Canvas Transition: Review and Change Assignment Options

Assignments generally transition smoothly from Moodle because the settings in Canvas are fairly similar in scope. There are some items you need to do or check.

Reviewing and Changing Assignments

  1. Go to the Course menu.
    • Click Assignments.
  2. Click on the Assignment you want to review.
  3. Click Edit.
  4. Scroll down below the assignment description field.
  5. Change the Assignment Group of the assignment so it matches the Moodle grade category if it is not already in the correct group.
  6. Change the Display Grade As to match Moodle's Grade Type. In Canvas:
    1. If Moodle was Point, select Points.
    2. If Moodle was None, select Not Graded.
    3. Other available options are:
      • Percentage
      • Complete/Incomplete
      • Letter Grade
      • GPA Scale
  7. Optional: If the assignment had TurnItIn enabled in Moodle, enable it in Canvas:
    1. See Canvas Turnitin Overview and follow the instructions.
      Assignment settings for points, assigment group, display grade as, submission type, external selected; url specifies turnitin
  8. Optional: If the assignment was a VoiceThread activity in Moodle, enable it in Canvas.
    1. Go to the Submission Type section.
    2. Change Submission Type to External Tool.
    3. Click Find.
    4. Select VoiceThread from the list.
    5. Click Select.
      • You will need to select the appropriate VoiceThread to link to this assignment.
  9. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save.