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If i post an assignment for online submission, for a letter grade, will the students automatically get an F grade if there is no submission after the due date?This appears to be happening, and I am hoping to understand what is causing the F grade to ...

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Why is the group number being change from string to number and now back to string? I have a script that reads the submitted files names and creates TA grading groups. For the past two years, I've had to edit my code to accommodate the number group nu...

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I have a faculty who is using Quizzes for an exam that only has open-ended questions (5 Qs). I want to make sure they are prepared for any technical issues that may arise. The key one I'm trying to find out is how often, if at all, does Canvas auto s...

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I'm working with a school district that is adopting Canvas for the 20-21 school year. The building principals are wanting some course examples that would help them design a course for their staff. Can anyone direct me to some good resources for this?...

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Hello,I imported some assignments from another course and now they are in my imported assignments of the course I am creating. However, I am having a hard time moving an imported assignment into a Module. I have moved the imported assignment into my ...

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My announcements won't open up in my canvas under my course name? What to do?

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I am in early childhood.  I was las in school in 1996 so this is all new to me.  I saw where assignments can be resubmitted?  I got off to a late and confused start.  Is there a way canvas has a "how to" basic guide for newbies?  I see late, missing,...

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Just testing out the new content editor - it seems it is no longer possible to use an image as a link??? You are required to enter text before you can save any changes and this simply overwrites the image - please tell me that isn't intentional???

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I am creating a fax template, the fax template required for this assignment is not available to me. the instructions say that it can be found in the student data file (SIM) How do I find this?

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Hi team,I have noticed these two related bits of information on the Canvas Community:This page says that the "New Quizzes" function will replace the classic Quiz function in 2020: What is New Quizzes? This page says that surveys are not included in N...

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can I delete a course

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我可否在中國內地使用CANVAS呢?Can I use CANVAS in China?

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What is the difference between Google Drive LTI and Google Drive as a registered service?

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I need students to be able to enter numerical answers that are very small in quizzes. The site keeps rounding my answer down to 0 if I have anything smaller than 0.00005. Am I doing something wrong? Why can't canvas handle small numbers? There must b...

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Why can't you search for your assignments from any date? If you improved and did that you would get a lot more people ,don't get me wrong, Canvas is awesome but that would make Canvas even awesome-er!!!            #That Would Be Awesome!!!           ...

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How do I switch a student from one class to another?

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Hello! Is it possible to 'force password change' when learners log in for the first time? (I know how to change passwords as both a teacher and user.) 

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How do I create a discussion that 5 people can talk in but the entire group can see it?

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I have added a weekly participation score.  I have entered in all of the scores and even when there is a score it is showing up as a missing assignment on the student end.  How can I fix this?

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How do I print my 1098-T form? From 2019?Olivia Osterbrink

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I can't figure out how to enter it

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In Moodle, my students were able to flagged questions that were graded incorrectly and I was able to make a final decision on the grade. These flags would appear when opening the graded item from the gradebook and I could view all the items for the e...

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Is it possible to annotate a PDF file in an assignment from Browser in a PC as submit?

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Hi, I am taking the upcoming selection test, this Saturday, for Psychology. The problem is that my Modules won't open anymore and this way I can't prepare myself for the test. It would be great if I could get a quick response. Thank you in advance, D...

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Why can't I edit/proof students' entries on Db just like I would in an assignment that they turn in?  My expectations for Db entries are high and it would be helpful for me to show them what they are doing wrong- or right!thanks

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How do I get Canvas to let a student retake a quiz that ended prematurely?

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How do I open MyEnglishLab in my Canvas class?

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So, when I want to move a question in a quizz and want to use the "move" option vs. the "drag" option, when I go to "move" and see the list of question, none of them have a question number so how am I supposed to indicate which question I want to mov...

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When I try to switch to another section in Speedgrader, this is what I get. The down arrow next to "Show all sections" just shows one section; there is no option to switch. Also, no student work is displayed, only the message shown in pink. What the ...

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