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Anonymous Posts (Canvas)

by Harmonize Support, on Jul 13, 2020 2:32:30 PM

Course Settings

 In order to have anonymous posts in a Harmonize Discussion in Canvas, you must first ensure that Anonymous Grading is enabled for your course.

  1. In Canvas, navigate to the Settings page for your course
  2. Select the Feature Options tab and make sure that the Anonymous Grading option is enabledCourse Settings Anonymous Grading Enabled

Creating an Assignment

Harmonize Discussions in Canvas automatically set the anonymous post settings to match the Anonymous Grading setting on the Canvas assignment.

  1. Navigate to the Assignments page of your course
  2. Click the + Assignment buttonAssignments Page Add Assignment Button
  3. On the Create New page, fill in an Assignment NameNew Assignment Assignment Name Field
  4. Find the Submission Type section, select External Tool in the dropdown and click the Find buttonSubmission Type Section Find Button
  5. Select Harmonize Assignment and click Select button after the URL loadsConfigure External Tool Modal
  6. Find the Anonymous Grading section and make sure Graders cannot view student names is enabledAnonymous Grading Section Graders cannot view student names enabled
  7. Click Save at the bottom of the pageNew Assignment Save Button
  8. On the Harmonize Discussion page you'll now note that all students' posts will be anonymousHarmonize Anonymous Discussion All students must post anonymously in this assignment

Grading the Assignment

Anonymous assignments are still graded using SpeedGrader™ but with some additional steps.

  1. Click on SpeedGrader next to the assignmentSpeedGrader Button
  2. Enter grades for each student (each student will be labeled as Student 1, 2, 3, etc.)
  3. When you have completed entering grades, click on the eye with a slash button in the top left and select Post GradesView Button Post Grades
  4. On the popup that appears, choose either Everyone or Graded and click PostPost Grades Popup Post Button
  5. At this point, the assignment will no longer be anonymous and students will be able to see their scores
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