How to search course content in Canvas

The Search Course Content option allows instructors to quickly search and find specific content within their course such as quizzes, assignments, etc.

Note: Course Tools option must be enabled in the Course navigation menu before performing the steps. You can enable it by following the steps below :

  • Navigate to Settings in your Canvas course and click the Navigation tab at the top
  • Scroll down until you find the "Course Tools" options, and then click the three dots and click +Enable

  • Click Saveat the bottom to save your changes

How to access the Search Content feature

  1. In your course select the Course Tools option
  2. Select Search All Course Content

  3. Click Search to perform the search.

    Note: You can search the course using Word of Phrase such as 'Quiz' or select any of the following options available.