Utilizing Canvas to Import Assessment Results

Courses
Once the integration has been set up, users in P&SS are able to align results in a measure.

 

  • Users can select a course. These courses are the ones that the user has access to in their Canvas account (the credentials used for authorization).
  • Only one course can be selected. IF you are a P&SS admin with an associated Canvas admin role, you are able to select any course within your Canvas instance.
  • A list of all the courses within the user’s instance in canvas will be available in P&SS through the integration.
  • Unpublished courses are also available in P&SS. Outcomes created in Canvas courses cannot be accessed through integration.

 

Assignments

Users in P&SS can align results from Assignment type of assessment activity.

  • Assessment activities are Assignments. Users can pull relevant assessment results as evidence. (Quizzes are not accessed through the integration).
  • Unpublished assignments are also available in P&SS.
  • A rubric needs to be associated with an assignment in Canvas for the assignment to be populated in the assignment dropdown.
  • Assessment results are fetched through integration from Canvas based on the selections made in the rubric criterion.

Admin Assessment Results Collection

Follow the steps below when creating or updating a Measure for an Outcome in your Assessment:

  • Navigate to Plans.
  • Select a Plan from the list.
  • Under Progress by Organization, select Program.
  • For course type plan, select Course from the courses list.
  • Add new outcome, or expand existing outcome card.
  • Click on New Measure icon under outcome card.

 

  • Click on Align Results to select how the results will be collected.
  • Click on I want to collect results myself to collect results.

 

If your Canvas integration is successful, you will see Canvas under Source drop-down in Align Results flyout. Select Canvas as the source and click on Authorize Canvas. 

 

 

Authorize Canvas with the correct credentials and click Next.

 

 

  • Select Canvas course from the drop-down list.
  • Select the assignment for the selected course.
  • Results settings with 2 options will be listed.
  • Select Use Overall Rubric Score results settings. 
  • Enter the Rubric Score Threshold value.

A score of entered value or above will be marked as met.

If Use Rubric criteria results is chosen, the rubric listed for that assignment will be listed.

 

  • Select criterion for which results are expected.

 

 

  • Click Next, Then select Performance Level for each criteria.

 

  • Click on Align to find your selected values under Result Collection.

 

  • Click on ADD button and click Yes, Manage Results Now button in pop-up window to manage results for this measure now.

 

 

Sending a Request to Faculty for Results Collection

 

  • Click on I want to send a request to faculty to bring in results from a learning management system they have credentials to.

 

  • Select a Course section to collect assignment results, which automatically selects the instructor(s) for that course section.

 

  • Click on Submit Collection Request, to send request to instructor(s).

 

 

Instructor View 

 

  • Click on Input Results for Course section in the email received. (Email Notification)

 

 

  • Click on Add Results, to add results from a learning management system.

 

 

  • Select Canvas as source and click on Authorize Canvas. After successful Canvas integration, you can find Canvas under Source drop-down in Align Results flyout.

 

  • Authorize canvas with correct credentials and click on Next button.

 

 

  • Select Canvas Course from the drop-down list.
  • Select Assignment for selected course.
  • Results settings with 2 options will be listed.
  • If Use Overall Rubric Score is chosen. 
    • Enter the Rubric Score Threshold value
  •  If Use Rubric criteria results is chosen, the rubric listed for that assignment will be listed.
    o Select criterion for which results are expected

 

 

  • Click Next, Then select Performance Level for each criteria
  • Click on Add Results, to find the results.

 

 

  • Results will appear on the next screen. 

 

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