Creating a standard assignment drop-box

  1. Click the Turn editing on button at the top of the course page (Fig 1).
     
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    Fig 1.

  2. Click on Add an activity or resource on the right hand side of the centre column (Fig 2).
     
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    Fig 2.

  3. Select the Assignment option (Fig 3). Note: If you are using Lightwork please select Assignment 2.2 as it will not function with the latest assignment option.
     
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    Fig 3.

  4. Click the Add button at the bottom of the window (Fig 4).

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    Fig 4 – Add button.

  5. Enter an assignment name and description (Fig 5). Note: If you want the Description to show, tick the Display description on course page check box below the description box.  

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    Fig 5.

  6. Set the assignment availability dates and times and choose whether the student needs to click the submit button (this is recommended) (Fig 6).
     
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    Fig 6.  

  7. Configure the other items in the Assignment Settings section (Fig 7). If you are unsure about a setting then click on the question mark icon.  

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    Fig 7.

  8. Scroll down to Submission settings section and select Yes from the File submissions drop-down menu if you would like the student to submit a file (eg Word document) to be assessed (Fig 8).
      
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    Fig 8.

  9. In the Feedback settings section select Yes from the Feedback files drop-down menu if you would like to return a file (eg annotated Word document) to the students (Fig 9).

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    Fig 9.

  10. Click the Save and return to course button (Fig 10).  

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    Fig 10.

Note: There are other settings that can be altered in the assignment drop box, these are covered in the other guides.

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