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Canvas - How do I use SpeedGrader?
SpeedGrader makes it easy to evaluate individual student assignments and group assignments quickly. In SpeedGrader, all values for an assignment are loaded and saved in the browser, including student submission data, any grades (including original grades for resubmitted assignments), rubrics, and comments.
- Canvas article: How do I get to SpeedGrader from an assignment, quiz, or graded discussion?
- Canvas article: How do I use SpeedGrader?
- Canvas article: How do I enter and edit grades in SpeedGrader?
- Canvas article: How do I hide or post assignment grades in SpeedGrader?
- Canvas article: How do I grade group assignments in SpeedGrader?
- Canvas article: How do I grade quiz questions in SpeedGrader?
- Canvas article: How do I grade one quiz question at a time in SpeedGrader?
- Canvas article: How do I grade a graded discussion in SpeedGrader?
Tips and Tricks
- By default, the SpeedGrader student list arranges student names alphabetically by last name. For easier grading, you can sort the student list by the date they submitted the assignment or by submission status.
- If you want to grade assignments without viewing student submission details, you can hide student names in SpeedGrader for anonymous grading.
- In addition to file uploads such as .docx and .pdfs, you can have students submit text entry, website URLs, or media recordings that can be graded in SpeedGrader.
- If you have added a rubric to an assignment, you can assess the rubric in SpeedGrader.
- If you use the Google Chrome web browser to access Canvas, you can use Chrome's speech recognition feature to leave text comments on student assignments in the SpeedGrader.
- Fudge points allow you to manually add or remove points from a student's overall quiz score. This feature is only available in SpeedGrader.