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Resizing media in new Rich Content Editor

Is there a way to resize embedded media (iframes) without going into the HTML? I used to be able to get a Properties box, or just drag the corners to resize. Bonus points if it retains the h/w propor...

12-08-2020

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Can I see all grades for an Outcome?

Hi! As I understand it, the Learning Mastery report in the Gradebook shows me each student's performance according to the rules set up for that outcome (e.g., decaying average, most recent, etc.) I ...

11-05-2018

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Embed "Course Summary"?

Hi! Does anyone know a way to embed just the Course Summary on a page, without showing the rest of the Syllabus? Or (perhaps even better), to embed the agenda view of the calendar WITHOUT the naviga...

07-10-2018

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Setting a passing grade/score

Hi- My API wizard is doing a report for me and we are stumped on what seems like a pretty simple question. How does Canvas (or an API call) know what a "passing score" is? What we want to do is get ...

06-26-2018

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Linking to Speedgrader URL

Hello!   We are working on a project to make it easier for multiple faculty graders to find the students THEY need to grade. We are doing this by building a list of the students they need to g...

05-09-2018

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Teacher Rubric Enhancements

TL;DR Changes to the Teacher app to make rubrics work more consistently Describe your mobile idea. Load dashboard and to-do lists faster. (I sometimes get a notification that there's something...

03-29-2018

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What's your Rubric UI wishlist?

I've been doing a lot of work with rubrics lately, and there are several things that would make life lots easier. Here's my list...what's yours? First, I do have James Jones's great scripts for i...

01-31-2018

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Canvas Hack: Ungraded Assignments

Some of our staff and faculty members have hit on some off-label uses of the "Do not count this assignment towards the final grade" option in Assignments, and I thought I'd share here: For calculat...

01-22-2018

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Hiding unpublished courses

Is there a way for students to hide unpublished courses from their list of all courses? Our system automatically provisions dozens of courses that will never be used or published, and students are le...

01-22-2018

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A way to NOT overwrite grades with zeros when uploading?

Hi- We have several courses where students may complete assignments at any point during the semester. The grades are recorded in another system and exported in a Canvas-compatible CSV file. The id...

11-07-2017

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What happened to Mastery Paths?

It used to be that when using mastery paths, if there was only one assignment option as a consequence of a mastery path, that would be assigned to the student automatically. So let's say, if the stud...

08-30-2017

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Can you restrict graders to one assignment?

We are considering using upperclassmen as TAs to grade certain formative exercises for younger students. Ideally, we'd like to give them permission to grade 2-3 assignments, but restrict their abilit...

08-08-2017

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Complete tasks in any order, AND ensure progress

Hi, folks- Time for another puzzler.  I have a number of courses that follow this pattern: Each student must complete five exercises by the end of the year (or by graduation). Exercises ca...

02-02-2017

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Can assignments be worth variable points?

Here's the scenario. Students need to be graded on their ability to take and interpret dental x-rays. The complication is that a patient may need a full set of radiographs (22 films taken at the same...

01-31-2017

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Students drawing on images for assignments

We have several assignments, currently on paper, where there's a diagram of teeth that students have to annotate by hand (circling cavities, sketching wear patterns, etc.). This has to be fairly deta...

01-17-2017

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Rolling over assignments

Hi- We have a situation where students must complete "at least 2 of the following assignments" several semesters in a row. If students complete 3 items in the Fall, they only need to complete 1 item...

11-07-2016

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HIPAA compliance plans?

Are there any plans to make Canvas HIPAA-compliant?

10-03-2016

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How to handle "do two of the following 15 things" in assignments?

One of our courses wants to set up grading like this: 40% of the grade is from "daily grades" (think attendance and participation) 60% of the grade is from required exercises Of that, there are a...

09-26-2016

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Grade change "paper trail"?

If you update a grade in the "other" software and push it back to Canvas, is there any record of the change being made (i.e., "paper trail" - Jane Smith changed this grade from 9/10 to 10/10 on 4/25/...

04-25-2016

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Allow regrading of fill-in-the-blank questions

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas   Regrading of fill-in-the-blank questions is essential.  It's had some traction in the past but we've not gotten enough votes ...

04-25-2016

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My focus ranges from big-picture curriculum design (e.g., "How should we assess clinical performance?) to development of individual courses.
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