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Note: To complete the procedures in this document, you need to be assigned a role that has the necessary permissions. To find out what your role is, follow the directions in Participant roles. To see a list of what permissions are associated with a given role, see Permissions, roles, and tools. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and Roles: Overview.
To create/add a new assignment, follow these steps:
Assignments, and then click
New Assignmentat the top of the page.
Checkmark. If you choose points, enter the maximum possible points (must be a positive number or zero).
Add/drop attachments, or
Browse.... Once you find the file, select it and click
Note: When attaching a file, you must include the
file's extension (e.g.,
.jpg). If you do not, anyone who
attempts to display or download the file will get an error
Attach a copynext to the resource(s) you want to attach.
Note: You can attach files from another site to
which you belong, provided that the files are set to be viewable by
people outside the source site. To browse for files in other sites,
Show other sites.
Note: This step is optional, but you will receive an
alert message at the top of the page when you post the assignment if
you leave it blank. Click
Post a second time to proceed.
Add due date to schedule:To add the due date to the site's schedule, check the box.
Announce the open date:To announce the open date automatically when you post the assignment with an announcement on your site's homepage, check the box.
Add honor pledge:To display the honor pledge when students are submitting an assignment, check the box. Students must check a checkbox agreeing to the pledge before their work can be submitted. The text of the honor pledge is as follows:
"I have neither given nor received aid on this assignment. Yes (You must respond to submit your assignment.)"
Preview if you wish to review your assignment before
you post it. To see how it will look to students, click the black
triangle next to
Save draft if you want to save your assignment before
you post it. You can then go back to it and revise it, if you want,
before you post it. Only instructors (or those with the proper
permissions) can view drafts.
Post when you are ready to make the assignment live.
You can revise a posted assignment either before or after its open date or due date. Follow these steps:
Note: If the assignment is currently open to students, you will only have the options of previewing and posting the assignment.
When students view the revised assignment, they will be notified that changes have been made.Back to top
To delete an assignment, follow these steps:
Assignmentsbutton. You will see a list of assignments.
Remove?next to the assignment you want to delete.
Deleteto permanently delete it, or
Cancelif you've changed your mind.