Curving Grades in the Canvas Gradebook

Canvas allows instructors to curve grades for individual assignments. Canvas asks for an average score and then adjusts the scores along a bell curve around that score. Student grades will be impacted differently based on where they are in the distribution of scores. Perfect scores will not be affected by curving grades. In the academic […]

Saving Your Work from Blackboard – Students

This guide specifically addresses how students can save their classwork on a local or cloud drive. Students are not required to download their work, but they have the option if they would like to have it for the future. Blackboard at JHU be fully shut down on 12/1/22. There will be no access to Blackboard grades, course […]

Respondus Monitor and Lockdown Browser Instructor Introduction

Respondus lockdown browser and monitor have been adopted to ensure exam integrity and verify students’ identities. LockDown Browser® is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. Respondus Monitor is a fully-automated proctoring solution.  If you intend to use either of the tools within your Canvas course site, we ask that you inform your students. Please include the […]

Respondus Monitor and Lockdown Browser Student Introduction

Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor are used to proctor this course’s exams, tests, and/or quizzes to ensure exam integrity and verify the identity of the student taking the exam. In some situations, you will be recorded, visually and through audio, during the exam. LockDown Browser® is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. Respondus Monitor is […]

Uploading Grades to SIS from Canvas 

Canvas does not automatically upload grades to SIS. Below are the instructions for uploading grades to SIS. This will change beginning with the FA22 term and new instructions will be shared at a later date.  Step One: Download Your Roster as an Excel Document  Log into SIS and download the Course Roster.  You will download […]

How to check if you have completed the Canvas training requirements

Many AAP programs require that you students complete the Canvas training modules this before accessing your course. Access the complete list of programs requiring Canvas Training.  To check if you have completed the required training: Go to the Student Gateway Course. Click Grades Locate Total in the top right corner. If total says Pass then […]