How do I create a peer review assignment?

A peer review assignment enables students to comment and provide feedback to other students in the course.

Open Assignments

Open Assignments

Click the Assignment link.

Create a New Assignment

Create a New Assignment

Click the Add Assignment button to create a new assignment.

Require Peer Reviews

Require Peer Reviews

Click the Require Peer Reviews checkbox.

Note: All submission types are supported for peer review assignments.

Determine How to Assign Peer Reviews

Determine How to Assign Peer Reviews

Determine if you are going to manually assign peer reviews [1] or automatically assign peer reviews [2]. Select the radio button next to the option you prefer.

Automatically Assign Peer Reviews

Automatically Assign Peer Reviews

If you automatically assign peer review, the menu will expand. In the Reviews Per User field [1], enter the number of reviews each student will be required to complete. In the Assign Reviews field [2], use the calendar icon or manually enter in the date when Canvas should automatically distribute peer reviews to each student.

Note: If automatically assigning peer reviews, the assign reviews date must come after the assignment due date. If blank, Canvas will use the assignment due date.

Update Assignment

Update Assignment

Click the Update Assignment button.

Publish Assignment

Publish Assignment

Click the Publish button to make it visible to students.

View Published Assignment

View Published Assignment

View published assignment.

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