Recent Updates

  • Updated on: Nov 04, 2020

    How do I edit a group set in a course?

    Once you have created a group set, you can edit it at any time. Editing a group set allows you to change the group set name, create self sign-up groups, and assign a student group leader.

    If self sign-up is allowed, you can also set or change the number of group members allowed in a group, but changing a member limit will apply to all groups in your group set. You can modify the limitations within an individual group, such as changing one group to allow a few more members than the other groups. However, at a later time if you decide to edit the entire group set and change the group set limitations, Canvas will override all member limitations created within individual groups.

  • Updated on: Nov 04, 2020

    How do I delete a group set in a course?

  • Creating groups at the account-level is similar to viewing groups at the course-level. The groups created at the account-level will still show up in the Groups Menu in Global Navigation. You can also create groups at the sub-account level.

    Notes:

    • Only admins and sub-account admins can create group sets.
    • Setting up groups for the purposes of collaboration is better handled through building courses or groups under the appropriate sub-account level, since you can't assign non-admins to sub-accounts.
  • You can view your grades for courses that have ended. Depending on the grade calculation for your course, your total grade may display as a point value or as a percentage.

    Notes:

    • Your instructor may restrict you from viewing grade totals.
    • Some institutions may restrict the option to view concluded courses.
  • If you want to set a default grade for a certain assignment, use the assignment drop-down menu. This will allow you to input scores for students who do not have scores or to overwrite already entered scores.

    Note: When Multiple Grading Periods are enabled in a course, you cannot set a default grade for any assignment that has at least one student in a closed grading period.

  • You can switch your students' total grades from a percentage to a point value in the Gradebook. By default, total grades are shown as a percentage with two decimal places.

    Notes:

    • This feature is available only if you use unweighted assignment groups in your course. When assignment groups are weighted, points cannot be displayed for the total grade.
    • Viewing the Total Column in the Gradebook may be restricted when multiple grading periods are enabled. This feature also limits viewing the total grade in the student Grades page.
    • When Multiple Grading Periods are enabled in a course and grading periods are weighted, points cannot be displayed for the total grade.