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HOW can teachers provide comments, feedback, and collaborate on an INDIVIDUAL student's Google Doc assignment BEFORE it is submitted? I want to review and guide students progress AS they work on a Google Doc and not have to wait to see the document b...

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My district will be using Canvas this year during DL. Over the summer I was able to use Canvas a bit and get familiar with it, along with some students, but noticed they had a harder time joining the conference calls each day as it took more steps th...

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What is the difference between a workroom and course? I currently have both options.  I want to create a master course to cross list to multiple sections of the same subject but I am not sure which option is best or if either or both of them would ev...

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How can I make my files at Canvas visible to my students? 

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I had two workrooms. One for my U.S. Government course and one for my U.S. History course.  I tried to cross list the workroom with my U.S. Government sections and both of my workrooms suddenly disappeared.  They are no where to be found.  Months of ...

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I have buttons on my home page. Been trying to have them OPEN UP when clicked on. I don't want it to download to the bottom but rather open up immediately. My PPT or word document drops down and require opening from there. What would I put in the sea...

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This is on Chrome.When I try to login at https://community.canvaslms.comIt sends me to: https://www.instructure.com/canvas/login/free-for-teacherI logged in to my account. It brings me to my courses admin page. That's fine. But when I click "help" → ...

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Hello,When I create a conversation with a student who is enrolled in multiple courses. The problem is that all courses will be listed in the title of the message.This is confusing. I want to email the student for issues in a specific course, not all ...

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I know this question has been answered multiple times over the last few years, but as a new canvas user I am wondering if it is something than can be easily changed by the app developers. When adding an external tool to an assignment I lose the abili...

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I have worksheets for my Stats course that I have used in class. The students would work on them, and then as a class we would go over them. Last semester, once classes went online, I had students do them at home, scan them with their phones, and upl...

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I am trying to create a report consisting of the published courses with the count of discussions, quizzes, files and assignments for each course for a quarter. At present I am using module_item_dim, course_dim, enrollment_term_dim to get the result. ...

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Is there a way to choose which class of students gets to see a published module? Due to virtual learning on an interesting block schedule, I would like to have one module for each of my classes so that they know specifically what tasks they have to c...

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Good afternoon,  How do I publish my modules in my Sandbox to make it available for peer review.Thank you, Maria I. Guerrero

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I would like to require students to attend or watch a ZOOM session. How can I give points for this?

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Hi everyone!  I have searched around on Google, on Big Blue Button's platform, and here in the Canvas community, and I cannot find an answer to these questions.  Please forgive me if they have already been asked: Can a teacher see multiple breakout r...

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I want to access a professional development course for my district, but it has not appeared in my canvas account.

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Hi! I am using Canvas and have installed external applications, but I can´t find how to activate them. Any help would be welcome! Specifically, I need to activate: Office 365 Matlab Grader mueducator Canvas which my University has licenses. Thanks a ...

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I work for OCPS and we are using conferences through BBB. We would like to be able to send conference invites to individual classes rather than all of the students listed in the Crosslisted classes. This can be done in emails, but not in conferences,...

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Okay, my kids are enrolled in the Virtual Academy this year. My Senior was supposed to graduate in January with a specific schedule. The courses on his canvas for 2020-2021 are NOT the courses that he needs to do this. How do I fix this and WHO do I ...

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When can I join orchestra 

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Can I use the questions group option in New Quizzes? In other words, can I set it up so different students get a different version of a question? I know I can randomize the order of questions and the order of answers, but how do I make it so individu...

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I am trying to cross list courses but can only figure out how to cross-list two sections.  Is there a way to cross-list more than two sections?  I have 6 sections that I would like cross-listed into one.

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I have tried everything and looked everywhere for an answer on putting a due date on a quiz that is created using the New Quizzes tool. There is no option in settings, or edit, all I can do is change the questions.  Has anyone found a way to add or c...

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HiI am a high school special education teacher and need to be able to monitor my caseload's progress in each of their enrolled classes (that I am not a part of). I have tried to search for a script or any other possibility, but to no avail. Am I miss...

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Like, I would like quizzes to be 20%...do I make it worth 20 points and display as percent? Thank you

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Modules is blocked my student view but I didn't block it on teacher view? How do I get it open again?

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How do I move a module from my Sandbox into my new course?

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I entered Student View and this message popped up -This assignment is part of an unpublished module and is not available yet. What do I do?

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When I look at the sample csv file, I'm trying to understand if the xlist_course_id is a field that already exists in Canvas or if that is a field name we create. I'm assuming that each xlist_course_id must be unique to the sections it holds. I wish ...

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