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Will a change to the vendor hosted CC XML dynamically change tool's title.

I am an Canvas admin. We have an LTI 1.1 tool in place on our Canvas, and we wish to change the name that appears in the left-hand nav . The external tool was configured via URL  I would like to...

05-04-2022

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Matlab Grader Anonymous LTI/ Challenges

I am working with a professor at our institution who is running into a limitation with the Matlab Grader LTI integration. The Matlab Grader LTI only supports anonymous integration. Though, this is a ...

04-23-2021

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ways and workings of the "Test Cluster Only" checkbox in Developer Keys

I had a quick reality check question about the "Test Cluster Only" checkbox option in the edit view of a Developer Key. I have not used this option before in practice, and wanted to make sure I under...

02-19-2021

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Is it possible to override lis_* LTI parameters with custom settings

I am wondering if it is possible to override the provided values for any of the lis_ parameters in the External Apps > Edit App > Custom Fields setting.  For example, I have tried to ...

12-16-2020

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Understanding user attended and activity times in Enrollment data

We are looking at a simple warning system (alerting advisors about students who may be slipping behind) based on user attendance and activity in their course-shells. This report is attended for the s...

06-25-2020

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Bookmarking for Enrollments Index API in upcoming release

This question may be covered in the release notes and missed it. One of the pending changes is the "Bookmarking for Enrollments Index API". It seems that this change will be applied production Canvas...

06-08-2020

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Inspecting Course Pageviews API shows repeated calls to unread_count

Greetings :: In some recent analysis I am performing, using the Course Pageviews endpoint gives me many records where the URL is /api/v1/conversations/unread_count. It seems that these this call...

12-12-2019

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"Sticky" changes to student's status in a course

We are encountering a problem where the official SIS data for students' status is not what we want it to be. It will likely be some time before we can change the underlying business logic that determ...

11-15-2019

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Pearson Key/Secret request - what to uses for Base URL

I have a pretty simple question about Pearson LTI integration. This is regarding a rush integration of Pearson Revel, since classes have already started. I am being directed to Pearson tier one suppo...

09-29-2019

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Playing nice when calling APIs concurrently

I wanted to ask a question about best ways to play nice when running concurrent API calls. I am aware of the Canvas API's Rate Throttling Model and am looking at the most effective way...

05-15-2019

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List of 'educational functions' that underlie tools

Would like help and guidance from people in the community on an idea I am working upon. I have been thinking about the underlying educational functions that motivate use of tools in a LMS, considerin...

04-23-2019

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New Improvement in the SIS Error API response?

Not sure if this a new thing, or I just missed this in the past: in the SIS Import Error data-object returned by the GET SIS Import Errors API includes detailed row_info about the row in the csv...

12-11-2018

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Interested in discussing approaches to monitoring of SIS processing

I have been intending to add automated monitoring of our institutions SIS processing - which is based on transfers of csv files for terms, accounts, users, courses, sections, enrollments. There are a...

11-27-2018

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API Authentication Practices

When I have experimented with Canvas APIs I have used access tokens that I create from my account. Seemed like a reasonable way to get going with tests. However when I consider moving the API code to...

09-13-2018

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Add Redirect Tool available to all Course Shells, disabled by default

We have a web application at our institution that is currently not using LTI integration. As as simple first step towards integrating into Canvas, I would like to add a Redirect Tool pointing to our ...

08-27-2018

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Conditions where non-prod systems wont work for LTI testing

Greetings : At our institution, I am an advocate for testing new LTI integrations with tool providers against our non-production Canvas systems. I know there are some cases where using *-test.instruc...

01-25-2018

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Find external tool usage in course shells

As Canvas admins we have a need to track external tool usage, across all course shells. We often are very interested to know adoption of a tool at our institution. Or if we determine that a particula...

01-03-2018

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