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I Dare You to Ask Me About My Sub-account Project

A long, long time ago, in an office somewhere in my building (I'm guessing), a conversation probably nothing like this took place: "Okay, it's time to implement the new LMS, Canvas." "Hoora...

01-24-2019

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There’s No “Squirrel” in Team: My Year in Review

I had kind of a lot going on in 2018. But if I were to focus on the “Work Life” sub-account of 2018, and then the sub-sub-account of “Work Life - Good Stuff”, one of the highlights was the fact that ...

01-10-2019

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Permissions to remove students from SIS-created courses?

Our courses and enrollments are created via Banner integration. We have a custom role (Help Desk) that once upon a time could remove students from course rosters. I'm trying to restore that permissio...

09-05-2018

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Outcomes/rubrics are not accessible in older courses

I have faculty members trying to go back to their old Canvas courses to see what outcomes and rubrics they were using, and in courses that have been term-concluded (i.e. it is past the date for teach...

08-07-2018

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InstructureCon Is Not One Giant Party (And Other Things to Tell Your Boss)

I recently wrote (yet another) love letter to InstructureCon and had the privilege of getting it published on Extra Credit: The Canvas Blog, but a little bird told me it might make a great addition t...

06-12-2018

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Unaccepted Students

Does anyone know what "unaccepted students" means in the Course Statistics? I've probably been seeing it for years without questioning it, but today I got curious, and could not find a singl...

05-31-2018

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How does using the Canvas skill for Alexa appear in page views?

I'm looking into a student's activity in Canvas, and I am scrutinizing the IP addresses in page views. Among them are small clusters of activity (4-5 page views) with an IP address that points to Ama...

05-16-2018

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SIS Import question

I have a question about SIS Imports. When our Banner person does a manual extract and push of data to Canvas (which he does once or twice a semester, for various reasons), I've noticed the SIS Import...

05-15-2018

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De-selected quizzes are importing anyway

I'm working with an instructor who is attempting to copy most of his course content into another course, but wants to leave out certain exams. However, when he imports the course and de-selects those...

04-30-2018

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If you manually unlock a quiz, are module requirements disregarded?

I could swear I've seen this discussed, but I can't find it. Apologies if I'm duplicating any questions/discussions/documents. Scenario: A module has two items. The first is an assignment, the sec...

01-25-2018

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Is there a way to select previously selected question bank questions for a new exam?

The title is complicated, and so is the question. Or maybe it just seems so to me, because question banks/groups are my Achilles heel. Imagine this scenario: A teacher has question banks for each ...

12-08-2017

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Will SpeedGrader be added back to the assignment menu?

It was pointed out to me that SpeedGrader is missing from the assignment menus in the new Gradebook, and that's kind of a bummer. The only thing the Canvas Release: New Gradebook‌ document has to say...

11-15-2017

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Partner pages have changed

So, I noticed the Partner space has moved. Anyone know why? I liked the ability to interact with partners in the Community, and it seems like that's not really a thing anymore.

11-09-2017

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Statement of messaging rates needed?

My institution is drafting a general texting procedure to make sure that we're not overusing our ability to text students. The document contains a section on consent opt-in, which says one of the fed...

08-10-2017

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The "InstructureCon From Afar" Experience

To my friends, colleagues, and fellow Canvas lovers having a blast at Keystone: My view is not as pretty as yours this afternoon. I didn't get to game, gamble, hack or karaoke last night. I haven'...

07-27-2017

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Explaining LTI versus LTI

I have been working with a vendor who says that their product integrates with Canvas. They have been unable to provide me with any explanation of how the integration works, except to keep insist...

07-20-2017

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Unpublished box is missing

I'm starting this as a discussion because there's no good place to comment on it. I'm tagging the Canvas Admins‌ group, but it's a faculty issue as well. The "THIS COURSE IS UNPUBLISHED" box - the...

07-11-2017

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"Hidden" Feature Options

Looking at this week's release notes, I realized that the Scheduler option does not actually appear on our list of Account or Course Feature Options in the root level Settings, even though we ha...

03-30-2017

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Has anyone created a comprehensive Group guide?

A new faculty member created Groups for the purpose of giving a group assignment, but then asked a simple question - "So, how do the students in the groups communicate with each other about this assi...

02-22-2017

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How can you keep access to a Jive account when email changes?

Has anyone had to change their account information in Canvas (and by extension, their login to Jive), and been able to keep access to their Community profile, activity, and - most importantly - their...

12-01-2016

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