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HiI find the new discussion redesign to be very frustrating.  I would like to have the old discussion set-up back.  How do I make that happen?  The redesign is wasting my time.  I've stuck with it through two weeks assuming that I'd learn to love it ...

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Hi all!   I would like to know if a report on moderators and the final marker can be exported from canvas to a .csv or an excel sheet. Is this an option that is available in canvas atm? If yes, can someone give me directions as to how to get one down...

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Good day,Echo360 option is now showing in the student view navigation bar, even though it has been dragged to be visible in the navigation bar. I as an instructor see it in my options.  Could it be because the term hasn't started yet?Kind regards,Bes...

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Our Canvas Users in RMIT University recently experienced lagging while turning to html view of a page. This has slowed down their tasks significantly. May I know if there is any issue with this function ?

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I'm confused here. One of my students can see the admin/teacher's webpage and all its features. Note that in the past, he's been an observer of another training course. How do I reset his web view as a student?

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I have a free account with Canvas. I am not connected with any school and have no admin. Is there a way to set semesters in my classes for grading?

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Hello, I'm an instructor and am trying to download a quiz in one of the following formats: .DOC, .DOCX, .XML, .DAT. I have tried to place the quiz in a module by itself and download it from commons, but I can only get it to download in a zip file for...

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Hi, This is a question for Canvas admins, particularly those in higher ed. Is anyone using the Content Security Policy? What issues have you encountered if so? If not, why not? We have started using it and I have run into a few pain points, one sever...

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Hi there,Wondering if it's possible for admin to track pathways progress of faculty from the training portal? We'd like to have a way to see which faculty members have taken which courses if possible. 

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My students submit written work via the Google Classroom add on (ie as a Google Doc using Google Classroom’s plugin) and I am unable to grade papers on my iPad. The error is that it could not launch. Not sure why. Anyone got a solution? 

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Due to integration with another LMS software, I have split my students into different sub-accounts. I would like these multiple sub-accounts to complete the same course. But when I go to allocate a sub-account within the course's settings/course deta...

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Apparently it is not possible to grade a quiz by question (as opposed to by student) and upgrade marks for all students every now and then. Instead, upgrading can only be done after marking all questions for each student. I much prefer marking by que...

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A student has had someone else's work uploaded to an assignment incorrectly and we are unable to delete it from it. How can this be deleted? Or how do we get admin access to be able to? Our user roles are teacher.

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Is there a way for me to place clickable check boxes into the Canvas rich content editor so that students can "check" a list item as they complete it? We want all pre-session materials to be linked in one page for one session, and students will find ...

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A colleague brought this problem to me and I was surprised to not find the solution here. His concern was that students could no longer reply to his Announcement posts. After searching, we found that they were locked.  Has anyone else found this prob...

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As excited as our team is, for the release of Speedgrader's studio media screen capture and auto-captioning, we are curious about two things: 1. Will this feature be available to all Canvas clients, or will this require an additional add-on? 2. Can t...

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How do I start my new online class?

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Hi, I am a learning designer using Student View to test out the functionality of a course I am building. I have made several submissions while in Student View (discussion posts etc.) and noticing that these submissions do not disappear after resettin...

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Is there a way to show the students highest mark only for a selected outcome rather than an average mark?

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I want you guys to know that the recent changes that you have made to Canvas for our university are the worst!!! Who decided on these changing: esp, in the discussion forum and I do not like the term of using "teacher." I am a Professor. Teachers are...

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Hi!I created SCORM content with Articulate Rise 360. After exporting it as a SCROM zip file I imported it to Canvas as a page. Works fine!The content is now shown on the Canvas page but I need it to open in an new window. I don't want it to load on t...

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Hi. I am an instructor that formerly used Respondus Lockdown Browser to monitor my quizzes in Canvas. I copied the quiz over to the new course and want to use Honorlock but Respondus is conflicting with it. My school no longer uses the Respondus App,...

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An instructor that worked at Butler County AVTS quit. She designed a course under her sign in. I am now the new teacher and want to see if I can access her course?

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Export roll call data does not go to my email

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Each week, I have labs and quizzes that open up at different times for different sections. For example, section A might have their quiz and lab become available at 9:10 AM, be due at 11:05AM, and be available until 11:59PM. Section B might have their...

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How can I set up and receive detailed exam analytics on an individual student basis in Canvas? Specifically, I want to tag questions by category or concept and stratify student performance by question type. Currently, we can only review overall exam ...

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Why am I getting this error message when I try to use the student view in a course I am creating?

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I have some quizzes that I have in Canvas - and I want to tag them as "missing" or "excused" before syncing them to our "actual" grading system.  Frustrating (don't ask).Anywho - all students who have submitted the assignment - I have the option but ...

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My time is spent grading everything twice these days! I grade either in speedgrader or in the main grading window but when I refresh my window, NONE o the grades have stuck and show again as ungraded. It's so frustrating and does not happen all the t...

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The inactive students in a canvas course are receiving course emails like the one below: You don't often get email from notifications@instructure.com. Learn why this is important<https://aka.ms/LearnAboutSenderIdentification>No submission for Primary...

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Canvas LMS Product Blog

Read updates from our Product teams about Canvas LMS

Plus pages, ungraded discussions, an “assign to” makeover, and more!

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At Canvas, we continuously listen to your feedback to ensure that our tools meet your needs effectively. Based on the valuable insights we've gathered, we're making a temporary adjustment to our discussion redesign.

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Designed to meet the needs of young learners, explore how Canvas for Elementary fosters successful digital learning experiences.

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Learn about how you can easily move from Flip Assignments to video discussion boards in Canvas!

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Canvas LMS

Canvas Studio

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of Analytics Hub, a new core feature of Canvas LMS, available starting July 9th, 2024. Designed to be a central library, Analytics Hub serves as a one-stop-shop for all your data and analytics needs.

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Admin Analytics

Canvas Data

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We are announcing the end of the beta for the older versions (0.x) of the DAP CLI as we fully transition to the latest and most advanced version, v1.1.0. This move ensures that all users are leveraging the improved performance, stability, and expande...

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We will be upgrading to the latest versions of jQuery and jQuery UI. If your institution uses custom JS/CSS, we recommend checking your beta instances.

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Canvas Catalog

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We're excited to share an important update regarding the release of our eagerly awaited feature, Discussion Checkpoints.

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Major web browsers are beginning to phase out support for third-party cookies, a change that may have a significant impact on the functionality of LTI tools integrated with learning management systems such as Canvas. Although this change will not dir...

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Canvas LMS

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LTI Integrations

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Together with our customers, we've identified several areas where AI can profoundly enhance our platform. One of these is using AI to build efficiencies and increase capacity for educators and administrators. Specifically, AI can streamline tedious t...

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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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Canvas LMS

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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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Canvas LMS

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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Admin Analytics

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

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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

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