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Sync to SIS Status visibility in gradebook (Aeries)

Sync to SIS Status visibility in gradebook (Aeries)

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It would be very nice and convenient to have the green/black sync indicator visible directly in the gradebook (in addition to the visual indicator on the assignments tab).

 

Far too often I fail to sync individual assignments because I forgot to check the SIS sync box during assignment creation. I do not typically utilize the assignments page, and so my discovery of the non-syncing assignment is delayed.

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Stefanie
Community Team
Community Team
Status changed to: Moderating

@angela_dean 

Thanks for sharing this idea. Before we move it forward for broader discussion, would you please ask your local Canvas admin if they have enabled the account default for SIS sync as detailed in How do I enable student information system (SIS) submissions for an account? ?

angela_dean
Community Member

I will follow up with admin if they would consider having that default setting chosen.

Regardless of default setting, the visibility in gradebook would be very helpful as there are certain assignments I do want turned "off" as well.

 

Thank you!

Stefanie
Community Team
Community Team

@angela_dean 

Thanks for your quick response. If I'm understanding the request properly, some of the requested functionality is already available albeit not in the way you've described, and may depend on which SIS your school is using; please read through How do I sync grades to PowerTeacher Pro in PowerSchool in the Gradebook? for an example.

So would you please edit the idea to specify the SIS your school uses (as this would need to be developed in partnership with that SIS), remove the second request for the default setting, and add that the idea is for a visual indicator in addition to, or instead of, the link that displays in the column dropdown?

Thanks so much!

angela_dean
Community Member

Apologies - this is Aeries.

I will edit the post, but I do not know what you mean by "the column dropdown"?

Currently the only place I see an indication of whether assignments are set to sync is in on the assignments tab, and this is not visible directly in the gradebook.

Stefanie
Community Team
Community Team

@angela_dean 

Thanks. The dropdown for each column displays when the instructor clicks on the three dots that display to the right of the title for that column.

angela_dean
Community Member

Ah, thank you. My gradebook column dropdown provides no indication about whether an assignment is set to sync or not - it just says "all grades posted", even if the setting is off. Even then, I am hoping for a visual on the main page without needing to check each individual assignment.

Stefanie
Community Team
Community Team

@angela_dean 

Thank you for making that wonderful edit to focus the idea. We've moved it forward for broader discussion.

Stefanie
Community Team
Community Team
Status changed to: Open for Conversation
 
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