Tag: grades

SpeedGrader Update

The SpeedGrader in Canvas has been updated as of June 19. The document viewer and annotation tools in Canvas SpeedGrader have a changed appearance...
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Happy Halloween!

Have a safe and happy Halloween from all your friends at Faculty Support Services! Do you find grading in Canvas “frightening” at times? Explore...
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Tips for Grading

Welcome to finals week — the only thing stopping both you and your students from enjoying the weather! To make the grading process as...
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“Where’s my feedback?”

From time to time, we hear reports from instructors whose students say they cannot see or find their feedback on assignments. There are a...
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Grading tips for TAs

  TAs may already know all about Canvas’s grading features, but we thought we’d pull together a few grading tips that you may not...
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Hiding Grade Distribution Graphs From Students (in Small Classes)

By default, Canvas allows students to see where they generally fall within the grade distribution for a particular assignment. This feature allows students to...
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Northwestern students want MORE!

What do students want? In their responses to a recent Educause survey on student use of technology, 220 Northwestern students answered a question asking “what...
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SpeedGrader Suggestions

Each quarter during the transition year as Northwestern moves from Blackboard to Canvas, we’ve asked for faculty and student feedback to gauge how well...
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Sharing Student Stories: Blogging and Journaling in Canvas

Many instructors are already using student blogging and journaling to increase participation, deepen learning, and encourage a personal connection to course material. While Canvas...
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Extra, Extra! Read all about Extra Credit!

There are lots (and lots) of ways to give extra credit in Canvas. Here are a few easy methods: 1. Add points to an...
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