Canvas Staff Training Room, 92 Lisburn Road, BT9 6GW

Grader Expectations

Prefer to Join Online?

This face-to-face workshop will also be streamed live online. You can join us online from the comfort of your office or home if prefer. You decide! More Info: http://go.qub.ac.uk/CanvasVirtualClass


This is where you learn how to set up your assignments and weighting on your Canvas course. See how the weightings set in assignment groups will feed into the Gradebook to populate the student’s overall grade. Set up an assignment and explore the many submission types within Canvas that allow you to be creative with how you assess students. Learn how the gradebook can be used to record results before looking at the many options for assignment grading and feedback available to you in Speedgrader.

Topics Covered:

  1. Assignment Groups
  2. Create Assignments
  3. Assignment Types
  4. Gradebook
  5. Speedgrader

Access to Video Recording

If you are unable to make it to the scheduled training session, a video recordings of this 1hr building block session is available for you to watch at a time that suits you. You will need to use your QUB login credentials to access the video stored on Mediasite server at Queen’s University. Click the button below to access recordings.

About Building Blocks

From April to June 2019, you can avail of a number of one-hour, highly focused building block training sessions. The Building Blocks series will focus on building skills required to create an engaging course in Canvas.

Simply choose any combination of building blocks to suit your needs. Blocks will cover everything from assessment, communication and content building tools with a how-to focus. Come prepared to ask questions, engage in practice activities and discover how to successfully leverage Canvas to enhance and support instructional practices.


Multiple Dates
July-Sept 2019
1 hour