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Personalize the "Message students who..." content in New Analytics

In the New Analytics tool it would be very useful to be able to personalize the content of the messages to include the student's name. For example: Hello {{First_Name}}, I wanted to congratulat...

08-20-2020

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Gamified Gradebook in Canvas

So, I've been working with some faculty to incorporate gameful learning practices into their Canvas courses and I thought it might be useful if I started sharing some of the techniques (hacks) I've c...

06-10-2016

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Import Grade Comments

Problem: Instructors need to upload comments for each student for an external assignment and have it displayed in the gradebook view for students.   Use Case: This is especially significant ...

12-04-2015

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Make Group Assignments Respect Sections

Idea: Include an option in the People tool to create a group for each section.   Problem: It is very labor intensive to add a whole section of students to a group (some of our sections have ...

08-13-2015

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Strategies for Teaching Very Large Course in Canvas

Learn techniques for engaging students and managing learning activities at scale. Hear how one University of Michigan faculty member successfully taught 2,000 students in a face-to-face environment w...

05-20-2015

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Graduated Scoring for Quiz Questions

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas New Quizzes users can create multiple choice questions with varying points by answer. For more information, please read through i...

05-14-2015

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Override final grade

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas It would be convenient if instructors could override the calculated final grade. Many faculty use the gradebook export to send grades to...

05-12-2015

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