Reading or downloading students' assignments

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 read assignments, in the relevant course site, from the menubar, click Assignments. You will see a list of assignments and their status. To view any assignment, click its title.

If you are an instructor, you can view assignments by student. To do so, from the "View" drop-down list, select Assignment List by Student. You can also view assignments as students see them. To do so, near the top of the window, click Student View.

Downloading assignments for offline review

To download multiple student submissions in order to review them offline, follow the instructions below.

  1. In the relevant course site, from the menubar, click Assignments. You will see a list of assignments and their status.

  2. On the Assignments page, under "Assignment title", click Grade for the assignment you wish to download.

  3. On the Submissions page, click Download All.

  4. When prompted, save the .zip file to your hard drive, making note of the saved location.

  5. Find the saved .zip file and extract the files by double-clicking the file's icon.

  6. When the files are extracted, you will see a folder for each student who submitted the assignment. Open the folder and click the file inside to view the student's submission.

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Last modified on November 16, 2005.