When you set up your assignment you can select to Assign grades to each student individually, and thus give students individual grades and feedback. Or, if this is not selected, you can still provide individual feedback on a group submission by going to Grades, clicking the cell with the student’s score for the assignment, and then clicking the comment icon in … Read More
Speedgrader is the Canvas marking tool which allows you to view, annotate, comment on, and grade student assignment submissions online. In addition to grading online submissions, Speedgrader can also be used to provide comments and grades on work that is not submitted online (in-class presentations or paper-based submissions, for example). Speedgrader is built upon the same functionality as the Blackboard … Read More
Once a quiz has been published, you will be able to moderate it. The moderation tool allows teachers to view the following student usage data: Based on the analysis of the information displayed, you can give students extra attempts or extra time to complete the quiz or manually unlock quiz attempts. To moderate a quiz, follow these steps below: Blackboard … Read More
Recently we travelled to Singapore and Hong Kong to deliver training we’d developed for sessional and support staff teaching RMIT programs. The training comprised a three hour, face-to-face, hands-on session covering the following canvas functions: It was supported by a series of short pre-training activities designed to demonstrate Canvas functionality from a student perspective, and post-training follow-up answers to questions … Read More
Yes, you can. You can weight final grades based on assignment groups. Remember that grade totals are displayed in the Total column of the Gradebook. To learn more about the Gradebook, refer to “How to: use Gradebook in Canvas”.
You can send messages to students directly from the Gradebook, based on the status of their assignment or their performance. This tool can be really handy when marking students’ work. Please note that the subject of the message will be automatically set according to what how you filter the students with the following available categories: (a) Haven’t submitted yet (b) … Read More