• 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 New 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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  • How do I use the Quizzes Index Page?

    You can view all your quizzes in your course on the Quizzes Index page. As an instructor, you can also add quizzes and modify quiz settings. Note: If your course is using the New Quizzes LTI, the Quizzes Index Page...
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  • How do I arrange columns in the New Gradebook?

    You can arrange any column in the Gradebook according to your preference. You can use a preset arrangement by assignment name, due date, points, or module, or you can manually arrange columns. You can also manually in...
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  • How do I use the Canvas App Center in a course?

    The App Center is your gateway to powerful teaching tools that are easily integrated into a Canvas Course. Open Settings In Course Navigation, click the Settings link. Open Apps Click the Apps tab. ...
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  • How do I import content from Bb Vista/CE, WebCT 6+ into Canvas?

    You can import prior content from Blackboard Vista/CE and WebCT 6+ exports into Canvas. Open Settings In Course Navigation, click the Settings link. Import Content into Course Click the Import Cours...
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  • How do I allow students to create a course discussion?

    You can allow students to create a new discussion by changing the settings from the Discussions page. When this setting is enabled, discussions created by students become part of the course and are included in future ...
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  • How do I add a rubric to a graded discussion?

    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 assignments when you have an outcom...
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  • How do I use the Collaborations Index Page?

    The Collaborations Index Page allows you to create collaborations for users in your course. You can create new collaborations, edit existing collaborations, and delete collaborations. If your institution grants permi...
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  • How do I allow or disallow announcement replies in a course?

    By default, comments are disabled for announcements. When you create an announcement, you can allow comments on that announcement by selecting the Allow users to comment checkbox in the announcement options. Additiona...
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  • How do I assign a student leader to a group?

    You can assign a student group leader to help manage a group within your course. You can assign group leaders automatically or manually. When students are assigned to be a group leader, they can manage members of the ...
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  • How do I grade group assignments in SpeedGrader?

    Before you can evaluate group work, you will need to create a group assignment. Students can submit Google documents, pages, and other group work as an assignment. Open SpeedGrader Open SpeedGrader from the gr...
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  • How do I allow students to like replies in a discussion?

    You can allow students to like replies in a discussion. If a discussion allows liking, users will see a Like icon within each discussion reply. By default, liking is available to all users in the course; however, you ...
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  • How do I view a student's Grades page in a course?

    As an instructor, you can access the Grades page for a student in your course. This Grades page shows you how a student views his or her grades in the course and also allows you to add individual comments to group sub...
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  • How do I sort columns in the Gradebook?

    Once you have filtered student enrollments or sections in your Gradebook, you can sort the Gradebook columns by student name, secondary id, total grade, individual assignment, assignment group (if you have assignment ...
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  • How do I create self sign-up groups in a group set?

    Self sign-up groups allow users to choose the group they want to be in as part of a group set. You can also limit the number of members who can sign up for each group. Note: You may have to change the group settings l...
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  • How do I set a default grade for an assignment?

    If you want to set a default grade for a certain assignment, use the assignment drop-down menu. This will allow you to input scores for students who do not have scores or to overwrite already entered scores. Note: Whe...
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  • How do I prevent students from switching groups in self sign-up groups?

    When self-sign up is enabled for a group, students are able to switch groups. To prevent students from switching groups you can disable self sign-up at any time. If a group has a student leader, the leader will be ab...
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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 expand and collapse groups?

    After a group is created, Canvas will automatically collapse the group. However, you can expand and collapse the groups to view group data. Open People In Course Navigation, click the People link. Open ...
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