• How do I create a hyperlink from Microsoft Office 365 in the Rich Content Editor as a student?

    If your course has enabled Microsoft Office 365, you can link documents from your OneDrive folder anywhere you can use the Rich Content Editor in Canvas. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the ed...
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  • How do I post final grades for a moderated assignment as a moderator?

    A moderated assignment supports up to two provisional grades and one moderator grade. However, provisional grades are not included in the Gradebook and are only visible to moderators in the Moderate page. Students can...
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  • How do I embed a video in a page in a course?

    Canvas lets you embed video content within a page. Open Pages In Course Navigation, click the Pages link. View Pages Pages is designed to open to the front page for the course, if there is a front...
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  • How do I view or edit a Scheduler appointment group in a course calendar?

    If you've previously created an appointment group in the Scheduler, you can view and edit existing appointment groups. You can also view and edit individual time slots in an appointment group, including users who have...
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  • How do I pin a discussion in a course?

    You can pin discussions so students will see them at the top of the Discussions index page. Such discussions could include short-run discussions, discussions that only run for a single week, and any other discussions ...
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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 use Chat as an instructor?

    Once Chat has been enabled as an LTI tool in your course, the Chat tool can be used for real-time conversation with course users. Any user in the course can participate in a chat conversation and view all chat content...
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  • Once I publish a quiz, what kinds of quiz statistics are available?

    You can view quiz statistics for quizzes that have been published and have at least one submission. You can also download comma separate value (CSV) files to view Student Analysis or Item Analysis for each quiz questi...
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  • What are Outcomes?

    Outcomes allow the administration and faculty to track mastery in a course. Users can import Account, State, and Common Core Standards into an account and course. Account or Course Outcomes     Outcom...
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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 use account settings?

    As an admin, you can use your account settings to manage settings for your entire institution. Depending on your permissions, you can edit differing levels of the account settings. Note: In sub-accounts, not all accou...
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  • How do I create a group as a student?

    As a student, you can create your own Student Groups for study groups, discuss an assignment, etc. You can be part of more than one student group. Note: If you cannot see the People tab in your course, or if you cann...
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  • How do I configure third-party authentication providers for a Canvas account?

    Canvas supports authentication with a variety of third-party identity providers, which can be configured in the Canvas interface. Each provider requires the admin to set an attribute to be associated with the account,...
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  • How do I view a summary of all my student interactions in a course?

    Student Interactions Report allows you to see and evaluate the interactions between you and those enrolled in your course. You can access this informations from the Grades page in Course Navigation or the People page ...
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  • How do I view analytics for a student in a course?

    Student analytics show you how well a particular student is doing in your course. You can also view student analytics after your course has concluded. Your institution may allow students to view their own course analy...
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  • How do I upload a video using the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

    You can use the Rich Content Editor to upload a video. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the editor (Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, or Syllabus). Canvas allows you to u...
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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 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 the Roll Call Attendance assignment?

    After the first time you take roll call, Canvas automatically creates an assignment for Roll Call Attendance and adds a column to the Gradebook. By default, attendance is worth 100 points. To avoid Attendance calculat...
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  • How do I mark a content page as done for a module requirement?

    If your Modules page in a course includes a requirement to mark the page as done, you must mark the page before you can progress to the next item in the module. Marking a content page as done means that you understand...
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