New Quizzes Timeline

Fall 2021

New Quiz Training
Create a new quiz
Migrate one or more existing quizzes
Consider using new quizzes in your course
Proctor support for Respondus available

Spring 2022

Follow Fall 2021 steps
Consider using new quizzes in your course
Mass migration tool expected early semester
HonorLock support expected mid to late semester

Summer/Fall 2022

Beginning in summer term, only New Quizzes can be created in Canvas.
Classic quizzes cannot be edited and dates/accommodations cannot be adjusted.

Spring 2023

Access to Classic quizzes removed from Canvas

New Quizzes - Available Now

In May of 2022, at the start of the summer term, Canvas’s new quiz tool will replace classic quizzes. New quizzes is available in all CSU Canvas courses and it is recommended that users start using new quizzes now to get used to the changes prior to a complete switch from classic quizzes.

New features include: a waiting period between multiple attempts, the ability to shuffle questions on a quiz, more fill in the blank word recognition options, and the ability to provide a time accommodation for a student for all quiz attempts in a course.

New question types include; categorization, stimulus, hot spot, and ordering.

View the feature comparison between new and classic quizzes.

New Quizzes Resources

New Quizzes Video Overview

Proctoring for New Quizzes

Respondus LockDown Browser + Monitor works with new quizzes.

HonorLock does not yet work with new quizzes.

Classic Quizzes

Note: Classic Quizzes is being replaced by new quizzes for the Summer of 2022.

There are 11 question types that can be used in a classic quiz, 9 of which can be auto-graded by Canvas.

Since students have the ability to search online while taking a quiz, Canvas quizzes are usually equated with an open book quiz. Here are some ways to maximize quiz setting security.