• How do I sign up for a Canvas account as an instructor?

    If you do not already have a Canvas account, you need to create an account before you can log in to Canvas. If you are using Canvas through your institution, you will most likely already have an account and need to ac...
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  • How do I create a Multiple Answer question in New Quizzes?

    When creating an assessment, you can create a Multiple Answer question in New Quizzes. Multiple Answer questions are formatted like Multiple Choice assessment questions, but there are multiple correct answers. Student...
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  • How do I view analytics for a student in a course?

    Student analytics show you how well a particular student is doing in your course. You can also view student analytics after your course has concluded. Your institution may allow students to view their own course analy...
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  • How do I view Course Analytics?

    Course analytics will show you activity, assignment submissions, grades, and students. You can view analytics in both active and concluded courses. Notes: The Analytics features displayed in this lesson will be remov...
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  • How do I create a Matching question in New Quizzes?

    When creating an assessment, you can create a Matching question in New Quizzes. In a Matching question, students are required to match answers from a drop-down menu with a list of questions. When Matching questions ar...
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  • How do I view average course grade analytics in an interactive chart graph in New Analytics?

    New Analytics allows you to track average course grades for student submissions using an interactive chart graph. Data is for viewing only and cannot directly be changed. You can view analytics in both active and conc...
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  • How do I create a peer review assignment?

    When creating an assignment, you can require students to complete a peer review of another student's work. Learn more about peer review assignments. For peer reviews, you can manually assign peer reviews or choose to ...
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  • How do I add assessment accommodations for a student in New Quizzes?

    You can add accommodations for a student in New Quizzes. Accommodation settings include adding or removing time for all assessment attempts, and multiplying time limits by a set multiplier. Accommodations apply to all...
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  • What options can I set in a quiz?

    When you create a quiz, you have a variety of options to choose from within a quiz. Name Quiz   In the Unnamed Quiz field, you can add a name for your quiz. Choose Quiz Details When creating a n...
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  • How do I curve grades in the Gradebook?

    You can use the Gradebook to curve grades for an assignment. In the academic community, curving grades is advisable if only a certain number of students can pass, or when you require a fixed distribution of grades dis...
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  • How do I add a grading scheme to an assignment?

    You can add a grading scheme to customize assignment grading. You can use grading schemes created by your institution or you can create a new grading scheme, such as a Pass/Fail grading scheme, GPA scale grading schem...
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  • How do I automatically assign peer reviews for a discussion?

    If you automatically assign peer reviews, Canvas will assign peer reviews to students automatically once they have submitted their own discussion reply. You can also tell Canvas to automatically assign peer reviews a...
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  • How do I import Thin Common Cartridge files as separate modules?

    If your institution uses Thin Common Cartridge files, you can use the select specific content option in course imports to import content as separate modules. Thin Common Cartridge is a subset of the full Common Cartri...
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  • How do I view the MasteryPaths range breakdown results for an assignment?

    Once students complete a MasteryPaths source item, you can view the breakdown of the mastery path ranges in the item. Each range includes a link that shows the number of students who scored in each range. You can view...
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  • How do I add a rubric to an assignment?

    You can add a rubric to an assignment to help students understand expectations for the assignment and how you intend to score their submissions. Occasionally, rubrics are added to assignments when you have an outcome ...
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  • How do I remove an enrollment from a course section?

    You may be able to remove section enrollments within your course Settings in Canvas. Removing an enrollment removes all associated coursework and grades from the course. Section enrollments also include the Test Stud...
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  • How do I share a document, image, video, or audio file to Commons?

    Learn how to share files in Canvas to Commons. Learn more about supported file types in Commons. Resources should be complete before they are shared. To modify an existing shared resource, learn how to update a resou...
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  • How do I filter columns and rows in the Gradebook?

    The Filter menu allows the Gradebook to be filtered by assignment group, section, modules, and grading period (if applicable). When a filter option is selected, the filter menu displays at the top of the Gradebook. Mu...
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  • How do I create a peer review discussion?

    When creating a discussion, you can require students to comment and provide feedback of another student's work. Peer reviews can only be created with graded discussions and do not have an anonymous option. For peer r...
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  • How do I enter grades for an individual assignment as a specific grading type in the Gradebook?

    Each assignment grade defaults to the point value set in the assignment. However, the Enter Grades as menu allows you to view the assignment grade to be viewed by percentage. For Letter Grade or GPA assignments, the g...
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