What are New Quizzes in Canvas and how do I use them?

New Quizzes is a new quiz engine available in Canvas alongside classic quizzes. Quizzes created with New Quizzes have increased functionality, including more question types like hotspot, categorization, matching, and ordering, as well as more moderation and accommodation features.

New Quizzes are available for use in Wayne State courses in Canvas but are not mandatory and classic quizzes remain available.

Follow the steps below to create a quiz using New Quizzes.

  1. Navigate to your course in Canvas and click the Quiz tab in the lefthand menu.
  2. Click +Quiz in the top right corner.
  3. Choose the New Quizzes option and click Submit.
  4. Create your quiz and publish.

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