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New Quizzes

Add Images to Questions in New Quizzes

Adding images to a quiz question can help visually illustrate the concept, activate student knowledge, and improve student engagement. This tutorial describes how to use the Rich Content Editor to add images to your quiz questions. Directions Add Image to New Quiz These instructions are for New Quizzes that have already been created. If you […]

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Grading New Quizzes

Add Feedback in New Quizzes

Note: This tutorial is currently being update to include video instructions. 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 questions, among several others. When creating quizzes for […]

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Accessibility New Quizzes

Add Additional Time or Attempts for a Student in New Quizzes

An accommodation is a change to the learning environment or conditions to better help a certain student learn. Once you have set up your quiz in Canvas, including the allowed time for all students, you can easily change that time requirement for select students without editing the rest of the class. Canvas allows instructors to […]

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New Quizzes

Use Item Banks for New Quizzes

New Quiz questions can be stored in Item Banks instead of the Question Banks used in Classic Quizzes. You can use Item Banks to organize quiz questions and share them with fellow instructors. You can access quizzes by clicking Item Banks from the course navigation menu on the left. Note: Question Banks used in Classic […]

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New Quizzes

Share an Item Bank in New Quizzes

Item Banks are collections of questions for use in New Quizzes. You may want to share an Item Bank with another instructor to use in their course, perhaps to collaborate on creating new questions or to provide them with material for their own New Quizzes. This tutorial will show you how to share access to […]

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New Quizzes

Create Different Types of New Quiz Questions

Canvas provides a multitude of assessment tools that allow for feedback on both the student and instructor end. One of these tools is the New Quizzes function which allows you to create multiple-choice, true/false, and essay questions, among several others. The inclusion of many different question types allows for the demonstration of more nuanced knowledge […]

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New Quizzes

Convert Question Banks to Item Banks

Classic-style quizzes in Canvas can pull questions from Question Banks. However, New-style Quizzes use Item Banks instead. While these two different types of banks appear very similar, Canvas treats them as separate systems; a New-style Quiz cannot pull questions from a Question Bank. This tutorial will cover the process of converting a Question Bank into […]

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New Quizzes Ready Set Go

Create and Edit “New” Quizzes

Canvas currently offers two types of quizzes: New and Classic. Each type of quiz has its own benefits and limitations. For example, New Quizzes offers more question types and some extra features, but allows for third-party integration. Classic Quizzes will be phased out and replaced with New Quizzes in future versions of Canvas; however, Classic […]