Dropping Lowest Scores in Canvas

You can drop a score (or more than 1) per grading category, but you cannot choose the lowest from a set of categories. 1. Click on the cogwheel opposite the grading categories name: Note My category was called “Window 1” you may have “;Window 1 quizzes” etc. 2. You’ll see a pull down menu; click…

Using My Open Math Assessments in Canvas

Using MyOpenMath in Canvas Randomly generated and auto-graded assessments. Searchable question banks with many useful questions, including structured multi-part questions and questions with video hints. Questions can be kept open after due date as practice for students. How long will this take? 1. Once off: Creating a Course in MyOpenMath: 2 minutes 2. Creating an…

Accessing an Advisee’s Canvas page

You can access your advisees’ canvas pages, using a special login for each advisee. You were emailed logins and passwords to give access to each of your advisee’s Canvas. If am happy to send this information again if needed You can remain logged in as yourself and open a new incognito window (from the file…

Importing material from an existing Canvas course

In the destination course go to Settings in the left hand course navigation menu. Then click the Import Course Content button on the right Choose the content type from the pull down menu (in this case a canvas course) Identify the source course using the pull down menu (you may need to check include completed…

Dang it! How do I get that thing I just deleted back in Canvas?

So, you just deleted something from your course in Canvas. And you didn’t mean to. Or, maybe, months ago, you deleted something and now you wish you hadn’t. No worries. Point your browser at your course home page. Then add the word undelete to the end of the URL and hit Enter, so that you’re…

Add a button in Canvas. That was easy!

Is there a website or web based tool you want students to use regularly? You can add a button to the course navigation menu in your course and students. Here’s how: 1. Copy the URL for the relevant site, say http://www.wordreference.com 2. In the relevant Canvas course click the Settings button:      3. Now click…