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How does Commons courses with Google Cloud Assignments work?

We have a few courses that are on our Canvas Commons instance that have Google Cloud Assignments. The problem is, when a teacher makes a copy of that course, they do not have access to the Google Clo...

03-05-2020

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Get Course Settings via API

I feel really silly right now for either (1) not being able to find the correct API call  (2) not knowing that such a call doesn't exist or (3) finding the parameters I'm looking for using the U...

02-04-2020

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Canvas Update Notifications

Hello!! I used to get weekly emails and emails for Canvas updates and I do not receive them anymore. I noticed a significant change in my Canvas environment this morning and wanted to see why I di...

08-15-2019

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How to work around auto-grading quiz questions?

Some items in quizzes, like multiple choice, multiple answer, fill-in-the-blank, etc., are automatically graded by Canvas when a quiz is submitted. We have multiple fill-in-the-blank questions in ...

09-25-2018

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Posting Grades to Gradebook with Moderated Grading

Moderated grading is an integral part of some of the classes that my institution manages. Allowing multiple graders to grade an assignment and then a moderator choosing a final grade really simplifie...

06-15-2018

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Bulk Publish/Unpublish Courses via REST API

I have been tasked with unpublishing and publishing courses on a daily basis. Using the Advanced REST client, I am able to publish a course while it is in the unpublished state, however, I cannot unp...

06-08-2018

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Bulk activate and deactivate students

I've asked this question in a different way multiple times before but still haven't found what I have wanted. Is there a way to bulk activate/deactivate students in a Canvas course, such as using ...

06-06-2018

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Grading an Inactive Student's submissions

My institution needs to deactivate students on a daily basis due to state regulations on them accessing course material when they are not in a classroom with a teacher to proctor their work. We use C...

05-02-2018

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Blueprint Courses and Mastery Paths

We have a master course that we use as a blueprint course and create associated courses as needed. I was testing the functionality of mastery paths in an associated course when I realized that the...

03-22-2018

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How to remove a student's page views?

We have prerequisites and requirements set up for 10 of our modules. A student has to get a score of a 1 on the quiz in the first module to move onto the next 9 modules (scoring a 1 on the quiz ...

03-19-2018

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Need easier way to download all of a student's submissions for a course

We need to create back-ups of what students have submitted for some of our classes and create a 'portfolio' with all of their submissions. Ideally, we would have a folder (located on a computer ...

03-07-2018

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Where can I find field name meanings in Account Reports?

I am running reports for some of my sub-accounts and I am unsure what some of the fields are. Sorry if the answer to this is in an obvious place but I've searched in Canvas and on forums for the answ...

02-20-2018

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How accurate is 'Page Views' Analytics

We came across an issue where we were proctoring tests in person. A student did not have a SCORM grade assignment recorded even though we saw the student access the page. I checked the student's&nbsp...

12-05-2017

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Locking a course every single day at specific times

I am looking for a solution on how to restrict access to courses (or a sub-account) so students do not have access past a certain time each day a class is held. The students will be working with teac...

11-28-2017

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Issues Regarding a 1 Question Essay Quiz

One of our Canvas courses started about a week and a half ago and I just came across an issue with one of our quizzes. One of our quizzes is a 1-question quiz with the question being an essay questio...

11-03-2017

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Need help with aligning a List and an Image in a content block

I am having difficulties when trying to get an image to float with a list. The bullets in my list are finding their ways left of the image, as seen below, when they should be to the right. I have tri...

08-25-2017

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YouTube videos in HTML files using iFrames not working

I am using iFrames to display .html files that I have created in Dreamweaver. When I open the .html file in Dreamweaver, I see my YouTube video and I can play it perfectly fine. When I upload the .ht...

07-27-2017

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How to remove YouTube thumbnail in content blocks?

I have links to YouTube videos using the href tag in HTML. Whenever I save the page, a thumbnail shows of the YouTube video, however, I just want the link to show as text and not show as a thumbnail ...

07-21-2017

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Restricting Modules to specific students

I need to show CONTENT PAGES to students based on a mastery path. From what I have tested and seen so far on Canvas documentation, you can only limit students to assignments and quizzes, not content ...

07-13-2017

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