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Anyone know what happened with Test this weekend?  Our Test instance refreshed, but I thought the refresh wasn't supposed to happen until the 29/30th?

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Hello All,I need help writing a script.  I would like to use the API to check the "hide_final_grades" box for all of the courses in our Canvas Account / instance.  Is this possible?  If so, what is the best way to go about doing this?  I am not a pro...

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Hi,Looks like if we add a Due Date on Discussion, then the Close / Open for Comment is gone. Is that how the design is?Thanks everyone.

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I"m new to Canvas and trying to figure out what is best way to handle enrolling users into course sections.We plan to automatically create course shells for all Banner courses (CRN numbers) in a term.  Some instructors teach multiple sections of some...

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We are looking for a grade report out of canvas that we can pull on a weekly basis to show which students may have a current grade below 70%.  We need to comply with the State Athletic guidelines.Some have suggested Dropout Detective, however due to ...

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Hi there, I was wondering if anyone knew how to turn off the ability for TAs and Teachers to access and change the course settings. I can't see this anywhere in the permissions.Our institution has set content and processes so we do not want anything ...

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It's been noted before that feature requests that are primarily of interest to administrators often don't collect many votes.  I submitted a feature request that's now up for voting, which obviously I think is worthwhile, and I'm trying to 'gin up so...

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I have a course with 5 groups... each group is facilitated by a different online instructor. How do I set the groups up so that each instructor can elect to ONLY see/grade the assignments submitted from their specific group members? Thanks for any in...

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Hi All,We're new to Canvas at my school. We have about 800 courses running and now have been asked to make sure that all teachers select the "hide_final_grades" and "hide_distribution_graphs" checked. I've asked teachers to do it for their individual...

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Is there an easy way to pull or view a user's active (as in current) enrollments?  The only way I have found is to run an enrollments report for each active term.  Due to the change with the grading period setup, we have 3 active terms so I have to p...

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We are looking for a 0.5 FTE Canvas System Administrator to join our vibrant new division based in Cambridge initially for a 6 month contract possibly leading to a full-time permanent position. If you are interested in hearing more please send an ema...

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We are a fairly new district to Canvas (Oconee, SC) and I am working with a pilot group to test out the Canvas gradebook.  We use PowerSchool as our SIS and updated to version 10 over the summer... meaning grade pass back from Canvas to PowerSchool d...

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We've created a specific Admin role, Training Area Admin, for one of our sub-accounts.The Student View button does not appear for the sub-account Admins,unless a user is added to one of the sub-account courses in the role of Teacher.We've reviewed th...

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I have been running manual XML based batches from the Banner LMB integration for the past few years and I have been getting similar errors to this:import file: courses.csv, error message: unknown abstract course id CCRSRELS-4230, ignoring abstract co...

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We are looking at manually running our users SIS import process in batch mode once a year to keep our user's list cleaned up. I began testing this in our test instance using a blank users.csv file to make sure this type of process would not have an a...

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Hello All. We are adopting Canvas this semester and as such deciding what is the best structure for accounts and sub-accounts. I would love to hear how other Campuses organize their accounts and sub-accounts. To further complicate matters we are a mu...

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Hi - I am new to Canvas and have a questions. Our SIS is Blackbaud's Education Edge. Class enrollments are updated all the time with students dropping a class and adding another class. Adding the class enrollment is easy with a SIS import. Is there a...

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Has anyone found a good way to be able to view only active courses? We are struggling with massive course listings and cross-listed sections. We would like to be able to conclude the courses that have the section cross-listed, get them out of our lis...

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It seems the new Help Menu has gone to Prod.  Anyone have suggestions for improving it?  I've specifically gotten complaints about the fact that it opens in the same window instead of opening a new tab/window.

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It would be so helpful to have reporting for permission settings, but at the very least I'd like a button on the permission screen that would extract the current table view, or both course and account table views for the current account, to a spreads...

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For all you that have the Kaltura LTI tool, do you know if it is possible to turn on playlist creation in My Media or Media Gallery? I have been trying a bunch of different combinations of settings in the KAF but nothing seems to work. I saw here: ht...

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For the beginning of the new School year, I am assuming all our student forgot their passwords.  Is there a way to globally reset all their passwords?How do other schools handle this?  Our users are already in Canvas--we are not uploading our Schedul...

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Does Canvas have the message recall feature? Thanks very much.

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I ran across this article, and thought it would be worth sharing.Personally I use several Chome apps, most relevant to this group might be Postman, or DHC.I found reference to this in several places as a sanity check: Google saying buh-bye to Chrome ...

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When a teacher is away they post the work via Canvas. We desire for replacement teachers to be able to view this work, handle any queries and mark attendance.What is the best way to configure this to grant the necessary permissions.

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UPDATE - October 7, 2016The majority of issues expressed below have been corrected--though in fact the Feature Option that includes the Sidebar is NO longer listed for administrators.  There are, however, a few lingering issues:Thanks to  @hesspe ​ f...

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I'm working with an institution that would like to change the default grading scheme that is used whenever a new course is created so the scheme doesn't have to be adjusted or added manually each time. Is this possible?

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Hi All,If we have Turitin within our Assignment, then whcih Date/Time fuction should we use? Since both Assignment and Turitin itself have these functions.Thanks

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DescriptionQ: How can I motivate and empower my students using the tools in Canvas?A: By asking or requiring them to use tools that empower them as they contribute to the course content and to their own learning.In this session we are going to look a...

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Anyone else having a problem with newly added YouTube videos not displaying within Canvas as expected in Chrome and IE? Currently, when a link to a YouTube video is pasted in to the rich content editor of a page, and then the page is saved, the thumb...

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