New Quizzes Migration Project

Elimination of the Deadline for Switching to New Quizzes

In a recent blog post, Canvas has lifted the deadline to switch to New Quizzes from Classic Quizzes. Canvas listened to customers feedback about switching from Classic to New quizzes, "Our goal is to facilitate a seamless transition to New Quizzes when customers are ready—not because of an arbitrary deadline." To learn more click on We’re Listening.

New Quizzes Continues Development

Faculty, instructors, and staff who use "Classic Quizzes" still have an option to select between New and Classic Quizzes. 

Canvas has updated its Product Roadmap to provide updates, changes, and communications regarding New Quizzes. The Roadmap has replaced the original timeline which was announced in several of the communications and videos on this site. 

Upcoming New Quizzes Workshops:

New Quizzes – Join the future of quizzing in Canvas:
Monday, January 8, 2024 - Click here to register
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - Click here to register

This workshop will enable you to understand and use New Quizzes and migrate away from Classic Quizzes in Canvas.  In this session, you will learn the new quiz options (Hot Spot, Categorization, and Stimulus questions) and the differences between Classic Quizzes and New Quizzes.

Switching from Classic Quizzes to New Quizzes

  • Setup of quizzes
  • Quiz options
  • Previewing quizzes
  • Moderating quizzes

Level: Beginner
Trainer: Kalpana Joshi, Monica Hickson


New Quizzes Innovations

The addition of New Quizzes in Canvas brings several new features, including the ability to:

Getting Started with New Quizzes

Faculty, instructors, and staff have a choice between New Quizzes and Classic Quizzes each time they create a quiz in Canvas.

Note: Classic Quizzes and New Quizzes currently do not have exact parity. The Getting Started with New Quizzes page highlights the features that are not yet available in New Quizzes, but will be added by Instructure as the migration progresses.

Questions or Concerns

Project administration questions should be directed to the ITS New Quizzes Project Team at [email protected].