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ExamSoft Exam Management for Faculty: Create Assignment in Canvas

Create Rubric Assignment in Canvas

How to Create an Assignment in Canvas

In the Canvas course site

  • Enter Modules
  • In a module click on + (i.e., Add)
  • In the Add menu select Assignment
  • Select New Assignment in the assignments listing
  • In the Assignment Name text box type the name of the assignment being used in the course syllabus
    This name will also be used when creating the Exam in ExamSoft
    NOTE: We recommend that you include the course number in the assignment title
  • Click on Add item
  • Returning to Modules, click on the name of the newly created assignment to enter the assignment
  • Click on Edit
  • In the text editor share instructions for the students
    We recommend that you share the following:
  • In the setting, Points, type the value of the Exam
  • In the Assignment Group setting—if using Assignment Groups to weight the final course grade—select the group into which the assignment should be placed 
  • In the setting, Display grade as, select Points
  • In the setting, Submission type, select No submission
  • Do not attempt to use Groups or Peer Review settings
  • Click on Save

This assignment will receive from ExamSoft the score that is generated when you grade the correlating ExamSoft rubric assessment.