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How do I link to an existing tracker in a Canvas course?

How do I link to an existing tracker in a Canvas course?

If your institution uses Canvas LMS,  you can link an existing mastery tracker to a Canvas course. Once this connection is made you will have access to your mastery tracker in a Canvas course, which includes mastery data, assessments built with third-party item banks, and tools to support competency-based learning.

Notes:

  • If you are linking to an existing mastery tracker, your Canvas course can only have one section.
  • Linking to an existing tracker from MasteryConnect in Canvas requires that your Canvas account and MasteryConnect account to be synced via an SIS (student information system).
  • To link correctly to a Canvas course, your existing tracker must be assigned to a classroom section in MasteryConnect.

Open Canvas Course

Open Canvas Course

Log in to your Canvas account.

In the Global Navigation, click the Courses link [1], then click the title of your course [2].

Select Linking Option

Select Linking Option

In the Select Source drop-down menu [1], click the Link an existing Tracker link [2].

Enter Tracker Details

Enter Tracker Details

Select an existing tracker to link to your course from the Available Trackers drop-down list [1]. Click the Link button [2].

Notes:

  • If you are linking to an already-existing mastery tracker, your Canvas course can only have one section.
  • Linking to an existing tracker from MasteryConnect in Canvas requires that your Canvas account and Mastery Connect account to be synced via an SIS (student information system).
  • To link correctly to a Canvas course, your existing tracker must be assigned to a classroom section in MasteryConnect.

View Mastery Tracker in Canvas

Your mastery tracker will display in your Canvas course. You can create and add assessments to your mastery tracker, which will then populate in your Canvas assignment list.

You can also generate Canvas assignments from MasteryConnect assessments that were added before the tracker was linked to Canvas.

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