Assignments and Quizzes

Preparing quizzes and exams for delivery in Canvas, including guidance on conducting timed take-home exams.


All About Assignments
All about quizzes (Classic)
Quizzes: Exams, Surveys, & Graded Online Homework
All about New Quizzes
As of November 2021, the Assignments  and Quizzes  tabs offer separate Edit  and Build  choices in the "three-dots" options menu for any New Quizzes-based quiz. Edit is still where you set due and availability dates, including those you ...
Delivering online exams (in-person)
Prepare an Online Exams
Exam accommodations
This article describes how to use Canvas to grant students additional time and extended availability windows for exams, which, in Canvas, are called quizzes .  If a student in your course has an approved accommodation from Student Disabilities Se...
Respondus LockDown Browser (for instructors)
Respondus LockDown Browser is a special web browser that helps prevent cheating during proctored online exams.
Administering and Troubleshooting Online Exams
A concise How-To guide that helps Faculty set-up, administer, and troubleshoot online exams.
Setting Up Assignments Requiring Student Collaboration in FeedbackFruits
Before You Start FeedbackFruits is an engaging suite of tools designed for active, reflective learning that integrates seamlessly with Canvas. The tools in the suite are designed to encourage a collaborative learning experience, as many of the...
Gradescope is a tool that instructors can use to assist in grading coursework quickly and efficiently. Instructors or students upload PDFs of the completed assignment directly into Gradescope, and the instructor can apply a custom rubric that allows...