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I am able to use the API to create a rubric and populate it with criteria.  The problem which I keep running into is that the whole rubric object is incredibly verbose, and any just a bit larger rubric will get rejected by the server due to the size ...

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Hi, I marked half of the questions of the exam on SpeedGrader yesterday and closed the browser. Today, when I wanted to continue marking, I noticed that all marks from yesterday have disappeared. How can I save marks on SpeedGrader in order to contin...

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I've been teaching on Canvas for a few years now, and I've never seen this before. I post comments when I grade assignments. I know that if students have email notifications turned on for assignment comments, they will receive the comment with the gr...

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I am teaching a "stacked" class, one is a graduate level class and one is na undergraduate level classes.  I want to merge the two classes into one.  I see an option for my other class that has labs associated with it to merge them into one, but no s...

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The prerequisite function for Modules is great. We'd also like to remove the dates and run the course based on completing each individual assignment within a module in order. Is it possible to force students through a path - unlocking each successive...

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When I scroll left a little too much, Canvas takes me to the previous page.  At best this is annoying and at worst has cost me an entire page of typed instructions.  Is there a way to turn this feature off in settings?

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Hello Community,I was working through some MasteryPath work and ran across this Guide:  How can I choose an assignment path in a module?  The document was written for the student to make choices from the assignment group. How do I create such an assi...

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I'm attempting to make a pre-class quiz that helps guide students to the topics we'll cover in class. I was hoping to use the Quiz feature to do this, but it's not quite what I had in mind...let me elaborate:I want to give my students instructions on...

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I need to download all student submissions over the course of the semester, with all grade annotations.Is there a way to do this all at once, or do I need to individually download each one?There are about 500 submissions, so downloading them individu...

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When bulk editing assignment due dates (Assignments -> 3 dots -> Edit Assignment Dates) I would like to be able to add/edit the times in addition to changing the dates. My classes meet at different times on different days. I like to set my due times ...

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Using the New Quizzes version of Canvas, is there functionality that allows me as the instructor to release quiz results at a particular time and date vs. the student seeing their quiz results once they complete and submit the quiz?  I give students ...

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Follow me on this story: Steve takes a test 1st block.  He gets a 18 out of 20.  He looks at his score and views which questions he gets wrong.   Then, at lunch, he opens the test while sitting with his girlfriend Mel.  Mel gets to see what Steve ans...

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Role: Teacher My district has implemented both a Proficiency-Based Learning scale and a "recency" policy, meaning that only the most recent assessment of a standard is used to calculate student grades. (No decaying average has certainly been interest...

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I'm a graduate assistant who's been helping professors and TAs develop content for their courses, and now that we're working on moving to New Quizzes (and I have to help export them from sharing sites to individual courses as well), I'm going to have...

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I have an exam consisting of 10 different groups (10 question banks), each group contains 8 problems on the same field. So the exam consists of 10 problems. I know that questions within each group can be randomized but what about randomizing groups? ...

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 Hi Canvas Community,The following might sound naive - but I'm a novice at some of this - so please excuse...The list of H5P items available to me via the 'Canvas Custom Interface elements' module, where the required html coding for each type is loca...

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This is an odd thing that's popped up. I just gave an exam to my students, and there is a question group that picks one of two questions for my students. Each is worth 6 points, and I designated 6 points in the question group as well. But it is incor...

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Hi, For some time now I have known that Canvas 'rewrites' any HTML you enter in it's 'raw HTML' edit facility. There are too many problems with this for me to even start listing them. Hence, the short version: is there a way to suppress Canvas's rewr...

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Canvas Data API downloads empty files to my system. Is something wrong with the connection or is it happening only to me?

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I want to use the to-do list sidebar as my agenda/planner, but I don't know how to filter out my old courses from the drop-down menu. Does anyone know how to accomplish this? Or maybe this isn't even an option, in which case I hope that this filter c...

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My students regularly feel that they are doing worse than they are because Canvas doesn't seem to have a method of setting an auto-graded quiz to be extra credit. Has Canvas fixed this, and I am just missing it?  There have been promises that this fe...

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I have template courses that I copy over every semester to each instance of the course.Within this course there are a few items that have non-zero default grades.If I set a default grade, will that grade apply when students begin adding the course, o...

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Learning Mastery Paths would be great for differentiation for student assignments.  In the Skyward to Gradebook Passback it says that Learning Mastery Paths do not passback.  Assign to Everyone: assignments must be assigned to a specific section or t...

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Is there a way to assign full point credit to all the students on an essay question once the students have taken the quiz (similar to how it's done for multiple choice questions)?

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Hi all, I am designing a math 9 course and I want it to be collaborative. I started designing under new quizzes because you can share item banks with other Math 9 teachers. However, when building quizzes, you have to manually select the questions unl...

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What level of support does Canvas provide for alternative rubric designs? In our courses, we use a rubric where all criteria are graded on a uniform scale, with each criterion then weighted and organised into "sections," which are groups of thematica...

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Can students send or upload documents in non-graded type assignments? If so, how can it be done?

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I have one class where the students see a blue dot in "Grades" when I've left them a comment/feedback about an assignment. My other class does NOT show blue dots, and I'm not sure why.  I'm guessing that I need to change a setting for the course as t...

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Hello Team,I need to transfer all the data( Subjects, users, observers and students) from term 1 to Term 2.Can you tell me the steps, please?

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We have developed a series of online workshops in Canvas that allow students to self-enroll. Each semester we would like to clear the enrollment of these course shells.   Some of them have over 700 students participating.    Is there an easy way of r...

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