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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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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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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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How are New and Classic Quizzes different?

Please note: Canvas will begin phasing out Classic Quizzes in 2022. Quiz Features New Quizzes Use additional question types: categorization, ordering, stimulus/passage, hot spot Search content within an item bank Easy management of student accommodations Classic Quizzes Use the Rich Content Editor to record audio and video; check accessibility; integrate third-party apps and LTI tools, […]

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Formative Assessments

Creating Formative Assessments with Quizzes Formative assessments provide opportunities to monitor students’ learning and immediately provide feedback. Formative assessments are generally low stakes and provide learners with a chance to gauge their knowledge of the course content and use the provided feedback in order to correct their mistakes before moving on to another course topic. […]

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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

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 […]

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Create a “New” Canvas Quiz

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 robust Rich Content Editor and allows for third-party integration. Although you can choose which type of quiz […]

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Accessibility Quizzes/Tests

Use Accommodation Settings on Quizzes

An accommodation is a change to the learning environment or conditions to better help a certain student learn. Canvas allows instructors to provide accommodations such as extra time and extra quiz attempts to their students using the Quiz Moderation feature. Note: this feature is only available for published quizzes. Directions Accommodations in Classic Quizzes Go to MSU […]