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Assignments allow students to submit files to the instructor.

About Assignments

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.

Creating an Assignment

  1. Select any Content Area.
  2. Under Create Assessment select Assignment.
  3.  Complete page options.
  4.  Click Submit.

Downloading Individual Assignment Files

  1. Under Control Panel select Grade Center.
  2. Locate the assignment for a particular student.
  3. From the dropdown menu select View Grade Details.
  4. Select View Attempt.

The Clear Attempt button in the Assignment Information section will delete the assignment submitted by the student, your notes and feedback, and reset the grade.

Downloading Multiple Assignments

  1. Under Control Panel select Grade Center.
  2. Click on the title of the Assignment you wish to download.
  3. Select Assignment File Download.
  4. Click the check box next to students' names. You may select multiple students or use Check All.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. Select Download assignments now.

The filename defaults to the Assignment name, and the file will be saved as a ZIP file. When unzipped, you will have a small text file that contains: Student Name, Assignment Name, Date and Time submitted, Current Grade, and Comments from the student. You will also have any attached files that the student submitted.

Entering Grades for an Assignment

  1. Under Control Panel select Grade Center.
  2. Click ! on the student row under the Assignment title.
  3. Enter the Grade in the input text box.

Use the Feedback to User section for assignment feedback for the student. You can attach a file by clicking Browse to select and upload a file.

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