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How do I create an outcome for an account in Improved Outcomes Management?

Find your school's Canvas URL

To find your school or institution's Canvas URL, begin typing the name of your school/institution. Results will appear after you type at least 3 characters. For best results be as specific as possible. If you can't find your school, try using any part of your school's name or searching for your school district or state. You may also need to search for the school using the acronym or full name, for example "USU" and "Utah State University".

How do I create an outcome for an account in Improved Outcomes Management?

If you cannot find an outcome to use, you can create a new outcome for the account. Outcomes can be created from the account, sub-account, or course level.

Outcomes can be included in assignment rubrics as a way to assess mastery of outcomes aligned to specific assignments.

Open Account

Open Account

In Global Navigation, click the Admin link [1], then click the name of the account [2].

Open Outcomes

Open Outcomes

In Account Navigation, click the Outcomes link.

Create New Outcome

To create a new outcome, click the Create button.

Create Outcome

Enter the name or code for the outcome in the Name field [1].

To add a friendly name for the outcome, enter a name in the Friendly Name field [2].

Use the Rich Content Editor to add an outcome description in the Description field [3].

Modify Mastery Scale

You can make changes to outcome mastery scales in the Mastery tab.

Modify Mastery Calculation Method

You can make changes to calculation methods in the Calculation tab.

View Outcome

View your newly created outcome.

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