End-of-Semester Teaching Resources
Submitting Final Grades in Canvas
- Grade rosters will be created in the Faculty Center on Tuesday, December 14, and instructors will receive a notification email from the Office of the Registrar.
- Final grade submission occurs from Tuesday, December 14 until Sunday, December 26 at 11:59PM. Instructions are available for transferring grades from Canvas to the Faculty Center.
- The deadline to request an extended grading exception is Friday, December 17 at 11:59PM (for eligible courses only).
Preparing Final Exams
Questions about final exam policy? Here is the Midterm and Final Exam policy from the Office of the Registrar
The UW-Madison Course Success Self-Review site has step-by-step guidance and assessment alternatives to consider: Course Success: Assessment & Feedback. Also consider the School of Engineering’s Collaborative for Engineering Education and Teaching Effectiveness (CEETE) Assessment teaching resource.
Reissuing Your Course Content for Next Semester
Your Spring 2022 Canvas shells are now available. Here are a couple of guides to help you with the three-step process of reissuing your Canvas course. (Note: We recommend you combine sections before adding content to your course.)
- Combine multiple sections into one Canvas course. Combining the enrollments from two or more sections into one course. This is also used for cross-listed courses.
- Copying content from a previous instance of this course. Reissuing from a previous semester’s Canvas course to the new semester.
- Publish your course! Students cannot access your course until you publish it.
Prepping for Spring Semester
Re-issue your courses for the Spring
Instructors will be able to access Canvas course shells for spring semester on November 22. Enrollment for spring courses begins on November 15, and courses are created in Canvas one week after enrollment begins based on data from the Student Information System (SIS).
Updates and New Information
As we prepare to resume more typical campus operations this fall, including offering primarily in-person instruction, the university continues to follow COVID-19 public health guidelines and recommendations. We are committed to providing safe, effective and engaged instruction and learning.
To all WSB Instructors from Joann Peck, Associate Dean of Teaching Innovation and Assessment. Regarding: Teach Spring 2022 – Resources, Support, and Policies. Preparation Checklist for ALL Spring Instructors.
A reminder of Course Syllabus Requirements in 2022: review new syllabus requirements on the campus website, safety guidelines, learning outcomes, send final revised syllabus, syllabus compliance reviews, textbook information
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