Canvas: Converting test, exams and quizzes to an online format

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Using Canvas to convert tests, exams, quizzes to an online format First, set up a “New” Quiz shell in Canvas:

  1. Click Quizzes in the course navigation.
  2. Click + Quiz.
  3. Select the New Quizzes option.
    1. To Save your quiz engine selection for this course, check the Remember my choice for this course checkbox
    2. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Note: You can reset your quiz engine choice from the Quiz Options menu at any time.
  4. Click the Submit button.
  5. Type the Quiz Title.
  6. Type the Points the quiz is worth.
  7. Select an Assignment Group (or leave in the default group).
  8. Select how the Grade Will Be Displayed (e.g., points, percentage, complete/incomplete, etc.).
  9. Enter Due Dates and Availability Dates. (click on the calendar to the right of text box. Click Build

To recreate questions from the paper test into the new quiz shell:

  1. Type Quiz Instructions.
  2. Click the + Button below the quiz instructions box in the middle of the page.
  3. Select a Question Type.
  4. Type a Question Title (e.g., Colleges on the Lindenwood Campus).
  5. Open the Paper Test Document.
  6. Copy the Question Text from the original test document.
    1.  Tip: Highlight the Question in the document and then press Ctrl + C (or Command + C on a Mac) simultaneously on your keyboard.
  7. Paste the question into the Question Stem box in Canvas (e.g., What are the names of the Colleges on the Lindenwood Campus?).
    1. Tip: Click into the Question Stem Box then press Ctrl + V (or Command + V on a Mac) simultaneously on your keyboard.
  8.  Copy and paste Answer Choice Text, if relevant to the question type.
    1. Tip: Use the same keyboard shortcuts listed in Steps 5a and 6a.
    2. Note: You can provide preprogrammed feedback for answer choices by clicking the Message icon to the right of the answer choices or provide generalized feedback by clicking the Message icon at the bottom of the question box.
  9. Adjust Question Points on the bottom left side,Click Done to save the question.

Repeat Steps 1-9 to add more questions.

To Publish Your Online Quiz

  1. Click Return in the upper right hand corner.
  2. Click the Unpublished Icon on the right side of the quiz title (looks like a circle with a line through it).
    1. Note: The icon will change to a checkmark in a green circle, meaning the quiz is published.

To Add Your Online Quiz to a Module inside Canvas

  1. 1. Click Modules on the course navigation menu to the left.
  2. 2. Click the + Icon to the right of the Module title.
  3. 3. Select Quiz from the drop-down menu.
  4. 4. Select the New Quiz from the box.
  5. 5. Click Add Item.

For a video on how to turn a paper quiz into an online quiz please click HERE

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