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Trouble uploading file attachment to assignment comment

Whenever I add a file attachment to a comment for an assignment, the process never shows as successful. It cycles infinitely, like this:    If I reload the page, I get a warning tha...

05-01-2022

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Work-around for Using Rubric for Resubmissions?

Howdy, Is there any work-around for saving rubric comments from a first draft when updating the rubric for a second draft/resubmission? I'm thinking of situations where the only ones resubmitting...

04-29-2022

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Reminding student of peer reviews to complete

Hi, I'm trying to remind students to complete peer reviews, but Canvas appears not to send any notification. The hover over the notification bell never updates. It lists the last notification as th...

09-22-2021

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Differentiating between Assignment Comments and Student Annotation?

Is there any way to differentiate between Assignment Comments (those that appear in the right sidebar, under the grade, on an assignment) and the information students add in the new Student Annotatio...

05-28-2021

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Can you require x of y items are completed in a module?

I have some optional assignments. Students can complete four of eight for credit. Is there any way that a module (or some mechanism) can lock them out after completing the maximum?  The idea i...

03-10-2021

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Free way to embed an RSS Feed?

I'd like to post a blog rss feed on a page in my Canvas course, but I can't find anything that is both free and that works. Any suggestions? Thanks.

01-26-2021

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How to Show Points Total on Individual Grades Page

I am trying to make the points total show on individual Grades pages. Things worked precisely as I wanted them during the Spring semester, but I can't get the same information in my Summer course. I ...

07-08-2020

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Points-based Grade Scale?

I'm using an ungrading-style course where students compile points toward the grade they set as their goal. I figured out how to get the accumulated points to show in the gradebook, and I realized tha...

01-24-2019

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Self-grading quizzes with open answers?

Howdy, everyone, I'm trying to do the ungrading thing by asking students to award/declare the points they earn when they complete various tasks. I'm having a hard time finding an efficient way to ma...

01-24-2019

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Instructions for Inserting a File in an iframe

I found a post that explained how to find the relevant path for a File so that you could then insert that file inside an iframe. I know how to find it (usually), but I wanted to share the instruction...

01-09-2019

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Public Course Visibility & End of Term

If a course is set with public visibility, what happen at the "end of term"? I don't have an easy way to test the scenario, so perhaps someone can help. I am hoping to leave the course open as an arc...

09-01-2018

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Traci Gardner, known as "tengrrl" on most networks, teaches in the professional and technical writing program in the Department of English at Virginia Tech. She writes lesson plans, classroom resources, and professional development materials for English language arts and college composition teachers. She is the author of Designing Writing Assignments. Her technical writing resources are available at http://tracigardner.github.io/TechComm.
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