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Using Rubrics in Canvas

Tools: Rubrics, Assignments, and Discussions Have you been putting off creating rubrics for your assignments, either because you don’t like them or don’t know how to create them? Would you be surprised to learn that rubrics not only help your students succeed, but they can also make your own grading process easier? Rubrics provide a […]

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Grading

Grade with a Rubric

Rubrics produce a set of criteria to evaluate student performance. When they are used in Canvas, they provide students with direction and clarity. When integrated with SpeedGrader, rubrics enable you to provide quick and easy feedback and assessments to your students. Note: These instructions assume that a rubric has already been created and assigned to the […]

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Grading Ready Set Go

Use SpeedGrader in Canvas

SpeedGrader is a built-in Canvas tool that allows you to easily view and grade individual and group work. This feature can help you save time, stay organized, and quickly provide feedback to your students. Although you can access SpeedGrader by clicking on individual quizzes, assignments, and graded discussions, this tutorial describes how to use SpeedGrader […]

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Discussions Grading

Attach a Rubric to a Discussion

You can use the SpeedGrader feature with an attached rubric to easily grade individual discussion submissions within Canvas. These grades automatically populate the Gradebook. Using a rubric for discussion posts can save you time, keep you consistent, and help you provide useful feedback to your students. Note: This tutorial assumes that you have an existing rubric […]

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Assignments Grading

Create a Rubric in Canvas

Rubrics provide a set of criteria to evaluate student performance. When they are used in Canvas, they provide students with direction and clarity. When integrated with SpeedGrader, rubrics also allow you to provide quick and easy feedback for your students. Note: To attach the rubric to an assignment, refer to the “Attach a Rubric to an […]

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Assignments Grading

Attach a Rubric to an Assignment

You can add a rubric to an assignment or discussion to help students understand your expectations and how you intend to score their submissions. Rubrics also integrate into SpeedGrader, making grading quick and efficient! Directions 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 […]

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Assignments Group Work/Collaboration

Assign Peer Reviews for Assignments

Canvas has many tools that allow for student interaction and feedback. Among these is a peer review tool that allows students to view and grade each other’s work. You may assign students one or several of their peers’ submissions to grade and give feedback on. Note: You must have a rubric associated with the assignment […]