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Use GoReact to Provide Feedback on Videos

GoReact is a tool for providing feedback on videos. Students can record media and receive feedback from their teacher or critique a media piece using time-stamped comments. Consider asking students to act out a scene from literature, record a mini-lesson about the course content, or demonstrate a performance-based skill. This tutorial describes how to integrate […]

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Assignments Grading

Create a Rubric in Canvas

Rubrics provide a set of criteria to evaluate student performance. When they are used in Canvas, they provide students with direction and clarity. When integrated with SpeedGrader, rubrics also allow you to provide quick and easy feedback for your students. Note: To attach the rubric to an assignment, refer to the “Attach a Rubric to an […]

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Assignments Grading

Create Weighted Assignment Groups

Assignment groups allow you to organize your assignments by category. For more information, please visit the “Organize Assignments Using Assignment Groups” tutorial. This tutorial describes how to weight your assignment groups to affect how strongly each category will affect the final grade. For example, you could set Projects to 20%, Discussions to 10%, Quizzes to 30%, […]

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Assignments Grading

Add Manual Columns to the Gradebook

Assignments, discussions, quizzes and a few other activities can be set to automatically populate the Canvas gradebook; however, other types of activities, such as live student presentations during synchronous lectures, do not automatically populate. You may want to manually add these items to the gradebook by creating additional columns. The only way to manually create […]

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Canvas Tools Grading

Use New Analytics

New Analytics is a Canvas tool that allows you to easily analyze various types of course data. You can keep track of average course grades, weekly participation, individual student performance, and more. Use this tool to identify strengths and weaknesses in your course and to communicate with students who are struggling (or thriving!). Disclaimer: The […]

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Canvas Tools Grading

Use the Attendance (Roll Call) Tool

The Attendance Tool is an integrated application that allows you to take attendance from within Canvas. This is helpful for both in-class and synchronous formats of classes. If you wish to use this application, you will need to enable it within each course. Note: When you take attendance using Attendance (Roll Call), Canvas automatically adds Attendance […]

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Assignments Grading

Attach a Rubric to an Assignment

You can add a rubric to an assignment or discussion to help students understand your expectations and how you intend to score their submissions. Rubrics also integrate into SpeedGrader, making grading quick and efficient! Directions Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff Hub. Click Canvas in the Teaching & Learning section. Log in to your Canvas Account. Select the Course you’d like to work […]