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How do I import a favorite assignment from Commons to Canvas as an instructor?

How do I import a favorite assignment from Commons to Canvas as an instructor?

If Commons has been enabled in your Canvas instance, you can add favorited assignments from Commons to a Canvas course.

Learn how to add and manage favorites in Commons.

Note: You must add assignments to your favorites in Commons before they can be viewed and imported in the Assignments Index page.

Open Assignments

Open Assignments

In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link.

Open Commons Favorites

Open Commons Favorites

Click the Options icon [1] and select the Commons Favorites option [2].

Note: If the Commons Favorites option does not display in the Assignments Index page, Commons has not been enabled in your Canvas instance.

View Commons Favorites

View Commons Favorites

The Commons Favorites window displays all the assignments that you have favorited in Commons [1]. To search for an assignment, enter the assignment name in the Search by Title field [2].

Select Assignment Group

Select Assignment Group

To select an assignment group for the imported assignment, click the Assignment Group drop-down menu [1] and select your desired assignment group [2].

To create a new assignment group for your imported assignment, select the Create new option [3]. The new assignment group will be named Imported Assignments.

Import Assignment

Import Assignment

To select an assignment for import, click the assignment [1]. Selected assignments display the Checkmark icon [2].

To import the assignment, click the Close icon [3].

View Assignment

View Assignment

The imported assignment displays in the Assignments Index page. To open the assignment, click the assignment name [1].

Imported pages are published by default [2].



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