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Unformatted text preview: Canvas Admin Guide This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License Canvas Admin Guide Table of Contents Accounts and Sub Accounts .............................................................................................................................................. 9 What are accounts and sub-accounts? ................................................................................................................................................. 10 How do I organize sub-accounts? .......................................................................................................................................................... 10 How do I view a sub-account?................................................................................................................................................................. 12 How do I create a sub-account? ..............................................................................................................................................................14 How do I delete a sub-account? ..............................................................................................................................................................17 How do I edit the name of a sub-account? .......................................................................................................................................... 19 How do I hide a sub-account? ................................................................................................................................................................. 21 How do I add an administrative user to an account? ....................................................................................................................... 24 How do I change self-enrollment settings for my account? ........................................................................................................... 28 What customization options are available in Canvas? .......................................................................................................................31 How do I add custom JavaScript and CSS files to my account? ....................................................................................................33 How do I add custom JavaScript and CSS files to my sub-account? ........................................................................................... 36 How do I access my Canvas beta environment?............................................................................................................................... 40 How do I access my Canvas test environment? ................................................................................................................................ 42 What is the Canvas release schedule for beta, production, and test environments?...............................................................44 Admin Tools .......................................................................................................................................................................... 47 How do I see which Notifications have been sent to a user? .........................................................................................................48 How do I view login and logout activity for a user in my account?................................................................................................ 51 How do I view grade change activity for my account? .................................................................................................................... 54 How do I view course activity for my account? ...................................................................................................................................57 Analytics ................................................................................................................................................................................62 What are Analytics? ................................................................................................................................................................................... 63 How do I view Analytics for my account? ............................................................................................................................................ 65 What will Analytics tell me about my account? .................................................................................................................................. 68 Canvas Admin Guide API ...........................................................................................................................................................................................72 How do I obtain an API access token? ..................................................................................................................................................73 Making API Calls with an Access Token ...............................................................................................................................................76 How do I install PowerShell 3.0 on a Windows machine?................................................................................................................ 77 Attendance (Roll Call) .........................................................................................................................................................79 How do I add Roll Call Attendance at the account level? ............................................................................................................... 80 How do I run account-level Roll Call Attendance reports?............................................................................................................... 81 How do I add account-level Roll Call badges? ....................................................................................................................................84 Authentication ......................................................................................................................................................................88 How do I integrate LDAP?........................................................................................................................................................................ 89 Computer Specifications ....................................................................................................................................................91 What are the basic computer specifications for Canvas?................................................................................................................ 92 Which browsers does Canvas support? .............................................................................................................................................. 93 How do I clear my Chrome browser cache on a Mac? .................................................................................................................... 96 How do I clear my Chrome browser cache on a Windows system?............................................................................................. 99 How do I clear my Firefox browser cache on a Mac?.......................................................................................................................101 How do I clear my Firefox browser cache on a Windows system?..............................................................................................104 How do I clear my Internet Explorer browser cache?......................................................................................................................108 How do I clear my Safari browser cache? ........................................................................................................................................... 112 Courses and Sections ....................................................................................................................................................... 115 How are courses and sections related?............................................................................................................................................... 116 How do I view the courses in my account?......................................................................................................................................... 118 How do I manually create a course?..................................................................................................................................................... 121 How do I conclude my course at the end of a semester?.............................................................................................................. 124 How do I delete a course in my account? ..........................................................................................................................................126 How do I undelete a course? .................................................................................................................................................................129 Canvas Admin Guide How do I unconclude a course?............................................................................................................................................................ 133 How do I filter courses? ........................................................................................................................................................................... 136 How do I find courses? ............................................................................................................................................................................ 138 How do I view my institution's Course Catalog? ............................................................................................................................... 139 How do I manually create a section? ................................................................................................................................................... 143 How do I edit a section's details?.......................................................................................................................................................... 145 How does cross-listing work in Canvas?............................................................................................................................................. 148 How do I cross-list a section? ................................................................................................................................................................ 149 How do I de-cross-list a Section?.......................................................................................................................................................... 153 How do I view my courses?....................................................................................................................................................................155 External Apps (LTI)............................................................................................................................................................. 163 What is LTI? ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 164 How do I configure an External App for an account using a URL?...............................................................................................166 How do I configure an External App for an account using XML? .................................................................................................. 171 How do I manually configure an External App for an account?.................................................................................................... 175 What is the App Center? .........................................................................................................................................................................180 How do I use the App Center at the account level? ......................................................................................................................... 181 How do I manage a whitelist of Apps for my organization?........................................................................................................... 187 Grading Schemes.............................................................................................................................................................. 192 What are account-level Grading Schemes? ....................................................................................................................................... 193 Where are my account-level Grading Schemes?..............................................................................................................................195 How do I create an account-level Grading Scheme? ...................................................................................................................... 197 How do I delete an account-level Grading Scheme? .....................................................................................................................200 Integrations ........................................................................................................................................................................202 What integrations are or can be enabled with Canvas? ................................................................................................................203 How do I enable Turnitin for my account?.........................................................................................................................................206 Does Canvas integrate with my SIS? ...................................................................................................................................................210 Canvas Admin Guide How do I import SCORM objects? ......................................................................................................................................................... 211 How do I enable Equella for my account?..........................................................................................................................................218 Languages.......................................................................................................................................................................... 222 What languages does Canvas support? ............................................................................................................................................ 223 How do I change the language preference for my institution's entire account? .................................................................... 224 How do I change the language preference in my user account? ..............................................................................................226 Outcomes ........................................................................................................................................................................... 229 How do I create an account-level user role that can manage Rubrics and Outcomes? .......................................................230 How do I create a sub-account user role that can manage Rubrics and Outcomes?............................................................ 234 What calculation methods are available for Outcomes? ............................................................................................................... 239 How do I create an Outcome for my account? ................................................................................................................................. 241 How do I edit or delete an Outcome or Outcome group in my account or sub-account? ................................................... 247 How do I create custom account or sub-account Outcome names for students?.................................................................. 253 How do I create Outcome groups for my account? ....................................................................................................................... 257 How do I move Outcomes and Outcome groups in my account or sub-account?.................................................................260 How do I find an existing Outcome to add to an account or sub-account? ............................................................................. 264 How do I find State or Common Core Standards to add to an account or sub-account?..................................................... 267 How do I create an Outcome for my sub-account? ......................................................................................................................... 271 How do I create Outcome groups for my sub-account?................................................................................................................ 277 How do I create a Student Competency Report for an account?.................................................................................................281 Where do I find the Outcomes report for an individual student in my account?.....................................................................286 Question Banks ................................................................................................................................................................290 What are account-level Question Banks?...........................................................................................................................................291 Where are my account-level Question Banks? ................................................................................................................................ 293 How do I create account-level Question Banks?.............................................................................................................................295 How do I bookmark account-level Question Banks?......................................................................................................................298 How do I delete account-level Question Banks?.............................................................................................................................300 Canvas Admin Guide If I change a question in a Question Bank, will it change automatically in the Quiz? ..........................................................302 Reports and Statistics...................................................................................................................................................... 303 How do I know how many courses are in my Canvas instance?................................................................................................. 304 What Reports are available at the account level? ...........................................................................................................................306 Rich Content Editor.......................................................................................................................................................... 323 How do I create a caption file for an external video? ..................................................................................................................... 324 How do I create captions for new or uploaded videos in Canvas? ............................................................................................ 326 How do I view captions in a video? ..............................................................................................................
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