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I soon have to start setting tests/exams in CANVAS. I want these to be based around questions with right/wrong numeric answers, in which, for obvious reasons, each student is given their own unique set of numbers. (These numbers are generated externa...

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I need to export a course in our Canvas to that of another Canvas training provider using the Export Tool. Does anyone know if there is a way to track usage and get analytics via our own Canvas on this exported course or is there software that can be...

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A colleague recently created a number of modules and pages and used colour coded emojis to better distinguish categories. They worked well for a while in Chrome but are now greyed out. She opened the modules in Edge and it worked for a while until ag...

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Hello-- I am unable to record in Canvas using the media recording tool. This happens only when I use Google Chrome and Safari. It works when I use Firefox. I have taken the following steps: cleared cache and cookieschecked the microphone to the on (b...

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It is a quiz that requires upload of answers per question (5 questions in total). Canvas allows you to download ALL the questions into 1 zip file. But if i want to only download Question 1, how is it possible? I have tried Quiz statistics which shows...

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I used emoticons in page titles to make items easier to visually find, like using a red apple to indicate where instructor information can be found. So far this has been pretty successful, but as of maybe a week ago, all the emoticons have lost their...

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I recently encountered an issue when I'm taking a quiz in Canvas. While I was answering a question in a quiz and clicking the 'next' button, I noticed that some of the succeeding questions get skipped. For example, when I'm done with question 1, Canv...

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Hello, we have detected that when we create an exam in classic exams, once the students answer the exam, it is not possible to cancel a question. In new exams it can be done because if you access the exam and change the score of the question to 0 poi...

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We are hoping to add a bespoke message to a final assignment at the end of a programme, that appears when students submit the assignment; it would ideally appear at the same time as the confetti animation that is automatically included in all assignm...

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Hi, I have some SCORM packages which have been added into Canvas as 'Files' so they can be downloaded by staff. I don't have access to the zip files originally downloaded and want to copy these files into SCORM so that staff can preview them. Is ther...

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Hello, I am working with math faculty to begin orientation and transition to New Quizzes.  They brought up some important needs for New Quizzes to be worthwhile for math instructors.   MathType cannot be copied and pasted into the New Quizzes MathQui...

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Do all quiz questions automatically appear in questions banks? If yes, a ton of mine are missing. How can I recover those?

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I am a student and in a quiz that had multiple attempts, my last attempt was automatically submitted at deadline even though I did not intend on submitting it and did not hit the Submit button (I had already gotten full grade and just wanted to revie...

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I created a test in Delta Math that the students take in Canvas. I used the assignment option in order to have access to the External Tool for Delta Math. However, when grades sync over they are coming into Canvas weird.  For example: In Delta Math t...

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I've run into a strange issue with New Quizzes. We have content Outcomes available at the root level. Teachers are able to import those as needed into their courses. I'm working with a staff member now who has all course outcomes imported and availab...

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Hey there, I started grading an exam using speedgrader the other day. I added comments to specific responses and hit update score after each addition. When I came back the next day to complete the grading, the previously saved comments were missing. ...

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My group and I used Big Blue conference. I hit record and pause.  But once we ended it, the recording wasn't available. I did email support. Has anyone ever recovered a recording that didn't show initially? 

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I just sent a message about not being able to send Inbox messages to Groups.  I did it last week, but can't this week. But then I got an Exception ID: 37FF74E2 error when I submitted the message.  Is that a feature since I'm on the free version or a ...

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Hi! I have noticed that students access weekly quizzes before they even open the corresponding module. They access the quizzes using the links in the course homepage, so they don't even go to modules. Is there a way to lock a quiz until students have...

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I have had the experience where students who move from one section (within the same Canvas class) to another, still have access to all content that has been specifically assigned to their previous section. I learned that this can occur when a student...

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If you set the settings to only show one announcement, how long will the announcement be viewable? Will it display until a new announcement is created? Can an announcement be set to show for a certain amount of time and then be removed automatically ...

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Why is there an exclamation point in front of each student's final grade average?

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Why is there an exclamation point in front of each student's final grade average?

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This is the simplest thing in the world and should be possible--but I don't see an answer. I want to create 3 (or 4 or 5) versions of a complete test. Each version of the test will have, say 25 questions. I want to assign the 3 versions randomly to m...

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This has been asked but not answered... perhaps because it can't be done and perhaps because the question hasn't been asked as specifically as needed:  I (and lots of other instructors) want to randomly assign different stimului to students and have ...

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This has been asked but not answered... perhaps because it can't be done and perhaps because the question hasn't been asked as specifically as needed:  I (and lots of other instructors) want to randomly assign different stimului to students and have ...

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Hi everyone, I am using LMS for my online teaching. Since I have too many things (pages, quizzes, links) in Modules, I add icons/emoji in the text header. I take these icons from emojipedia. They are colorful so it is really easy for students to get ...

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I would like to have a feature added to canvas that allows teachers to put "No Evidence" in the gradebook.  More and more school districts are leaving Canvas because it does not allow for Standards Based Grading input for the gradebook.  Since there ...

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