Ruth Torres from Ivy Tech Community College

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I completed the SWAG Pathway for the event but never got a SWAG code?  Have they not been sent yet?

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Hi everyone, I was using the API functionality for quizes:  /api/v1/courses/:course_id/quizzes/:quiz_id/questions But since recently I am getting the following response:  "user not authorized to perform that action" Could you please point me to the c...

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How do I designate the correct answer in a multiple choice question?  

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Hi! every period, I have more or less 100 courses. And we are growing. My question is: Is there a way (maybe with IT)  to set all the dates of a course at the same time? Every period, I have to set like this every course. Imagine! More than 100 cours...

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Since Sept 2021 I have imported several sets of scores for a course AND all the headings for assessments are labeled as UNPUBLISHED.  The data was visible to me in the Gradebook view until yesterday.  Now the only scores I see are those from a Canvas...

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I have several children for which I am an Observer. I want to see a summary of current overall course grades for one student at a time (all grades on one summary page).  It appears I currently have only the following choices: 1) see all grades for al...

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I believe I have found what I consider a bug with editing/copying/importing new quizzes.  Instructors are unable to edit the due date of new quizzes that were set as due in a previous grading period.  Administrators are able to do so.  Instructors an...

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how  to   insert  a  foto??????

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I want to take a homework assignment, quiz, or other content from a course I taught in previous semester, copy it into my current semester course, modify it, and then publish it when I'm ready. However, anytime I copy something that had been publishe...

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