• How do I upload a file to a course?

    You can add a file to your course by uploading a file. You can also import files using the course import tool in Course Settings. As an instructor, you can drag and drop files from your personal files into course file...
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  • How do I use the New Gradebook?

    The Gradebook helps instructors easily view and enter grades for students. Depending on the Grade display type, grades for each assignment can be viewed as points, percentage, complete or incomplete, GPA scale, or let...
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  • How do I change the color for a grading status in the New Gradebook?

    The Status option allows you to change the default colors in the Gradebook. Each color is a default associated with a Gradebook status: late (blue), missing (red), resubmitted (green), dropped (orange), or excused (ye...
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  • How do I use peer review assignments in a course?

    A peer review assignment enables students to provide feedback on another student's assignment submission. Peer reviews are a tool that allows communication between students and can help students master the concepts of...
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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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  • Once I publish a timed quiz, how can I give my students extra time?

    If you have set a time limit on your quiz, you can grant access for extra time. If the student hasn't taken the quiz, the extra time will be added to the student's initial attempt and additional attempts. Learn more a...
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  • How do I view assignment details in the Gradebook?

    Follow these steps to view the statistics and other details of an assignment in the Gradebook. Open Gradebook In Course Navigation, click the Grades link. Open Assignment Drop-down Menu Under the ass...
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  • 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 manage rubrics in a course?

    As an instructor, you can create, edit, and delete rubrics in your course. Rubrics are used as grading criteria for students and can be added to assignments, quizzes, and graded discussions. Notes: Rubrics cannot b...
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  • How do I select a grade posting policy for a course in the New Gradebook?

    In the New Gradebook, you can select a default grade posting policy for course assignments. Posting policies can be set to automatic or manual. By default, the policy is for grades to be posted automatically. If you ...
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  • How do I use the icons and colors in the Grades page?

    There are different icons on the Grades page. Depending on the type of assignment submission, grading rules, and comments, you will see different icons. If the icons and colors displayed in this lesson are different f...
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  • How do I use Files as an instructor?

    As an instructor, Files allows you to store files and assignments within Canvas. You can upload one or multiple files, view all details about your files, preview files, publish and unpublish files, set usage rights, a...
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  • How do I change the Course Home Page?

    You can change your Course Home Page to reflect one of five layout options: the Recent Activity Dashboard, Pages Front Page, the Course Modules, the Assignment List, or the Syllabus. Note: You must set a Front Page b...
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  • How do I reply to a discussion as a student?

    You can easily reply to any discussion. However, the reply option may vary depending upon how your instructor set up the discussion. Discussion replies can be edited or deleted, as long as your instructor has not rest...
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  • How do I subscribe to a discussion as a student?

    You can subscribe to entire discussion threads in your courses and be notified when new comments are posted to the topic. If you reply to a discussion, you will automatically be subscribed to discussions and will be n...
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  • How do I use the Moderation page in New Quizzes?

    You can view student results for any assessment created in New Quizzes on the Moderation page. Assessment results also include a detailed log for each student. Student results can also be viewed in SpeedGrader and the...
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  • Peer Review Tips PDF

    In Canvas, assigned peer reviews currently display inaccurate peer review due dates on the students' Dashboard To Do list. This document discusses how to work around that limitation.    View the Peer Review...
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  • How do I grade a graded discussion in SpeedGrader?

    You can grade and provide feedback on graded discussion submissions in SpeedGrader. Discussion replies will display individually, but the replies can also be viewed in the context of the full discussion in SpeedGrader...
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  • 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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