Old Dominion University, Center for Learning and Teaching

We Don't Talk About Classic Quizzes: Why New Quizzes are Superior to Classic Quizzes

May 17, 2022 09:25 AM - 10:25 AM

Presented by: Jennifer Ashley,   Chrystal Trapani,   Kristin White,  

With the imminent sunsetting of Canvas Classic Quizzes, instructors have been encouraged to start with New Quizzes - but why? This session will discuss the superior functionality of new quizzes, the benefits to using it, and the wealth of data it can provide instructors.


Online Only


Participants will be able to:

  • identify Classic vs New Quizzes
  • Use New Quizzes builder
  • Identify the tools unique to New Quizzes functionality
  • Add accommodations to student quizzes based on services received
  • Access the data provided by Canvas New Quizzes Analytics

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About the Presenters

Jennifer Ashley

Jenna Ashley is an Instructional Technologist with the Center for Learning and Teaching at Old Dominion University, and a former secondary inclusion mathematics teacher. Jenna is a Google Certified Trainer, Google Certified Coach, a Global GEG Leader, and a Canvas Certified Educator. She is also physically disabled and hearing impaired and enjoys helping others make content that is accessible to all.

Chrystal Trapani

Chrystal Trapani is an Instructional Technology Specialist with the Center for Learning and Teaching and an adjunct instructor in the Department of English at Old Dominion University. Chrystal has crafted tech-forward activities in her composition courses for over a decade. She blends her experience working with first-generation and non-traditional students, curriculum development, creating interactive and accessible online course content, and training and mentoring faculty in order to help them achieve positive student outcomes and success. In working with faculty, she helps her colleagues gain strong, working knowledge of how to make course content successful for students of all learning abilities. Chrystal continues her commitment to teaching so she can share personal classroom experiences with faculty.

Kristin White

Kristin White is an Instructional Technologist with the Center for Learning and Teaching at Old Dominion University; she has been an integral part of ODU’s transition to remote teaching during COVID-19 and continues to develop and facilitate faculty support on topics including Zoom, Canvas, VoiceThread, Kaltura, and other instructional technologies via workshops, consultations, videos, and support documentation. While building online interactive activities for faculty, she has noticed the absence of basic accessibility knowledge and does her best to inform and educate others on how to make content accessible to all learners.