Migrating a Course Between Two Accounts

If you need to migrate a course from the Dallas/ACUONLINE instance of Canvas to the Abilene one, or vice versa, you will be performing an “export” and “import” process between two separate accounts. Below you will see the instructions on how to...

Copying selected content of courses

When you start your semester, copying the course in an efficient way would save you a lot of time. You may start by creating a blank course (tutorial), and copy the course later on, using this guide. First, go to your newly created course, go to...

Sharing course content between colleagues

If you want to share your course either in its entirety or parts (such as rubrics only) with your colleague, you will have to perform a bit of “import and export.”  Here is how to do this if you, say, Professor A, want to share your course with Professor...

Shifting dates between semesters

When you import a course from one semester to another, you may see the option to “shift dates.”  What this does is that it can pick the beginning of one semester and change it to the beginning of another semester, and shifts all your due dates accordingly....

How to reuse your comments when you grade?

If you reuse some of your comments as you grade an assignment, you might want to know that you can save your comments in Speedgrader and reuse them. When you are in Speedgrader for an assignment, click on the speech bubble icon. You will then see the following screen....