Helpful articles on items such as adding a rubric, cross listing a course, removing multiple roles, supported browsers, etc.

Articles (52)

Pinned Article How to Cross List a Canvas Course

Use this guide to watch an instructional video on how to cross list class sections within Canvas.

Accessing a Past Canvas Course

Information regarding accessing past Canvas course information and files.

Accessing Digital Video Streaming Service (DVSS) in Canvas Using Chrome

How to add exceptions to your chrome for flash. An exception can be used to run flash without asking.

Accessing Submissions of a Student Dropped From a Canvas Course Section

Instructions for accessing submissions of a dropped student in Canvas

Adding a Rubric in Canvas

Use this article article to add a Rubric to an assignment. Please note that once an assignment is published, adding a Rubric may not be an option.

Adding Captions to Canvas Videos Using Microsoft Stream

Information on adding captions to Canvas recordings using Microsoft Stream.

Adding Comments or Status Changes to Grades

Follow these instructions for adding comments or updating status to Canvas student grades.

Ally for Course Accessibility in Canvas

The article describes what Ally is and contains training guides on how to use it.

Can I Create a Dummy Course in Canvas?

Information on Canvas "dummy" courses/course templates.

Can I Divide my Canvas Course Into Two Sections?

Information about dividing a Canvas course into sections.

Can I Uncross-List a Course/Section in Canvas?

Information on uncross-listing courses in Canvas.

Cannot See Canvas Course/Course Shell

Information on viewing ALL of your Canvas courses.

Canvas Conferences/BigBlueButton

Information regarding the Canvas Conference BigBlueButton integration.

Canvas Enhancements / External Tools and Features / LTIs

Information regarding enhancements, external tools/features and LTIs in Canvas.

Canvas Google Drive Integration Deprecation

Information regarding the eventual depreciation of the Canvas Google Drive integration and reasoning for why ITS does not support the feature.

Canvas Vocabulary and Basics

Basic Canvas vocabulary and information.

Canvas What-If Grades

The article explains the What-If Grades feature in Canvas.

Canvas-Supported Browsers

If you are having issues with Canvas not loading or not able to submit attachments, please ensure you have a supported internet browser. The article shows which browsers are supported by Canvas.

Collaborating in Canvas Using Office 365

Instructions for using Office 365 for course collaborations in Canvas

Creating a Group Set and Group in Canvas

Find information on how to create group sets and groups in canvas.

Deleting Canvas Course Content Without Deleting Course Shell

Instructions for resetting Canvas course content.

Documents Not Opening in Canvas

Microsoft Extensions not allowing canvas documents to open. The articles explains how to remove that extension.

Giving a Student a Unique Due Date in Canvas

Steps to give a student a unique or special due date in Canvas.

How Do I Add A Course To My Canvas Dashboard?

Instructions for adding a course to your Canvas dashboard.

How Do I Assign an Assignment to a Group in a Course?

Instructions for assigning an assignment to a group in a Canvas course.

How Do I Hide Navigation Items In Canvas?

Instructions for hiding Canvas navigation items.

How Do I Publish a Canvas Course?

Instructions for publishing a Canvas course.

How Do I Request More File Space in Canvas?

Instructions for requesting additional Canvas file space.

How Do I Upload a Syllabus To Canvas?

Instructions for uploading a syllabus to a Canvas course.

How To Add a TA or Users to a Course?

Information on how to add a TA / users to your canvas course.

How to Create an Assignment in Canvas

Information on how to create a assignment in canvas.

Images Not Loading on Canvas Page

Troubleshooting information for when images do not load in Canvas.

Initial Webex Setup For Instructor

Instructions for setting up Webex as an instructor.

Instructions For Scheduling/Editing a Webex Meeting For a Canvas Course

Instructions for scheduling a Webex meeting via Canvas and then editing the advanced settings of the scheduled meeting.

Instructor Receiving Class Has Already Been Completed Message in Canvas Course

Instructions for fixing the "the email cannot be sent since the class has already been completed" in Canvas.

Launching a Webex Meeting Via Canvas as an Instructor

Instructor instructions for launching a Webex meeting via Canvas.

Lockdown Browser Download - Invalid URL Error

Information regarding a Respondus Lockdown Browser download error.

Managing Canvas Course Navigation Links

Information about customizing Canvas course navigation/

Published vs. Unpublished Items In a Canvas Course

Instructions for publishing and unpublishing various items in Canvas.

Remove Multiple Roles (Teacher, Student, Instructor) in Canvas

Use this article to change the role of a student or person within Canvas.

Request to Add Canvas External Tool (LTI)

Information on process for requesting a Canvas LTI integration.

Standard Canvas Course Timeline

An example Canvas course timeline.

Students Cannot See Canvas Studio Link

Instructions for enabling Canvas Studio so students can see it.

Submitting Large Media Files for Canvas Assignments

How to submit a large file for an assignment in Canvas using One Drive.

Uploading a Video to Canvas

Instructions for adding a video to a page within a Canvas course.

Using the Canvas To Do List

Information on using the Canvas To Do List

Webex Video Conferencing via Canvas

Description of the new WebEx tool in Canvas

What is the Difference Between a TA and a Grader in Canvas?

Difference between Graders and TAs in Canvas.

Where Can I Find Answers to BGSU Tech-Related Questions in Canvas?

How to find answers to BGSU/Canvas tech questions.

Why is my Course Listed as a Past Course in Canvas?

Instructions for updating a Canvas course End Date.

Will a New Template Delete Content I Have in Canvas?

Information regarding the creation of Canvas course templates and their impact on existing content.