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Aligning Outcomes in Canvas

Canvas has several tools to use to track and improve student learning in your course. The Outcomes tool can be used to track General Education outcomes, program outcomes and course outcomes. This document provides instructions on adding the UW-Platteville General Education Outcomes to a Canvas course.

Add Outcomes to a Course

The general education outcomes can be added to your Canvas course very easily.
  1. Click Outcomes
  2. Canvas Navigation bar

    2. Click the Find button
    Find outcomes

  1. Open Account Standards folder by clicking on it
Account Standards folder

  1. Open the Assessment folder, then choose General Education Outcomes
Find General Ed Outcomes


  1. Click to select the General Education Outcomes folder, and click Import, found in the bottom right corner
Import General Education outcomes folder


  1. Click OK to confirm the import of the outcomes folder
Confirm import


The General Education outcomes are now available in your course so that you can align them with assignments and quizzes in Canvas.

For instructions on aligning outcomes with assessments in Canvas, see Canvas Outcomes: Aligning to Assessments




Keywords:Canvas, LMS, general education, program outcomes, course outcomes, outcome   Doc ID:84361
Owner:Regina N.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2018-07-30 14:22 CDTUpdated:2020-01-14 09:41 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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