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Links in Mobile App Not Working

Hi.  I have a question about the Student App (my experience is with the iOS version but I suspect it's also an issue with the Android version). I had a student report that a link to an online...

09-27-2019

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Gradebook Displaying Fs for Future Assignments

I'm using the New Gradebook in my summer class that just started today (May 14, 2018).  For some reason, it's displaying an F for all future assignments: I've reported this on a ticket, b...

05-14-2018

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Group Graded Discussion Not Working Properly

Hi. On several of my graded group discussions, some students have managed to post to the discussion mainpage rather than in their groups.  This meant that their posts did not show up in ...

05-02-2018

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Can Teachers Use the What If Grade?

Hi.  I know that students can enter hypothetical grades to find out what their final grade would be if they reached or maintained certain scores.  Can a teacher do the same thing?  I d...

03-26-2018

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Students Seeing Multiple Due Dates

One of my colleagues assigned a separate due date for an assignment to a student who had legitimate reasons for not being able to do the assignment on time.  According to him, some other student...

03-04-2018

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Export Names of Group Members

Is there a way to export or download the names of students in groups?  As Speedgrader doesn't arrange students by groups, it would help to have a list of names so that I and the TAs (each of us ...

01-16-2018

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How do students find the peer reviews they have written?

Hi.  I have a question regarding peer reviews.  I want my students to submit a portfolio of their writing to me for grading.  It will consist of one of their discussion posts and t...

02-15-2016

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Late Adds to Groups

So, another issue from my online class. I have created groups in the class, with students assigned automatically.  I discovered, however, that students who joined the class after the groups w...

01-15-2016

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Module Requirements and Prerequisites

Hi. In my online course, I created an introductory module and made getting a 10 out of 10 on the syllabus quiz a requirement for completing the module.  Completing the introductory module is ...

01-15-2016

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Instructor/Test Student View of Group Discussions

I have created several group discussions.  When I open the discussion, the "header" has links to each of the discussion groups,  but there's also a space to reply to the discussion question...

01-11-2016

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Group Assignment with Individual Parts

In my classes, I like to create groups that work both together and individually.  For instance, the group, as a whole, has to do a presentation for which they receive a group grade.  Within...

12-26-2015

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Ungraded Surveys in Syllabus

Is there a way to have an ungraded survey show up in the syllabus?  I want the students to take it by a specific date and to treat it as an assignment.

12-03-2015

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Search for Group Members

Is there a way to search for a student to find out which group he or she is in?  The Group page has a search function, but it doesn't appear to search within groups: When the groups a...

08-28-2015

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Open for Voting List

Is there a way to see, when looking at the list of ideas "open for voting," which ones I have already voted on? 

05-31-2015

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View Assignment After Due Date

Is there a way for students to see the assignment details (instructions) after the due date?  In my class, for example, the students have to do a reflective essay at the end of the semester, and...

04-27-2015

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Add a free-form text box to Multiple Choice Questions

Is it possible to have a free-form text box as part of a multiple choice answer?  For instance, if you're using the quiz to create a survey, sometimes it's nice to have "Other" as an answer, and...

04-26-2015

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Video Files

If I upload a video into Canvas, can I prevent students from downloading it? 

04-16-2015

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Is there a size limit on video file uploads?

I have some large videos (2 - 3 gb) in mp4 format.  Can I upload them as files and embed them on a page so that students can play them?

04-16-2015

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I have been teaching and directing at the University of South Florida for quite some time, and have served as Assistant Director of Theatre since about 2002. In addition to working at USF, I am the artistic director of the Tampa Repertory Theatre, which I co-founded in 2011.
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