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In Observance of Juneteenth, 2022 - Phone Support Unavailable

  June 19th, or Juneteenth, is an important day in American history. That day in 1865 commemorated the ending of slavery across the United States. While significant steps forward have been ma...

05-18-2022

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Organizing the Accessibility Group

It occurs to me as I look at this group that it might benefit from more organization in the group forum.  Currently there are 110 topics in the forum that get displayed in no particular order.&n...

02-22-2021

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*****Scholarship Opportunity for Canvas Certified Educator Program*****

For about as long as I can remember, people have been asking for a Canvas professional certification program. Instructure recently launched the Canvas Certified Educator Program, and the first cohort...

10-30-2020

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Instructure Store Launch!

tl;dr: Instructure now has a store where you can buy swag: https://www.instructure.com/store Hello Everyone,   This news isn't exactly Community related but we are pretty excited a...

10-15-2020

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Canvascon Community Building Table Topics

Going to Canvascon has always been a highlight of my summer, at least since I went to the first conference back in 2011 that was held up at Snowbird, outside of Salt Lake.  I haven't missed one ...

10-05-2020

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Community Migration Incident Details (8/6/2020)

With the recent migration of the Canvas Community to a new platform, Instructure encountered three issues that impacted community members (highlighted below).  On August 6th, the day of migr...

08-20-2020

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The day is here! It’s time for us to pack up and move!

Image Credit Canvas Community is migrating to a new platform.  Here are the important dates and times you’ll want to note.   In the short time we’re offline, you will be able t...

08-03-2020

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Community Feedback and Communication

As we began thinking about a move from our current community platform to Khoros—soon to be the home of the Canvas Community—we saw an opportunity to realign our current goals and strategies in c...

07-22-2020

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Community Migration Update and FAQ, July 7th

As we get closer to launching the next community platform we are ready to begin sharing more specific information than we felt ready to share in New Community Almost Here , which we posted on June...

07-07-2020

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New Community Almost Here

Tl;dr - Canvas Community will move to a new platform in July   If you read Canvas Community is Moving (Going Places) posted this past April, you know that the Canvas Community will soon...

06-12-2020

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Free for Teacher Gets An Update

Three months ago I posted Free for Teacher Feature Options, where I described how feature options, or flags, are used in Canvas to allow institutions when to release certain changes to their own...

04-08-2020

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Where do you find course content?

Earlier today, Phil Hill said in a blog post that as teachers respond to mass school closures the initial phase we are seeing is a lot of people wanting to move from synchronous face to face ...

03-20-2020

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Canvas Status Page Gets Updated

Tl;dr status.instructure.com now includes a link to a per-instance historical status update.   The Canvas status page lives at status.instructure.com and tells Canvas users if all system...

03-10-2020

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Free for Teacher Feature Options

For those of you who are not LMS administrators, you may not be familiar with the concept of feature options in cloud software.  One of the advantages of cloud software is that it is easier to k...

01-07-2020

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Canvascasters Episode One, Allow us to introduce ourselves

"Two nerds on their journey to become #CanvasLMS jedi. United by #edtech and @CanvasLMS  Canvascasters are users & not affiliated with Canvas. #CanvasFam" September 26th ...

12-20-2019

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Canvascasters Episode Two, Canvas Love w/ Megan Tolin

"Two nerds on their journey to become   #CanvasLMS   jedi. United by   #edtech   and @CanvasLMS  Canvascasters are users & not affiliated with Canvas.   ...

12-20-2019

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Canvascasters Episode Three, Canvas Tea w/ Paul Towers

"Two nerds on their journey to become   #CanvasLMS   jedi. United by   #edtech   and @CanvasLMS  Canvascasters are users & not affiliated with Canvas.   ...

12-20-2019

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Canvascasters Episode Four, Caninnovate w/ Kona Jones (Part 1)

"Two nerds on their journey to become   #CanvasLMS   jedi. United by   #edtech   and @CanvasLMS  Canvascasters are users & not affiliated with Canvas.   ...

12-20-2019

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Canvascasters Episode Five, Caninnovate w/ Kona Jones (Part 2)

"Two nerds on their journey to become   #CanvasLMS   jedi. United by   #edtech   and @CanvasLMS  Canvascasters are users & not affiliated with Canvas.   ...

12-20-2019

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Canvascasters Episode Six; Canvas Worldwide with Chris Giles

"Two nerds on their journey to become   #CanvasLMS   jedi. United by   #edtech   and @CanvasLMS  Canvascasters are users & not affiliated with Canvas.   ...

12-20-2019

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I have worked for Instructure since 2012. Before that I worked in the community college system in Washington State. I live in Idaho
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