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How to remove an exam or assignment not used this semester from gradebook?

I teach the same course on subsequent semesters, so I will import the course files, exams etc. from the previous semester when I make the site for a new section at the beginning of the same semester....

04-14-2022

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Canvas quiz not copying correctly to another course

I recently had to modify a canvas "quiz" (really it's a midterm unit exam with lots of questions) I had previously created for three different sections (classic quizzes). I made the needed changes in...

11-26-2021

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students submitting file uploads on assignment where only text entry box is ticked

Failure to follow explicit instructions notwithstanding, I don't understand how they are even able to do this, as I requested text entry on this assignment and did not tick the file upload box at all...

11-10-2021

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Embedding a an externally linked videos on class pages

I've done this before on my class pages, but I noticed that two of the embedded videos in one of my pages appear to be "un-playable," so I went in to re-embed them.   I can't do it this time...

10-29-2021

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Can't locate add rubric option for assignment

I am creating an assignment on Canvas, and the little "+" sign with "add rubric" is not present at the bottom of the assignment page. It is an online submission with text entry. Here's a screenshot o...

10-18-2021

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Can't save exam I imported from another course

Hi, I have imported an unpublished exam I created in "classic quizzes" in a previous semester's course to have on hand as a special make up exam in case any students can't take the normal exam schedu...

10-05-2021

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Some students not getting peer reviews assigned

I recently set an assignment to auto assign peer reviews. For some reason 2-3 students were not assigned peer reviews, even though they submitted assignments of their own. In addition, two students w...

05-15-2021

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How to adjust just one student's score to remove lateness penalty

I have one student who submitted her quiz on time but for some reason canvas "lost" it, so she had to resubmit after the due date. It is a graded survey (worth one point to every student who comple...

02-02-2021

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How to see which students are in which groups in grouped discussions

I have a discussion assignment where there are four articles linked, and I am breaking students up into groups of four where each student in a group is to be assigned one of the articles to read and ...

01-25-2021

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To do list includes grading from a course concluded last semester?

This is an strange thing I haven't run across before. I am starting a new semester in canvas, and I notice that my "to do" list as an instructor includes grading a couple of random assignments from a...

01-20-2021

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How to give a student extra time on every quiz in a class

I was wondering how to give a student extra time on every quiz for a class. I know how to use the moderation function on a given quiz to add time for one quiz at a time, but there isn't any option I ...

01-15-2021

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No reset course content button available

I recently copied the wrong canvas course into a new "blank" one, so I would like to reset the course content and start over. I looked up how to do this on canvas and found this guide. https://comm...

12-29-2020

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points not displaying properly for quiz question

This is an odd thing that's popped up. I just gave an exam to my students, and there is a question group that picks one of two questions for my students. Each is worth 6 points, and I designated 6 po...

12-17-2020

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How to place alt text in quiz questions

I seem to remember I could once do this by right clicking on the image and a box would pop up for me to enter alt text, but this is not working now. I don't see any option that works for inserting al...

11-28-2020

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Unlocking Modules: getting message that I shouldn't

Hi, I have my course set up with modules that are broken down by class unit. I unlock each module when it is time for the students to start that unit. Each module contains links to pages for each cha...

10-26-2020

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changing key for fill in the blank questions

Sometimes I screw up on a fill in the blank key, or I need to add a correct answer after students start taking the quiz. I can't find a way to get the changes to apply to a quiz in progress, or to re...

09-28-2020

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Formatting text in canvas messaging feature

I've been using Canvas's on board messaging feature to send messages to students within canvas class sections, as I have been unable to find a simple way to access canvas class lists via my campus e-...

09-02-2020

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How to get imported test banks out of my gradebook

I imported a number of testbanks from a text book web site, and I may use them to generate quizzes for my students. However, they ended up in my "assignments" section and now appear in my grade book....

08-25-2020

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how to reorder quiz questions without reordering answer choices

I wish to randomize the order of canvas exam questions, because it might make it a bit harder for students to compare notes about questions, right? The problem is, when I select this option, it app...

08-08-2020

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Way to randomize order of just multiple choice questions

In canvas quizzes, it's possible to randomize question order, which is great. But I can't figure out how to get it to only randomize multiple choice questions, while keeping the essays at the end sti...

08-04-2020

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