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Hello, is there any way to see a quiz grade as a letter (A, B, C, etc...)? Right now, I can see them as points and percentage, but our school has 3 grading schemes so seeing them as letters can be helpful too. Right now if I click on the 3 dots of a ...

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As we implement standards-based grading, we are trying to move AWAY from providing students with scores on assignments and focus more on feedback.Is there any way to HIDE grades but SHOW teacher feedback and comments?

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I am facing difficulty in providing students with the correct answers for essay questions that are included as part of our weekly class quizzes and assignments. I want to have the correct answers presented to the students after they complete the subm...

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Why can students not submit a Google document from Google drive anymore? Can this be fixed?

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We want to add a tick box statement to the assignment submission window where students will declare that the work they are submitting is their own prior to the work being submitted. Is anyone aware if this is possible or perhaps can suggest an altern...

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Is there a way for an instructor to batch-update accommodations on a quiz? If I have a group of students who need time and a half on all exams, I have to make those revisions one student at a time for each exam. I wanted to make sure that I wasn't mi...

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yesterday i recorded a 25 minute audio file and submitted it, but it only sent 47 seconds and the audio file did not save. i'm really confused.

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Hello,  On the Canvas Dashboard when you select to View Grades (under the To Do List) as an instructor, you can see the classes you are a student in as well as those you teach. But is there a way for these to be organized better and we are just missi...

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When you have a class notebook for cross listed classes, do you have class notebooks for each class or one class notebook with all students in it?

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I am trying to take a quiz that contains two questions. The first question is visible, but the second is not. How can I fix this?

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Hello! I'm a student who currently has an instructor who is having trouble accessing my assignment. She says that I submitted through my school's network, which she can't access. The problem is, I don't know what she means by "school platform," so I ...

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How can I add or revise one of the "permanent" tabs on left (Home, Announcements, Syllabus, People Grades, etc.) ? We have an ebook that requires a link to access, and the current Macmillan Learning tab does not connect the students with that (they h...

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We have created a lot of quizzes for our course and all of the question types are "Essay question". We have left the box blank that says "Let students see the correct answers" because we are wanting them to look up the correct answers and resubmit th...

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Hello-Doesn't appear that my first post went through. I have one student (out of 10) who is being asked to enter a join code when she tries to get into the class. I'm not sure if she followed the normal route to get into the class (e.g. accept the em...

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I tried searching the Guides and etc. and didn't find anything addressing my question. Does anyone know if there is a limit to the number of Assignment Groups in Canvas? I envision a course in which Modules are set up with a requirement to earn a cer...

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how do I download this and use it on my laptop? 

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Hello! I had a student ask for help turning on SMS notifications. She has T-Mobile and is not getting a confirmation code on her phone. Then I tried doing the same and I have Verizon and I also did not get a confirmation code on my phone. We both rep...

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Good morning! How do I use the Gradebook?  I am trying to help my supervisor with a gradebook issue that is confounding us both. In this course, she is trying to "display as points" the total column. As shown here, though, the option is greyed out. ...

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Looking for a solution to import complete courses from a Moodle 4.1 export. Importing as recommended leads to only course content without assignments or quizzes included. Also question banks are not compatible it seems. Will Canvas update beyond Mood...

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How am I able to remove a class I am no longer enrolled too. 

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To whom it may concern,I am a Distance Learning instructor who uses Canvas for all of the Distance Learning Classes.  The largest school I serve uses Infinite Campus as their grade book system.  At my school, my Canvas classes are set to Sync grades ...

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I would like to know if I can drop a low assignment score for individuals, not to the overall group. For instance, if I wanted to institute a positive reinforcement, like doing extra, "extra credit" work, I would drop the lowest quiz score. But I wou...

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Yesterday I set up a Zoom meeting using Personal Meeting Room within my Canvas account. A notification went out to my entire class. The meeting was not for them. I understand that scheduling an Upcoming Meeting would alert the class. But Personal Mee...

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I created a Canvas Free-for-Teacher course and invited two persons to join. This was back in June 2023. Both accepted, and the course has been going on throughout the summer. We all have been posting content to Discussions, and everything was proceed...

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I created a Canvas Free-for-Teacher course for myself and two other poets who wanted to have a place to post drafts of poems and submit comments. We've been using this Canvas FFT course for a couple of months, then suddenly, today, the two people who...

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To keep the LMS from randomly accessing all the questions from a question bank for a quiz, I am told I have to either delete the questions from the bank that I don't want used or post the same number of questions in the question bank. How do I save a...

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Hello! I am using Canvas Free-For-Teacher. I was wondering, is there any possible way that I can add the Groups icon to the global navigation bar for me and other instructors?   Of course, I can access all the student groups I have my students organi...

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We have submitted several support tickets at the admin level and no one has responded.  We can't get our grade passback to Infinite Campus to work and we have been working on it for about 10 days with no response.  What is the best method for admin t...

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Hello.I am looking into the best way to mark students as needingADA accommodations. What I have seen elsewhere is an "ADA" flag that is visible in the roster to faculty, but not other students. I know I can add "ADA" in the notes column in a course b...

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When entering grades I receive this error “There was a problem updating the submission.”  I have several courses and over 50 students.  Only 2 students have this problem with their profile when I enter grades for every assignment.  They have been rem...

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