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Hello, I submitted an assignment on canvas before a due data and all seemed normal. I checked a few days later and it said 'missing' but my assignment pdf was showing up as an attempt so I thought it was just some sort of simple glitch. Now that the ...

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Hello, Using the CD2 API, what is the suggested way to get the Users from the User's List on UI?  I have tried using Users and Pseudonyms but I am receiving more results compared to my original logic on CD1.   Also, according to the documentation Use...

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Hi everyone, I'm looking for some help with setting up an assignment in Canvas. I need two professors to review and grade the same assignment using a rubric. How can I configure Canvas to allow both professors to input their grades and feedback? Is t...

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I am able to create (seemingly) New Quizzes in my published courses, but not in a sandbox course. I was able to create a New Quiz and build it in a published course. However, when I copied it to my sandbox course, and tried to build on the copy, I re...

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Hello, I need to migrate one or more Blackboard courses in one (one only) Canvas course. Is there an easy way to do this? I was told that if I export each single course will override the previous one. I am new to Canvas so maybe there is an easy fix....

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I am teaching at multiple institutions this summer.  This afternoon, I recorded a Kaltura video interview while I did not realize I was logged in to the wrong institution.  It is now saved in my media gallery at the wrong institution.  Is it possible...

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Since several months I've been unable to access content in Canvas using Google Chrome or Edge. Currently I'm using Firefox. However, my students are experiencing the same problem when trying to access the courses.Initially we thought that it was a br...

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Is there a way to automatically generate an access code when creating a new class with quizzes using Quiz Restrictions in the blueprint?

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We have a variety of admin and instructors who have the ability to import content from 1 course to another. How can we determine who imported content? The import page tells us the date and time it was imported but doesn't say who performed the import...

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I have many teachers asking for this feature. They want to be able to toggle between students on Grades View Page. Currently, they have to back out and then find the student and click back in. Anyone know a workaround? 

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Hello, In classic quizzes, if I wanted to change a question type from Multiple Choice to Essay, for example, all I had to do was a couple clicks on the question.  In new quizzes, I haven't found a way to do that.  Am I missing something? Thanks,

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Hello! I am trying to change the Roll Call setting "A lateness counts as what percent of a presence?", but I'm having trouble getting the changes to save. I'm aware that the default is 80%, and I am trying to change it to 0%. In order to make this ch...

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On Moodle, we used forums in the following way:  For each class, a professor would create a Moodle forum, where they would list questions to guide students’ reading of the assigned articles.  Before each class, students would then post a comment on t...

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How does an Admin change the notification default settings for the entire Canvas Instance--meaning settings that are turned on/off in all courses and users--before individual users customize their own notifications?

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Hello,I am attempting to add the Badgr app while using my free for teacher Canvas account. I am having trouble, as when I go to enter the consumer key and the shared secret, there are no codes for me to enter in my account. Is there something else I ...

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How do I add an email to my canvas?

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Why is building quizzes so darn hard in your platform??  Please, allow viewing the answers for MORE THAN 25 QUESTIONS!  Please, allow editing to happen on full scale, clicking the darn pencil for each edit is so obnoxious when I need to edit 25 asses...

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Hello I am the new LMS Admin at my university and we are currently transitioning from Blackboard to Canvas. One issue I've been tasked to solve is finding a way to preserve student data in the case of a grade dispute. We've been able to pull extract ...

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Hello, I'm an admin and wondering if there is a solution for archiving old courses. In our district we have courses from 2017 so our list is very long. I’m aware of the new K16 archiving solution but was wondering if it is possible to do it outside o...

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Hi all, I am interested in acquiring expertise in the technical aspects of what is possible in canvas, but I'm not sure where to get started learning. Is there a set of videos or technical reference document on how to do all of the possible things wi...

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When I remove a module from one of my CANVAS courses does it disappear?  If not where does it go?Thanks for the help!

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I have a problem, searching in the community I found this code to be able to change the login image to that of the institution where I work. .mobileLogin-Header {z-index: 1;background-image: url(https://instructure-uploads.s3.amazonaws.com/account_22...

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Whenever I'm entering grades, a popup will appear that says "Saved Data" and it has a list of suggested numbers. I've noticed that this can occasionally get in the way, and even if I delete the suggested "Options," more reappear. Any suggestions on h...

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I am an instructor in the Greenville County Virtual Program. I have copied the current coursework materials of the courses I taught this year. I need to know how I can access the copied coursework in the future. How do I retrieve a copied course? The...

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Quiz questions Is there a way to Grade ( No Answers) automatically as Zero Points instead of having to click X?   Thanks

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I teach Algebra and would like students to be able to graph linear equations/inequalities, systems, exponential equations, and quadratic equations. Also be able to plot solutions to an inequality on a number line.  I used to use Edulastic for this wh...

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Hello,I am an account admin.In Assigmments > Plagiarism review, the default setting for "Show report to students" is "Immediately".How do I change this to "Never"?

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I am having trouble removing the ye so the students can view the grades.  It keeps saying disabled

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Hello community, nice to greet everyone. I am a Canvas administrator and I am wanting to make a change to the login screen of the institution where I work. Specifically, I am looking for the label called "email" for "UCC Key", I was able to do it usi...

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I am looking for guidance on what the expected behaviour is for excused assignments when the total of assignment groups is greater than 100%.First, I'll explain my understanding for the "easy" scenario where the total includes 100%.. Suppose the foll...

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Canvas LMS Product Blog

Read updates from our Product teams about Canvas LMS

We're thrilled to announce the launch of the Lucid integration in Canvas LMS, now available in beta. This integration promises to enhance your teaching and learning experiences. 

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In March, we formed a dedicated team to tackle some long-standing user pain points, focusing on those small yet persistent issues that have been sources of irritation. We also focused our time on enhancements that enrich the experience of our educato...

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Starting June 19th, 2024, all HTTP responses from Canvas will transition to full lowercase response header names to align with industry best practices. This change impacts API users, browser users, and other clients.

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Developers

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The Canvas Product Team is embarking on a series of live discovery sessions with users to gather feedback and co-create with some of our customers. Read on to learn about our first session.

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For the past many weeks and months, my team and I have been seeking customer feedback for our ongoing redesign work for Discussion and Announcements.

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The most recent New Quizzes update sparked a lot of feedback, much of it expressing frustration about the known issue related to course files in item banks. Copying a course does not automatically change the links in an item bank, so when you use a q...

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New Quizzes

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Now available in Beta: New Quizzes exporting as a Common Cartridge.  While there will not be any user interface changes or changes to the workflow of exporting a common cartridge package, this work makes exporting more reliable because of the changes...

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New Quizzes

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The new Item Banks Sub-Account feature allows users to view and share item banks relevant to their current sub-account. This functionality makes lookup more convenient, by limiting the item banks listed to the current subaccount. Customers who have s...

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New Quizzes

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The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education is no longer a distant prospect – it's our present reality. At Instructure, we believe that this technology offers immense potential to revolutionize teaching and learning when it is implemented wi...

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Latest updates in New Quizzes for Quarter 1 2024, January to March.

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New Quizzes

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We're thrilled to give you an update on our progress and share insights into our timeline adjustments. Here's an exclusive sneak peek at the ongoing progress of our rubric redesign initiative.

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Yes, it’s coming!

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Data Access Platform (DAP) CLI and Client Library v1.1.0 is now available.  Version 1.1.0 is a fast follow to our GA release to address some community identified issues with a new feature enhancement to prepare us for future updates.

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Release Communications

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The last ideas voting round didn’t go as planned. We want to respond and evolve.

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Roadmap Processes

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We know that the most powerful aspect of Canvas LMS is its flexibility and extensibility. With our 900+ integration partners, Canvas LMS offers educators the power to seamlessly leverage tools that are right for their students, teachers, and administ...

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LTI Integrations

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Today, we're reaching out with an update on the anticipated release of our new feature, Discussion Checkpoints.

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  After customer feedback and collaboration with Google, we have decided NOT to deprecate Google Apps LTI tool as planned in 2024, but we still encourage you to transition to Google Assignments LTI 1.3 to take advantage of the newest technology and ...

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LTI Integrations

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We've got some fantastic news to share – we've just finished a brand new video resource that provides an overview of the Discussion Redesign in Canvas!

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Data Access Platform CLI & Client Library is now GA

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Canvas Data

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Developers

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We are updating jQuery in Canvas and your custom JavaScript might break if you leverage jQuery in it

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Developers

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Q4 Achievements Share Item Banks on Course CopyAnonymous Grading of New Quizzes - UpdatesMigrate practice quiz to New Quizzes as a zero point quizMigrated quizzes appear in same moduleItem Analysis - updates

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New Quizzes

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In September, we introduced the new Quiz and Item Analysis report, focusing on improving its speed. I am delighted to announce that the 24-hour report generation time has now been reduced to an average of under a minute. While the report has seen sig...

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New Quizzes

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Beginning today, Community members will only be able to comment on Product Blogs published in the last six months.

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Read on to see what's coming for content next year!

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As the end of 2023 is approaching, we offer you a brief retrospective of what’s new with Canvas Data, an important reminder about migrating data to Canvas Data 2 as Canvas Data 1 reaches end-of-life this year, and references to useful resources for c...

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Over the past few years, our Product teams have been constantly innovating. We’ve put together an engrossing scroll-through trip down memory lane to showcase improvements to Canvas from 2021 through 2023.

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The ability to duplicate item banks in New Quizzes was released to production environments on November 18. With this functionality, it is possible to duplicate an entire item bank so that any future edits would not affect the original item bank.

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New Quizzes

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Mark your calendars! We’ve made a few changes to our Canvas deploy schedule.

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Release Communications

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The Rubrics functionality within Canvas LMS has been a conversation close to our hearts, stirred by your valuable insights. Delighted to announce that we are currently making progress on a transformative endeavor, reimagining the rubric experience.  

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We have designed and implemented an entirely new enrollment workflow called “Temporary Enrollment Pairing”. We recognize that Canvas is the hub of teaching and learning, and giving easier access to the learning environment for temporary instruction h...

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Canvas LMS Release Notes

Learn about the latest releases, updates, and bug fixes for Canvas LMS

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2024-07-20 Enforcement of Discussion and Announcement Redesign. Deprecation of Legacy Account Analytics.Enforcement of New Analytics For more information, please see Upcoming Canvas Changes. In this Canvas release (15 Jun...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2024-06-10 Enforcement of LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page Feature Option  2024-06-15 Restricting future use of the submission_type_selection LTI PlacementAGS Score submitedAt is removed. 2024-07-20 Enforc...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2024-06-10 Enforcement of LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page Feature Option 2024-06-15 Enforcement of restricting future use of the submission_type_selection LTI Placement For more information, please see Up...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (16 March), admins can search and sort Account Developer Keys. Within the Gradebook, instructors have the option to select multiple filter choices for each filter type. SpeedGrader's media recorder includes screen capture and a...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (17 February), observers can sign up for appointment groups when enabled by an institution and the instructor. Classic Quizzes' practice quizzes are migrated to New Quizzes with zero-point quiz settings enabled. The CSV format ...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in t...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (20 January), additional question types are included in the Answer Frequency Summary in the Item Analysis Report. Screencast | View the New Feature Screencasts page for a compilation of all available videos in this release. A...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

In this Canvas release (16 December), the LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page is enforced for all institutions. LTI tool postMessages are now properly supported in an active Canvas Rich Content Editor, including LTI Platform Storage m...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes November 2023 Remove remaining utilities from Canvas related to Flash video support. 2023-12-16 The oembed_retrieve endpoint is removedEnforcement of LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page Feature Option 2023-12-...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes November 2023 End of life for remaining utilities from Canvas related to Flash video support. 2023-12-16 Deprecation of oebmed_retrieve endpointEnforcement of LTI Deep Linking Line Items on Assignment Edit Page Feature Option...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Upcoming Canvas Changes 2023-09-16 Enforcement of ResourceLink.id substitution parameter to supply a resource link’s ‘resource_link_uuid’ instead of the ‘resource_id.' For more information, please see Upcoming Canvas Changes. In this Canvas release...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases

Canvas deploys contain code changes that are intended to fix bugs, improve performance, and prepare for new features. These deploys take place every two weeks and can be tested in the beta environment before the production deploy date indicated in th...

Canvas Releases