• How do I align an outcome with a rubric in a course?

    You can align any outcome in your course to a rubric. Rubrics are used to help students understand expectations for an assignment and how their submissions will be graded. Outcomes can be aligned with a rubric for add...
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  • How do I create a new page in a group?

    You can create new pages in your student groups. Open Pages In Group Navigation, click the Pages link. View Pages     Pages is designed to open to the front page for a group, if there is a...
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  • How do I take a poll in a conference as a participant?

    If you are not a conference presenter, you can join a conference and participate in conference polls. View Poll When a poll begins, the answer choices appear under the current slide. Polls can be part of a p...
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  • How can I use Canvas on my mobile device as a student?

    Canvas is built on open web standards and uses minimal instances of Flash, so most features are supported on mobile devices. With the growing use of mobile devices, instructors should build their courses with best pra...
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  • How do I view my user files as a student?

    User files include profile pictures, uploaded assignment submissions, and other files uploaded to your personal Canvas file storage area. By default, each user has 50 MB of storage space in Canvas. Administrators can ...
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  • How do I use Files as a student?

    As a student, Files allows you to store files and assignments within Canvas. You can upload one or multiple files, view all details about your files, and preview files. Files is built with responsive design to adjust ...
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  • How do I reply to a discussion as a student?

    You can easily reply to any discussion, threaded or focused. However, the reply process varies depending on the type of discussion. Discussion replies can be edited or deleted, as long as your instructor has not restr...
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  • How do I edit a course page as a student?

    The default setting in Canvas is to restrict editing of pages to Instructors only. However, Instructors can allow students to edit pages. If you can edit a page in your course, your instructor has allowed you to contr...
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  • How do I link to other pages in a group?

    You can link to other pages in your group. Open Pages In Group Navigation, click the Pages link. View Pages Pages is designed to open to the front page for a group, if there is a front page select...
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  • How do I start a conference in a student group?

    You can start conferences that you have created for your group. Open Conferences In Group Navigation, click the Conferences link. Start Conference Next to the conference you want to start, click t...
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  • How do I edit a conference in a student group?

    You can edit conferences within your student groups. Conferences can be edited by any group member. You can add new users to the conference, but you cannot remove any users who have already been invited. Note: When a ...
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  • How do I use the Conferences interface as a participant?

    Once you have joined a conference as a participant, the Conference interface contains multiple tools to help you have a successful conference. Conferences uses web real-time communications (WebRTC) audio for users of ...
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  • How do I download a single file as a student?

    You can download a single file from your user, group, and course file storage area. Learn how to locate your user files, course files, and group files. Download File     Click the line item for the f...
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  • How do I add content to an announcement in a group?

    You can add text, images, files, and link to group content in announcements. Open Announcements In Group Navigation, click the Announcements link. Create Announcement Click the Add Announcement but...
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  • How do I delete a file or folder as a student?

    You can delete a file or folder within your personal or group file storage area. Once a file or folder is deleted, it cannot be recovered. Learn how to locate your user files and group files. Note: Files that hav...
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  • How do I download a folder in ZIP format as a student?

    You can download a folder in a ZIP format in your personal, group, or course files. Learn how to locate your user files, course files, and group files. Download Folder     Click the line item for the...
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  • How do I view a group calendar?

    If you have been added to a group, you can view the group calendar. Open Groups In Global Navigation, click the Groups link [1], then click the name of the group [2]. View Calendar     In t...
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  • How do I view and sort discussion replies as a student?

    You can view all replies in a discussion by scrolling or searching content. Focused discussion replies are shown in hierarchal order; threaded discussions are hierarchal, collapsable, and expandable. Open Discussi...
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  • How do I upload ZIP files as a student?

    You can import .zip files to your personal or group file storage area. If you do not know how to create a ZIP file, please consult your computer operating system's user guide. Learn how to locate your user files and g...
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  • How do I move and organize files as a student?

    You can move and organize your personal and group files. Files are organized in alphabetical order. While you can still move files into folders, you cannot rearrange the alphabetized structure of the files and folders...
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