• 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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  • 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 reset my password as an instructor?

    If you created your own Canvas account, you can reset your password through a link in the password request email. If your login credentials were provided to you by your institution, you may not be able to reset your C...
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  • How do I sign up for a Canvas account as a student?

    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 Hot Spot question in New Quizzes?

    When creating an assessment, you can create a Hot Spot question in New Quizzes. Hot Spot questions allow teachers to upload images and have their students identify a specific area in that image. The following image ty...
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  • How do I submit an online assignment?

    You can submit online Assignments in Canvas using several submission types. Instructors can choose what kind of online submissions they want you to use. You may also have the option to resubmit assignments if your ins...
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  • How do I use the Training Services Portal as an instructor?

    As an instructor, you may be able to access the Training Services Portal to complete self-paced training resources on a variety of Canvas topics. If your institution has a paid training subscription, you may also have...
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  • How do I add course content as module items?

    You can add new or existing content items in Canvas to a module. You can also add an item to multiple modules, or multiple iterations of an item to one module. When you add items to a Module, please be aware that the ...
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  • What are ePortfolios?

    Because ePortfolios are tied to the user Profiles and not a specific course, users can build an unlimited number of ePortfolios in which to collect and document their educational projects, submissions, experiences, an...
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  • How do I filter assignments by type as a student?

    As a student, if your instructor puts assignments into groups, you can view the assignments grouped by type. Open Assignments In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link. Group Assignments by Type ...
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  • How do I enable course self-enrollment with a join code or secret URL?

    If your Canvas admin has enabled self enrollment for your institution, you can enable self enrollment in your course. Self-enrollment allows a student to sign up for a course using a secret URL or code. Self-enrollmen...
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  • What types of media files can I upload in Canvas as a student?

    Canvas can upload specific image, video, and audio files as user content.  When you upload audio and media files using the media tool in the Rich Content Editor, Canvas converts files up to 500 MB. If a file exce...
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  • How do I restrict files and folders to students in Canvas?

    Users can edit permissions for files, including setting the state of the file (published or unpublished), restrict file access to students who have the link, or schedule availability dates for the files. When the Only...
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  • How do I create a cloud assignment with a Google Drive file?

    You can create an online assignment that embeds a document directly from your Google Drive folder. Accepted assignment types are Google Documents, Spreadsheets, and Slides. Please note that in cloud assignments, Googl...
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  • Canvas Account Comparisons PDF

    This document compares the features available in paid Canvas accounts and Free-for-Teacher accounts.   View Canvas Account Comparisons PDF   Last update: 2020-07-07   This PDF can also...
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  • How do I grade one quiz question at a time in SpeedGrader?

    If your quiz was created using the Classic Quizzes tool, you can choose to manually grade the same quiz question for each student before viewing student submissions for a different quiz question. Essay and file upload...
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  • How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as a student?

    Canvas includes a set of default notification preferences you can receive for your courses. However, you can change the default settings by setting your own notification preferences. These preferences only apply to yo...
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  • How do I use DocViewer in Canvas assignments as a student?

    Canvas DocViewer is a tool that allows annotations on online assignment submissions in Canvas. You can use DocViewer to view annotated feedback in the assignment details section of the sidebar from your instructor or ...
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  • How do I create a new page in a course?

    As an instructor, you can create a new page to add to your course. When creating pages, you can set page permissions as to who can edit the page: instructors (teachers), instructors and students, or anyone. You can al...
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  • Where can I find my peers' feedback for peer reviewed assignments?

    You can find your peers' feedback for peer reviewed assignments in several places. Note: If the peer review is anonymous, the name of the reviewer will not be included in any feedback. View Recent Feedback Un...
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