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Timeline update for when Discussions Redesign is forced on?

@Katrina-Hess Do you expect this discussions redesign to be pushed on for all institutions by the end of second quarter 2022? (ie, before Summer 2022?) We're trying to decide when to turn it o...

10-19-2021

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Adding bottom border to a table without CSS

I'm working on a finance/accounting course, lots of tables. I want to have borders on the bottoms of the rows only (so, only have horizontal lines). But I can't change the overall subaccount CSS beca...

01-21-2021

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Receiving error message when trying to export course content

We've had a couple reports of students unable to download course content (different students, different courses). The button IS checked in settings.  I tried it myself, in Chrome, ...

05-06-2020

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Will Vimeo Notifications Video be Updated?

We have a Vimeo tutorial video embedded in our online teaching certification course for instructors. Will this video be updated to show the change to SMS notifications, or should we delete it from ou...

05-06-2020

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View Click Pathways through Analytics?

We're trying to figure out how students access the materials in our courses. In other words, are they accessing their discussions through the Calendar, To-Do list, Discussions tab, or the Home tab (w...

01-23-2020

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Shift dates best practice for open/start and end/close dates

When you ask Canvas to automatically shift the dates, what are the best practices for which dates you choose?  I'll explain: Our courses open to students a week before the course starts an...

01-03-2020

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Gradebook and Speedgrader dropdown: Visible, Invisible, and More Options

In New Gradebook, instructors intuit incorrectly that Hide and Post replace Mute/Unmute. They believe these actions affect future grades. They do not know to look for the Grade Posting Policy. ...

12-10-2019

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Grade Posting Policy Use and Scenarios

My team created a post on our blog on the New Gradebook Grade Posting Policy for our instructors. You are welcome to share it with your instructors. As the policy is updated, I will update this same ...

11-01-2019

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Clarifying Grade Posting Policy--Does Hide only affect grades already posted?

I'm really hoping to get a Canvas super expert to weigh in here (erinhallmark‌, maybe?  @CanvasDocTeam ‌?)  I'm writing a blog post for our instructors on the Grade Posting Po...

10-30-2019

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Graded Storyline in Canvas

I investigated this in the past but thought it was worth bringing up again to see if the software has improved.  We haven't been using Graded Storylines in Canvas because it seemed SCORM was ...

10-28-2019

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How to set up a course where students can choose some assignments

I'm working on setting up a course with 3 required assignments and a suite of optional ones (assignments and discussions) that they can choose from.  How do I set this up? I thought at first ...

09-12-2019

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Need kind of a weird rubric

I have an instructor who would like a rubric like this programmed into Canvas. Is this possible in such a way to work well? I know about ranges, but I'm not sure that would convey the idea that some ...

08-01-2019

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Fix Unexpected Behavior: Un-Delay Announcement announcements don't appear in correct order

When we delay announcements (say, if we have some left over from the previous offering of the course that we want to reuse but aren't sure when the course starts when it will run so we aren't ready t...

06-26-2019

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Creative Solutions for Discussion-Heavy Courses

Just to get the complaining out of the way, discussions in Canvas are clunky for robust discussions. I'm migrating a course that in D2L had 400 posts each week per discussion. D2L could handle t...

05-22-2019

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survey question breakdown

I'm working with an instructor who would like to ask students opinion questions to "take their temperature" on course topics. He would like like to see a question breakdown similar to this (not not w...

05-13-2019

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Do not count toward the final grade checkbox vs 0 points

I have an instructor who uses an assignment to ask students their prior experience with the subject. The assignment doesn't count towards their final grade and is worth 0 points.  Currently, ...

04-24-2019

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Put Everything with a Due Date on the Calendar and Syllabus

Even if you set practice quizzes, for example, with a due date, that date doesn't appear on the calendar. The only place for students to see that dates is if they go through Modules (our institution ...

03-14-2019

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Remove prerequisites when the module it's based on is removed

Currently, when the module a prerequisite is based on is removed, the prerequisite LABEL persists on the modules with that prerequisite on them. I'm suggesting removing that label from the modules. ...

01-03-2019

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How to not show a picture or name in announcements/discussions

I came across this thread about how to manually add the pic/initials of the instructor to discussions. I have the opposite question: We'd like to manually remove IDs pictures/initials from annou...

11-08-2018

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Multiple answers in numerical quizzes

In what situation would I want multiple answers in a numerical answer quiz? Would I need to do that for something like $2000 vs $2,000 or 2000 or 2,000? Or does the numerical choice automatically fil...

10-03-2018

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