How to Access Canvas for Senior Auditors

The process for accessing Canvas is different for users who don’t have a DU email. Follow these instructions to get access. Instructors: Request Access First, Senior Auditors need to be added to the Canvas course with their personal email address. Instructors may send an email to otl@du.edu to request Canvas access for Senior Auditors. Please include the following information: Senior […]

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How Do I Add a TA to my Course in Canvas?

Enrolled students are automatically added to your Canvas course when they register for your class. To add an auditing student, TA, Designer, or Observer to your course, first Navigate to the People tab in your course.   1. Click on the “Add People” button to bring up the following screen: Instead of email addresses, please […]

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How do I grade group assignments in SpeedGrader?

Open SpeedGrader from the group assignment. View Group Submissions When evaluating group assignments, the SpeedGrader drop-down menu displays the name of each group. Select the name of the group whose submission you want to view. Grade Submission To submit a grade for all members of the group, enter the grade in the Grade field [1]. If a […]

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How do I cross-list two courses into one in Canvas?

Cross-listing allows you to move section enrollments from individual courses and combine them into one course. This feature is helpful for instructors who teach several sections of the same course and only want to manage course data in one location, or those that have undergraduate/graduate Canvas courses and don’t wish to double-manage the material.  Section […]

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Students changing sections in a Canvas Course

Issue: Students who change sections of a course after grades have been submitted in Canvas will need their grades migrated to their new section.  For example, a student is enrolled in INTS-4001-1 and changes to INTS-4001-2. Students who change sections of a course via the Registrar will be removed from their previous section in Canvas […]

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How do I add quiz questions to a video in Canvas?

There are two way to create a video quiz: Kaltura Video Quiz Post a video within a Canvas Quiz Posting a video within a Canvas Quiz The Canvas quiz tool allows you to add a video from any source that provides the video embed code. Quiz responses can then be automatically recorded in the Canvas […]

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How can I most effectively use the Discussion Board?

4 Tips for Managing Discussions in Canvas It is important for course participants to efficiently manage discussion boards to prevent from being overwhelmed by discussion postings. This is especially true for larger classes or where there are many discussion threads. 1. Use the collapse feature to help with readability. 2. Set individual discussion settings to […]

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Logging in to Canvas

You may log in to Canvas at https://canvas.du.edu with your DU ID and PioneerWeb/MyWeb passcode. You may also access Canvas from within PioneerWeb on the “Courses” tab and it will log you in automatically. If you have trouble logging in, please contact the IT Help Center at 303-871-4700.

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