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As a special education teacher whose students need support with late/missing assignments over multiple classes, is there a place I can see the following information: 1. Each student's To-Do list with all the classes combined 2. A list of their missin...

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I have chosen manually post grades and then click hide grades on the assignment.  So everything should be hidden, right?!  Then while grading said assignment you need to keep clicking hide grades to keep new grades hidden.  This is not acceptable.  P...

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In the past, I have used Google Forms, Sheets, and Flubaroo for automated grading of reading quizzes for my 8th grade ELA class.  I would like to offer a 12-15 question quiz, but select 5 random questions that are actually graded (I can do this in Fl...

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In the past, I've used Kidblog for certain online discussion in my ELA class. With 8th graders, it is useful to be able to approve posts/comments before they are published and visible to the class. Is that setting available in Canvas? 

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Hi, I was trying to upgrade canvas on my AWS Instance, but I was not able to get the canvas application up and running and got this error: /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/2.6.0/rubygems/dependency.rb:311:in `to_specs': Could not find 'racc' (~> 1.4) among 3...

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Is it possible to send out a message to all of the students at our school via Canvas messages?  I need to send messages via Canvas to all the students at our school as requested by my Principal.  I am an Administrator.  

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Is it possible to exempt a student from a category of assignments instead of exempting the student from each assignment in the category? Thanks

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Hey guys, I find this interface totally confusing. Where does one find a study guide posted by Professor?

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Hello, We have recently migrated to an SSO login on Canvas, integrating our website/registration system with Canvas. The integration works well, but the automated Welcome email that Canvas sends has a default URL which the students have to click on. ...

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Can there a next step for development of Speedgrader tools?  Repeatable comments, emojis, editable content. . .?  

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As an admin I was wondering if you can change the due date or the availability dates of an assignment when some students have already submitted a product without the risk of disappearance of these submissions or of the grades for the submissions. In ...

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Yesterday I clicked on my two canvas classes: 1. the photos I uploaded for my classes via the dashboard are the default pictures. 2. After I clicked on my courses, the welcome page did not come up. It was the module page. 3. I tried to fix it myself,...

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How can you download student file (PDF or jpg) submissions to discussions

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What happens when a student accidentally exits a timed classic quiz? While taking the quiz, the student accidentally CLOSED (not just minimized) Canvas while taking a quiz. What will happen with his previous answers? Will it be recorded? can he take ...

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is there a way for parents to see their child's login history like on the student's dashboard?    I would like to be able to track when my child is logged into canvas for at least a week at a time.  

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Hi all, recently I've been having trouble submitting Google Drive assignments. I use the Firefox browser. Every time I try, it gives me the error message "There was a problem retrieving the file sent from this tool." I have tried using the other Goog...

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When I click on an assignment or quiz title in the module, I am sent to a page that requires me to save the assignment before I can moderate it. Is there a way to bypass this step? 

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I reset my password after the outage, and it works just fine everywhere else I use my Maricopa email in. However, Canvas will not let me in no matter how many times I reset my password. I need help ASAP, as I have no other way to log into it.

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I've had a problem with every email from my professors going to my spam folder.  The emails come from "@instructure.com".  After putting in a help desk ticket with my email service provider, they let me know that the ip address that instructure.com s...

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Hi, How long for DPBR to be informed? How will CANVAS be able to issue to DPBR that I passed if I did not put my license number in any field? Thanks

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Is there an add-on that will allow you to add automatic comments to quiz questions to let students know why they got a question wrong?  Right now it seems that the only way to do this is to manually add the comment each time after the quiz is complet...

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I have encountered the following issue a couple of times in the last week. One portion of MathJax text (that seems to be properly formatted) is not rendered, giving a "Math Processing Error". However, it is more complicated than just that. If I edit...

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The "Mark as Done" feature is great for students to see their progress.  However, it would be useful for the button to appear at the bottom of the assignment, so that the student does not have to scroll back to the top to click "Done" after reading a...

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How do I create more than three (3) paths in MasteryPaths or is that even an option?

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Hi! How do I make a design suggestion and/or see suggestions and vote on them? I am an instructor.  Thanks, Megan O'Brien

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When we were a Blackboard shop, we created a lengthy spreadsheet that listed all functionality of the system anytime we wanted to install a new building block or enable a new feature. Now that we are on Canvas, we have identified a similar need. Curi...

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I am a Canvas Admin . I have a teacher trying to import a Test Bank QTI.  He has been doing this all year as a Classic Quizzes.  When he tried this weekend, it created a strange Assignment that is automatically choosing External Tool.  When he puts a...

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My students took the Midterm Examination on a given schedule. All, except for one student took. I gave another schedule for him to take it, adjusting the availability and due date. When I check the scores, only the sore of the last student who took t...

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for some reason, my canvas is being extremely slow in loading things. 

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