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Even after cleaning, Canvas duplicated my content.

Question asked by Matthew Eric Lit on Jun 19, 2019
Latest reply on Jun 19, 2019 by chofer@morainepark.edu

Hi all - I don't even know where to begin with my Canvas frustration. 

 

I maintain a "sandbox" set up by my college. Before this semester began I diligently went through the shell and eliminated all duplicate pages and content (assignments, discussions, etc.). There were absolutely no dates on any assignments or discussions. All had been stripped out. 

 

I thought I had what was a very streamlined sandbox to use as an import. 

 

When I imported the course...lo and behold - the entire thing was duplicated...modules, syllabus, home page...all of it...and it did so all out of order. It took me a few (seriously frustrating) hours to clean it all out. I have no idea why it would duplicate the material. 

 

So, I went back through the course and unpublished/deleted/turned off the duplications. Yesterday I met with a student and she said she was confused by the duplications. I was kind of shocked. Looking at her Canvas student view there were many duplications I had turned off. 

 

I'm seriously at a loss for what is going on. I would surely like to hear from Canvas on this. 

 

Thanks. From Colorado...

 

Matt 

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