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Managing Assignments

Assignment lessons are great for encouraging student engagement and strengthening understanding of your course material! They are available on our Pro plan and higher. 


Create an Assignments Lesson

See detailed instructions on how to create an Assignment Lesson in the Course Builder HERE.


Assignments from the Student Perspective

Once you have created an Assignments Lesson, your students will be able to make submissions. They will see your Assignment title, Content description, and your uploaded template file in the Course Player:



Your student will be able to submit a single file. Once they have uploaded their desired file and select Submit Assignment, no other submissions can be made unless the assignment is rejected:

Submission Notifications

To enable email notifications for the Site Owner when a student submits an assignment:

  1. Go to your Admin Dashboard
  2. Select Support Your Students
  3. Select Notifications
  4. Turn the A student submits their assignment toggle On 
  5. Select Save



After Student Submission

Once a student has submitted, the Site Owner, Site Admin, or Course Admin, will have the following options:


Download File

To review your student's submission:

  1. Navigate to Support Your Students
  2. Select Assignments
  3. Look through your assignment list for the desired assignment OR search by file name, student name, or email
  4. On the desired assignment, select the 3 dot menu on the right and select Download File

Approving Assignments

  1. Navigate to Support Your Students
  2. Select Assignments
  3. Look through your assignment list for the desired assignment OR search by file name, student name, or email
  4. On the desired assignment, select the 3 dot menu on the right and select Approve Submission
  5. In the confirmation popup, check off Send a message if desired
  6. Click Approve to confirm



Once approved, the status will read Approved, the lesson will be marked complete and the student will not be able to make another submission.  This action is final and irreversible. If you have optionally selected to send a message while approving, you will be prompted to create it after this confirmation popup.

 

Rejecting Assignments

  1. Navigate to Support Your Students
  2. Select Assignments
  3. Look through your assignment list for the desired assignment OR search by file name, student name, or email
  4. On the desired assignment, select the 3 dot menu on the right and select Reject Submission
  5. In the confirmation popup, check off Send a message if desired
  6. Click Reject to confirm



Once rejected, the status will read Rejected, the lesson will be marked incomplete and the student will be required to make another submission. This action is final and irreversible. If you have optionally selected to send a message while approving, you will be prompted to create it after this confirmation popup.

 

Send Message

You can send an email message to your student regarding their submission using: 

  1. The 3 dot menu on the right side of the assignment selection
  2. In the Approve Assignment popup confirmation
  3. In the Reject Assignment popup confirmation


This will prompt an email modal:


If you would like to keep a copy of the email that you send to your student for reference, select Send Test to send a copy to your personal email address. Once received, select Send to send it off to your student! To ensure your student can reply to your emails, make sure you have your desired Reply to email specified in your Site Settings.


 


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