In Blackboard, I was able to submit grades as "check", "check minus", "check plus" by selecting "text" for the grade for that column. It seems that this function is not available in this "Canvas" program. How can I do this?
Not everything you've been used to in Blackboard will carry over to a different LMS such as Canvas...so there will be some things that will be similar between LMSs, but there will also be somethings that you may not be able to do. And, unfortunately, this appears to be one of them. Searching the Community for similar questions, I was able to find the following for you: check, check plus and minus. In addition, here are two Feature Ideas that were submitted in late 2015, but they did not get enough votes from members of the Canvas Community to move on to the next stage of the voting/development process:
check, check plus and check minus
* add a check/check minus/not submitted grading option (as Biray Seitz mentions in this Feature Idea, you might want to consider using a rubric: How do I add a rubric to an assignment? and also look at the link that Renee Carney referenced on How do I use the Learning Mastery Gradebook to view outcome results in a course?)
Sorry that I don't have better news for you, Kevin, but I hope the above links will give you some ideas on how you might be able to accomplish what you're trying to do in other ways.
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