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Assignment Submissions

Instructors can create an assignment with lots of options provided in the settings. They can control whether you can make only one submission or make multiple submissions, and whether you can make submission after deadlines have passed and many more. So, being a learner, you may be asked to upload file attachments (google docs, pdf,. doc, .Pptx or.Docs) or enter text directly into a text box.

This article will guide you on:

Taking assignments in Dash

1. Click Materials of the required classroom.

Taking assignments in Dash

2. On the All Materials page, click submit now button shown next to the assignment title.

3. The assignment submission page opens. Click inside the text box to start typing your answers.

Note: The text box will be available only if the textual submissions are enabled by the instructor for the given assignment.

4. You can use rich text for your text and also hyperlink the text by selecting the text and then choosing the required rich text option.

Viewing assignment instructions

2. The instructions provided by the instructor for the given assignment will be visible on top-left side under the Instructions heading. You can hide the instructions by the clicking the down-arrow next to Instructions.

3. For further assignment details, such as, the maximum score or the maximum assignments available for the assignment click i.

Viewing any rubric attached to an assignment

2. Click Rubric.

3. The rubric attached to the assignment will be shown. You can view all the criteria and scales along with any information associated with them in the rubric box.

4. The rubric box is a floating one. You can move it anywhere on your screen by hovering over the box and dragging it to the required position.

5. To close the rubric, click x.

Uploading files from your system as assignment submissions

2. Click the attachment icon.

Note: The attachment icon will be available only if enabled by the instructor for the given assignment.

3. To attach a file as your submission, select the file from your system and click Open or simply double-click on the file.

Tip: You can also drag and drop a file from your system onto the assignment submission page.

4. The file submission will be attached to your assignment. Click x to remove the file submission.

Note 1: You can only attach one file to your assignment.

Note 2: If you are making a file submission, you won't be able to make an audio submission or a submission from OneDrive / Google Drive.

Tip: Students can make multiple files submissions by keeping all the files in a folder, zipping that folder and then uploading the zipped folder as an assignment submission.

Uploading audio as assignment submissions

2. Click the audio icon

3. Click Record to record your audio submission.

4. Record your submission and click Stop.

5. The audio recording will be attached to your submission. Click x to remove the audio recording, if required.

Note: You can attach only one audio recording at a time to your submission.

Uploading OneDrive files as assignment submissions

2. Click the OneDrive icon.

3. If you are not signed in already, then you would be prompted to do so. Kindly sign in to attach OneDrive files to your submission.

4. Hover over the required file and click on the checkbox or simply on the file name.

5. The required file will be selected. Click Open.

6. The OneDrive file will be attached to your submission. Click x to remove the file, if required.

Note: You can attach only one OneDrive file at a time to your submission.

Uploading Google Drive files as assignment submissions

2. Click the Google Drive icon.

3. Select the required file.

Note: If you are not signed in already, then you would be prompted to do so. Kindly sign in to attach Google Drive files to your submission.

4. Click Select.

5. The Google Drive file will be attached to your submission. Click x to remove the file, if required.

Note: You can attach only one Google Drive file at a time to your submission.

Saving your work to submit later for evaluation

2. On the assignment submission page, click the down-arrow next to Submit for evaluation.

3. Select Save & Continue later. All your progress will be saved for you to continue later :)

4. You will be redirected to the All Materials page where you will be able to view a Resume button in front of the required assignment. Click Resume to continue making submission for the assignment.

Resuming your submission

1. Click Materials of the required classroom.

Resuming your submission

2. On the All Materials page, click Resume to continue making submission for the assignment.

3. The assignment submission page opens with all your previous progress intact.

Submitting your work for evaluation

2. Click Submit for evaluation.

3. Click Yes, submit to submit the attempt for evaluation.

4. A confirmation message is displayed to indicate that your attempt has been submitted successfully.

Submitting your submission multiple times

1. Click Materials of the required classroom.

Submitting your submission multiple times

2. On the All Materials page, click Submit again.

Note: The 'Submit again' button will only appear when you have one or more number of attempts left as set by your instructor.

3. The assignment submission page opens; you can now submit your assignment one more time :)

Viewing your submissions

1. Click Materials of the required classroom.

Viewing your submissions

2. On the All Materials page, click View My Submissions.

3. You will be able to view your submission. You can click the corresponding tabs to view the file attachments.

4. You can annotate on file submissions to draw the instructor's attention to specific parts of your submission.

Annotating your submissions

2. Click Comment.

3. Click down-arrow of Comment.

4. Choose the required type of comment annotation that you wish to use from the following three options:

Point Comment: To annotate via comment at any point in the submitted document.

Area Comment: To annotate via comment at a selected area in the submitted document.

Text Comment: To annotate via comment by selecting some text in the submitted document.

5. For example, in the following screenshot, the Text Comment was used for annotating the text "Example" in the submitted document.

6. Hover over the annotated comment; Delete will appear. Click on it to delete the annotation, if required.

Commenting on your submissions

As a learner, you can make comments on your submission using the comment box on the side. You can use the comments to further explain your submission or to point something out to the instructor. This could also be used by you to reflect on your submission. You will also be able to view any comments made by your instructor when you view your submission. However, the instructor's comments will become visible to you only if the instructor makes comments visible. Let's see how you can comment on your submissions:

2. Click the comment box on the right side of the submission screen and type out your comment.

3. Click Submit to publish your comment. Now it will be visible along your submission.

Note: You can make one or more comments as per your requirement.

4. You can delete your comment by hovering over it and clicking the trash icon.

5. To record an audio comment, click the microphone icon.

6. Click Record to start the recording and record your audio comment.

7.Click Stop to stop recording the audio comment.

8. Click Submit to publish the audio comment. Now it will be visible along your submission.

Note: You can make one or more audio comments as per your requirement.

9. You can delete your audio comment by hovering over it and clicking the trash icon.

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