How do I view instructor comments?

You can see comments from your instructor by accessing the assignment and viewing the submission details.

If your instructor used Crocodoc, you can see the annotations by clicking on the View Feedback button in the assignment submission details. Click here to learn how to use Crocodoc.

Note: Comments from your assignments also appear in Conversations. To learn more, view the lesson about SpeedGrader comments in Conversations.

Open Grades from Course Navigation

Open Grades from Course Navigation

Click the Grades link.

Open Grades from Global Navigation

Open Grades from Global Navigation

If Grades does not appear in Course Navigation, you can click Grades from the Global Navigation menu [1]. A new window will appear. Click the name of the course you want to view [2].

View Assignments

Locate the speech bubble [1] to verify the assignment contains a comment. Hovering over the speech bubble [2] will tell you how many comments there are.

View Assignment Comments

Click the speech bubble [1] to expand the window and view the assignment comments [1]. You can also view the author, date, and time of the comment.

View Assignment Details

To view the details of an assignment, click the title of the assignment.

View Comments

Comments made on the assignment will appear to the right of the submitted assignment.

Open Submission Preview

If your assignment is a paper, your instructor may leave annotations on your assignment. Click the View Feedback button to view the annotations. Hover over the button to see more information about your submission.

Note: If the assignment is previewed in a format that does not support feedback (Scribd or Google Docs), Canvas will show the Preview button.

View Annotated Comments

View the feedback from your instructor [1]. To reply to a comment, hover over the comment and click the Reply button [2] when it appears.

Click here to learn how to add annotations using Crocodoc.

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