Canvas @ YaleInstructor Guides AssignmentsHow do I Create Assignments?

How do I Create Assignments?

1. Select Assignments from the Course Menu.

Click on Assignments in the Course Menu

2. Click on +Assignment on the right hand side to create a new assignment.

Click + Assignment on the top right hand corner of the page.

3. Name your Assignment.

4. Write your Assignment within the content editor.

5. If you would like to attach files, you can select the file from this menu.

Name your assignment, write any information within the content editor, and insert content into the page.

Once you have your assignment written, there are many options you can choose from:

Set the points you want your assignment to be worth and select an assignment group for the assignment to be associated with.
Select how you would like to display the grade as.
Determine the type of submission and correlating entry options.
additional options available to the assignment, including creating a due date for the assignment.

Note: Unlike Classes*v2, if you would like a column to appear within your Gradebook, you will need to create an assignment (even for ungraded assignments).

For more information on the Assignments tool:

How do I grade assignments?

Assignment Guides (Vendor Guides)

If you would like to learn more about this tool, please consider attending one of our workshops or schedule a one-on-one consultation: