Automatically Score Missing Assignments
If you have a lot of students in your class, it can be a pain to put in a grade for missing assignments that are past due. A new feature in Canvas will do it for you, automatically!
Enable the New Grade Book
The first thing you need to do to use this feature is to enable the new grade book. Click on the course settings, then go to the Feature Options tab. Next to New Gradebook, click on the button to toggle the option on.
Access Grade Book Settings
Click on the Grades link on the left-hand navigation. Then, click on the gear icon.
Set Late Policies
A new window opens and provides an option for setting the Late Policies.
- Click on the check box next to Automatically apply grade for missing submissions.
- Type a zero (0), or the desired number of points for a missing submission, in the Grade percentage for missing submissions box.
- Click the Update button.
This feature applies to any currently missing assignments that are:
- past the due date
- set-up for online submission