• How do I upload a file as an assignment submission in Canvas?

    If your instructor allows file uploads as a submission type, you can upload a file from your computer as an assignment submission. Any attachments added as part of a graded assignment submission are also copied to yo...
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  • How do I get help with Canvas as a student?

    You can get help with Canvas by using the Help menu. The Help menu generates a list of resources to help you with Canvas. Canvas displays links according to roles in all enrollments; for instance, if you are a student...
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  • How do I update a resource I previously shared to Commons? [DOC-17550]

    If you modify a resource (learning activity) in Canvas that was previously shared to Commons, you can share the modified resource to Commons again to update the existing resource in Commons. Only the user who original...
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  • How do I download submission comments as a PDF in SpeedGrader?

    You can download a PDF with all the comments on a student's submission in SpeedGrader. If an assignment is anonymous, the Download Submissions Comments link is not displayed until the assignment is unmuted or assignme...
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  • How do I disable inline previews for files using the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

    You can disable inline previews for files in the Rich Content Editor. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the editor (Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, or Syllabus). Ope...
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  • How do I migrate a Canvas quiz to New Quizzes?

    You can migrate a Canvas quiz to be used in New Quizzes. While New Quizzes migration supports all question types, you should still review your assessments before assigning them to students. Notes:  After migrati...
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  • How do I sort and display student names in the Student Name column in the New Gradebook?

    The Student Name column displays the students in your course. You can view options to sort names and display names by either first or last name. You can also choose to view concluded and inactive enrollments. Additio...
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  • How do I manage item banks in New Quizzes?

    You can manage your item banks within any assessment in New Quizzes. Item banks can be shared with other users in your account with a teacher, TA, or admin role. Sharing an item bank allows other users to view, edit, ...
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  • How do I record a video using Flash in the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

    If you are using Chrome or Firefox, you can record a video using HTML5. However, if you are using Internet Explorer 11 or Safari, you must use Flash to record a video in the Rich Content Editor. The Rich Content Edito...
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  • How do I set the auto-open for inline preview for files using the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

    You can use the auto-open inline preview for files in the Rich Content Editor. Canvas can preview any file that is supported by the document previewer. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the edit...
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  • How do I grade an assessment in New Quizzes?

    You can grade New Quizzes assessments using SpeedGrader. Most assessment items are graded automatically after a student submits the assessment. However, essay and file upload questions must be graded manually. This le...
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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 by type in the New 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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