Canvas Guides (en)Recent Updates

Recent Updates

  • The Discussion Index page allows you to view all the discussions within a course. As an instructor, you can add discussions and modify discussion settings.

    Tags blueprint courses, Canvas, Discussions, Instructor, Instructor Guide, MasteryPaths
  • Updated on: Jun 24, 2017

    How do I set details for a course?

    As an instructor, you can manage the details in a Canvas course.

    Tags blueprint courses, Canvas, course details, Course Settings, Instructor, Instructor Guide, Settings
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  • Current jobs in the Course Import Tool show the status of a course import. Status can help you view the progress of the import and if there is any action required on your part. An import can display up to five statuses.

    Note: Canvas only process one import at a time.

    Tags Canvas, Course Import Tool, import status, Instructor, Instructor Guide, instructor tool
  • As part of a course import, you can adjust the due dates associated with course events and assignments. You can also shift due dates to a different day, or remove all associated due dates.

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  • If your institution uses Thin Common Cartridge files, you can use the select specific content option in course imports to import content as separate modules. Thin Common Cartridge is a subset of the full Common Cartridge specification.

    Selecting content in a Thin Common Cartridge file is structured differently than other import types. Thin Common Cartridge is a lightweight metadata structure most commonly used by K12 institutions that allows publishers to provide digital resources using LTI links (external tools), which usually contains a significant number of resources in one common cartridge interchange file (.imscc). Thin Common Cartridge files are designed by creating items grouped into a folder or series of folders that defines how the content should be organized for the learner.

    When importing Thin Common Cartridge files, Canvas uses metadata identifiers and titles to simulate the hierarchical structure within the Thin Common Cartridge file. This structure appears as nested content within the Modules content heading, allowing users to view a structured organization and locate the content they want to import into the course. By default, grouped content is imported as one module, but they can also be imported as separate modules. Individual content within a content group is automatically imported as separate modules.

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  • When importing course content with the Course Import Tool, you can choose to select specific content as part of the import. This option allows you to select specific content areas such as assignments, settings, and files without importing the entire course.

    Not all content can be copied as part of a course.

    Note: If you change your mind after the import has started and you want to import all course content, you can import all content by selecting each item for a content type.

    Tags Canvas, content import, Course Import Tool, import content, Instructor, Instructor Guide