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Do terms dates limit student access to a course, even if course start date is changed?

I have an instructor that changed his course start date to 8/19/18 to allow students to start early, but in student view it shows as quizzes are not available yet. Is this because the term date is se...

08-20-2018

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Course end date/concluded course?

I have several instructors that allowed incompletes for students for spring term and now that students are attempting to finish the work, they are getting a message that the course is concluded. Our ...

05-29-2018

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How to set up multiple sections in a course with multiple teachers?

I have been searching, with limited luck, on how to set up one course in Canvas with multiple instructors, each with their own section of students. I have found this article: What are the most popu...

09-19-2017

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Why are the quizzes for students not showing an option to start the quiz?

Is anyone else having this issue? None of our quizzes have an option to for students to start the quiz! I have checked and unchecked every known box in settings at the account and course level, chang...

08-21-2017

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Do changes in a blueprint course send notifications?

I see in a blueprint course that you CAN send a notification when a sync takes place, but does it send out a notification to associated courses when a change in the content is made in the blueprint c...

08-18-2017

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Is anyone else having issues with closed captions not showing properly in full screen mode?

I have an instructor that contacted me today with this issue: > I have a question regarding closed captioning in Canvas. In adding closed captioning to my videos, I've noticed that the captions a...

07-24-2017

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Do outcomes created at the course level show up on account level reports?

Is it best practice to create course level outcomes at the account level, or have each teacher create them per course? Do course level outcomes created by teachers in their classes show up on an acco...

06-22-2017

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Admin rights as a student?

I have a quick question that I hope someone in the Community can shed some light on. One of our back up admins is taking some classes at our school and noticed that when he logs into his classes, he ...

05-16-2017

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Do users have to be added at root level before they can be added to a course in a sub-account?

I am trying to set up sub-account admins to create their own courses and add faculty and students to those courses manually. The students are not already users in Canvas and when the sub-account admi...

03-27-2017

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Can a sub-account have its own global navigation?

Trying to set up a separate sub-account for classes offered by our Lifelong Learning, can it have its own global navigation and global announcements?  They do not need to see the links for our o...

03-23-2017

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Not up for debate, Canvas Support is the best!

I don't know how many others were impacted by the AWS Outage and users unable to access Canvas this past Tuesday, 2/28/17 during this outage, but as an admin, I really appreciate the responsiveness o...

03-02-2017

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How do I change information associated with the log in page "Forgot Password?" link?

I just realized that the "Forgot Password?" link goes to an old password recovery page of ours, but I can find no place to update it and make a change to it, does anyone know how I can update this? A...

01-11-2017

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Do student log ins from the Canvas app show up in the student access reports?

If a student logs into a course using the Canvas app, will it still show what the student has accessed?

10-12-2016

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Are there any passwords that Canvas does not like?

This is not a verified problem, but one that our help desk person and myself have begun to believe is happening, but no way to confirm it and we are just looking for some feedback from the community-...

09-19-2016

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Has anyone tried the "Do not count this assignment towards the final grade" function with Roll Call Attendance?

Roll Call is a bit clunky for some to set up if they want to set it up as not graded, so I wonder if instructors could still keep the 100 points by default, and just check the Do not count this assig...

08-31-2016

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Manually uploading enrollments: proper sequence

If I am manually uploading enrollment to a Canvas course, does an enrollment csv create the user, or must I upload a separate user.csv file first? I am trying to add newly admitted students to a non-...

05-26-2016

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Bad course shell?

Has anyone had a course shell that was "bad"? Not sure how to describe it, but I have an instructor with an online class and his students (and the instructor in student view) cannot see some images i...

09-09-2015

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Training course courses vs groups?

I am setting up a training course in Canvas for new adjunct faculty and would like to keep each semester separate to some degree so that the course does not get cluttered with users and old discussio...

06-16-2015

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Is there a way to remove unpublished items from the syllabus in instructor view?

I have teachers importing content for their summer classes, but since the classes are only 12 weeks long instead of 16, some of our music instructors just unpublish lessons 13-16, but it still shows ...

05-22-2015

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How can I use a Canvas course for academic advising purposes?

Our school would like to start having Canvas "classes" for advising students. Each academic advisor would have a "class" and they would use this to push announcements out to their students, etc. Has ...

05-15-2015

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I have been teaching online digital literacy classes for TSCC since 2009 and started my position as instructional technologist in 2015. I began as the Director of Learning Resources in 2018. The college is located in the small rural town of Fremont, Ohio. I actually live in Sandusky, Ohio (Cedar Point-rollercoaster capital of the world) and have lived there most of my life, except for a period of time I lived in Naples, Florida and I will take sun and sand over snow and ice any day!
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