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Make students view my comments

I'm SO frustrated with students not reading my assignment comments or even the comments on their rubric; is there a way to force them to read them??  Maybe set it up so they can't do the next as...

05-09-2022

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Who can view my course?

Is there any way for me to allow an un-enrolled student to view my course?

03-06-2022

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Student comments on closed assignments

In my 2 online public speaking classes, I assign students to submit their speeches to the Discussion Board on different dates (so I don't get bombarded with 56 videos to watch all at once!). I also a...

10-23-2021

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Make reading guidelines mandatory

I know there's a way to do this, but can't for the life of me find out how. Many students are submitting assignments without reading the pages that are relevant to that assignment, so their assignmen...

10-22-2021

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Replying to a post

Not sound snarky, but why, oh why should it be so darned complicated to respond to a student's post in a Discussion Board?? First, you click on the submission in Speed Grader...but then you need to...

04-29-2021

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Unread Announcements?

Someone on our faculty forum mentioned that her students weren't seeing her announcements, and that she could tell because there was no date on "Posted On."  I just checked my announcements, and...

04-23-2021

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Rubric comments

Is there any way to add a comments section at the bottom of a rubric? I don't want to use the free-form comments, because I want students to see that...but I'd like to add my own general comments.

03-06-2021

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Discussion Posting

A Discussion Board irritation: let's say you have the week's question, and students answer it. In order to view the person's answer and reply to it, I have to go to Speed Grader, click on the person'...

02-14-2021

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Peer reviews - this is complicated!

I'm teaching public speaking (online), and all students are required to film & submit their speech videos through a specific Canvas Discussion Board; I view their speech and grade it in SpeedGrad...

10-28-2020

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Rubric for Discussion Board Peer Review AND rubric layout

I have two related questions: First: I'm a public speaking instructor, and have students post speech videos to the Discussion Board; I also want each student to review 2 other speeches. I know I can...

10-14-2020

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How do students find my attachment in SpeedGrader

I'm trying to find the easiest way to do this AND have it crystal-clear for students. If I attach a file to a specific assignment in SpeedGrader, where does the student look to find and read my attac...

10-09-2020

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Headings in existing pages

I'm in the process of retrofitting my entire course to make it fully accessible, and changing all my headings (for which I'd just used font sizes) to the actual Heading categories...but Canvas doesn'...

06-10-2020

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Email notification for Canvas Inbox

Suddenly this semester I'm not receiving notifications on my college email for emails that students send me through Canvas. I've double- and triple-checked my Notifications (which doesn't offer a col...

04-05-2020

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Label answers to quizzes

 Is there any way to label the possible answers to a question in  Quizzes? For instance, "a," "b," etc.  I'd like to be able to offer an option of "A" and "B" only...but can't do that ...

03-28-2020

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Student video submissions

I teach public speaking (now online), and will have students submit videos of their speeches. With Canvas' limit of 500MB, I think I'll have to use an external tool like YouTube, since a 6-minute spe...

03-17-2020

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Duplicate Entries in Gradebokk

Sorry to keep bothering everyone...but this is related to our migration to all online classes due to the coronavirus pandemic. I had to make a lot of changes to accommodate the online environment,...

03-16-2020

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Download Canvas videos

I'd like to download and embed a video that's in the Canvas Video Guide on my Canvas course. I know I can embed a link...but I'd like to embed the actual video to make it easier for my students. Any ...

03-16-2020

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Send document to student

We've just transitioned to online classes because of COVID-19, but as a public speaking instructor, I'm flummoxed by one thing. In the classroom setting, I had each student fill out an evaluation for...

03-13-2020

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Submission Form

OK, am I crazy? This semester, I look at the submission form (I'm talking about the little square that pops up when I click on the submission in the gradebook, and that says "More details in the Spee...

09-16-2019

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Final grade problems

Something odd just happened, and I'm wondering if I'm the one who caused it: I set up my grading scheme so that students could do an extra credit assignment worth 100 points at the end of the semeste...

05-27-2019

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