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My students completed a midterm (quiz), but afterwards I decided to change the grading. In the Canvas gradebook I manually added 2 points to every student's score, and then I went into the quiz and removed the points for two of the questions. Now all...

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Hi All,    I looked at the web site and reached out to our Customer Success Manager and don't have an answer to the following: Can someone please respond:  We have been discussing the way we develop and release solutions on Canvas and might be intere...

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Our LTI 1.3 launch works fine. However, when our took attempts to get an access token, we're getting the following in the Canvas logs:         canvas_dev | Started POST "/login/oauth2/token" for 127.0.0.1 at 2021-05-20 23:56:01 +0000 canvas_dev |...

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Hello! We are setting up trainings for Faculty in our first Canvas launch, and I am periodically masquerading as instructors to make sure I understand what they have available to them in their view (so that I am not asking them to do something that o...

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Solution Posted: 05-26-2021 View Solution
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Besides informing the student of submission expectations, what is the difference when choosing between these two options in Canvas? I can't find this information. The Canvas Guide (as usual) is way to basic.  The reason I have this question is I neve...

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Solution Posted: 05-20-2021 View Solution
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Hello, as of two weeks ago there used to be a checkbox when editing a quiz that indicated that you would like the quiz to be included in SIS syncs. I forget the exact wording, but this seems to be missing now. Was this part of the May 17 update? If s...

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Can I recommend that students with two last names (non-hyphenated) in Canvas courses be listed in the roster according to their first last name and not their second last name when sorting by last name? This will make the Canvas listing of students li...

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Solution Posted: 05-20-2021 View Solution
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I had some teachers, my high school world language teachers, that are rocking standards-based grading with Outcome/Learning Mastery. They wondered if they were any recent updates and developments to make outcomes in learning mastery better.  Do you h...

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Following is a list of CSV files generated from our SIS: And I would like to confirm that they were imported to Canvas. Will any of these items under the 'Reports' tab provide that for me? Where else can I find this info, if not.

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Solution Posted: 05-20-2021 View Solution
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I am an instructor using group assignments. I've been digging for hours and finding all kinds of wonderful information that almost answers my question.  When we have group sets in Canvas and assignments linked to "this is a group assignment" for gra...

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Solution Posted: 05-25-2021 View Solution
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We have noticed recently emails sent in canvas have been appearing in the faculty journal. This is not normal behavior and we would like to know how to disable this function if possible.

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  Hi: I am wondering if it is possible to use base64 encoding for images when creating course pages. I am producing standalone HTML files + base64 encoded images that I would like to post as a course page after using the HTML Editor option in the RTE...

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Hello,  I want to create the users using CSV import where,  User needs to be enrolled in the appropriate courseUser needs to receive an automatic notification from Canvas advising they've been enrolled in a courseIt will allow users to create their p...

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Solution Posted: 05-20-2021 View Solution
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HiI want to ditch the LMS part of BbK-12 and adopt canvas but a sticking point is grade cards, There appears to be no way for teachers to submit term grades to Bb's SIS to post grade cards someplace. We also need the data to go to transcripts in "Aca...

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I'm an instructor. While I'm hoping and waiting for a word count feature in Speedgrader/DocViewer, I use copy/paste from DocViewer to Microsoft Word to check if students comply with their word limits on assignments. As I paste the copied text into Wo...

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Solution Posted: 05-20-2021 View Solution
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When I am writing a test in Canvas, how am I able to see the questions once I have entered them? This is a new test, but it keeps taking me back to my instruction page, then when I select "new question" I can't ever find where the questions I have al...

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Solution Posted: 05-19-2021 View Solution
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Hi, My folder has the 'locked' symbol and there is no option to delete files, please help? Thanks.

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For years I have been using assignments with different due dates per student as scheduled in the calendar. This allows for students to schedule presentations relevant to the discussion that class week and spreads these presentations throughout the se...

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So I just took my chemistry final yesterday. For this class, we complete the actual test as one assignment, and then upload our scanned work as a PDF submission for a separate "work" assignment. To scan and upload my work, I have been using an iOS ap...

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Solution Posted: 05-26-2021 View Solution
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I am extremely confused. It says in the New Student check list that you are required to take the orientation prep course, but I can't find said course. The check list says that, quote: "When you click the "Orientation Prep Course" below, the course w...

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Solution Posted: 05-20-2021 View Solution
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We are a trades school of about 1400 apprentices are looking to replace our current SIS with one that will work well with Canvas.  Any suggestions would be welcomed.  

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I am sending a direct link for students to enroll in my course.  When students click on the link, they are directed to "enroll in the course" and "go to the dashboard."  However, the course is NOT appearing on their dashboards.  To troubleshoot, I ha...

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Solution Posted: 05-19-2021 View Solution
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I am a "newish" admin for Canvas. The state has sent out a list of couses for the admin of Canvas to import for each district to complete. My question is this: I know how to import courses, however, is there a way that it will be a "district" course ...

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We posted a number of RSS feeds in the Announcement section. Some work and some don't. Does Canvas have any documentation on what the RSS feed must contain or must not contain in order for it to work in Canvas?   Thanks

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As a high school teacher, the vast majority of assignments, for both my class and those of my colleagues, are submitted through an external tool.  That being said, when students do not submit the work, the gradebook does not automatically update the ...

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I have a faculty member that is reporting quizzes that were migrated from Moodle to Canvas is not importing quiz options for the "Select All That Apply" option for their quiz. Is there another way to import quizzes from Moodle to Canvas that will inc...

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Hi Folks, Can you shed some light on the following question: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Can you ask/research the Campus Community members who use PeopleSoft direct to Canva...

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Solution Posted: 05-24-2021 View Solution
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Hi Everyone! I have a question regarding groups.  Is it possible to assign students to groups and the groups NOT be published until a certain date?  I have 29 students (from NC universities STATE-WIDE) that need to be put into 6 groups.  Lead faculty...

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Hi Everyone! I have a question regarding groups.  Is it possible to assign students to groups and the groups NOT be published until a certain date?  I have 29 students (from NC universities STATE-WIDE) that need to be put into 6 groups.  Lead faculty...

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Hello, I run a python script to get a list of all enrollments for a course with 3800+ enrollments using the api/v1/courses/{course_id}/enrollments API endpoint. But on every run, I am getting a different number of enrollments which are never accurate...

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