FAQs

These FAQs are a collection of queries that have come in from users of Canvas at Hull.

You can search the FAQ database to see if your question has already been answered. Our entire list of FAQs can be seen below.

Student guides

BOX is owned by ICT. They have a web page fully explaining BOX and how people can get training in it. 

For staff and students wishing to get support with Box, they should email help@hull.ac.uk in the normal way.

If training is required in how BOX can be used generally, the ICT pages provide training in “BOX University“.

For support in how BOX is integrated with Canvas, particularly for submission for assignments, please visit these pages for more information.

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This information is now available on our main Canvas site

(https://canvas.hull.ac.uk/courses/47249)

 

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Information for Students.

Canvas uses SpeedGrader to deliver feedback, comments, grades to you quickly, efficiently and effectively; and is the Universities recommended approach to marking and feedback.

Prior to Canvas and SpeedGrader, some staff were using a marking tool that came with Turnitin originality checking software called GradeMark. This short video takes you through the process of accessing Turnitin via Canvas and into Grademark to receive your feedback from staff still using this tool.

For more details on how to access your assignments you can read this Canvas Guide (Links to an external site.) for students.

If you have additional queries regarding understanding your feedback when completed in GradeMark, you can read the Turnitin guidance documents here (Links to an external site.).

 

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Viewing your assignment feedback

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How do I view assignment feedback comments from my instructor using Canvas DocViewer annotations?

Viewing feedback online

On the assignment submission details page, some of your graded assignments may appear as file upload attachments that include a View Feedback button. Instead of leaving comments directly on the assignment, your instructor may choose to include comments directly in the assignment using annotations, or inline comments. These comments are made using Canvas DocViewer, (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. which you can also use to reply to any comments or make your own annotations.

Some browsers may not initially render comments correctly when viewing feedback. If your browser includes a built-in PDF viewer, select the option to view the PDF in the system viewer. You can also download PDF files with comments to view on your computer. The settings required to view or print the annotations in the PDF vary based on the software installed on your computer.

Notes:

  • If the assignment attachment displays a Preview button instead of the View Feedback button, your file is not DocViewer compatible and will not include any annotated comments.
  • If the browser window is too small, the View Feedback button may not be visible. Make sure your browser window is fully maximized when viewing feedback. Alternatively, you may need to scroll within the Submission Details box to see the View Feedback button.

Open Grades

Open Grades

In Course Navigation, click the Grades link.

View Assignment Details

View Assignment Details
Click the title of an assignment.

View Feedback

View Feedback

Click the View Feedback button.

Note: If the assignment attachment displays a Preview button, your file is not DocViewer compatible.

View Annotated Comments

View Annotated Comments

View the annotated comments from your instructor [1]. To reply to a comment, hover over the comment and click the Reply button [2]. You can also use DocViewer (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. to make your own annotations on your assignment.

Download File

Download File

To download a PDF of the submission and annotations, click the Download icon.

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