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Quizzes/Tests Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

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, that process is not scheduled to begin until July 2022. In the meantime, you may choose to use either Classic or New Quizzes in your course. […]

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New Quizzes Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

Create and Edit “New” Quizzes

Note: This tutorial is currently being updated, so some steps may be outdated and operate slightly differently. 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 Classic Quizzes has a more […]

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Readings/Content Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

Create a Page in Canvas

Pages within Canvas create a visually dynamic and editable place to present your lectures, videos, and content. If you currently have documents to direct students on what to do within your course, consider creating a page instead. Pages within Canvas are an ideal solution to uploading document after document for students to view. Pages can […]

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Modules Navigating Canvas Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

Add, Move, Edit, & Delete Modules

Modules serve as distinct sections of your course, and can be organized by unit, theme, week, or any method you choose for organization. During your course, you may find the need to rearrange, add, edit, or remove a module altogether to keep the content updated and correct. Note: The course shell provided to you will be […]

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Discussions Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

Create a Discussion in Canvas

Canvas provides many opportunities for student interaction and feedback. Among these is a discussion tool that allows students to interact with each other in a forum using the Rich Content Editor. You may then provide feedback or grades to each discussion post. Directions Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff Hub. Click Canvas in the Teaching & Learning section. Log […]

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Communication Lectures Timely Tutorials Videos

Embed Videos from YuJa

Sometimes the best way to reach your students is with a video from you, their instructor. You can easily embed videos from YuJa anywhere the Rich Content Editor box and toolbar appears in Canvas. There are two ways to approach the embedding of a YuJa video. One begins within YuJa and the other stays entirely […]

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Communication Lectures Timely Tutorials Videos

Use YuJa to Create and Upload Videos

Sometimes the best way to reach your students is with a video from you, their instructor. Other resources are great, but your presence in the course makes it even more unique and meaningful to the students. One great way to provide your own videos is through recording in YuJa. You can use this tool to […]

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Assignments Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

Create an Assignment

Canvas Assignments allow you to provide assignment instructions and materials to your students. Also, students can upload digital submissions directly to the Assignment. Instructors are then able to grade the assignment submissions from within Canvas. There are numerous possible assignments you could create. Consider asking students to annotate a reading, complete a virtual lab, record […]

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Canvas Tools Readings/Content Timely Tutorials

Convert Files (PPT, PDF, Word) to Canvas Pages

Using Pages is the best way to distribute material within Canvas. Pages are built to work with web browsers, so they display better and cooperate with multiple platforms (different browsers, different device types, etc.) better than downloadable files. Another advantage is the ability to edit Pages right in Canvas. So if you need to update […]

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Blueprint Canvas Tools Communication Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

Use the Syllabus Tool

The Canvas Syllabus is a convenient location to provide a course description, materials list, and other important information. The Syllabus page also includes a calendar and a Course Summary section, which automatically lists assignments and due dates. 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 […]