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Canvas Tools Quizzes/Tests

Turn a Classic Quiz into a Question Bank

Question Banks are an excellent tool to use when creating Classic Quizzes. You can add questions to a bank, edit them if you like, and then add them to any Classic Quiz. You can use Question Banks to reuse questions and set up randomized pools of questions, for example. You may want to add several […]

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Canvas Tools Quizzes/Tests Self-Help Tutorials

Print a Canvas Quiz

Canvas Quizzes are great tools for assessing students online, but you may want to deliver a Quiz created in Canvas in-person. For instance, you may be teaching a course you usually teach online in a classroom and want to reuse your material. In cases like this, you can print quizzes directly from Canvas to distribute […]

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Quizzes/Tests Ready Set Go

Create and Edit Classic Quizzes

Classic Quizzes are Canvas’ current default template for exams, tests, quizzes, etc. Classic Quizzes will be phased out and replaced with New Quizzes in future versions of Canvas; however, Classic Quizzes will still be available for use until July 2024. In the meantime, you may choose to use either Classic or New Quizzes in your […]

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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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Accessibility Quizzes/Tests

Add Time or Extra Attempts to a Classic Quiz for a Specific Student

Additional time on a quiz is often something required by accommodations or other conditions. 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. Note that in Classic Quizzes, you can only […]

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Quizzes/Tests

Create Different Types of Classic 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 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 demonstration of more nuanced knowledge and […]

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Quizzes/Tests

Create and Use a Question Bank for Classic Quizzes

Question banks are used to store and organize quiz questions. These questions can then be used across different classic quizzes and courses. Directions Create a Question Bank 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 in. Click Quizzes on the course navigation menu to the […]

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Quizzes/Tests

Add Images to Questions in Classic Quizzes

Note: This tutorial is currently being updated. The content is accurate, but the video contains instructions for both Classic and 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 […]

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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 Quizzes/Tests

Use SpeedGrader to Grade Quizzes

SpeedGrader can be used for any graded item in your course, including quizzes! You can use the SpeedGrader to easily see each student’s submission and adjust points or add feedback. It is especially useful in grading essay questions and adding extra credit points. The tutorial below provides a walkthrough of using this feature to grade […]