How to Create a Participation Grade in Canvas for a Hybrid Course

So, as an instructor sometimes you need to create a grade column (like for in-class participation in a hybrid course) in Canvas. The only way to make another grading column is by creating a graded assignment of some sort. Here is how to do it: 1. Add your assignment (I prefer to do this from…

Grading and Rubrics in Canvas Demo Tutorial

Watch the video below for a quick tutorial walking through how to grade quizzes, assignments and discussions in Canvas. We will also look at using rubrics and setting categories and weights.   Here are some examples and helpful guidance for making Rubrics A huge list of sample rubrics: http://course1.winona.edu/shatfield/air/rubrics.htm Workshop Handout on Rubrics that had some great…

Grading and Assessments in E-Learning (Concepts)

In the video below, we talk about grading and assessments. We grade students for multiple reasons: Assessment ABOVE learning (higher authorities are expecting it) Assessment FOR learning (we want to give feedback to our students learning and receive it back regarding our teaching) Assessment OF learning (we need to know what the students have (and…