• How do I publish or unpublish an assignment as an instructor?

    As an instructor, you can publish or unpublish an assignment in a course. Unpublished assignments are invisible to students and excluded from grade calculations. You can manage the state of all assignments on the Assi...
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  • How do I view a summary of all my student interactions in a course?

    The Student Interactions Report allows you to see and evaluate the interactions between you and those enrolled in your course. You can access this information from the Grades page in Course Navigation or the People pa...
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  • How do I add an image to a course card in the Dashboard?

    If your institution allows, you can upload an image to display behind the course card in the Canvas Dashboard. Accepted images include JPG, JPEG, GIF, and PNG files. For best practice, images should be approximately 2...
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  • How do I get to SpeedGrader from an assignment, quiz, or graded discussion?

    Canvas allows you to access SpeedGrader from an assignment, quiz, or graded discussion. Open Assignments In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link. View Assignments   Click the name of th...
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  • How do I use the Pages Index Page?

    You can view all your pages in your course on the Pages Index Page. As an instructor, you can add new pages, edit pages, and manage page settings. Open Pages In Course Navigation, click the Pages link. ...
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  • How do I use SpeedGrader?

    SpeedGrader makes it easy to evaluate individual student assignments and group assignments quickly. SpeedGrader displays assignment submissions for active students in your course. However, SpeedGrader displays assign...
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  • How do I enter and edit grades in SpeedGrader?

    In SpeedGrader, you can enter grades for student submissions. Grades are automatically displayed in the Gradebook. Notes: SpeedGrader is generally designed for one instructor role to enter grades at a time. Because ...
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  • How do I validate links in a course?

    As an instructor, you can verify all external links throughout your course to ensure they are valid. You can check these links using the course link validator, which searches through course content and returns invalid...
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  • How do I adjust the point value for an entire quiz using fudge points in SpeedGrader?

    Fudge points allow you to manually add or remove points from a student's overall quiz score. This feature is only available in SpeedGrader. Note: If you want to adjust points for a specific question within the quiz, y...
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  • How do I leave feedback comments for student submissions in SpeedGrader?

    You can leave feedback for your students using text, an attached file, video, or audio. Assignment comments also display as a new thread in Conversations. If your students submitted a writing assignment and you want...
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  • How do I create a Fill-in-the-Blank quiz question?

    You can create a single fill-in-the-blank question in your quiz. Add Question With the Questions tab [1] selected inside a new quiz, click the New Question button [2]. Set Name, Type, and Points Quiz...
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  • How do I duplicate an assignment?

    You can duplicate an assignment in your course. When an assignment is duplicated, the word Copy is added to the end of the assignment name. Duplicating an assignment defaults the copied assignment to an unpublished st...
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  • What is the difference between a Canvas Assignment and a Canvas Activity?

    Anything that appears in the Activity Stream is considered an activity. Some activities are graded (assignments) and others are not (events). Canvas Assignments vs. Canvas Activities Canvas makes a clear disti...
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  • How do I create an Ordering question in New Quizzes?

    When creating an assessment, you can create an Ordering question in New Quizzes. In an Ordering question, students are required to place answers in a specific order. You can add top and bottom labels to the list to he...
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  • How do I use the Assignments Index Page?

    You can view all your course assignments on the Assignments Index page. As an instructor, you can also add assignment groups, create an assignment, and modify assignment settings. You can also reorder assignments and ...
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  • How do I create an Essay question in New Quizzes?

    When creating an assessment, you can create an Essay question in New Quizzes. In an Essay question, students are required to enter a text response. You can also add word count, word limit, spell-check, and Rich Conten...
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  • How do I create a Formula question in New Quizzes?

    When creating an assessment, you can create a Formula assessment question in New Quizzes. In a Formula question, students need to type in the correct numerical answer. Note: View information about Canvas Formula Quiz ...
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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 create a Multiple Choice question in New Quizzes?

    When creating an assessment, you can create a Multiple Choice question in New Quizzes. To create a question with multiple correct answers, create a Multiple Answer quiz question. Add Question To create a ...
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  • How do I create a Fill in the Blank question in New Quizzes?

    When creating an assessment, you can create a Fill in the Blank question in New Quizzes. Fill in the Blank questions can have multiple blank spaces and include various answer types. Add Question To create a qu...
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