• How do I mark a module item as done for a module requirement?

    Your instructor may require you to mark a module page or assignment as completed before you can progress to the next item in the module. Marking a content page as done means that you understand the course material in...
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  • How do I use the icons and colors in the Gradebook?

    There are different icons and colors in the new Gradebook. Depending on how you grade assignments (manually or otherwise), you will see different icons or colors. Icons and colors are simply gradebook indicators to a...
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  • How do I hide or post assignment grades in SpeedGrader?

    If your course has enabled the New Gradebook, you can hide or post assignment grades from SpeedGrader. You can also hide grades or post grades from the New Gradebook. This lesson describes how to hide or post grades f...
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  • How do I submit a peer review to an assignment?

    Your instructor may require you to submit a peer review of another student's assignment. To complete the assignment, you must review the student's assignment and add a comment in the comment sidebar. If your instruct...
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  • How do I use the New Gradebook?

    The Gradebook helps instructors easily view and enter grades for students. Depending on the Grade display type, grades for each assignment can be viewed as points, percentage, complete or incomplete, GPA scale, or let...
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  • How do I add requirements to a module?

    When you add requirements to a module, students must complete the defined requirements within the module before the module will be marked complete. You can require students to complete all requirements in the module, ...
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  • How do I use the Rich Content Editor in New Quizzes?

    The Rich Content Editor can be used to create and edit quiz instructions, question stems, stimulus content, and question feedback. Using the Rich Content Editor, you can format text, add tables, import content and med...
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  • How do I align an outcome to an assessment question in New Quizzes?

    You can align course-level outcomes to an assessment question in New Quizzes. Aligning an outcome allows you to measure student assessment performance using rating scales and mastery levels. You can also align outcome...
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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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  • How do I weight the final course grade based on assignment groups?

    You can weight final grades based on assignment groups. Selecting this option assigns a weight to each assignment group, not the assignments themselves. Within each assignment group, a percentage is calculated by divi...
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  • How do I edit my profile in my user account as a student?

    Some institutions may enable a feature in Canvas called Profiles. Profiles allows you to update your name, preferred contact methods, and any personal links for your account. Your profile information can be viewed by ...
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  • How do I delete a page in a course?

    You can delete a page if you no longer need it in your course. Note: You will be unable to delete a page if it is used as the Front Page for your course. Open Pages In Course Navigation, click the Pages link. ...
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  • How do I use the icons and colors in the New Gradebook?

    The Gradebook includes several icons and colors that may display in the assignment columns, assignment groups, and Total column. Icons and colors are simply gradebook indicators to assist you with course grading. All...
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  • How do I apply a Missing Submission policy in the New Gradebook?

    The Missing Submission policy lets you automatically apply a grade for all missing submissions in the New Gradebook. A submission is labeled missing when the due date has passed and it has not been submitted. Only sub...
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  • How do I lock a module?

    You can set modules to be locked until a given date. Students will be able to see the module titles and module item names, but they will not be able to access the module items until after the lock date has passed. ...
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  • How do I unconclude a course in an account?

    You can unconclude a concluded course. For example, if an instructor has the appropriate permissions to conclude a course before the end of the term, Canvas sets an immediate end date for the course and puts the cours...
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  • How do I take a quiz?

    You can easily take a quiz by accessing the Quizzes page. Depending on how your instructor set up the quiz, questions may be shown all on one page or one at a time. If you are unable to finish a quiz you may be able t...
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  • How do I manage profile pictures for users in an account?

    If your account has enabled profile pictures for your users, you can manage all profile pictures for your account. Profile pictures are public and automatically approved when users upload an image in their settings. U...
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  • How do I view the status of current and prior course imports?

    Current jobs in the Course Import Tool show the status of a course import. Status can help you view the progress of the import and if there is any action required on your part. An import can display up to five statuse...
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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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