To start a conversation in Canvas follow the steps below:  Reply to a conversation  Reply-All to a conversation  Archive conversation  Delete a conversation  Forward, star or mark as unread The Course Messages function under Course Tools allows instructors to create and send private and secure messages to course members only The Send Email function allows … Read More
Announcements allow you to post messages to students and staff in your course. You can also optionally receive responses to posts, via replies or likes, essentially enabling a simple polling or acknowledgement function. In addition to the announcement posts within a course, users can receive notification based on their personal notification settings, including via RMIT email, alternate email and or SMS … Read More
One of the strengths of Canvas, is the opportunity to promote engagement and learning between staff and students and between students themselves, with a range of communication options. Discussions, Announcements, Conversations (email), Collaborations, Conferences, Calendar, Gradebook, and Speedgrader all offer communications functionality. Some of these are suitable for general class or group communications, and others are great for feedback and … Read More
To resubmit an assignment on behalf of a student: NOTE: assignment settings must allow re-submissions (Check originality report generation and allow late submission settings) see Resubmitting of Behalf of a Student. In the Assignments section, click on the assignment title link (Note need at least one submission to see the Assignment inbox list) In the options column click on the … Read More
We recently returned from the Canvas conference in Colorado. As well as enjoying the stunningly beautiful locale with white marquee tents highlighted against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, we had the opportunity to connect with other Higher Ed users of Canvas both in the States and in Australia. As an organisation just beginning our Canvas journey it was interesting … Read More
You can add links in your announcements directly to content, assignments or course sections by using the content selector to the right of the rich text editor. Check out the following guides for further help. How do I add content to an announcement in a course? How do I insert links to course content into the Rich Content Editor using … Read More
Yes you can regrade the quiz for automated marking type questions (e.g.: multiple choice questions, true/false). click on edit quiz -> Questions -> select the correct answer (thus changing it) -> click the green arrow on the top left corner of the hover window -> This will open the regrading options popup -> select your choice and update.
Yes it does but only when the course setting “Quiz log auditing” is switched on. Switch this on before you release a quiz. You can find do that by going to Settings->Feature Options->Quiz log auditing. You can track student quiz attempts under the “Moderate this quiz” option on the quiz page.
If a student has a grey ‘inactive’ button next to their name in the People page it means they were enrolled but have since dropped the course. They’re still listed in the People section for auditing and record keeping, but they won’t appear in the Grades section.
When you set up a Canvas Assignment to include more than one online submission type, only one of the files / link the students add are actually submitted. There’s no indication or message that not all the things they’ve added via the tabs have been submitted. Students can add multiple submissions, but they need to do this by ‘resubmitting’ the … Read More