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Interesting projects you're working on?

I'm wondering what kinds of projects others are doing with the Canvas API. I know we're all using scripts and plugins to do reporting, enrolling, and other wrangling, but is anyone working on somethi...

05-10-2022

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Outcomes on copied rubrics don't connect to LMG

We ran into an interesting situation today. An ELA teacher created some standard rubrics to use with students. It had two writing outcomes attached that push results to the Learning Mastery Gradebo...

12-02-2021

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New Quizzes missing some institutional outcomes

I've run into a strange issue with New Quizzes. We have content Outcomes available at the root level. Teachers are able to import those as needed into their courses. I'm working with a staff member n...

11-23-2021

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Limit Admin access to specific subaccount

We're in a situation I hope someone else has solved. We have our principals and guidance counselors set up as subaccount admins (7 buildings) so they can do student lookups, etc. We also run all-st...

11-18-2021

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Canvas and iOS Accessibility tools

I came across a similar post on accessibility that didn't have any help. We're using the same tools (Snap & Read, CoWriter), but I'm interested in accessibility within the iOS settings. For examp...

09-24-2021

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How is the n-times Outcome scoring actually calculated?

I'm working on a tool for staff to explore how different Outcome scoring mechanisms for the Learning Mastery Gradebook actually work. I'm curious if anyone has a specific example of how the n&nb...

09-03-2021

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"Copy to" shows all courses instead of current term

The "Copy to" option on assignments used to show courses in the current term only. Sometime recently, that switched to showing all courses, including past terms. That means instructors now need to se...

01-21-2021

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Why release comments manually on assignments?

In January 2020, Canvas updated manual grade posting to work without an actual grade...any comments on a submission can be manually posted back to the student. I'm wondering why instructors are ...

01-14-2021

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Associate Blueprint course using Canvas course ID

We're experimenting with Blueprint courses and I'm trying to find the best way to manage template courses. The documentation lists the SIS_ID as the required ID to make an association. But, we don'...

12-10-2020

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New Gradebook sort by due date problem

The old problem of the gradebook not sorting correctly has returned. We're seeing that when you sort by due date, it seems Canvas is looking at the string value rather than the date itself. For inst...

10-01-2020

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Trouble embedding resources with new Google LTI

We've seen a new-ish issue with Google's new Assignments (LTI 1.3) update. When teachers try to embed materials from Drive, particularly videos, they don't always show up for students. At the risk of...

09-23-2020

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Submit assignment from one course to another via API?

We're in kind of a sticky situation. Several courses were cross listed after the term start, some of which had assignments with submissions already. Cross listing removed those submissions from stud...

08-19-2020

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Get a List of Students and Missing Work

In a Canvas course, you can quickly check the number of missing assignments for single students relatively quickly. You can also message groups of students missing specific assignments from the analy...

05-18-2020

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Duplicate Course Enrollments with Python

While schools are closed, we've moved much of our long term staff development material into Canvas. We have one long-running course with all staff split into site-based sections that has worked as a ...

05-14-2020

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Update Student Notification Preferences with Python

This post was originally published on my own blog. In moving to online, we've tried to streamline all of our communication through Canvas. The goal is to cut down on disconnected email threads and...

05-01-2020

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Have you enabled muting course notifications?

A question I get frequently is how to mute notifications for courses, specifically courses where they're teachers but not doing the grading. Canvas rolled out the option to mute course notifications,...

05-01-2020

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Access Student Enrollments in a Subaccount

Does anyone know of a way to access all student enrollments for a subaccount without looping each course? I'd like to do it from the subaccount so we can apply changes to a couple of buildings rather...

04-29-2020

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New Quiz slow to update Mastery Path?

Some teachers have created a New Quiz and added a Mastery Path to it. The quiz is showing as scored, but the student view is showing that the mastery path cannot be updated until the quiz has been sc...

04-24-2020

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Groups - student leader

I've been looking for documentation on what the student leader in a group can do. From what I can tell, they can change the group name. Are there other documented (or undocumented) permissions that s...

04-21-2020

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SIS Sync Issues with Custom Sections?

Custom sections seem to be the preferred method of setting up differentiated work for students in Canvas. Groups seemed like they would work because you can assign to a group. But, they don't because...

04-02-2020

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