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Notifications for Imported Existing Content

I’ve set up my current semester course in Canvas, which is a recurring course each semester. I imported course components from an earlier semester (a.k.a., Existing Content), including some Assignmen...

01-30-2022

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Discussions - Students' view after, "Mark All as Read" chosen by Instructor

I have a course with 11 Discussion Groups.  Students post responses to Discussions for that week - i.e., over a 14-week semester, they are posting to (at least) 14 Group Discussions. Each week...

04-07-2021

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Rubric Creation & Criterion Ranges

With assessment, we know that Rubrics are not grades.  I appreciate the opportunity to use the Canvas Rubrics tool, as it can be a good guide for students to know about how I assess components (...

03-04-2021

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Progress on Canvas Groups Unique to One Canvas Course Only?

I've posted to Canvas help community in previous semesters regarding this issue with Groups.  I thought I'd post issues to this higher ed user community, as I've been told that some of the issue...

02-10-2021

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Review/Check Settings Prompt as an Option - New Assignments, Discussions, + (toggle)

Despite several years of experience with Canvas LMS, there remain (for me) occasions when I mess up, and the corrections can be tedious & inefficient.  For me, common areas for mistakes are ...

09-14-2020

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Re-submit Assignment - students access to viewing all submissions

Has Canvas LMS come up with an option for me, as an Instructor, while creating a new assignment and providing unlimited attempts for students' submissions in such a way that students can have access ...

09-12-2020

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how do I change my class roster [i.e., "People"] to default to alpha-last-name-first.

For attendance, checklists, and other instructor functions for which I need regular access to a class roster, for four courses per-semester, usually 230-250 students, it is most efficient for me to h...

04-21-2020

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I need to add a person/people to my Canvas course who has/have no affiliation with my institution.

I teach a course for which we host weekly guest speakers.  With COVID19 and our institution switching to all-things-online, I would like to add several people to my Canvas course who are not aff...

03-19-2020

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For "Media Comments," how do I minimize media interface?

I'm so close to processing dozens of grades in a more efficient way by attempting to use "Media Comments" to accompany grades.  I've been delaying my use of this because of hardware (on my end),...

07-12-2019

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As an Instructor, how do I attach more than one file to a Discussion post?

Could it be that, for the two years I've used Canvas, this is the first time I've encountered this conundrum.  What I ran into just can't be so, I'm sure.  I am posting assignment informati...

06-09-2019

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Modules Creation & Management

With the mix of options I have for Canvas course design, I'm most comfortable with a modules-first approach, with most Modules structured/labeled by weeks of the semester.  Since students in our...

02-05-2019

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How Do I "Unpublish" Multiple Items in Canvas - esp. Modules?

When I build a new semester's Canvas course, I find it helpful and efficient to use the, "Import Course Content" feature, to bring forward an earlier semesters' iteration of Canvas features of that s...

02-02-2019

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Any luck with students viewing multiple submissions to the same Assignment?

I've seen this come up before with other Canvas users, and it remains frustrating that it seems not to have been addressed.  Pardon me if it has, and, if so, please direct me to the solution.&nb...

12-01-2018

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How do I set up student Groups unique to Only One Canvas Course?

Since I've had no resolutions recommended by Canvas personnel, and since it seems I could be the only one dealing with this, I will try a different way to ask my question (I've posed it before, to no...

10-07-2018

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Any Progress with Canvas Associating Groups to Specific Courses?

As an instructor using Canvas for four 3-credit courses per-semester, it remains inconvenient that Canvas has not provided the capacity to associate student Groups with specific courses only.  I...

09-23-2018

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Assigning same grade to all Group members for a Discussion Assignment.

Just checking in to see if Canvas has made any progress toward resolving this issue.  I just launched a semester-long small group project for one of my community-based learning courses. ...

09-22-2018

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I need course-specific messaging (Conversations?) tool -- and related multiple-courses Groups issue/question.

With multiple Canvas courses each semester - up to four courses with 200+ students per semester, I'm interested in having Canvas LMS provide a Course-specific messaging (Conversations?) system - i.e....

06-06-2018

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How do I activate course resources for my Instructor replies to students' submissions to a Discussion group?

Hi Canvas Users/Team, I'm feeling duped (again) by the "Groups" functions in Canvas.  I've posted prior concerns with my cynical reference to "Group-Land," as in.....for one of my four course...

06-01-2018

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How can students easily access/view the submissions that other Group members submit/upload to a Group Assignment?

I've set up a Group Assignment.  It's a semester-long project.  There are twelve groups, of 4-5 students per-group.  It's a multi-faceted assignment, requiring all group members to sub...

11-30-2017

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Multiple Courses - Each With Separate, Course-Only Groups

I teach multiple courses.  For some courses, I create Groups.  With those Groups, I give Group Assignments.  One set of Assignments I give is Group Discussions.   In one of m...

10-27-2017

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