• How do I import content from Bb Vista/CE, WebCT 6+ into Canvas?

    You can import prior content from Blackboard Vista/CE and WebCT 6+ exports into Canvas. Open Settings In Course Navigation, click the Settings link. Import Content into Course Click the Import Cours...
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  • How do I allow students to create a course discussion?

    You can allow students to create a new discussion by changing the settings from the Discussions page. When this setting is enabled, discussions created by students become part of the course and are included in future ...
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  • How do I add a rubric to a graded discussion?

    You can add a rubric to a graded discussion to help students understand expectations for the discussion and how you intend to score their replies. Occasionally, rubrics are added to assignments when you have an outcom...
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  • How do I use the Collaborations Index Page?

    The Collaborations Index Page allows you to create collaborations for users in your course. You can create new collaborations, edit existing collaborations, and delete collaborations. If your institution grants permi...
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  • How do I allow or disallow announcement replies in a course?

    By default, comments are disabled for announcements. When you create an announcement, you can allow comments on that announcement by selecting the Allow users to comment checkbox in the announcement options. Additiona...
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  • How do I assign a student leader to a group?

    You can assign a student group leader to help manage a group within your course. You can assign group leaders automatically or manually. When students are assigned to be a group leader, they can manage members of the ...
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  • How do I grade group assignments in SpeedGrader?

    Before you can evaluate group work, you will need to create a group assignment. Students can submit Google documents, pages, and other group work as an assignment. Open SpeedGrader Open SpeedGrader from the gr...
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  • How do I select personal pronouns in my user account as an instructor?

    If enabled by your institution, you can select personal pronouns to add to your user account. Personal pronouns display after your name in various areas in Canvas, including: Assignment Creation Menu Assignment Pee...
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  • How do I allow students to like replies in a discussion?

    You can allow students to like replies in a discussion. If a discussion allows liking, users will see a Like icon within each discussion reply. By default, liking is available to all users in the course; however, you ...
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  • How do I create self sign-up groups in a group set?

    Self sign-up groups allow users to choose the group they want to be in as part of a group set. You can also limit the number of members who can sign up for each group. Note: You may have to change the group settings l...
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  • How do I prevent students from switching groups in self sign-up groups?

    When self-sign up is enabled for a group, students are able to switch groups. To prevent students from switching groups you can disable self sign-up at any time. If a group has a student leader, the leader will be ab...
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  • How do I expand and collapse groups?

    After a group is created, Canvas will automatically collapse the group. However, you can expand and collapse the groups to view group data. Open People In Course Navigation, click the People link. Open ...
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  • How do I manually create groups in a group set?

    In a group set, you can choose to manually create groups. You can also automatically create groups in a group set. Note: In group assignments, all students should be assigned to groups before the assignment is publish...
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  • How do I view content and student activity within a group as an instructor?

    As an instructor, you can view what is happening in groups by viewing each user group. You can view student activity within the group and view group-created content. You can also access student groups to create group ...
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  • How do I edit and remove hyperlinks in the New Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

    After adding a hyperlink to external URLs, course content, or files in the New Rich Content Editor, you can edit the link from the Link Options menu. You can also remove hyperlinks. Note: The New Rich Content Edi...
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  • How do I automatically create groups in a group set?

    In a group set, you can automatically create groups for users to participate in. You can also manually create groups in a group set. Open People In Course Navigation, click the People link. Add Group Set...
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  • How do I automatically assign students to groups?

    Once you create groups in a group set, you can randomly automatically assign students to those groups. Open People In Course Navigation, click the People link. Open Group Set   Click the name of...
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  • How do I move a student into a different group?

    You can move students within groups. However, changes should be made before assigning a group to an assignment. If a student is added to or removed from a group after receiving submissions, the submissions and grades ...
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  • How do I upload all student submissions for an assignment?

    When you download all student submissions for an assignment, you can re-upload the assignment submissions as a bulk upload in your course. Please make sure you have not changed the names of the submission files from ...
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  • How do I publish or unpublish a module as an instructor?

    As an instructor, you can publish or unpublish a module in a course. Unpublished modules are invisible to students. Modules control the entire flow of your course and its content. When you add items to a Module, plea...
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