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Assignments and SafeAssign

The Assignment and SafeAssign tools enable instructors and students to exchange documents.

Assignment tool

The Assignment tool is a file exchange tool that includes automatic entry into the Grade Center. The Assignment tool is available in any of the Content Areas. Within the Grade Center entry, instructors can view and respond to students' assignment submissions.


SafeAssignments are similar to the Assignment tool except, SafeAssign is used to investigate the originality of a student’s work.

SafeAssign vs. Assignment Tool

  Safe Assign Assignment Tool
Originality Report X  
Batch Download X X
Documents viewable without downloading X  
Formatting of instruction field   X
Attach extra instruction file   X
Attach file with feedback to student X X
Submission of multiple attempts   X
Optional announcement X  

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