Canvas Checklist – End-of-Course

End of Course Practices

These checklists are created by the Training Services Department at Instructure. The End-of-Course Checklist is helpful to review when you are nearing the end of your course term.

How To Use

A ★ is an Essential practice and a ★★ rating indicates a Best Practice criteria. Features that may or may not be utilized at the Institution will also be listed as If Applicable. Relevant help guides are linked throughout the text.

Essential  ★                                             

Practice

Verify Grades (If Applicable)

It is important to verify grades if Canvas is the gradebook of record. Any changes made will affect student final grades.

Best Practices  ★★                                                

Practice

★★

Export Grades 

From the Grades tab in a Canvas course, use the Export button to download a CSV file of your final grades. 

★★

Export or Copy Content

Using the Export Course Content tool in Course Settings will allow you to save a file export package of your Course outside of Canvas. 

★★

Settings (If Applicable)

Unless advised by your admin, avoid making changes to your Course Settings. This can include selecting options such as concluding a course, or changing course start and end dates.

★★

Download Additional Data (If Applicable)

Student data can be downloaded in several areas of a course in addition to the Gradebook. The Learning Mastery Gradebook has an export of student Outcomes. Quizzes include Statistics with both student analysis and item analysis reports. 

Tip: Quiz Statistics can only be downloaded per quiz, not entire course

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