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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]