'Mute/Unmute' Assignments in the New Canvas Gradebook

Tags Canvas

Issue/Question

  • I can't mute assignments in Canvas Gradebook or SpeedGrader
  • I can't unmute assignments in Canvas Gradebook or SpeedGrader

Environment

  • Oregon State University
  • Canvas
  • Instructor

Cause/Explanation

The mute/unmute functionality in Canvas has been replaced with new Post Policies.

Resolution

'Mute' Assignment

To 'mute' an assignment prior to grading in the New Gradebook, an instructor should change the Post Policy applied to the assignment to Manual Posting.

  1. Click Grades
  2. Hover mouse cursor over the assignment column header
  3. Click three vertical dots that appear on the column header
  4. Select Grade Posting Policy at bottom of the drop-down list
  5. Select Manually from the fly-out menu on the right of the screen
  6. Click Save at the bottom of the fly-out menu

If you had already started entering grades before setting the Manual Post policy, you will also need to click Hide Grades to hide the currently entered scores.

Hide Grades

  1. Click Grades
  2. Hover mouse cursor over the assignment column header
  3. Click three vertical dots that appear on the column header
  4. Click Hide grades near the middle of the drop-down list
  5. Click Hide near the bottom of the fly-out menu on the right side of the screen

'Unmute' Assignment

To 'unmute' an assignment after grading in the New Gradebook, an instructor should first post grades, then change the Post Policy applied to the assignment back to Automatic Posting.

Post Grades

  1. Click Grades
  2. Hover mouse cursor over the assignment column header
  3. Click three vertical dots that appear on the column header
  4. Click Post grades near the middle of the drop-down list
  5. Click Post near the bottom of the fly-out menu on the right side of the screen

Change Post Policy

  1. Hover mouse cursor over the assignment column header
  2. Click three vertical dots that appear on the column header
  3. Select Grade Posting Policy at bottom of the drop-down list
  4. Select Automatically from the fly-out menu on the right of the screen
  5. Click Save at the bottom of the fly-out menu

Resources

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Details

Article ID: 88897
Created
Wed 10/9/19 3:37 PM
Modified
Mon 10/21/19 3:30 PM

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