Articles related to the Canvas LMS.

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Pinned Article Faculty Assistance for Canvas Issues

This article explains options for Canvas assistance.

"An error occurred" browser message appears when accessing Canvas

This error is typically caused by using an outdated link or bookmark to Canvas.

Canvas Assignments Cannot be Viewed by Students

Canvas assignments will not be viewable by students unless published.

Canvas Course Cannot be Viewed by Students

An unviewable Canvas course has numerous registration and publishing-related causes.

Canvas Course Incorrectly Named

Course titles in Canvas are sourced by data contained in Banner. Contact the Registrar to request changes or edits.

Creating or Modifying a Canvas Course

Canvas course copies or merges can be requested via the Service Catalog.

Issues Using Safari with Canvas Embedded Content

Newer versions of Safari have heightened security which can cause issues. Alternate browsers are recommended.

Merging Multiple Course Sections in Canvas

Merging of Canvas courses can be performed by IT staff by filing a request.

Submitting Grades

Grades are submitted via web-enabled Banner.

Supported Browsers in Canvas

Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser.

Using Respondus Lockdown or Respondus Monitor in Canvas

LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment in order to prevent cheating. Monitor is used to proctor exams via webcam.

Using TurnItIn LTI with Canvas

Turnitin is plagiarism prevention software that is used in Canvas assignments. This article describes how to use the LTI.