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New Quizzes

Add Images to Questions in New Quizzes

Note: This tutorial is currently being updated. In the meantime, 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 your quiz […]

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Grading New Quizzes

Add Feedback in New 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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Accessibility New Quizzes

Add Time or Additional Attempts to a New Quiz for a Specific Student

Note: This tutorial is currently being updated. The content is accurate. The video for New Quizzes will be added soon. An accommodation is a change to the learning environment or conditions to better help a certain student learn. Once you have set up your quiz in Canvas, including the allowed time for all students, you […]

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New Quizzes

Use Item Banks for New Quizzes

New Quiz questions can be stored in Item Banks instead of the Question Banks used in Classic Quizzes. You can use Item Banks to organize quiz questions and share them with fellow instructors. You can access quizzes by clicking Item Banks from the course navigation menu on the left. Note: Question Banks used in Classic […]

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FAQ

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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FAQ

How are New and Classic Quizzes different?

Please note: Classic Quizzes will be discontinued in July 2024. However, they can be migrated to New Quizzes at any time, so please do not feel compelled to use New Quizzes simply because of this deadline. Quiz Features New Quizzes Use additional question types: categorization, ordering, stimulus/passage, hot spot Search content within an item bank […]

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Canvas Spotlight

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 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 […]