How do I use Direct Share to send a quiz to another instructor in New Quizzes?

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As an instructor, you can use Direct Share to share individual quizzes in your course with other instructors at your institution. You can also use Direct Share to copy an individual quiz into another course. When you share a new quiz, any assets within that quiz (images, files, etc.) will be included in the shared file.

Notes:  

  • Direct Share requires the Direct Share feature option, which can be enabled for an entire account.
  • To share course content, you must have the Course Content - add / edit / delete permission enabled.
  • Shared content does not count against course or user quotas.

Open Quizzes

Open Quizzes

In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link.

Open New Quiz Options

Open New Quiz Options

Locate the quiz you wish to send, then click the quiz Options icon [1]. Select the Send To... option [2].

Select Recipient

Select Recipient

To send your quiz to another instructor, click or type in the Send to field [1]. Then click the name of the instructor to receive your new quiz [2].

Note: You can send the new quiz to multiple instructors at one time.

View Recipients

View Recipients

You can view all selected recipients in the Send to field [1]. To remove a recipient, click the Remove icon [2].

Send Quiz

Send Quiz

Click the Send button.

View Sent Notification

View Sent Notification

Canvas displays a notification when content sends successfully.

View Shared Content

View Shared Content

When an instructor receives shared content, a badge displays on the users's Account icon [1] and in the Shared Content link [2].

Learn how to manage received content.

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