Butte College logo

Category - Quick Tips

Use Student View!

Instructors can preview their Canvas course as a student at any time.  This is an essential part of developing and testing a course before it is actively used by students.
Read More

Use Late Policies To Automatically Grade Missing Assignments

Canvas automatically generates a running total of each student's current grade.  However, this only includes assignments that have a grade entered.  If no grade is entered, the assignment is not counted in the Total grade calculation, which can lead to students misunderstanding their current grade.
Read More

Speed Up SpeedGrader!

SpeedGrader can be an efficient and powerful tool for viewing, annotating, commenting and grading student work.  But a few tweaks can fine tune it for faster instructor performance!
Read More

Copy Content From One Course To Another

An instructor will always need to copy content from one course to another for a variety of reasons.  Copying content from one semester to the next is essential, and the ability to make changes quickly and copy updates to multiple courses is helpful whether developing or teaching a course using Canvas.
Read More