What are Learning Outcomes in Canvas? Outcomes are a standardized measure used to track competency or mastery in a course or across a program. Outcomes can be aligned to assignments, quizzes, and discussions to track students development as they complete activities.
There are several ways to provide links for students in your Canvas course. Put links directly into Announcements, Assignments, Quizzes, Discussions or Pages For external sites, use the link icon in the editor Example: Image link example (click it):
Canvas allows you to download a final grade file that you can modify and upload to Wolverine Access. This page describes the standard process used at U-M. Your department or school may have a different grade policy.
Getting Started Browsers Canvas supports the last two versions of every browser release. See a full list of supported browsers. Mobile Most Canvas features are supported on mobile devices. Mobile apps are also available free for download on both smartphones and tablets.
Logging in To log in: Open your browser and go to http://canvas.umich.edu. Click the Canvas login button in the upper-right corner of window. Type your U-M uniqname and password and hit return. Finding your course When you first log onto Canvas, you will see the dashboard with colored cards showing recent activity for some or all of your courses.
Tool-by-tool in alphabetical order Analytics It is necessary to hide grade distribution graphs from students. Canvas courses include analytics that show the distribution of student grades for each assignment. Because students, as well as instructors, can see* the high, low, and mean grades, it may be possible for them to figure out the grades of classmates in very small classes. To protect student privacy, we recommend that in very small classes, e.g., <10 students, you hide this feature from students. To do this:
Canvas sub-accounts allow departments to customize functionality such as analytics, reporting, outcomes and rubrics. Unit/department sub-accounts are managed by Unit Admins. If you are interested in having Unit Admin access, or you wish to have users removed from a sub-account, please contact the ITS Service Center at 734-764-HELP (4357) or 4HELP@umich.edu
The Quick Start Self-Guided Tutorial for U-M users will help you set up a basic course. It covers most of what you'll need to know to use Canvas. You can also view information on more advanced Canvas features.