Canvas grade set up from instructor

Canvas requires that an assignment is created and linked to Yellowdig in order for grading to work. This is a simple process to set up and configure.

  1. Ensure that Yellowdig is enabled for your course. If you don't see a Yellowdig entry on the left hand side of the navigation, contact your Canvas administrator. (Click on the link to ensure that your course is properly linked to a Yellowdig Board.)


  1. Create a new assignment from the Assignments tab. In our example we'll call it Yellowdig, but you can use any name.

     3. Fill out the "Assignments" set up page. 

  • You can assign any point value to the assignment.

  • Select "External Tool" as the Submission Type
  • Click on this input field. You should see a pop up with available integrations. Select Yellowdig from this list. If Yellowdig is not in that list, simply paste in this URL instead:
  • Click on the "Save" button to save the settings.


Note that after Yellowdig LTI link is setup, the course instructor needs to click once on the Yellowdig assignment link to enable Yellowdig to LMS grade pass-back URL.

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