How do I create an Outcomes Assessment assignment in Canvas as an instructor?

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If your Canvas admin has added the Canvas Outcomes Assessment Grade Exchange tool to your Canvas account, you can create a Canvas Outcomes Assessment assignment in your course. Students will be able to access the assignment through Canvas and create a project in the Portfolium Network to submit.

Open Assignments

Open Assignments

Click the Assignments link.

Add Assignment

Add Assignment

Click the Add Assignment button.

Enter Assignment Details

Enter Assignment Details

Enter details for the assignment.

Set Submission Type

Set Submission Type

In the Submission Type drop-down menu, select External Tool [1] and then click the Find button [2].

Select Grade Exchange

Select Grade Exchange

In the list of external tools, click Canvas Outcomes Assessment Grade Exchange [1]. If you want the assignment to load in a new tab, click the Load in a new tab checkbox [2].

Click the Select button [3].

Save Assignment

Save Assignment

Add due dates and availability dates to the assignment [1].

To publish the assignment to students, click the Save and Publish button [2]. To save the assignment as a draft, click the Save button [3].

Open Outcomes Assessment

Open Portfolium

If you set the assignment to load in a new window, click the Load [Assignment Name] in a new window button.

  Open Portfolium

If you have already created the assignment in Canvas Outcomes Assessment, click the Select Existing Assignment tab [1] and select the assignment. Otherwise, scroll down in the Create New Assignment tab [2] to enter the assignment details.

Add Assignment Details

  Add Assignment Details

Enter details for the assignment.

Set Scoring Options

  Set Scoring Options

Set a scoring type for the assignment [1], and confirm additional scoring and visibility options [2].

Create Assignment

Create Assignment

Click the Create Assignment button [1]. If you want to save a draft of the assignment, deselect the Publish Immediately checkbox [2].

View Assignment

  View Assignment in Portfolium

View the assignment. The LTI badge indicates the assignment is linked to Canvas.

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