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My ALEKS is not connecting to my Canvas account and I can not complete my homework assingments. I keep getting a 403 forbidden message, why is this occurring? 

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I'm trying to use the Canvas API through Google Apps Script to send students scores in for the classes I teach. Currently, I'm attempting to use the "Grade or comment on a submission" documented here. I know that my URL is set up correctly as I can t...

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I have an instructor that has sent in a request for our Admin team to somehow correct the name sorting in Canvas to match our Institution's Portal [PeopleSoft]. "1. Students with more than one last name are sorted differently in Canvas. PeopleSoft s...

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I am a student in multiple Canvas courses and a teaching assistant for two Canvas courses. For both types of courses, I can only reply with file attachments on all discussion boards. Before today, I could reply with text.  Is there a way to solve thi...

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For the past week, I have been unable to access Canvas on a computer and on the Canvas app. I have contacted Canvas Support but didn't receive any replies. Does anyone have a solution to this?This is what happens when I tried to access Canvas.

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A student just messaged me that they can’t access my latest assignments. I went into Student View and they are grayed out in the Module and I can’t click on them, previous assignments have no issue. When I go into Student View when on the assignment ...

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I brought in a previous course to a course I am starting tomorrow. I am making some last minute changes to he Home page, but when I click on "Edit" I just get a blank page without any of the data on it. I am not sure why this happened.  Anyone have i...

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I have created assignments in excess of the maximum amount counted toward the student’s overall grade, in order for a student to miss a couple of assignments without it impacting their overall grade.  For example, the total of all homework assignment...

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I have created assignments in excess of the maximum amount counted toward the student’s overall grade, in order for a student to miss a couple of assignments without it impacting their overall grade.  For example, the total points available for all h...

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On the moderation tab for new quizzes, there is every option to filter "No Attempts Left," "Attempts in Progress," "Submitted," and "Auto Grading Failed." But there's not an option to filter students who haven't even started the quiz. While I can go ...

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  In viewing your instructional video as a, VIMEO video as opposed to a Youtube video; I notice that there isn't an option for "CC" for those that need it. Does Vimeo not have a closed captioning option for viewers to use?  Please advise or otherwise...

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The practice app only gives me the option to log in, but I don't have an account and I can't find a way to sign up, how do I sign up?

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Is there a canned report available to get the details of students and courses students are enrolled in?  If not, how can such a report be built?  Thanks in advance. kris      

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Hi  The video in my class Football and Society page 11-4 won't play and the students can't watch it. Anything you can do will be gratefully received. Thanks.   Dr Joe Mills  

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I copied a quiz from a previous course into my current one. On the new quiz, I deleted a couple questions so now the quiz is worth 56 points instead of 64. The quiz itself reflects the new point total of 56. However, the gradebook still thinks the qu...

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Hi all,   A while back we had to an exam, whereby the teachers used to student activity logs to indicate if you commited fraud. Although I haven't used canvas during the exam, had no browser window open and had my phone put away, the log still shows ...

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Has anyone else run into this sitution? I see the immersion reader button enabled on pages but when clicked the accessibily tools do not display. Thanks for the help! Jenn

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I had a student not follow directions and post on a discussion board where the groups have not been formed. I have deleted his post but need the page reset so I can create the groups for the next discussion. HELP!!!

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The "Students can only participate in the course between these dates" option is missing. Any ideas how to get it back? I understand "Restrict students from viewing course before course start date" is greyed out by admin settings, but not why the othe...

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Each term I have teachers reporting the same common issue happening in their Canvas Gradebook. We use course templates already built with course content, assignment categories, and gradebook. The Assignments have a point value already assigned and on...

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My students are submitting assignments online whether it's a screenshot showing they finished in another program or a pdf of a worksheet.  I would like each student to then be able to see an answer key so they can check their own work.  How do  I do ...

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Howdy! We have a user who ended up with two login ID's that we merged together in Canvas, but the classes they were enrolled into with their original ID don't appear in their dashboard when they login with the new one. Is there a way to fix that?

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In Blackboard it is easy to arranged one's gradebook categories by moving them around. In Canvas the manual move is awkward and difficult.  But if one of the sorting options was by assignment type, this would be helpful.  In any case, adding that sor...

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No matter the size or location I get an error message that says "Error: Unable to transmit file to the storage service. The service may be down or you may need to re-login to Canvas." I checked the site that shows if anything is down and all is good ...

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Hi. I have a course that based on the videos. I would like to get translations next to the videos via transifex. Is this possible to execute in Canvas? Thanks for your help. BR, Kati Marin

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Have anyone heared if and when the feature webcam submission will be possible whilst the Assignmnet enhancemnet ist enabled in a course?

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Not sure where to post this, but here are a few recommended upgrades to reassign feature: The reassign button only shows up on certain types of assignments. Media uploads do not show it but google links do - even when both are used in the same assign...

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Hello, I have been using Canvas for a few years now and this year I'm seeing some strange Speedgrader behavior for quizzes.  In past years I would see that a quiz had been completed and was ready for me to mark questions that need to be marked manual...

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Is it possible to download the list of people in the Groups I have created? I have four groups and I would like to have them as an excel or word table.

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I currently have a course with many assignments linked to Google documents using the soon to be deprecated Google App for creating Google Drive Cloud Assignments. A few questions: 1) Do I need to redo all my assignments with the new Google Assignment...

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