Canvas LMS for instructors

What assignment types can I create in a course?
Canvas supports five assignment types: Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes, External Tools, and Not Graded. As an instructor, you can select an assignment t...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:06 AM
What is the difference between assignment due dates and availability dates?
In addition to setting a due date for an assignment, instructors can specify a specific date range when students can submit the assignment. These dates are...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:07 AM
How do I bulk update due dates and availability dates as an instructor?
As an instructor, you may have the option to update due dates and availability dates for multiple assignments and assessments at one time. Additionally, if...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:08 AM
How do I create an assignment?
You can create assignments on the Assignments page. You can create an assignment shell, which is a placeholder for an assignment within an assignment group...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:08 AM
How do I create an assignment shell in an assignment group?
Assignment shells are placeholders for Assignments that only include the assignment type, name, due date, and point value. You can choose to save the assig...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:09 AM
How do I move or reorder an assignment group?
You can move or reorder assignment groups after you've created them. You can manually drag and drop the assignment group, or you can use the Move To o...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:10 AM
How do I add an assignment group in a course?
Using Assignment Groups allows you to organize the assignments in your course. Open Assignments In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link. ...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:11 AM
How do I weight the final course grade based on assignment groups?
You can weight final grades based on assignment groups. Selecting this option assigns a weight to each assignment group, not the assignments themselves. Wi...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:11 AM
How do I create rules for an assignment group?
Once you have added assignments to your assignment group, you can create rules for the entire assignment group. Assignment group rules determine how Canvas...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:12 AM
How do I create an online assignment?
You can create online assignments for students to submit their assignments through Canvas. Students can submit audio or video recordings by recording new m...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 9:13 AM