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Grading New Quizzes

Add Feedback in New Quizzes

Note: This tutorial is currently being updated. In the meantime, the video contains instructions for both Classic and New Quizzes. Canvas provides a multitude of assessment tools that allow for feedback on both the student and instructor end. One of these tools is the quizzes function which allows you to create multiple choice, true/false, and essay […]

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Use the Gradebook Option, “Message Students Who…”

When you’re grading, it can be helpful to send a quick message to a specific group of students. For example, you may want to send a reminder to all students who have not yet submitted an assignment, or maybe you want to send a message to students who received a certain grade or lower to […]

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Use SpeedGrader Comment Library

If you have comments that you find yourself using repeatedly while grading, you can save those comments in SpeedGrader’s Comment Library instead of retyping the same comment over and over. The SpeedGrader Comment Library enables you to add frequently used comments to an assignment easily. The comment library does have some limitations. When you add […]

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Drop Low and High Grades

One of the many customizations you can make to Canvas is to set an assignment group to drop either the lowest score or highest score for each student. You can set rules to assignment groups (Assignments, Quizzes, etc.) in Canvas regarding how many low or high grades to drop or which assignments should never be […]

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Set a Late or Missing Assignment Policy for Grades in Canvas

Every instructor addresses late student submissions differently. You can use Canvas’ Gradebook to set your preferred late policy that applies to every student and every assignment in your course. You can also set Gradebook to assign a zero grade to assignments that are not submitted. Directions Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff Hub. Click […]

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Grading Quizzes/Tests

Grade Classic Quiz by Question in Speedgrader

Note: Grading by question is only available in Classic Quizzes. As of yet, New Quizzes do not have this functionality. When grading quizzes and exams, you may prefer to grade all responses to a single question rather than grade student submissions individually. Grading this way can help you focus on the context of the question […]

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Grading Quizzes/Tests

Add Feedback in Classic Quizzes

Note: This tutorial is currently being updated. In the meantime, the video contains instructions for both Classic and New Quizzes. Canvas provides a multitude of assessment tools that allow for feedback on both the student and instructor end. One of these tools is the quizzes function which allows you to create multiple choice, true/false, and essay […]

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Grading

Open Access for Individual Student to Finalize Incomplete Grade

Working with a student who has an incomplete grade in a Canvas course creates some complications. By default, Canvas will make the course inaccessible to students at the scheduled end of the semester. If you have a student with an incomplete, you can set the course to allow students to access it even after the […]

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Use Email to Finalize Incomplete Grade

Working with a student who has an incomplete grade in a Canvas course creates some complications. One of the simplest methods of enabling a student to complete their incomplete grade is through email. In this tutorial, you will learn how to send relevant files and resources to the student through either Canvas or email. The […]

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Use a Sandbox to Finalize Incomplete Grade

One method you can use to work with a student to finish their incomplete grade is to add the student to a Canvas sandbox course to complete their work. This method reduces the risk presented by giving other students access to the course, while still providing the course content to the student completing their grade. […]