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multiple submissions

So when students submit more than 1 time to a group assignment, it looks like only the most recent submission is stored in files on their group home page.  Is this true?  Or are the older s...

03-17-2022

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Accessible Presentations: Digital and Live

Introduction Canvas works to maintain accessibility, ensuring that menus and navigation are available to every student.  After that, it is up to the instructors to create accessible content.&n...

12-03-2021

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What are Good Captions?

CBS-RLT Tech Tip Banner With online course delivery booming in this unusual time, many instructors are learning to make videos to personalize the content for their courses.  But with video c...

03-10-2021

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Blog approval process?

Hi everyone.  Just wrote a blog yesterday for this group and when I went to post it I noticed that instead of the post button it had a submit for review.  This is new, yes?  I went ahe...

03-10-2021

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Everything you can do with Assignments

It has been amazing to experience the effort faculty have been putting into their classes in this time of social distancing in 2020.  I've seen many instructors go above and beyond simply transf...

09-14-2020

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Drop rule functioning incorrectly?

In the old gradebook docs, "When using the lowest or highest score rule, an assignment group must include at least one score, plus the number of dropped scores and the number of assignments that shou...

01-31-2020

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Unexpected views for student feedback (New Quiz)

Summary of Concern When the quiz settings are set to restrict the student view to not show student response but to show the feedback: The preview quiz shows only feedback given at the question...

01-30-2020

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Beginner's Accessibility with the Rich Content Editor

Updated 1/23/2020 with new RCE information Introduction A new year and a new semester is a time of renewal.  As you refresh and revise your courses for the coming semester, please conside...

01-07-2020

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What statistics are available to students?

I recently had an instructor ask how he could get students to see these two screens.  These screens are the flyout you get when clicking on a student name from Grades, and the other is the new a...

11-21-2019

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The Nitty Gritty: Modifying Group Membership Midterm

Updated 3/19/20: Option 2 Ignore the warning did not work as expected for and assignment that had been graded. Introduction Students working in groups to learn just learn better.&nbs...

10-25-2019

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Where are my sub account outcomes?

So I'm just starting to play with outcomes for one of our departments.  We have a sub account just for their course.  I went to admin, clicked on that sub account and created some outcomes ...

10-16-2019

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Why you should use Canvas Announcements

It's the start of another school year, so what better time to use a tool that will make communicating with your students so much easier.  Announcements is so much better than just sending an ema...

09-03-2019

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Zeros for Quizzes not taken

Hi Community! Quick question about using original quizzes (not Quizzes.next).  Since I cannot set a default grade for the quiz, if I put a zero in the cell in Grades for a quiz that a student...

12-13-2018

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Misuse/misunderstanding of Grade Comments

I have an instructor in a large class that is unhappy that students can comment on their assignment grades. She feels courses really need the option to turn off the student ability to comme...

10-30-2018

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Why is Blueprint Sync listed in the notification preferences of students?

In a usability testing session and we have a student looking at his notification preferences and blueprint syncs is listed.  I know we can send out notifications when the blueprint is synced to ...

05-23-2018

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Best Practice for Grading Group Assignments

Hi there, So I've read through How do I grade group assignments in SpeedGrader?, but it doesn't really lay out the steps needed to grade a group assignment and then change individual grades, witho...

03-09-2018

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Subaccount Question Banks shared by multiple course instructors

Hi Everyone,   I've got a complex setup and I'm looking for feedback.  I have a department that wants to setup question banks that can be shared with anyone that teaches a specific ...

01-30-2018

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Randomize submissions in Speedgrader

This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas None of the three options currently in Canvas are random enough to prevent bias from creeping into grading.  Currently, canvas has ...

01-30-2018

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Blueprint: How to copy a mixed source course?

Hi All, Here's my scenario.  I've got a Biology course with a lab, multiple instructors.  each instructor has their own lecture resources, but all the labs are the same.  So we deci...

12-27-2017

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Canvas groups roster through API or spreadsheet?

Hi there, I found the idea for exporting group rosters, but since it isn't made yet I'm wondering if anyone has written something to do this through API or have one of those amazing google spreads...

12-05-2017

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I am currently an Academic Technology Coordinator for Research and Learning Technologies at the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota. I collaborate with faculty to integrate existing and emerging technologies into their teaching. My work includes creating course sites, implementing emerging technologies, and designing new instructional and assessment activities. Prior to my current work, I was a teacher for 18 years. I have Masters Degrees in education and plant biology.
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