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Using Wixie in Canvas Assignments

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Sep 3, 2020 7:17:45 PM

You can manage and assess student work in Wixie inside of your Canvas course. 

If Wixie is not already installed as an External Tool in Canvas, contact your Canvas and Wixie administrators to have it installed for your course.

Use these steps to assign and manage Wixie projects through Canvas. 

Add a Wixie project to an assignment

In Canvas, select Assignments.

Select the +Assignment button.

add-assignment
Enter the assignment name, points, and other information.

For the Submission Type, select External Tool.

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Click the Find button.

In the Configure External Tool dialog, click Wixie.

external-tool
In the external tool dialog, find the Wixie project you want to assign.

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Optional
If you want to preview the project or need to edit it, select the project.

When ready, click the Canvas icon on the toolbar.

If you want to assign a blank project, click the New button in Wixie and select Landscape or Portrait.

Click the Canvas button on the toolbar.

Click the Use button.

At the Configure External Tool dialog, click the Select button

Finish adding assignment details and save and publish the assignment.

Complete a project as a student

Once assigned, students will be able to complete the assigned Wixie project from within Canvas.

Click Assignments.

Click the assignment with the Wixie project.

Complete the assignment work in Wixie.

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Click the Canvas button on the Wixie toolbar to submit the assignment.

Grading student work in SpeedGrader

Once students have completed their work, the teacher can grade their Wixie projects in SpeedGrader.

Click Assignments.

Click the assignment.

Click the SpeedGrader button.

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Student work will show in the SpeedGrader window.

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Add a grade and click the Submit button.

These directions are specifically for Canvas, but many other Learning Management Systems (LMS) follow a similar process.

Happy creating!

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