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Create an Assignment with a Due Date

Canvas allows you to set a due date for assignments that will automatically populate the Canvas calendar, the course summary (found on the Syllabus), and the to-do list in the student sidebar. This helps students stay organized and keep track of their assignments. You can choose to not allow submissions after the due date or […]

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Assignments Integrated Apps

Use Unicheck to Check for Plagiarism

Unicheck is a Canvas-integrated software that can review text submissions from students for plagiarism. You can use Unicheck to ensure academic integrity in your course in the same way you may have used SafeAssign in Blackboard. Activating Unicheck is done on a per-assignment basis and is easy to do while creating the assignment. Directions Integrate […]

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Assignments Canvas Tools

Import SCORM Files as Assignments into Canvas

A SCORM file is a .zip file of content that a publisher may provide for classroom use or that has been developed outside of Canvas. The following tutorial explains how to import SCORM files directly into Canvas as assignments. Before starting the steps below, you must first download the SCORM .zip files from the publisher […]

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Use Groups in Canvas

A great way to get peer-to-peer interaction in a course is by grouping up students for collaborative activities. Some of these activities could include projects, assignments, discussions, and peer review (not using the Peer Review feature of an assignment). Regardless of the activity, instructors will need to create groups for their students, which can be […]

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Assignments

Create an Assignment with Files Attached

Canvas allows you to attach files directly to an assignment. You can add files and images from your own computer, course files on Canvas, or even user files. This is one of the easiest ways to ensure your students have all of the instructions, resources, and materials needed to complete their assignment. Directions Go┬áto MSU […]

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Assignments Group Work/Collaboration

Create a Group Assignment

You can use the Canvas Group Assignments feature to easily assign and grade collaborative assignments. Imagine students working together to complete a virtual lab; research a question and write a group paper; hold and record a video discussion; act out a scene from literature or history; produce a group presentation; or create a digital media […]