Canvas by Instructure do not natively support exporting quizzes into PDFs and must be recreated manually using word processors or using paid thrid-party solutions. The ability to print quizzes is the most requested feature for Canvas.
You can print quizzes using the built-in browser functionality, however not all of the question types are supported, such as dropdowns and matching questions. Answer key need to made separately and it takes a lot of space and wastes paper when you print.
Edustrap is a tool for converting Canvas quizzes into printable PDFs. You can generate up to four versions of a quiz and have an answer key for each automatically.
What are some of the needs of having a hard copy of Canvas quizzes?
- Paper backup
- Student accommodations
- Institution requirements
- Offline testing
There are many reasons to have a hard copy of a quiz but the aforementioned are some of the common reasons.