• How do I enter and edit grades in the Gradebook?

    Most likely you will use the SpeedGrader to enter grades. The grades will appear in the Gradebook when you are done. However, you can manually enter and edit scores in the Gradebook. You can also use a CSV file to up...
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  • How do I edit an event or assignment in the Calendar?

    You can change the date of an Event or Assignment by clicking on the Event or Assignment or by dragging and dropping the Event or Assignment to a different date. This lesson shows how to edit a calendar item, but you ...
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  • How do I apply a Late Submission policy in the New Gradebook?

    The Late Submission policy allows you to automatically deduct points on all late submissions. A submission is labeled late when it has been submitted past the due date. Only assignments with a status of Late will be a...
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  • What are the different states of a Canvas course?

    Canvas courses have three essential states: unpublished, published, and concluded. View Unpublished Course Unpublished courses are courses in preparation; they are courses being authored by instructors, instru...
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  • How do I create an outcome for a course?

    If you cannot find an outcome to use in your course, you can create a new outcome. Outcomes can be included in assignment rubrics as an easy way to assess mastery of learning objectives. When you create a learning out...
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  • Once I publish a quiz, how do I use the Moderate Quiz page?

    Once you have published a quiz, the quiz sidebar shows the Moderate Quiz link, which allows you to moderate the quiz for each student in your course. On the Moderate Quiz page you can view the progress of student subm...
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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 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 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 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 view assignment comments from my instructor?

    You can see comments from your instructor in the Grades page. Most comments are located in the assignment sidebar. However, your instructor may also leave comments in your assignment submission as annotations. Ope...
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  • How do I align an outcome to an assessment in New Quizzes?

    You can align course-level outcomes to an assessment in New Quizzes. Aligning an outcome allows you to measure student assessment performance using rating scales and mastery levels. You can also align outcomes to an a...
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  • What types of media files can I upload in Canvas as an instructor?

    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 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 manage Course Navigation links?

    As an instructor, you can control which links appear in Course Navigation. Canvas includes a set of default Course Navigation links that are shown by default and cannot be renamed. Depending on your course configurati...
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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 use the Course Home Page as a student?

    If you are enrolled in a course as a student, the Course Home Page helps you navigate your course and manage your coursework. Open Course In Global Navigation, click the Courses link [1], then click the name o...
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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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  • Which browsers does Canvas support?

    Because it's built using web standards, Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser. Supported BrowsersCanvas supports the current and first previous major rele...
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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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