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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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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 is my quiz showing up as an assignment?

Canvas uses Assignments, available from the course navigation menu on the left, as an umbrella that includes all assessments. Any quizzes (Classic or New) or discussions that you create for a course can be accessed from their respective links or from assignments link in the course navigation menu on the left.

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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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Quizzes/Tests Ready Set Go

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, Classic Quizzes will still be available for use until July 2024. In the meantime, you may choose to use either Classic or New Quizzes in your […]

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Grading Quizzes/Tests

Grade Classic Quiz by Question in Speedgrader

Note: Grading by question is only available in Classic Quizzes. As of yet, New Quizzes do not have this functionality. When grading quizzes and exams, you may prefer to grade all responses to a single question rather than grade student submissions individually. Grading this way can help you focus on the context of the question […]

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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 […]

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Quizzes/Tests

Create and Use a Question Bank for Classic Quizzes

Question banks are used to store and organize quiz questions. These questions can then be used across different classic quizzes and courses. Directions Create a Question Bank 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 like to work in. Click Quizzes on the course navigation menu to the […]

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New Quizzes Ready Set Go

Create and Edit “New” Quizzes

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. Classic Quizzes will be phased out and replaced […]