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Students Should Not Be Able to View The Names of Unpublished Files

Currently, if a student tries to access an unpublished file, they see a message like this: Note that the filename is displayed to the student. This may not be an issue in certain cases, but ...

03-15-2022

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Discussion Reply email notifications for anonymous discussions display names

I just tested out the anonymous discussion feature: As an instructor, I created an anonymous discussion Using a separate student account, I posted a reply, and it appeared anonymously as expect...

01-14-2022

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Text entry assignment should not allow blank submission

Normally, when an instructor has created a text entry assignment type, Canvas does not allow a student to submit a blank response: However, it is possible to submit a blank entry: To do so, go ...

08-02-2021

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New Quiz: This tool needs to be loaded in a new browser window

An instructor reached out to us with a separate issue, but I noticed that their New Quiz is prompting students to open it in a new browser tab. They have multiple New Quizzes in this course, and th...

07-29-2021

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Recovering text entry assignment submitted after availability date

We recently had a student reach out for support because they authored an assignment using the RCE, and then (unknowingly) waited until after the availability date to submit.   After submitti...

07-23-2021

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Student Assignment Enhancements Feature Option should support Turnitin

When Turnitin is enabled for a file upload assignment submission, students see a customizable message, and must check a box to acknowledge use of the system. However, when the "Assignment En...

05-25-2021

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Null course_id in discussion_entry_fact

I'm working with some canvas data flat files, and I noticed that the majority of items in discussion_entry_fact have a null course_id value. Can anyone tell me what these entries are? How could a d...

04-02-2021

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"Assign To" field should order student names alphabetically

When an instructor links an assignment to specific students by adding their names to the "Assign To" box in an assignment's settings page, the student names added do not appear in alphabetical, or an...

02-09-2021

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Improve quiz "times up" dialog box

When a student is completing a classic quiz with a time limit, and has not submitted before the time limit elapses, they will see a pop-up dialog box: The box shows a 10 second countdown, and ...

12-15-2020

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Warn instructor when unlinking assignment from students who have already submitted

When an instructor creates a differentiated assignment that is not linked to all students/sections in a class, they receive a warning, which requires them to confirm that they did not intend to do so...

10-23-2020

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Speedgrader support for ungrouped discussion posts

Speedgrader should display ungrouped discussions, or not allow students to post to a group discussion until they are assigned to a group. The present state allows a third configuration that is broken...

09-30-2020

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Grade Posting Policy should be configurable in assignment settings

Has this ever happened to you? You create a great assignment; students start submitting; you start grading; and then you realize: you forgot to set your preferred posting policy! You should ...

09-08-2020

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Manually set order of global announcements

Currently, global announcements are sorted  by end date, with the longest running announcement at the top. As we kick-off our semester start, we're relying heavily on announcements to communi...

08-27-2020

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New Quizzes: Allow File Upload Question Submissions to be Previewed in Speedgrader

In most contexts, when a file such as a Word document or PDF is linked in Canvas, a preview button is added alongside the filename, which allows the user to preview the file in-line without...

07-22-2020

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Retain data when rubric is disconnected from assignment

If an instructor links a rubric to an assignment, enters data in the rubric in the speedgrader, and then un-links the rubric from that assignment, all data entered in the rubric will permanently lost...

03-23-2020

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New Quizzes should display availability TIMES to students

When administering a New Quiz that has a specific timed availability window defined, the dates of the availability window are displayed to the student, but not the times. For example, this quiz...

03-19-2020

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Delayed Announcement, File Attachments Published Immediately

Ran into a concerning issue: If you post a scheduled/delayed announcement with a file attachment, that attachment is immediately added to Files/unfiled section, where it can be viewed by anyone in t...

03-05-2019

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Can students cancel passed scheduler appointments?

An instructor escalated an issue from a student who was unable to schedule a new appointment slot, because they had missed the one they originally signed up for, and were unable to cancel that event ...

09-05-2017

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How do you generate a list of email addresses from a course roster?

I frequently have the need to grab the email addresses of all students in a particular course. My current workflow in this situation is to create a new sub-account, move that course into the sub-a...

04-06-2016

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