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Blueprint courses and homepage

Can blueprint courses be used to change the homepage of courses from "pages front page" to "course modules"?

02-13-2019

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Why do discussions no longer display the "available until" date to students?

I noticed that, with the most recent update, gradable discussions no longer display the "available until" date to students. Only discussions with no points available display the "available until" dat...

07-05-2018

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Facilitating Informal Workgroups

Hi everyone, I'd like to hear about your approach or format for hosting informal workshops or workgroups. I'm comfortable offering a workshop with a set schedule and agenda, but I'd like to offer ...

12-08-2017

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Why use VoiceThread in your online class?

VoiceThread allows teachers to upload, share, and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files, and videos. Teachers and students can leave comments and use annotation tools to mark up ...

11-22-2017

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Integrating Pearson MyLabs

I posted a couple of questions regarding grading MyLab content in Canvas the other day to a thread called What are your experiences with Pearson MyLab LTI?: Can I change the points to 0 points aft...

09-08-2017

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Quiz Item Analysis

I'm trying to understand Canvas quiz analytics better, and I have a few questions about the item analysis report that, perhaps, someone could help me answer. First, why is the discrimination index ...

08-08-2017

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Attendance (roll call) not showing list of students to instuctor

I have an instructor who is using roll call for the first time and can't view his students in the tool. I have admin privileges, and I can see them. When masquerading as him, I too, was unable to see...

07-05-2017

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Assignment Downloads

I have searched and can't seem to find an answer to this question: Is there a way to download all assignment submissions at one time without changing the filename? Canvas is appending the students...

03-07-2017

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Using Prerequisites and Requirements

Hi Canvas Community, I'm creating a guide to using Prerequisites and Requirements in Canvas courses, and I'm looking for tips, best practices, gotchas, limitations, and innovative ways you've used...

02-23-2017

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Effective Faculty Training on Canvas

How does one effectively train faculty on a new LMS? Training faculty, especially in a large organization with diverse faculty needs is challenging to say the least. I work at a community college ...

02-16-2017

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.epub Files and Accessibility

Are the .epub files exported in a Canvas user's settings area accessible? I have read that the epub3 file format is the recommended standard for epub files, but I can't seem to figure out which "vers...

12-08-2016

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Shifting dates for a short term

I'm looking for advice on how to shift dates for a 12-week course that is being offered in a 6-week term. Is there a quick way to make the first two weeks due in the first week, the second two weeks ...

05-19-2016

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Add Assignments to a Course via CSV Upload

I had an instructor ask me recently whether it was possible to create an assignment in the Grade Book via an Excel upload. I couldn't find an answer by searching the community, so I tested it out mys...

04-12-2016

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Spell Check for Quiz Questions

I recently discovered that, at least in Firefox and Chrome, the browser's spell checker doesn't work on quiz questions--prompt and answer boxes--unless they are in edit mode. Here's an image: ...

03-08-2016

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Grading Student Submissions

When a student has multiple submissions in a file upload assignment in Speedgrader, I'm finding that, regardless of which submission I grade, the grade I give is associated with the most recent file....

02-24-2016

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Quiz Settings Insight Needed

This is a fun one! Background: I had an instructor tell me that she set her quiz to "Show Correct answers at" a specific time, but that students were able to see their correct/incorrect answer...

01-11-2016

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Uninviting Students to a Conference

I created a conference, and then I went back to edit it. The conference had not started yet, and I tried to un-select a student from the list of members invited to the conference. After un-selecting ...

01-06-2016

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Student ePortfolio Limit?

I couldn't find this answer in the community already, but I do apologize if this is a duplicate question: Is there a limit to the number of ePortfolios a student can create? I have multiple facult...

11-03-2015

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Quiz question prerequisites

I have a faculty member who also uses Moodle and is able to set up quiz questions with multiple attempts, so that the student has to answer the quiz question correctly before moving on to the next qu...

11-02-2015

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Grading Scheme in Student View

Is there a place where students can view a course grading scheme? Can students view assignment grading schemes? I was looking in student view, and I can't seem to find it, but maybe I'm missing it. T...

10-16-2015

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