We would like to use moderated assignments and look for a work-around to make possible multiple moderators.
Context: The course has around 100 students, and the students' work is reviewed by 2-3 "reviewers" (who are teachers) and then finally "graded" by an examiner. Each review comes with filled in rubrics plus textual feedback. The examiner goes through all reviews and feedback for a student and compiles a final decision that is communicated to the student.
The problem is that we have 9 examiners in total. We'd like to have a way of setting the moderator to a "type" of teacher instead of an individual. Is there a way to do that?
Hi @jurgen_borstler - Wow; that's an interesting scenario and I frankly do not have a really good, easy way around that. Indeed, you can only set one moderator (by drop-down menu/name) for each moderated assignment, though you can have almost any number of graders. I assume that the examiners/moderators will be assigned to a specific, set number of students...correct? (In other words, all 9 examiners are not going to be looking at every submission. If they are, the work-around below will not work.) Assuming you can have some idea of which students each examiner is going to be the final judge on, something like this might work.
Since at my institution the "teacher" role is the "moderator" that would appear in that drop-down menu, the work-around I can think of is something like this:
So basically, with 9 examiners we're talking about creating 9 separate assignments (1 for each examiner/moderator) and then assigning each assignment to about 11 students each.
I admit I have not tried this on a test course site, so you may want to try something on your Test installation first to see if this works the way I think it might, though you will likely require the assistance of a Canvas administrator to try to "masquerade" as the examiners to see if it works as it should. (How do I access the Canvas test environment as an instructor? )
Not sure if that helps or just makes things more confusing for you, but it's the best I can think of at the moment, Jürgen!
I have this exact wish; would your solution work if you set up several sections in the course, each with their own (separate) instance of the assignment?
Hi, I also would like to have more than one Moderating teacher. We will have over 2,000 submission to an assignment, several teachers can score on the rubric, but only one moderator at this time. Has anyone suggested this as an idea for improvement, yet?