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How do I remove an observer for a student?  I see that I am observing a student, but I do not see the option to stop observing the student. #observer

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Is there any way to promote an on-campus event with some sort of banner on Canvas? We are looking for new ways to promote our Summit at Indiana University, Bloomington.

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I am taking an online course and I have been instructed to go to the "Readings" section to review and article, however I am unable to find it. Please advise where I should go to find it. Thank you.

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I have had students completing assignments in Canvas and syncing their grades with PowerSchool; however, when I went sync today for the end of the quarter, all the grades in all my classes have disappeared. What is going on, and how can I fix this. I...

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Do you know the way how to see the grade of "everyone" in the Gradebook when Professor reopened the assignments for 2 students and the list of "everyone" was accidentally removed? 

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Hello, Does anyone have an idea about applying hyperlinking? This time around, it is hyperlinking to a sign-in website. Not an open website, instead it is a website requiring you to sign in . Any recommendations are highly appreciated 

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I created an assignment on Canvas.  This assignment will involve them submitting 4 files from their Google Drive.  Will they be able to do so using the Submit Online method?  I looked at the student directions here and cannot tell if multiple Google ...

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I created an assignment on Canvas.  This assignment will involve them submitting 4 files from their Google Drive.  Will they be able to do so using the Submit Online method?  I looked at the student directions here and cannot tell if multiple Google ...

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Can you upload a PowerPoint file so students can see it, but not download it?

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I have a student who's trying to submit an attached Word document for his assignment. He says that when he clicks Submit the submission wheel just keeps spinning but never completes the submission successfully. As such, he's had to copy and paste his...

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i am trying to find a course from last year that i took 

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When you import a course you can easily get hundreds of files - I'd like to easily remove those that are not being accessed from within the course.

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how do i delete a course i started to create but decide not to continue?

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How can I import IMS QTI 1.2 to New Quiz?  QTI 1.1.3 does not work.  A lot of LMS support IMS QTI 1.2, does Canvas allow the New Quiz to work with IMS QTI 1.2 file import? If yes, How?

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Can an admin create a master portfolio structure that is copied to other student users?  Then allowing each student to start with an organized portfolio to add their individual data.

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I have marked English language course essays in Word because the speed grader is not sufficiently equipped for correcting foreign students' essays in English. Is there a way to return these essays in the zip file, or do I have to return each essay in...

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how do i upload a photo to my discussion reply in my humanities class

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Hello,  We are running an ongoing S.A. course and have different sections (for different years or semesters). Is it possible to conclude sections without concluding a course? Our course does not have an end date. We are trying to save time by avoidin...

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Hello Canvas community, We have an instructor who created a group assignment (thinking this would help him assign different date times to different students) for oral presentations in a French class. Unfortunately, this means (of course) that each s...

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I do Zoom class meetings. I was wondering how I can check when a student accesses recordings of Zoom class meetings besides through Course Statistics?

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how do you add a preview to a document link in an assignment?

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We sync our grades from Canvas to PTP. At this moment teachers are having to go into Q1 and UNsync all Q1 assignments so that Q2 assignments will sync properly. If they do not toggle the Q1 assignments to Unsync, they are receiving an error message t...

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How do I find my certificate to download?

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I want Modules to stand by themselves instead of continuing to the next Module.

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As an instructor, how am I able to view a submitted assignment after it has been graded?

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Can you please add a feature that saves progress when creating a quiz before it is finalized. I am very weary from creating quizzes, forgetting to hit one of the dozen or so buttons (or so it seems) to make sure the quiz is complete, and then realize...

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A teacher had an old Canvas account that has been recently deleted; however, they still need the Grades from the old Canvas Account. I was able to go into our account test site, find the course and grades. Is there a way to merge those grades into th...

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I wish there was a way to add a folder for content attached to a student profile that can only be seen by the teacher or TA - such as class observations, biography, strengths/weaknesses, etc.

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