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Canvas - Quiz and Exam Tools Comparison

An overview of the exam/quiz tools available in Canvas.

Canvas 24/7 Support is available for all except Akindi. If you would like to discuss what would work best for you class, feel free to reach out to CATL


Question Types

 

 Classic Quizzes

 New Quizzes

 Assignments1

 Akindi

 Categorization

No

Yes 

No

No

 Essay

Yes 

Yes 

Yes 

No

 Fill in the Blank

Yes 

Yes 

No

No

 Fill in Multiple Blanks

Yes 

Use fill in the blank question

No

No

 File Upload

Yes 

Yes 

Yes

No

 Formula

Yes  (Single Variable, Simple Formula)

Yes 

No

No

 Hot Spot

No

Yes 

No

No

 Matching

Yes 

Yes 

No

No

 Multiple Answer

Yes 

Yes 

No

Yes

 Multiple Choice

Yes 

Yes 

No

Yes  (In person, Online)

 Multiple Dropdown

Yes 

Use fill in the blank question

No

No

 Numeric

Yes 

Yes 

No

No

 Ordering

No

Yes

No

No

 Stimulus/Passage

No

Yes 

No

No

 Text (No Question)

Yes

Text can be included as stimulus content but the stimulus type requires adding questions related to the content

No

Built into assessment PDF. 

 True/False

Yes 

Yes 

No

Yes, using A, B options. 

 *Images

Yes 

Yes

Yes

Built into assessment PDF. 
Assignments is not formatted for multiple questions, but this can be written in the directions/prompt area and students can respond to multiple answers within the submission (text or document upload).

Quiz Settings

  Classic Quizzes New Quizzes Assignments Akindi
Availability day/timeYesYesYesYes
TimedYesYesNo, based on availability datesYes
Extend deadlines (time & attempts)YesYesYesYes
Multiple attemptsYesYesYesNo, create a new assessment or re-take options. 
Shuffle answersYesYesNoYes, multiple versions
Shuffle questionsIf questions are pulled in from a question bank for a question group.YesNoYes, scramble questions
One question at a timeYesYesNoYes
Lock questions after answeringYesYesNoYes
Students view responsesYesYesYes1Instructor can email results to students. 
Respondus Lockdown Browser and/or MonitorYesYesNo2No2

1 Students can view what they submitted. Manual grading is needed so they would not be able to see until released by instructor.
A solution would be to have students in a Zoom room while taking the test so instructor could proctor. 


Grading

  Classic Quizzes New Quizzes Assignments Akindi
 SpeedgraderYesYesYesNo
 RubricCan be attached, but not automatically input as grade.YesYes, and can be used as grade.No
 View Quiz LogYesYes 
N/ASee during an online assessment.
 Add Fudge PointsYesYesNoYes
 Automatically grade questionsYes1Yes1NoYes

1As you are creating the quiz, you input the correct answers. Essay questions will need to be manually graded. 


Reports

  Classic Quizzes New Quizzes Assignments Akindi
Summary StatisticsYesYes, may need to wait 24 hrs to be generated.NoYes
CSV downloadYesNoNo, file submissions can be downloaded.Yes




Keywords:test, midterm, final, submission,   Doc ID:98069
Owner:Stephanie S.Group:UW-La Crosse
Created:2020-02-18 15:34 CSTUpdated:2020-11-30 14:19 CST
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