GLOW Assessments & Grading

Managing Your Gradebook

Overview The Gradebook helps instructors view and enter grades for students. Grades for each assignment can be viewed as points, percentage, complete or incomplete, or letter grades.  Sorting options and Gradebook Settings Students name column Grades Keyboard shortcut menu Only graded items (Assignments, Discussions and Quizzes) that have been… Continue reading »

Suggested Settings in New Quizzes

Preliminary Quiz Settings – Step 1 Set the total point value of a quiz and make sure the question points match this total to avoid scaled grading Set the availability window and due date In-Quiz Settings – Step 2 Under the new quiz Settings, you can add a quiz… Continue reading »

Introducing New Quizzes

When creating a quiz in GLOW,  you will now have the option to choose Classic Quizzes or New Quizzes. This allows you to become acquainted with the New Quiz features before fully moving to it in the Summer of 2024. New Quizzes Release Timeline Fall, 2021: New Quizzes engine is… Continue reading »

Creating GLOW Quizzes (Classic)

Canvas, the publisher of GLOW,  is currently rolling out their “New Quizzes” engine, which is replacing the “Classic Quizzes”by June 30th, 2024. New and Classic Quizzes have many of the same functions, but there are differences. To learn more about them, check out our New Quizzes article. Continue reading »

Tips for Understanding GLOW Assignment Tool

GLOW categorizes four activities as “Assignments”:  Attendance Graded discussions Quizzes Graded assignments If you create any of these, a corresponding column in the Gradebook will be also created. Assignments can be created from three different places: Calendar, Modules, and Assignment page. Continue reading »

GLOW Assessment Tools

Assignments vs. Quizzes The Assignment tool allows instructors to collect student work for grading. It streamlines the way students work is collected. An assignment page consists of a title, description, links, embedded media and/or an attachment.  Each assignment has an availability date range, a starting date/time, and a deadline until… Continue reading »

Assessments & Grading

Assessment & Quiz Tools GLOW Assessment Tools Assessments vs. Quizzes Assessments Creating an Assignment Anonymous grading Creating Rubrics Assigning Peer Reviews Group Assignments Assignment Exceptions MasteryPaths and Differentiate Assignments Classic Quizzes (available till June 30, 2024 ) Creating… Continue reading »

Anonymous Grading & Anonymous Instructor Annotations

Anonymous Grading When creating an Assignment, you can choose to set up an Assignment with anonymous grading. Selecting the anonymous grading option hides student names from graders when they view assignment submissions in SpeedGrader.   Note: Anonymous assignments automatically default to a manual posting policy. Grades for anonymous assignments,… Continue reading »

Creating an Assignment

Instructors can use Assignments to create and track graded and ungraded assignments, including online and offline submission, no submission, discussions, and quizzes.  The Assignments page shows students all of the Assignments that will be expected of them and how many points each is worth. The Assignments Index page is designed… Continue reading »

How to use the new Gradebook (2019)

How do I use the new GLOW Gradebook? The top of the Gradebook includes global sorting options and settings you can use to organize your Gradebook [1], which will populate the selected student data [2] and assignment data [3]. View the old Gradebook for Comparison The top… Continue reading »

MasteryPaths and Differentiate Assignments

Differentiate Assignment is a built-in feature of Glow that lets you create different due dates and/or availability dates for content releases. MasteryPaths, also a built-in feature of Glow, is based on differentiate Assignment. When both used together, they allow you to design and customize the learning experiences of each student… Continue reading »