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I'm very new to Canvas and I'm still trying to figure things out. I'm logged in as an Admin into my own Canvas environment; I wanted to create a few teacher accounts to use but I cannot figure out how to do that... I see that there's a "People" area ...

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How do I see the class average as a student?

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Please clarify to those who use Classic Quizzes and build their quiz in such a way that the quiz starts and ends during the class period-- for example, a quiz that is set up for all but DASS students to start on Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. (Available from) and...

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I am a percentage grader, but I have vocabulary assignments where I assign students terms to define. I want to award points for correct definitions. For example, if the assignment has 8 terms. I want enter 8. 8/8 is 100%. When I try to do this it is ...

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How do I turn in a kaltura video in canvas?

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I will be losing access to my current email account on 10/31. Is there a way to change my account email?

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In Canvas SpeedGrader isn't showing bar graphs/histograms in uploaded Excel documents in the preview window. However, line charts show up fine in the preview window. I'm uncertain if this is a new issue or existing concern.    Any assistance would be...

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Does the New Quiz format allow for a bonus point question on an exam without jumping through hoops?  I'd like the ability to place a harder question at the end of my exams that will not count against the student if they get it wrong, but will add bon...

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       I submitted my response to my class discussion post and now it's marked missing and my post is nowhere to be found. When I submitted it I even made sure it went through as normal. 

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I am a college mathematics professor and in my courses, I offer students the opportunity to retake quizzes to improve their understanding and grades. The final grade for each problem is the maximum score obtained between the original attempt and the ...

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I have pages with '-2' or '-3' etc... in the URL even when no other page exists with that same name.We do not have the option to remove the '-2' as it is appearing only URL and not the page name in CanvasAs a company they dont want '-2' in the URL. C...

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Hi. We would like to see students email addresses in messages they send from within Canvas. We have checked the setting Show the email address of sender for user interaction Notifications.  This doesn't appear to change much. I had hoped that the sen...

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I notice that when I access or provide feedback on a student paper in Turnitin feedback studio, Canvas is changing the submitted date/time on the paper to the time I accessed it, and flags the paper as late. Is this something I can fix?

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Solution Posted: 10-12-2023 View Solution
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It seems that there is no feature that allows teachers to assign a standard version of an assignment to "all students except" those student who will get a modified version of the assignment. I believe that it would help student who receive modified v...

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Whenever i try taking an exam using lockdown browser it takes me through the authentication steps correctly and then loads back to canvas where the begin exam button should be but it instead says "lockdown browser is required" with a link to the down...

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Whenever I try to post a comment with a Google Drive file, it always takes forever to process it. What's wrong it it?

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Feature request:Clicking the "mark as done" button on an assignment page should also mark the relevant task "done" on the student's calendar.AND/ORThere should be a "mark as done" option on the calendar item itself to cross items off the student's ca...

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As you recall, in regular quizzes you can set a time limit, as well as Available From / Until dates. Is there a way to put a time limit on a video quiz? I haven't found any such option so far, am I missing something? I tried embedding a video quiz in...

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How do I send a email to a teacher that I don't have a class with?

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Hi. I've been working this semester, adding assignments to my shell for my class.  Can I possibly sync this so that my additions will be added to the blueprint?  I'm scared that if I click sync in the blueprint that all my additions will be gone from...

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Hello,   I'm a complete rookie here, so this is more of a best practices question...   I have an existing course that is already nicely designed (PDF/PPT, etc.) with content, quizzes and rubrics.   Is it easier (better?) for students if I embed the c...

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I have created an rubric and attached the rubric to the CANVAS assignment. When I shared the CANVAS assignment with my colleagues, the rubric is not attached to the assignment for them. This has not been a problem before. In the past, my rubric + ass...

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Hi Everyone, My colleagues and I have recently noticed that new quizzes can no longer be added to mastery paths. They simply aren't visible in the list (neither when clicking "quizzes", nor in "all items"). There is no issue whatsoever for classic qu...

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I have created a rubric for a practical assessment but foolishly missed off a criterion. I need to move it up the rubric, currently, it sits at the end of a 93-point criterion and doesn't follow the required process. Can I move it?

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I have asked my county administrators and have reached out to CANVAS with no help.  When I export files and import them into a course, many of the assignments display "page doesn't exist" when clicked on.  I was told I needed a SCORM app installed.  ...

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The lack of access to your child's attendance records is the MOST IGNORANT oversight I have ever seen. Attendance is of the utmost importance and no one thought that as parents, we might want to see these records? Pretty much there is NO other reason...

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I am a Tech teacher with classes in Yr 5 and 6. I have tried to set up a discussion group for each class, which then breaks into smaller groups for them to upload a picture of a design, then comment on each other's designs. Using the Canvas app (QLea...

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hi, when i use a seprate graphics tablet in speed grader the ink is offset (about 1 cm) from the tiny paintbrush that appears. this makes marking students' work using this method very difficult to do (in a professional way). you can do ticks but if y...

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