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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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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 Timely Tutorials

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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Grading Quizzes/Tests

Grade by Question in Speedgrader

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 rather than constantly switching your focus to different questions. Changing to a grade-by-question setting in Canvas Speedgrader is easy to […]

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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 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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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 Ready Set Go Timely Tutorials

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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Grading Quizzes/Tests

Use SpeedGrader to Grade Quizzes

SpeedGrader can be used for any graded item in your course, including quizzes! You can use the SpeedGrader to easily see each student’s submission and adjust points or add feedback. It is especially useful in grading essay questions and adding extra credit points. The tutorial below provides a walkthrough of using this feature to grade […]