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Canvas is changing before our very eyes!

I've been using Canvas all week and seeing all sorts of wonderful changes happen in the area of quizzes. They've changed, but more importantly, short answers are now case and punctuation-sensitive. ...

12-10-2015

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Paper-based to paperless practice tests

If we want our students to be well-prepared for an assessment, the way that we practice in class should closely mirror the format of the test itself. Why, then, are we still using paper review she...

11-19-2015

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Cómo Superamos los Desafíos de Implementar Canvas

Después de varios años con Moodle y un año (o menos, para algunos) con My Big Campus, nuestro equipo técnico decidió mudarnos a Canvas. En el mundo académico, los maestros experimentan tantos cambios...

11-15-2015

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Tired of scrolling through to find incorrect answers?

I know I am! Once again, I had to scroll through a 43-question test to find that one wrong answer. Of course, it was question #40. Wouldn't it be nice to have a visual marker ? Speedgrader - mar...

11-10-2015

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Can you tag people you aren't connected to?

Can you tag people you aren't connected to? I've tried using the ampersand before their names and they don't come up as suggestions. 😕

11-08-2015

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Please check out this feature idea for Gradebook . . .

I think this might be of particular interest to the K12 set: It reads: "At the top of Speedgrader, it's easy to see what answers have not yet been corrected. However, if a student wants to se...

09-29-2015

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Speedgrader - mark incorrect answers red (at top)

At the top of Speedgrader, it's easy to see what answers have not yet been corrected. However, if a student wants to see what he or she got WRONG, it's a slow scroll down the page, especially if they...

09-28-2015

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How do I *not* embed a video?

There is probably a simple answer for this, but I couldn't find it. I want to have a page of LINKS ONLY to external (youtube) videos. Every time I try it, it embeds the video. I don't want to bog ...

09-26-2015

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Where do I put a "how to"?

I would like to do a screencast or write some instructions on how to do something. Where would I put that sort of content, please and thank you?

09-25-2015

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What do you think of manual grading now, with no dashes?

The dashes have been removed. Yay! However, I am finding the new setup even more cumbersome, and I'm wondering if it's just me....and possibly because I use a trackpad and swipe (swype). If I try ...

09-20-2015

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Always allow extra time for specific students (IEP, LEP, etc.)

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas I know that we can go to a timed quiz and add on more time.   I would like to allow extra time for specific students not just for...

09-08-2015

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Quizzes.Next: Allow partial credit for fill-in-the-blank questions

This is a really helpful feature for language teachers, perhaps others. I've seen this suggested for multiple choice, but not for fill-ins.   I teach Spanish; we rely heavily on fill-in-the bl...

08-28-2015

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