• How do I create a quiz by finding questions in a question bank?

    You can create a quiz by finding questions from Question Banks. When you find questions in a Question Bank, you will see all of the Question Banks that you have built in other courses where you are the Instructor. You...
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  • What are the Canvas Community guidelines?

    We want the Canvas Community to be a place to help users find answers, share ideas, and network or collaborate with other like-minded people. We want you to enjoy your experience as an active member and participate of...
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  • How do I embed Canvas Studio media in a course?

    In Canvas, users can embed media from Canvas Studio in any feature area with the Rich Content Editor, including Assignments, Discussions, and Pages. Media is embedded using the Studio LTI tool. You can select existing...
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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 Duplicating an assignment defaults the copied assignment to an unpublished st...
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  • How do I use the Rich Content Editor in New Quizzes?

    The Rich Content Editor can be used to create and edit quiz instructions, question stems, stimulus content, and question feedback. Using the Rich Content Editor, you can format text, add tables, import content and med...
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  • How do I import and view a Commons resource in Canvas?

    You can import courses, modules, assignments, quizzes, discussions, pages, or files from Commons into your Canvas course. Imported resources will retain their original published or unpublished status. Notes: To enab...
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  • How do I log into the Community with my Canvas account?

    Technically, anyone can view and search the community. But in order to participate, you must log in. Anyone with a Canvas account can use those credentials to log in. Below are two ways you can log into the community ...
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  • How do I manage API access tokens as an admin?

    You can manage API access tokens from your User Settings. Access tokens provide access to Canvas resources through the Canvas API. Access tokens can be generated automatically for third-party applications or created m...
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  • Account Services HE | Webinars

    To register for an upcoming webinar, click the title under "Upcoming" and follow the instructions included in the description. To view a recording, click any of the links beneath "Recordings."   UPCOMING: Fa...
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  • How do I send a message to students from the Gradebook?

    You can use the Gradebook to send messages to your students. This lesson describes how to message students using the Message Students Who option. You can also message students individually in the Gradebook by using th...
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  • How do I adjust events and due dates in a course import?

    As part of a course import, you can adjust the due dates associated with course events and assignments. You can also shift due dates to a different day, or remove all associated due dates. Note: If you set beginning a...
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  • How do I add users to a course?

    You may have already added user enrollments to your course in the Course Setup Checklist. However, you can invite users to join your course at any time if the Add People button is available in the People page. If your...
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  • How do I bulk update due dates and availability dates as an instructor?

    As an instructor, you may have the option to update due dates and availability dates for multiple assignments and assessments at one time. Additionally, if you previously assigned differentiated due dates for sections...
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  • How do I use the icons and colors in the Gradebook?

    The Gradebook includes several icons and colors that may display in the assignment columns, assignment groups, and Total column. Icons and colors are simply gradebook indicators to assist you with course grading. All ...
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  • How do I add an announcement in a course?

    You can create an announcement to share important information with all users within your course and with users in sections of a course. In your notification preferences, you can choose to receive notifications for ann...
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  • How do I view a quiz log for a student?

    You can view quiz logs to view the status of your student quizzes. This feature is also designed to help you investigate problems that a student may have in the quiz. The quiz starts the log when students begin the qu...
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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 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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  • How do I create an Essay quiz question?

    You can create an essay question for your students. This question type requires manual grading. Add Question With the Questions tab [1] selected inside a new quiz, click the New Question button [2]. Set Nam...
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