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Develop course navigation to address the following questions:
If you've received this error message when attempting to access a page, file, assignment, or anything of the like in your Canvas course... then know that you are not the only one experiencing this issue in your class! Most likely the content has not been published yet.
If possible, please report this to us [IT] immediately, and we can get in touch with the teaching team regarding the content.
When Modules are created and published, notifications are not sent out.
The only time notifications are sent out for content items within modules is when the content item itself is published, regardless of whether or not the module itself is published or not.
Note: If you publish the entire module instead of the individual item within a module, then all of the items will be automatically published within the module. The only exception is if you have already...
Different content within Canvas can be organized and shared in different ways, either by using sections or groups within a Canvas site.
For instance, you could use sections to apply differentiated due dates for Section A and Section B, for a particular assignment or graded discussion. Groups also function in a similar manner in regards to group assignments.
For pages, unfortunately there isn't a way to enable/disable a page for a particular group/section of students within a course site. By design pages are intended to be visible to the entire site. In more niche...
HGSE students, should already have access to iPac readings within their respective Canvas courses. Other students who have a Harvard-affiliation will also be able to access iPac readings and other local Harvard/HGSE E-Resources as well.
Students that are cross-registering from outside of Harvard, who are looking to access iPac readings for a course will need to reach out to the course librarian at HGSE, and request access along
Yes, students are able to see the previous announcements if they have been imported over into the current site.
Can they still see announcements if the tab is hidden?
Yes, they can only access the announcement only from the notification under the Dashboard via the Global/Recent Activity Stream view. They cannot access the announcements page directly using the breadcrumb navigation at the top of the screen after they click on the notification from the global activity stream.
Course notifications are sent out to all members of a course. Notifications are sent out when a specific action has been completed which will trigger a notification to be sent out. For instance, if a new graded assignment was created and saved and published all at once, this would trigger a notification to be sent out to members of the course.
Note that before a notification can be sent out, the following conditions must be met:
Course is published
User has not disabled notifications to be sent out (same may be...