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Syllabus Tool - Assignments

I recently noticed that the ability to remove the assignment list/course summary from a Canvas syllabus is now included in the beta environment, and I have two questions: 1) When will institutions b...

02-24-2020

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Record/Upload Media vs. File Upload

I have noticed something peculiar. When I upload a media file by dragging it to the Files area in my course the file shows up in the directory as one would expect. However, when I upload the same fil...

02-20-2020

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Blueprint Courses and Navigation

This week I have been exploring the potential of the Blueprint Courses feature, and unless I'm missing something, it seems you cannot lock one of the most important characteristics of a course t...

06-11-2019

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Course Templates?

Is it possible to create a course in Canvas in which selected content may not be altered by the instructor? For example, let's say a course is created and distributed to a number of instructors. Howe...

06-10-2019

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Publicly Available Schedule

Students at our institution have recently asked if there is a way we can provide schedules for faculty office hours online. While there are many ways to do this outside Canvas, I am wondering how we ...

06-06-2019

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Visual Consistency - Blueprint Courses

I am new to Blueprint courses. However, what I have read leads me to think it's all about locking content rather than course layout. Is this correct? What I am interested in is locking down the seque...

09-12-2018

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Deleting Announcements

If I copy a course to a new semester and then delete the Announcements, are they removed from the previous semester's course as well?

08-02-2018

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Access to Grade Book Only

At our college student access to all Canvas courses closes on the same day as all other courses offered during the semester. Recently however, instructors have asked if the course could be left open ...

07-25-2018

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Activity Log for Instructors

Our  administration has asked for a report indicating the amount of time instructors were logged into Canvas during past semesters. Is there a way to do this?

07-09-2018

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How do I select thumbnail image for videos?

I would like to add a thumbnail image to videos I upload to the Commons (like you can with static files) but I don't see any way to do this. Is it even possible?

07-19-2017

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Closed Captioned Videos in Canvas Commons

I uploaded an .srt file to accompany an .mp4 file in Canvas and the result (closed captioning) worked perfectly. However, when I shared the video to the Commons, it seems the required .srt file was l...

07-11-2017

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Administrative/Global Announcements and iOS App

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas We frequently send out Administrative/Global Announcements to all students. This is a powerful feature and the Announcements we post are...

08-04-2016

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Invitations to Conferencing

Is it possible for a student to disable Invitations to Conferences only? I know students can use the feature below via their Settings. However, it appears that disabling the Invitation feature here w...

05-06-2016

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Syllabus Without Assignments

Is there a way to eliminate the assignment listing in the Syllabus tool?  I would like to use the syllabus without the assignments, dates, etc. showing at the bottom.

01-20-2016

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Add Points to Total Grade

I'm wondering if there is a way to add points to the total grade for the course. I know you can do this for specific assignments but I want to add one point to everyone's final grade. In other words,...

12-10-2015

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Office Mix App

Am trying to install the Office Mix app but need the Consumer Key and Shared Secret. Does anyone know where I might find this? I'm thinking Microsoft but that's a big company and I have no idea who w...

07-30-2015

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Continuing conversation messages after leaving course.

We have had students who continue to receive messages from instructors of courses they have dropped. Is this normal? Is there a way to discontinue conversation messages to students who have been with...

06-24-2015

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Conference across multiple sections

Is there a way to create a conference (BBB) accessible to students across multiple sections of a single course, taught by the same instructor? We are trying to figure out how an instructor could prov...

05-27-2015

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