Grading an assignment or reviewing student status

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.

Grading an assignment

To grade an assignment, follow these steps:

  1. In the menubar, click the Assignments button. You will see a list of assignments.

  2. Under the name of the assignment you want to grade, click Grade. You will see your assignment along with student submissions.

  3. To view a student's submitted assignment and start grading, click the student's name.

    Note: You can type comments into student text by enclosing your comments in double curly brackets (i.e.,  {{your comment here}} ). Your comments will appear in red. You can enter additional summary comments into the box below the student text (no special formatting required).

  4. If you would like to add an attachment to the assignment to give to the student, click Add Attachments.

  5. Next to "Grade", select the grade for the student's assignment.

  6. If you wish to allow the student to resubmit the assignment, click the checkbox next to Allow Resubmission.

  7. When grading is complete, click Return to make the student's assignment grade immediately available, or click Save to return to the submitted assignments list to continue grading. You may also Preview how the returned assignment will look to the student. Or, click Cancel to return to the assignment list.

    Note: You can return assignments to students with or without grades.

  8. When you have finished grading student assignments and are ready to make saved grades available, when viewing the list of submitted assignments, click the Release Grades button.

Reviewing student status for all assignments

You can view a list of your students and see each one's status on each of the assignments. You can see whether the student has submitted the assignment, the assignment status, and the grade if one has been given.

  1. In the menubar, click the Assignments button.

  2. From the "View" drop-down list, select Assignment List by Student.

  3. Click the black arrow next to a student's name to view the status of his or her assignment submissions. Click the arrow again to hide the student's information.

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Last modified on November 15, 2005.