||KEY CHARACTERISTICS WITHIN CANVAS
|Includes functionality of:
- Grading Discussions
- Assignments can be submitted online through text entry, file uploads, media recordings, or URL’s
- Easily set up peer review assignments.
- Combine assignments to include % of total grade (e.g., Quizzes, Other, Assignments). Similar to D2L Gradebook’s “Categories.’
- Gradebook setup happens here.
- Includes all graded items (e.g., graded discussions, quizzes, submitted items, etc.)
- Ungraded assignments create a deadline in the calendar and syllabus, but do not create a column in the gradebook.
- When you create a quiz, you can choose one of four quiz types: practice quiz, graded quiz, graded survey and ungraded survey.
- Quiz Statistics include student and item analysis
- Question banks have to be added to each course you want to use the questions in.
- No single repository for all questions
- If you change a question in your question bank it does not change in the quizzes that the question is being used in. You must update it everywhere.
|Question Sections / Randomize
- Ability to pick a certain number of questions from a Question Bank.
- Must use Question Groups to randomize the order of questions.
- Can be used for grading or just feedback.
- Simply click to add columns.
- Similar to Analytic Rubrics in D2L.
- Faculty can enter grades and comments directly from here, but if the assignment was turned in to Canvas the best way to grade is using Speedgrader.
- Gradebook is automatically populated from the items in the Assignments list.
- Students can figure hypothetical “what-if” grades.
- Sort columns in one click by due date or assignment category.
- Student submissions are highlighted in red if the submission was turned in late.
|Adopted from Ohio State University