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None of the individuals assigned the student role for my recently created courses can access the quiz.  I have checked to see that the individuals are linked to the course and that the quiz and course is published. I've also verified the training ava...

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How can I delete an assignment group?

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Hi! I'm wondering if there is an easy way to unpublish a module, yet still keep the assignments in the module published so they will show up in the gradebook. After the midterm, I'd like to unpublish the first eight modules, but when I do that, it re...

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Is it possible to disable a user account and prevent the user from accessing Canvas?  Or must I delete the user account?

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Is there a way to get an assignment I have marked as late in Canvas to be marked as late in Skyward when I use the grade sync?  Currently, if I mark and assignment late in Canvas, it is not being marked as late in Skyward.  

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Is there a way to code an absence as approved?  I have a student who was absent for a religious observance; I don't want his class participation grade to suffer from the absence.

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Why did we get rid of the Mute assignment function in Speedgrader? It's so much convoluted now that we need to go to grades (so out of Speedgrader), find the assignment, select manual grading policy, then go back to Speedgrader. And when finished wit...

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how can I set the timer to be always visible during a quiz?

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I created a test in the new quizzes format in my master class template. I then went to the two classes that I was going to use the test in. I copied the course content for both classes. In my first block class, the quiz worked. In my second block cla...

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We've created several groups for a project in our course. Each project has a different teacher so the course has several (over 20) teachers. We've noticed that several teachers receive notifications when a student starts a discussion in one of the gr...

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I would like to know if it's possible to do the following:1) I'd like to offer a survey type question where ANY answer chosen from a drop down menu/drag and drop/word bank is 100% correct (full participation credit) instead of an "all or nothing" tha...

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I currently have a mastery path set up where students can choose to either take a quiz or participate in a discussion. They take a phantom quiz that directs them into one of the two paths. However, the quizzes are challenging. If the student doesn't ...

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What is the sort order of the Past Enrollments list under Courses? I can't figure out how these are being sorted - it is not by term, or course number or section? Does anyone have any idea?

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I have turned off the text notifications for assignments in my settings  but it keep texting me. How do I  make it stop? I get multiple text per day. 

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When I am viewing quiz statistics, there is one question on the quiz that does not show the question itself or the available answer choices.  All I see are the percentages of who answered which responses.  Why is this happening to only 1 of the 20 qu...

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HelloI have this pop-up which recently appeared while I was grading student assignmenta. I've gone to the 'Grades' section and followed the prompts to export the CSV file in the hope that it would then disappear, however it's still there. I'm unable ...

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I need help changing a powerpoint to a pdf so students without powerpoint on their computer can access it.  Where are these files kept, in commons? Thanks, Jan G, Instructor

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Hello Everyone,I have done some looking around and this has come up before; I have also found some university library websites that address it. However, I still find a lack of clear guidelines about what types/quantities of copyrighted materials can ...

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HiI have two issues.  I am a professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University.  1. Canvas has the wrong email address for me and this is creating a problem for me.  My email is llevy1@yu.edu, NOT lynn.levy@mail.yu.edu (that is a stud...

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Have you assigned a google form quiz through Canvas? I have an issue with students accessing a Google Form via Canvas. I created an assignment then linked a Google Form quiz from my HHH google drive. Students can access and complete the form through ...

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how do you copy an assignment from one class to another?

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Why is this wrong?I have no margin of error, but it shouldn't be nescessary either, as it is the exact same number.What is happening?It started out as only making the error for rewriting 30 % to 0,3 since I have it set to give an answer with two deci...

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Why don't I receive a badge when I've finished the course ?

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can I use the "edit/insert media" icon in the edit bar on a Canvas Page to embed a wmv or mp4 video that I have uploaded to my canvas course files?

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Some of my students are not able to upload a jpeg or mov. or pdf, into an assignment even though I have listed them as being acceptable files. They get a message that the file is not allowed. I am not sure how to instruct them as to how to upload a m...

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A student emailed me that they can't access their auto textbook.  They stated "My auto access textbook keeps referring to something called launchpad but I can't seem to access any of the links for this." Does anyone know what that means?  Or where I ...

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I saw a similar question and the answer was to log out from my account tab, but that doesn't show up on my page

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How do I purge the messages from last semester from the Canvas Inbox in my course? Help would be much appreciated.Brent Spaulding

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I have several power point presentations I use in my class.  Several of the students have asked if they can have access to them.  Specifically there are 16 presentations, one for each week.  How can I upload the powerpoint presentations, either indiv...

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I am assisting another professor on her course.  She has word doc links in some of the assignments for students.  When I view them in her student view, they open just fine with Microsoft Word.  When the student's attempt to open, they get an error me...

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