Canvas: Assigning Due Dates to an Individual Student, a Group or Multiple Sections

Canvas has the ability to assign due dates for an assignment (quiz, submission assignment, graded discussion) to an individual student, a group working within a course or to multiple sections that are cross listed into one section.

Canvas has the ability to assign due dates for an assignment (quiz, submission assignment, graded discussion) to an individual student, a group working within a course or to multiple sections that are cross listed into one section.  Below is an explanation of how to assign a different due date for an individual student, a group or a section: 

Assign to Student

Assign to Student

By default, Canvas will set your quiz for everyone in your course. To create the quiz for a specific student, click the Everyone remove icon [1], then start to type in the name of a student [2]. Search fields are dynamic, and you can search for students by first or last name. When the full name appears, click the name. Lists are not scrollable.

You can include more than one student in the To field as long as the students are to be assigned the same due and availability dates.

Assign Different Dates for Groups

Assign Different Dates for Groups

By default, Canvas will assign your assignment to everyone in your course. To add new due and availability dates for other users in your course, click the Add button [1].

Then start to type the name of the group in the new Assign to field [2]. Search fields are dynamic, and you can search by any part of the group name. Click the group's name when it appears [3]. Lists are not scrollable.

You can include more than one group in the Assign to field as long as the groups are to be assigned the same due and availability dates.

Assign to Group Only

Assign to Group Only

To create the assignment that is only for a specific group in the group set, click the Remove icon next to the Everyone label [1].

Start to type the name of a group in the Assign to field [2]. Click the group's name when it appears [3].

Assign to Section Only

Assign to Section Only

To create the assignment that is assigned only to a specific section, click the Remove icon next to the Everyone label [1].

Start to type the name of a section in the Assign to field [2]. Click the section's name when it appears [3].






Keywords:Canvas, Due Dates, Assignments, Group, Section   Doc ID:95087
Owner:Katie L.Group:UW Stout
Created:2019-10-18 09:37 CSTUpdated:2019-10-18 09:44 CST
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