Canvas Frequently Asked Questions
These are frequently asked questions related to Canvas.
If you have further questions regarding Canvas, please check out our Workshop Calendar or Google.com.
First you need to enable the feature, it is not shown in the following guide, but it is found in the same location, listed as "Enable Dashboard Images for Courses".
Once enabled you add an image using the following info;
Canvas provides an excellent guide on SpeedGrader, located at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10712-67952724422.
Canvas provides an excellent guide on Rubrics located at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12722-415286227.
Your courses can have a Late Submission policy. Canvas will automatically apply this policy, once it is setup.
The first step is to setup the New Gradebook in Canvas. New Gradebook Article
Here is an article about how to apply a late submission policy. Late Submission Article
For instructions on how to allow extra time on quizzes for individual students, please see this document: Allow Extra Time
To copy your Canvas course from one semester to the next, please follow the steps in this document. Copy Canvas Course
To re-order or disable Navigation options in Canvas, follow the steps in this document: Disable and Re-Order Navigation
Canvas allows students to interact with each other through several ways. One of those ways is Discussions. To learn more about discussions, follow this link: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10727
Canvas allows a user to create tabs within the Description portion of an Assignment, Quiz, Discussion, Page, and other locations. This Q&A thread explains how to do it using HTML code. Create Canvas Tabs
If you have problems with this, please contact the Instructional Technologist.
Canvas has the Roll Call Attendance tool that integrates your students' attendance into their grades, should you choose to. Your Canvas Administrator has enabled the Attendance Tool for you.
This article answers the question: How do I use the Roll Call Attendance tool in a course?
Canvas automatically creates an assignment for Roll Call Attendance and adds a column in Gradebook. To understand how this works, read this article: How do I edit the Roll Call Attendance assignment?
The editor in question is the Rich Content Editor. This editor includes a lot of functionality.
This video explains how to use the Rich Content Editor: https://community.canvaslms.com/videos/1073
Additional information about the Rich Content Editor can be found at: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10460#jive_content_id_Rich_Content_Editor