CUClickers - Sync Class Roster in Canvas

Last Updated: 01/24/2019
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Overview

This tutorial outlines the process of syncing your Canvas class roster with CUClickers software.

Step 1

Open Canvas, navigate to your course page, and click Settings.

Step 2

Append the semester and year to the Name of your course and click Update Course Details.

Step 3

Open iClicker and click Settings.

Step 4

On the Gradebook tab, keep the only sync remote registrations with students in your LMS box unselected. When selected, this prevents any of your students remotes from registering correctly.

Step 5

Check both boxes under Export and Upload Options, then choose Canvas from the LMS Name dropdown, then click the Select Course button. 

Step 6

Log in to Canvas and click Continue.

Step 7

Click the Authorize button.

Step 8

Choose your course from the list and click Select.

Step 9

Click Save to close the settings menu (ignore any warning about your roster).

Step 10

You will see your course listed in the Select a Course window. Ensure it's selected, then click Open Gradebook.

Step 11

Click Sync Roster.

Step 12

You will be prompted to log in to Canvas and authorize access to your account again. 

Step 13

iClicker will download a roster from Canvas. Student names will appear in red. When finished, click Close.

Step 14

Once you’ve polled the class, you should sync your roster again. Students with clickers registered to their names will appear in blue, and those without will appear in red. Continue to sync the roster throughout the semester. To upload grades, see the Canvas Grade Upload tutorial.