How to migrate a “Classic Quiz” to “New Quizzes” in Canvas

DU has officially launched the “New Quizzes” functionality in Canvas for all courses. To prepare for the “Classic Quizzes” deprecation in June 2022, you will want to begin migrating your quizzes that you plan to continue using. Learn more about this timeline in our KB graphic.  This article will offer step-by-step instructions into how the […]

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Timeline for Canvas “New Quizzes” at DU

Timeline for “New Quizzes” in Canvas at DU The following image displays the upcoming timeline for the launch of the “New Quizzes” functionality in Canvas at DU. The Office of Teaching and Learning recommends getting a head start on learning New Quizzes and migrating your Classic Quizzes before Summer 2022. Reach out to the OTL […]

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How to create a quiz using Canvas “New Quizzes”

How do I create a quiz using New Quizzes?  Learn more about New Quizzes. Please look at the Knowledge Base article on new quizzes vs. Classic quizzes to see the feature changes! 1. Open Quizzes In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link. 2. Add Quiz Click the Add Quiz button. 3. Create New Quiz In the Choose a Quiz […]

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Canvas: Student Accommodations with New Quizzes

While the official campus-wide deployment at DU is scheduled for December 1, 2021, faculty can enable the New Quizzes functionality in their individual course settings effective immediately. Learn more about New Quizzes v. Classic Quizzes in this feature comparison article. You can add accommodations for a student in New Quizzes. Accommodation settings include adding or […]

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Canvas: New Quizzes V. Classic Quizzes Feature Comparison

Canvas | New Quizzes Feature Comparison. The following chart is adapted from Canvas. Migrating Classic Quizzes to New Quizzes is possible and easy! CANVAS WORKFLOWS This table includes functionality workflows in Classic Quizzes v. New Quizzes. Instructors will be able to share question banks across multiple courses, accounts, and users.   Classic Quizzes New Quizzes  […]

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How do I set up an alternative test time for Canvas quizzes?

An alternative test time is a time that has a different start or end time than the rest of the class. This can be a helpful strategy when working through student accommodations with exam time and/or if specific students need to take the exam on a different date/time then the rest of the class. You […]

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How do I allow extra time for student accommodations on Canvas quizzes?

These directions will allow you to comply with the additional time requirements that students may need as part of their academic accommodations determined by the Disability Services Program. Step 1. Click into your Canvas course. Step 2. Select Quizzes from the left-side navigation menu. Step 3. Open the Quiz whose time you want to adjust […]

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How to Create Quizzes in Canvas

This article is designed to guide you step-by-step how to set up quizzes in your Canvas course. This will be especially helpful as DU is encouraging faculty to be PIVOT Ready by having course content online. You can also use this feature for your online exams, including final exams that are required to be online […]

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Providing DSP Testing Information

Do you have students testing in the Disability Services Program (DSP) Testing Center? The clip below is a quick tutorial that shows how faculty can provide testing information for students testing in the DSP Testing Center through the DSP Faculty Accommodate Portal.  Steps to Provide DSP Testing Information: Step 1. Login to the Faculty Accommodate […]

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Canvas Accessibility Checklist

While Disability Services Program (DSP) approves academic and non-academic accommodations associated with a student’s disability, medical and mental health condition, faculty are legally responsible for administering many accommodations within the classroom. The OTL and DSP are here to help support faculty and facilitate this process. Throughout this article, you can find our accessibility checklist for designing, building and […]

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Respondus Live Proctoring

LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor now have an additional option for remote proctoring. The new Instructor Live Proctoring feature enables instructors to use a video conferencing system (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.) for live, remote testing. LockDown Browser prevents cheating on the computer or device itself, while the instructor watches students via video conferencing. This mode is recommended for small, synchronous classes where […]

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How to Edit Content Blocks with Design Tools

Several features in Canvas support the New Rich Content Editor, including Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and Syllabus. You can type text and you can copy and paste text from other sources into the New Rich Content Editor. The New Rich Content Editor also includes several formatting tools that allow you to modify your text. See […]

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How to use SpeedGrader in Canvas

The following items will be explained in this article: View of SpeedGrader SpeedGrader Menu Bar Viewing Student Submissions View Grading Sidebar Using the Annotation Tools You can access SpeedGrader in Canvas through: Assignments, Quizzes, Graded Discussions, and the Gradebook. To access through Assignments, click on the name of the assignment you want to grade. Once you are in the […]

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Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. Students are locked into the assessment and are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. Download the Browser Download Respondus LockDown Browser This link is unique to DU. The browser won’t work if it is downloaded […]

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Kaltura – Adding a Single Video to Your Canvas Course

Overview Kaltura allows you to upload and share videos, images. and audio files within your Canvas course. You can share your media on Canvas pages, discussion boards, assignments, and the Kaltura Media Gallery. Adding Media Using the Canvas Text Editor This is the quickest way to add a new media object (video, audio, or image) […]

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Canvas Teacher App

Time is a teacher’s most valuable resource. Save time and use Canvas more efficiently from your mobile device or tablet with the Canvas Teacher app. Canvas Teacher allows teachers to facilitate their courses on the go, both inside and outside the classroom. This app provides quick access to three of the most frequent course facilitation […]

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