Add an assignment in an Assignment Group

These instructions describe how to create an individual assignment that students will submit to Canvas.

1. Click Assignments in the course menu.

2. Click +Assignments.

3. Type in the assignment name and enter the assignment description in the text editor box.

4. Enter the number of points for the assignment and click the arrows to the right of Display Grade as.

5. Select how you would like the grade to be displayed to students.

6. To have students submit an assignment through Canvas, select Online as the Submission Type.

7. Click next to File Uploads to allow students to submit documents like a Word or PowerPoint file.

8. In the Due field, enter the date the assignment is due.

9. Click Save & Publish.

10. The details of the assignment will appear.