Online Marking in Canvas Training


Course overview


1 hour

Delivery method

Training room based in a local setting

Who it is suitable for

This session is suitable for those new to online marking using Canvas SpeedGrader or those who require a refresher.


This training programme is designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of Canvas SpeedGrader and the basics of online marking including Turnitin. You will also have the opportunity to explore what a student sees (submission and feedback) as well as an overview of the common issues you might encounter in regards to online marking. 

The session will be delivered via a short opening presentation, followed by a series of practical hands-on activities and will conclude with a short plenary and sign-posting for continuing support.

By the end of the session participants will have:

  • Familiarity with SpeedGrader marking tools
  • Marked a typical essay applying comments to the paper, rubric and comments
  • Explored student view
  • Awareness of the main online marking challenges that can be encountered and how to overcome them 

How to book

Each of the college partnership managers has oversight of the training for their college please contact:

College of Arts and Law

College of Medical and Dental Sciences

College of Social Sciences

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

College of Life and Environmental Sciences