Conducting Online Examinations with Canvas Assignments

Online Examinations > Canvas Assignments


Disclaimer

This document contains only recommendations and critical information for teachers at CityU to use Canvas Assignments, with or without Turnitin plagiarism checking, as a tool to conduct online examinations. Using this option implies that students are expected to submit their answers by uploading a file to Canvas. If you are not familiar with the features and functions of Canvas Assignments, please watch the video at https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Video-Guide/Assignments-Overview-Instructors/ta-p/381901.

In this webpage, the term "assignment" or "online assignment" means an assessment created with the Canvas Assignments feature with or without Turnitin plagiarism checking. In the current context, it can be a mock examination or an actual examination.




Checklist for conducting an exam using online assignment

Has a mock exam been prepared?

Before publishing the assignment, have you set the time period?

Have you published the assignment?

Section 1 - Create an assignment with the critical settings

Create a Canvas assignment

Set the available period of the assignment

Section 2 - Delivery, viewing submissions and grading

Stage 1
use assignment to deliver a mock exam

Stage 2
use assignment to conduct an examination