Before creating assigments in your Canvas course, it is important to set up different assignment groups. Some example assignment groups includes ones for assessments, discussions, projects, and more. Once you have created groups you will be able to assign any future assignments or activities to their respective group in order to montior student progress in specific areas.
- [Voiceover] In this video, we'll take a look…at how to add assignment groups.…First I'm going to enter my Biology 101 course,…and from inside the course, in the Course…navigation bar, I'm going to click on Assignments.…Now, you notice that Assignments are grayed out…as of right now, and that's because…we have not yet added any assignments.…I'll click here, and it brings me to my Assignment page.…Now most likely when you first enter this,…you will not have any groups created.…I do have an Assignments group created,…but I also want to create several other groups.…
Now, I recommend setting up some assignment groups…before you begin creating and adding assignments.…It will help you to stay much more organized…and it will make the process much easier.…Now in order to add a group, we'll click on +Group…in the upper right, and we can add the name of the group.…So we have Assignments, and now…I'm going to type in Assessments.…I'll click on Save.…I'm going to click on +Group, and now add Reflections.…Then I'll click Save, and I'll add my other two groups.…
- Setting up a teacher account and profile
- Creating the course and syllabus
- Adding a grading scheme
- Creating student groups
- Using group discussions
- Creating assignments and quizzes
- Building test question banks
- Exploring the grading tools (including SpeedGrader)
- Working with modules
- Publishing a course
Skill Level Beginner
1. Get Started with Canvas 2016
Create a teacher account1m 2s
2. Create a Course
3. Create Student Groups
4. Add Assignments and Quizzes
5. Explore the Grading Tools
6. Course Management Tools
Next steps1m 12s
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