Canvas: Planning and building assignments

Course description

This workshop will focus on how to plan and build assignments to meet specific teaching needs.​

Workshop outline:

  • General orientation
  • Uses of the assignment tool
  • Planning considerations
  • Build an assignment
  • Getting support
  • Hands-on

Self-paced workshop

A self-paced version of this workshop is also available.


When should I study this workshop?

This workshop is best studied before you commence teaching in Canvas.

Type of course

Web conference

Who should attend

This workshop is designed for topic coordinators, plus anyone who is building assignments in Canvas.

View the Canvas training pathways to see which workshops are right for you.

What you will learn

  • Confirm if the assignment tool is appropriate for your specific circumstances.​
  • Configure the options/settings for your assessment to operate as required.​
  • Construct your assignment according to your assessment scenario and preferred settings

Prerequisites / assumed knowledge


Upcoming events

Tuesday, 16th July 2024

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Location: Web conference

Wednesday, 21st August 2024

Time: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Location: Web conference

Please remember if you can't attend a course anymore please unenrol yourself or move to the waiting list so others can attend.

Waiting list

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