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Emily Corse

Canvas: control student access to your Canvas course

At Rutgers, all Canvas courses follow our official “term dates” for availability to students. Term dates run from the first day of classes to the last day of the finals period. If you would like your students to have early … Continue reading

Posted at 1:19 p.m. Oct. 15, 2018, by in Canvas

Canvas: share a quiz with another instructor

If you create a Canvas quiz for your course, you might want to share it with another instructor to use in their Canvas course. The simplest way to do that is to 1) export the quiz from Canvas to your … Continue reading

Posted at 3:27 p.m. Oct. 11, 2018, by in Canvas

How can I share a website from site menu?

You can post website links in various places (from a Lessons pagesĀ or in Resources), but if it’s a critical website your students should use frequently (eg, the Libraries, a textbook page), you may wish to create the link in the … Continue reading

Posted at 3:37 p.m. Aug. 30, 2018, by in Sakai, Sharing Documents

Canvas: can students alter their own grades?

No. However, Canvas includes a feature for students that allows them to test “What-If” scenarios on their course grades. They can test different scores for upcoming or previously submitted assignments, to calculate what kinds of scores they’d need to earn … Continue reading

Posted at 3:49 p.m. March 5, 2018, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: add new grade column

Of course, there are many ways to add new gradable items to your Canvas site. In this case, you’ll be adding a column where you can enter numeric grades for an IN-CLASS quiz or assignment (in other words, not an … Continue reading

Posted at 2:50 p.m. March 5, 2018, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: display students last name first in Grades

When we switch to the new Grades tool, this will be easier. For now, you have to change a setting in each of your Canvas courses. Choose Settings from the left-hand menu inside a course site Click the tab”Feature Settings” … Continue reading

Posted at 11:51 a.m. Feb. 16, 2018, by in Canvas
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