• Assessment and Evaluation,  Canvas,  Educational Technology,  Uncategorized

    New Quizzes – Adding Accommodations

    by Roberta Campbell-Chudoba If you need to provide students with quiz accommodations, it is important to know that adding accommodations in New Quizzes looks quite different than Classic Quizzes.   Options for accommodations in New Quizzes include:  Time adjustments for all quizzes in the course (Accommodations and Edit Pencil) Add extra time for a student Remove time limits Multiply time limits using a ‘Time limit multiplier’  Attempts and additional time for a single quiz and student (Moderate Button) Manually unlock quiz attempts  Add extra attempts for a quiz   Add additional time for timed quiz attempts  Remove time limits Where do I set accommodations?  Once a quiz has been published, return…

  • Assessment and Evaluation,  Canvas,  Educational Technology

    Exploring the Many Ways of Using Canvas Classic Quizzes

    Quizzes are an extremely flexible tool that can be used to support many stages of learning. For example, quizzes can be used to pre-assess (prior to learning), provide practice and feedback (during learning), or as post-assessment (after learning). Experimenting with these various methods can assist you in finding ways of making your course more supportive of our USask Learning Technology Ecosystem Principles (e.g., “Designed for Reflection and Growth”). Here are some approaches to using quizzes that you may want to consider: Using the same quiz at a different stage in learning Using a quiz prior to learning and after learning can help make learning visible to students. Allow multiple attempts…

  • Assessment and Evaluation,  Canvas,  Educational Technology

    Students Finished Writing my Canvas Classic Quiz: Now What?

    Once your quiz or test availability period ends, there are a number of tasks that you might want to complete, such as reviewing how the entire class performed, reviewing an individual student’s quiz, and manually grade questions. This post and video will outline these different tasks and how you can accomplish them when using Canvas Classic Quizzes. Reviewing the class’s responses As an instructor, one reason to use quizzes is in order to identify areas where students are doing well and where they need further support. The most efficient way to view question-by-question results in Canvas is to navigate to the quiz via Assignments or Quizzes. Click on the quiz…