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Why can’t I see the questions from Classic Quiz question groups when I migrate to New Quizzes?

New Quizzes currently do not offer the option of “question group” type questions. When you migrate a Classic Quiz with question groups to a New Quiz, the questions within those groups are stored directly in the New Quiz in a quiz-specific item bank. Unfortunately, though you will have a link to the quiz-specific item banks, […]

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Canvas Spotlight

Extending Deadlines for Excused Work

Tool: Assignments, Quizzes, and Discussions As instructors, you want to provide your students with the best chance at succeeding in your courses. To this point, chances are you have had a student ask for a deadline extension. Maybe the student needed accommodations in your course, or maybe life (or in some cases technology) just got […]

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Canvas Spotlight

Use Formula Quiz Questions in Canvas

Formula questions are an easy way for math and science instructors to create numerically-randomized questions for their students. To make a formula question, the instructor adds a mathematical formula with variables and variable ranges to the quiz question. The value of the variable will be different for every quiz attempt. This means that students will […]

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Create and Edit Classic Quizzes

Classic Quizzes are Canvas’ 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. Question […]

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Accessibility Quizzes/Tests

Add Time to a 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. Instructions are included for both Classic and New […]

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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

Edit an Existing Quiz

You may want to edit an existing quiz in Canvas to change items such as the title, the instructions, the due date, or the number of points or percentage it is worth. You can also edit, delete, or add questions that have already been created in a quiz. Directions Edit an Existing Classic Quiz Go to […]

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Quizzes/Tests

Add Images to Test Questions

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 Images to Classic Quiz Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff Hub. Click Canvas in the Teaching & Learning section. Log […]