• How will I know if there is a Canvas outage?

    Stay updated on information regarding Canvas by using the Status Page, Twitter, or the Admin Mailing List. View Canvas Status Page     Visit status.instructure.com for incident reports regarding Canva...
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  • How do I grade one quiz question at a time in SpeedGrader?

    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 questions always require manual grading, but any quiz qu...
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  • How do I use Roll Call Attendance badges in a course?

    Once you have configured the Attendance tool, Roll Call Badges are a versatile way to make quick notations about your students using the Roll Call attendance tool. For example, you can quickly mark when a student is d...
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  • How do I upload changes to the Gradebook?

    You can use a CSV file to upload changes to the Gradebook. You can upload information for existing assignments, or you can also use a CSV file to create new assignments in the Gradebook. New assignments will automatic...
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  • How do I add a Scheduler appointment group in a course calendar?

    If Scheduler is enabled for your institution, you can create appointment groups in the Scheduler. Appointment groups create a block of time where students can meet with you. Students can sign up for appointment times ...
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  • How do I use a non-scoring rubric to assess submissions in SpeedGrader?

    If you have added a non-scoring rubric to an assignment, you can assess the rubric in SpeedGrader. Non-scoring rubrics contain rating criterions without point values. Unlike regular rubrics, non-scoring rubrics are no...
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  • What is Conversations?

    Conversations is the messaging tool used instead of email to communicate with a course, a group, an individual student, or a group of students. You can communicate with other people in your course at any time. Whe...
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  • How do I record a video using the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

    You can use the Rich Content Editor to record a video. You can record media for any length of time, but shorter video recordings are recommended. If your video is longer than 15 minutes, you may want to consider recor...
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  • What are Discussions?

    Canvas provides an integrated system for class discussions, allowing both instructors and students to start and contribute to as many discussion topics as desired. Discussions allows for interactive communication betw...
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  • How do I use Conversations as an instructor?

    Conversations is split into two panels and displays messages chronologically. You can view and reply to conversations and sort them by course or inbox type. Conversations itself does not have any file size limits; how...
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  • How do I view course content offline as an ePub file as an instructor?

    If ePub Exporting has been enabled for your course, you can view your course offline as an ePub file. You can download the ePub file and upload it into any eReader software for viewing, such as iBooks or Azardi. ePub...
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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 duplicate a module?

    You can duplicate assignments, graded discussions, and pages in a module within a course. When a module is copied, the word Copy is added to the end of the item name. Duplicating a module defaults the copied module to...
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  • How do I embed an image in a discussion reply as a student?

    You can embed an image file directly into discussion replies using the image icon. Images can be embedded from the web, your Canvas user files, or Flickr. If a change is made to the source of your image after you have...
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  • How do I import quizzes from QTI packages?

    You can easily import quizzes from programs that create QTI files. If a program does not create QTI files, it cannot be imported into Canvas. QTI files can be created from a variety of different learning management sy...
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  • How do I make a quiz available before or after the due date?

    You can make your quiz available to all your students before or after the due date by setting availability dates. Note: If you are looking to change quiz dates for individual students, you can assign a quiz to an ind...
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  • How do I take an assessment in Quizzes.Next?

    You can easily take an assessment from Quizzes.Next by accessing the Assignments page in Canvas. Depending on how your instructor set up the assessment, questions may be shown all on one page or one at a time. If you ...
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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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  • How do I import content from Common Cartridge or Blackboard 6/7/8/9 into Canvas?

    You can import prior content from Common Cartridge or Blackboard 6/7/8/9 exports into Canvas. The majority of the steps in this lesson are the same for importing a Blackboard or a Common Cartridge file. The only diffe...
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  • What is Quizzes.Next?

    Quizzes.Next is an assessment engine that integrates with Canvas as an LTI tool and replaces the classic quizzes functionality currently existing in Canvas. Instructors can use Quizzes.Next to create assessments usin...
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