Customizing Content from Canvas Templates

Customizing Assignments

The "Visual Template" comes preloaded with one assignment, discussion, and quiz per week with the correct due dates built-in. You won't need to add those assignments to the course, but you will need to edit, publish, and possibly rename each assignment that you plan to use. Be sure to delete the ones you don't need External Link Icon . You may also need to create extra assignments like midterms and finals if you will be using those.

Refer to the example assignment, quiz, and discussion in the template module at the top of the modules list in your course for examples and instructions on how to update and build those items. Make sure and "Publish" each item External Link Icon  when you are done to help you keep track of your progress.

Published and unpublished module items in Canvas

For more information on creating assignments, see the following Canvas Guides:


Customize Discussions

The video below will instruct you how to customize the pre-created discussions for you to use in your Canvas course.


Customize Quizzes

The video below will instruct you how to customize the pre-created quizzes for you to use in your Canvas course.