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Is there really no way to apply a style sheet to a specific course?

I've done some research on here and I've found some references to inline styling. But I can't find anything that suggests that a CSS can be applied only at a specific course level.  For examp...

02-13-2018

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Teaching Programming

I'm working on developing a free course to be used by public schools that will bridge the gap between programming and financial literacy skills, that meets the requirements for both.  Does an...

02-07-2018

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Recurring Assignment that Builds on Itself

 I'm working with a non-profit who has a Financial Literacy course that is taught in Texas public schools via Canvas. We have a number of assignments which require frequent editing.  For...

12-13-2017

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A Simple Python POST Script - Creating a New User

This is a follow up to my previous blog post, "A Simple Python GET Script". Personally, I find myself using POST requests quite frequently. So while the GET script was great for showing at a basic le...

11-14-2017

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A Simple Python GET Script

Hey guys,  I'll spare you my life story on this one, but I am the LMS Administrator at a non-profit institution. What that means is that I'm the administrator, the course designer, the data-a...

11-08-2017

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CLI Install Failing in Ubuntu

I am having the hardest time getting the CLI up and running in Ubuntu. In windows, I get it just fine.  Upon install I get this error:  It's telling me I need a certain version ...

11-08-2017

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Postman No Longer Working

Has anyone else had a problem using postman lately? It was working fine on my old PC running windows. Now I keep getting this same message using Garth's instructions. Please excuse the shoddy...

11-04-2017

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Easy to Use Excel Alternatives

Hi Ladies and Gentlemen,  I'm a content provider who publishes material via Canvas. Originally our organization believed that having excel spreadsheets was something high school students woul...

10-24-2017

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Specific Query Question

I'm not sure if this is the right way to report this but please redirect me if it is. My institution just got access to Canvas data and I'm trying to merge the reports in a way so that it give me the...

10-09-2017

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Student Double Enrollment

I've been dealing with a lot of this lately and it's causing a lot of inconsistencies when I'm counting enrollment.  For this class in particular, the provisioning report counts ~200 ...

10-04-2017

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Student Enrollment Report

I've been messing around with the API and the reports for the last two hours and I still can't seem to find the report I need. Is there a Canvas report that simply shows the student enrollment for ea...

09-21-2017

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Upload File to Student Account

Is there a way to upload a document into multiple students account-files? Like, if I have a document I need 1,500 students to have access to regardless of which course they are enrolled in.  

09-13-2017

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Self - Registration Not Prompting Students for Passwords

Hi guys,  I put in a ticket for this but it's taken forever to get back to me and I've had to reset about 50-100 passwords manually today. It's getting old.  We are a third party offe...

08-23-2017

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.imscc Upload from Canvas to It's Learning

Not sure if this is the best group for this question but never the less... I work in Canvas (obviously) and I recently sent a copy of a course to an institution who uses it's learning to do a comm...

08-01-2017

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Removing H2 Text from Syllabus

I'm trying to modify the CSS on the syllabus page to hide the assignments.  I was able to use some CSS to block the listing of them all so that only the "course description" remained. But now...

07-10-2017

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Canvas Style Guide - Permanence?

For those of you who do not know, canvas has an entire style guide full of neat little things you can add to your course. I wish I had found this sooner, so enjoy.  Now my question is how muc...

07-05-2017

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Speeding up a Course

Right now our org has a pretty large course. Several gigabytes. 15 modules. Embedded videos. Etc.  What are some ways we can speed this up? We are already in the process of creating a homepag...

06-28-2017

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Manually Created Users Password

If I create a user manually and don't assign a password, are they "up the creek" when they try to log-in or is there some default password they get assigned when their account is created? 

06-28-2017

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The ABCs of Canvas Dev

Hello geniuses,  I am really in need of some help. I work for a small non-profit and when it comes to Canvas, I do it all. Course design, administration, training. Jack of all trades, master ...

06-27-2017

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Creating multiple courses

Yo,  Is there a way I can create multiple courses at once?  I ask because we have a course we use in commons as a master and then we export this course into blank courses. It's just k...

06-23-2017

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Graduated with a degree in Mathematics from University of Houston in 2017. Doing non-profit work with Financial Mentors of America to educate our nation's children in the art of critical thinking and financial independence.
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