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How do I eliminate a paper submitted by a student in the section "assignments". Can I do it or does the student need to do it herself.Thanks

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My professor gave us a homework assignment and there was a box at the bottom to respond it was around 1000 words and I walked away for a minute and my mom exited out the tab and when I came back all my work was gone is there a way to bring it back.

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My Kaltura link is not enabling my classmates to see my video. How do I fix it?Thank you

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only want grade calculated from 10 highest grades out of 13

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I'm trying to put in a late period..right now it's locking the assignment as soon as it's due. I'd like them to be able to complete the assignment late for a few days before it locks. Is this possible

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I have published my Module presentation BUT -Modules are not showing up on the students computer 

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Is it possible to allow students to make a selection on what events they see in the subject calendars?We have a subject with webinars available for students a couple of days a week (the same webinar repeated). Most other subjects have only one webina...

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How can I get my LockDown Browser to function properly?

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Hello, my unit suddenly disappeared from my dashboard.The unit code is WRIT1001 Intensive February in the University of Sydney. Any idea why it happened? Thank you. 

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How do I email my student address with an external email? I have tried emailing myself with my outlook account and it hasn't told me that anything has failed to send so they must be going somewhere. But when I look at my inbox for my student email, i...

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files are published but disabledcourse files are disabled and not view able to students how do i enable files for view

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How do I edited my published syllabus?

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I am trying to add an assignment to an existing course through the Canvas API but I am getting the following message. {    "errors": [        {            "message": "assignment is missing"        }    ]}Here's the URL: https://___/api/v1/courses/123...

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How do I extract questions from Question Banks that I have set up in Canvas?  I am wanting to place them all onto a Word document but there seems no way to pull the questions out of Canvas...only to transfer them to another course, etc. etc....

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Can I add un-enrolled students who are Columbia students but have different registration dates? They need to see the materials for the first week of class before we meet.

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I am trying to enable usage rights in a course such that I can make folders within the "files" section visible or invisible to students.  I cannot find the settings to do so anywhere, I have admin access to the instance but have not seen the setting ...

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Is there a Canvas widget (iOS) for "upcoming tasks" or "upcoming deadlines" (Assignments section)? 

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I have noticed that on occasion, the curriculum quizzes we take after many lessons ask questions that are either phrased poorly so as to be confusing (and sometimes not reflective of the material) or ask about something that has not even been covered...

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Is it possible to create a graded survey for extra credit? I have an instructor who wants to create one to inquire about their success rates.Thanks in advance.

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My students have to take a test but will have multiple attempts (3) to get their best score. I would like to record their progress, so syncing each attempt to the grade book would be helpful. How do I duplicate a quiz, without each attempt overwritin...

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Discussions is not visible to students.  How do I make it visible?

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I am trying to clean out old information going back to 2013 and am not sure how to do this.

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how do I combine two classes into one class so that I have only one grade book for both classes?

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what are my classes room numbers and where are they located ?

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The grade sheet is running very slow.  Difficult to enter grades.  Is there a way to speed thins up?

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how do I hide announcements to open and release later?

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My name is Kengo Skorick and I'm a teacher using Canvas.  I've been struggling to resolve this issue since December without any luck and getting desperate.. Basically somehow I've accidentally created many new sections, but the option to exit from th...

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I can access canvas with my mac, but it won't let me look at files or upload certain services such as Cisco WebX. There is no error message, but the page won't load. It just constantly shows as if there is nothing there. 

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