Allowing extra time for a student in Canvas Quizzes

These directions allow you to add and moderate additional time requirements that students may need as part of academic accommodations determined by the Disability Resource Center

IMPORTANT
A quiz must be published before you can moderate it
A quiz must have a time limit before you can allow for additional time
Quiz availability dates still apply when moderating a quiz. If the Until Date passes when students are taking the quiz with extended time, the quiz auto-submits even if the student’s time extension has not expired.

On Adding Additional Time Within Quiz Moderation

1. Select your Canvas course
2. Click Quizzes from the course navigation panel

3. Once on the Quizzes page, locate the published quiz you would like to adjust

4. Select Moderate This Quiz (displayed in the upper right-hand corner of page)

5. Once on the Moderate This Quiz page, locate the student(s) for whom you want to adjust the time


If individual students need time adjustments

a) Click the grey checkbox to the left of the student’s name (You can also filter students in your course by using the Search People field)
b) Click the pencil icon to the right of the student’s name

c) Within the Student Extensions pop-up, enter in the extra time in minutes (for example, if the quiz has a 30-minute time limit, but you want to give 50% extra time, then type in 15 minutes.)

NOTE: The time limit is already considered. If the time limit is 30 minutes and the student needs a total of 45 minutes, type in “15” to accommodate the student appropriately

d) Click the Save button


If multiple students require the same amount of additional time

a) Choose student names by clicking the grey checkbox to the left of the student’s name (you can also filter students in your course by using the Search People field)
b) Scroll to the bottom of the student list and choose Change Extensions for ___ Students

c) Within the Student Extensions pop-up, enter the extra time in minutes (for example, if the quiz has a 30-minute time limit, but you want to give 50% extra time, then type in 15 minutes.)

NOTE: The time limit is already considered. If the time limit is 30 minutes and the student needs a total of 45 minutes, type in “15” to accommodate the student appropriately

d) Click the Save button

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