• How do I create a question bank in a course?

    Question Banks are a place to house questions that can be added to quizzes across courses or accounts. Open Quizzes In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link. Manage Question Banks Click the Setti...
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  • How do I get help with Canvas as an instructor?

    You can get help with Canvas by using the Help menu. Depending on your user role, the Help menu generates a list of resources to help you with Canvas. Canvas displays links according to roles in all enrollments; for i...
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  • What feature options are currently available for Canvas courses?

    Canvas is continually creating new features to improve your experience. The majority of improvements will be made available as part of our regular release cycle. However, some features may change the workflow for comm...
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  • How do I use the To Do list and sidebar in the Dashboard as an instructor?

    In the Card View Dashboard and the Recent Activity Dashboard, the sidebar contains a To Do list and other sections that help you know what assignments and events are coming up in all of your courses. The sidebar inclu...
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  • How do I view reports for an assessment in Quizzes.Next?

    You can view reports for an assessment created in Quizzes.Next. The reports available in Quizzes.Next are the Quiz and Item Analysis and the Outcomes Analysis. The Quiz and Item Analysis report includes statistics for...
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  • How do I upload a video using the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

    You can use the Rich Content Editor to upload a video. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the editor (Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, or Syllabus). Canvas allows you to u...
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  • How do I import SCORM files as an assignment?

    If your institution has enabled the SCORM LTI, you can upload SCORM ZIP files as assignments in your course (per the applicable package content). SCORM is a technical standard for many e-learning products and is often...
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  • How do I use modules to view the progress of students in a course?

    Within Modules, you can view the progress of your students and see how they are progressing through the course. Module progress is determined by the students completing required elements in the module. If you don't s...
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  • How do I view a course as a test student using Student View?

    You can view a course the same way that your students view your course through Student View. Enabling Student View creates a Test Student in your course. You can also activate Student View in your Course Settings. To ...
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  • How do I restrict student access to a course before or after the course dates?

    As an instructor, you may be able to change restrictions for student access in your course. These restrictions include student access to courses before or after the start and end date. These restriction settings can b...
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  • Canvas Instructor Guide - Table of Contents

    Introduction Analytics Announcements Assignments Attendance (Roll Call) Calendar Chat Collaborations Commons Conferences Conversations Course Import Tool Course Navigati...
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  • How do I upload changes to the Gradebook?

    You can use a CSV file to upload changes to the Gradebook. You can upload information for existing assignments, or you can also use a CSV file to create new assignments in the Gradebook. New assignments will automatic...
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  • How do I add an event to a course calendar?

    A Canvas event is a non-graded Canvas activity. Events you create on the Calendar will not appear in the Assignments page or in the Gradebook. But they will show up on the Syllabus page and student calendars. You can ...
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  • How do I view course content offline as an ePub file as an instructor?

    If ePub Exporting has been enabled for your course, you can view your course offline as an ePub file. You can download the ePub file and upload it into any eReader software for viewing, such as iBooks or Azardi. ePub...
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  • How do I use Chrome's speech recognition feature to leave a comment in SpeedGrader?

    If you use the Google Chrome web browser to access Canvas, you can use Chrome's speech recognition feature to leave text comments on student assignments in the SpeedGrader. Chrome's speech recognition feature turns yo...
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  • How do I move or reorder an assignment group?

    You can move or reorder assignment groups after you've created them. You can manually drag and drop the assignment group, or you can use the Move To option, which is also accessible for keyboard users. You can also mo...
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  • How do I use course settings?

    The Settings navigation link is where you can easily update and see the different users and sections, and you can also modify the navigation of your course. Depending on your permissions, you can edit differing levels...
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  • How do I create a new ePortfolio section as an instructor?

    You can organize your ePortfolio by creating multiple sections. Open ePortfolios In Global Navigation, click the Account link [1], then click the ePortfolios link [2]. Open ePortfolio Click the title...
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  • How do I set details for a course?

    As an instructor, you can manage the details in a Canvas course. The Course Settings page may allow you to manage the course identification details, course Dashboard image, Blueprint information (if any), file storage...
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  • How do I add a rubric to a quiz?

    You can add a rubric to a graded discussion to help students understand expectations for the discussion and how you intend to score their replies. Occasionally, rubrics are added to quizzes when you have an outcome in...
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