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Copying a Canvas Course Module Feature

This is a feature add on that was most likely overlooked in Design. A Teacher who has been teaching for several years and wants to copy a course module finds that there are several CRNs and it confus...

01-25-2021

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Adding an Item to a Module

A common interface practice is to put a command for the user when there is a choice.  In my opinion, it should say "Choose Content" instead of "Assignment" when a user is adding content.  ...

09-02-2020

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Mastery Paths Question

Is it possible to assign a mastery path to only one student in the course and not the others?  Would this be a way to let one student who has a unique schedule finish ahead of the class?  I...

06-29-2020

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Javascript Question

Is there a javascript that I can use that will return a user's full name.  I have been fairly successful using Javascripts on .html pages, but I need to return the user's name for a certificate ...

08-22-2019

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Treat ungraded Items as a zero

This is a popular feature for some faculty, and I am not seeing it in the new gradebook.  I like the newer processes, but I am concerned that we are losing a frequently used feature to evaluate ...

07-31-2019

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Speedgrader Default

I had a great conversation with a faculty member today about setting the SpeedGrader Options to "by submission status" to save time sifting through the names in the gradebook.  Then we wondered ...

06-19-2019

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Canvas Logos

Can we put a link on our web site to our instance using the Canvas logo?  If so do you have any links to logos that we could download?

06-13-2019

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Blueprint Question

Can I associate one or more blueprints with one course?  For example a English Department Blueprint and a School Blueprint on one course?

06-04-2019

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Module Access in Teacher App

It's here tweets  @rseilham ‌ The most requested feature for the @CanvasLMS Teacher app, Module access, is now available for iOS in the Canvas Teacher app v1.8. Android will get support...

05-09-2019

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Canvas Announcements Policy

Do you have a Canvas Announcements Policy?  In other words, how do you decide when to use the announcements feature for an entire account in Canvas?  We are finding that the requests for an...

04-29-2019

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Evaluating Training for Online Teachers

Recently I have been reviewing Kirkpatrick's four levels of training evaluation ( reaction, learning, behavior, and results ) because we have an online teacher training at Ventura College that p...

04-17-2019

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Ventura College Hosts 4th Annual VCCCD Distance Education Summit

On March 15, Ventura College hosted the 4th Annual district-wide Distance Education Summit. The theme was, “Reaching Every Student: Accessibility and Equity in Online Learning”. The day included sess...

04-16-2019

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Canvas in Higher Ed

Is there a comprehensive list of Canvas usage in Higher Education for the US and Worldwide? 

02-21-2019

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Late Assignments Feature with Integrated Content

Late Assignments Scenario: An instructor is importing grades from a third party (McGraw Hill Connect).  The teacher is applying the MacGraw Hill Late assignments feature so grades import ...

01-09-2019

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Essay Question on Quizzes

Does anyone know if there is a way to write comments on essay questions in Quizzes.  Language teachers are expressing a need for this on our campus, and I am thinking this could be a popular fea...

11-30-2018

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Importing from a Concluded Course

One of our instructors was unable to import from a previous course. We found out that it was concluded by the instructor.  Is that a normal setting that an instructor cannot import from a conclu...

11-01-2018

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Moderate Quiz - Statistic

When one of our instructors goes to Moderate his quiz, there is a stat that seems to round up. Notice that below it states "finished in about 1 hour".   Is there any way for it to state exa...

09-28-2018

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Student Device Preferences

I recently attended a webinar called “Student Device Preferences for Online Course Access and Multimedia Learning”, and it tied in nicely to my presentation from this past summer about using mobile d...

09-28-2018

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Online Engagement Strategies

Communicating with students, humanizing courses, and keeping students engaged and focused are common themes in online education today.  Please share a common strategy or lesson plan that you use...

09-10-2018

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Rubrics with External Tool Assignments

Does the rubric functionality disappear when one creates an assignment with an external tool?  We are noticing this when we create a Flipgrid assignment. 

09-10-2018

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I am an educational technologist who currently works as an Instructional Designer at Ventura College. I also dabble in creating educational apps for the iPad. I have taught Spanish and Computer Science at Independent schools in grades 6 - 12, and I have also worked as a faculty trainer, web designer, technology instructor, and LMS guru in various schools.
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