Recent Updates

  • You can see graded or ungraded survey results after one or more users have taken the survey.

    Notes:

    • Graded surveys display in the Gradebook and SpeedGrader, while ungraded surveys do not.
    • The Item Analysis report is not available for surveys.
    • You can filter survey statistics using the first 10 sections of your course.
  • You can delete Question Banks that you no longer use.

    Please note that deleting a question bank will affect any quizzes that are associated with the question bank, especially if they have student submissions. For students who haven't yet taken the quiz, they won't be able to see any questions from the quiz bank, but any existing quiz submissions will still show the previously included questions.

  • You can move multiple questions from one question bank to another. When moving multiple questions to a question banks, you will not have the option to leave a copy in the original question bank. If you want to copy your questions instead of moving them, you can copy questions individually.

  • You can easily move or copy individual questions from one question bank to another. Moving questions removes the question from the original question bank. Copying questions leaves a copy in the original question bank and adds a copy to the selected question bank.

    You can also move multiple questions from one question bank to another. Copying questions is not available for multiple questions.

  • Updated on: Jan 15, 2021

    How do I delete a quiz?

    You can delete quizzes from your course.

    Notes:

    • Deleting a quiz will remove it completely from your course. If you would rather hide the quiz or make it inaccessible to submissions, you can lock the quiz or modify the access dates. If the quiz has no student submissions, you can unpublish the quiz.
    • When Multiple Grading Periods are enabled in a course, you cannot delete individual quizzes for any student, group, or section in a closed grading period.
  • A Likert scale question is a list of statements with response points that indicate agreement. Canvas' Multiple Dropdown question type can be used for Likert-style questions in Surveys.

  • You can create a matching question for your students.

    Note: Matching questions only support text at this time.

  • You can create a quiz question that requires a numerical answer, such as questions for a math course.

    Note: If you need help adding a mathematical formula in the Rich Content Editor, please see the Math Editor lesson.

  • You can create a quiz question that involves a formula with a single variable. Based on the variable and formula definitions, the question could change for every student.

    Note: If you need help adding a mathematical formula in the Rich Content Editor, please see the Math Editor lesson.

  • Updated on: Jan 15, 2021

    How do I create an Essay quiz question?

    You can create an essay question for your students. This question type requires manual grading.