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Online Quizzing in Canvas Support Page

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Faculty looking for immediate help setting up online quizzes in Canvas have these options:

Canvas Quiz Resources

For a quick tour of the Canvas Quiz tool, watch this video for an overview of the tool. Below is a curated list Canvas Guides to help you get started with creating an online exam in Canvas.

For more Canvas guides about quizzing, visit the Canvas Instructor Guide on Quizzes.

Recommendations for Students Taking an Online Exam in Canvas

Below is a list of recommendations to provide to your students for taking an online exam in Canvas.

  • Find a quiet area to take the Canvas Quiz with minimal distractions.
  • Make sure electronic devices (laptop recommended) are charged or you are seated near a wall outlet.
  • Take the Canvas Quiz in a place with a strong Wi-Fi connection.
  • Do NOT use the Canvas Student App for online exams. Instead, use an Internet browser (Google Chrome is recommended).

Visit the Student Canvas Guide on How to take a quiz in Canvas for instructions on how to take online quizzes in Canvas.

Online Testing Strategies to Promote Academic Honesty

When you give students quizzes online on Canvas, there is no way to ensure that they will not copy, print or take photos of the exam. However, there are some steps you can take to minimize the risk of academic dishonesty. Visit the Online Testing Strategies to Promote Academic Honesty webpage.