Marking and grading

Complete online marking and grading

 

On this page:
Gradebook
Rubrics
SpeedGrader
Turnitin and Turnitin GradeMark (LTI)
Final Grades Tool (LTI) 

Gradebook

Access information about student progress in your course

Features and options

  • View grades, assignment submission notifications and assignment details.
  • Sort the gradebook by assignment due dates, student names, secondary ID, total scores or group scores.
  • Download assignment submissions from students to grade or view them offline.
  • Hide students’ total grades.
  • Hide grades from students until grading is complete by “muting” an assignment.
  • Manually enter student grades.
  • Automatically calculate total grades.
  • Download or upload grades as a CSV file.
  • Leave private grading notes/comments for the student.
  • Excuse an assignment for a student.

See also:

Aegrotats: Manage excused assignments in Canvas (PDF)

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Rubrics

Communicate expectations of quality with this assessment tool

Features and options

Important: You should not edit your rubric if you’ve already attached it to a published assignment.

  • Create, edit and delete rubrics in your course.
  • Add rubrics to assignments, quizzes and graded discussions.
  • Set up custom or outcome-based assessment criteria for scoring.
  • Rubrics are typically presented as tables, with the criteria for assessment presented in rows and the levels of performance for each criterion presented in columns.

SpeedGrader

View and grade student assignment submissions in Canvas

Features and options

  • Mark assignment submissions online (including Turnitin assignments) with Canvas SpeedGrader.

In our guide Mark Turnitin assignments with SpeedGrader or GradeMark, we compare the features of these two online marking tools.

Guides

On Canvas Community:

Mark Turnitin assignments with SpeedGrader or GradeMark (PDF)

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Turnitin and Turnitin GradeMark (LTI)

Use Turnitin’s inbuilt plagiarism checker and its online marking tool, Turnitin GradeMark

Features and options

  • View Turnitin Originality Reports for submitted Turnitin assignments.
  • Mark Turnitin assignments online with Turnitin GradMark.

In our guide Mark Turnitin assignments with SpeedGrader or GradeMark, we compare the features of these two online marking tools.

See also:

Guides

On Turnitin:

Mark Turnitin assignments with SpeedGrader or GradeMark (PDF)

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Turnitin LTI known issues (PDF)

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Final Grades Tool (LTI)

Add special grades and submit final grades to Student Services Online (SSO)

Features and options

  • The Final Grades Tool is a University of Auckland LTI tool, accessible from the Canvas gradebook.
  • To access the tool, select the Prepare grades for SSO button in the gradebook.

See also:

  • For an overview of third-party tools in Canvas, see LTI tools.

Guides

Submit final grades from Canvas to SSO (PDF)

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Create a grade summary with the Canvas Grade Summary Tool (PDF)

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