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How do I find an existing outcome to add to a course?

How do I find an existing outcome to add to a course?

All Outcomes added at the account or sub-account levels are available to you as an instructor. You can find and import Account Standards, which are outcomes that have been created by your Canvas Administrator for the entire institution. You can also find State and Common Core Standards.

You can import an individual outcome or import an entire outcome group.

Open Outcomes

Open Outcomes

In Course Navigation, click the Outcomes link.

Find Outcome

Find Outcome

Click the Find button.

Import Outcome

Select the name of an outcome group to view available outcomes [1]. You can also view outcome groups within other outcome groups.

When you have located an outcome, click the name of the outcome you want to import [2]. Click the Import button [3].

Note: You can also import an entire outcome group.

View Outcome

View the imported Outcomes.

Outcomes and outcome groups are imported to the main outcome level; learn how to move outcomes or outcome groups.

These comments are posted to the global Canvas Community,

NOT your Canvas course.

  • Have a question about using Canvas? Visit the Q&A page.
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  • Need to reply to a course discussion? Log in to your Canvas course and add your comment there (Tip: Visit your school's website to log in to Canvas).
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