Grading Hand-in Assignments

Grading Hand-in Assignments

Hand-in assignments give students a set of instructions for completing an assignment and submit it for grading by an instructor. Students can either upload a file, enter text into a short answer area, or add a link to a document or location such as a blog, YouTube, or Google Docs.


Accessing Hand-in Assignments

  1. Access the Gradebook
  2. Completed Hand-in Assignments are designated by a paper icon. Click the icon.
  3. Details appear. Click “Starting Grading” to begin grading the assignment.



Grading Hand-in Assignments

  1. If file upload has been enabled for the assignment, you will find the document available. Click to download and review. Alternatively, view the content the learner wrote in the textbox.

  2. Use the Rubric provided to score the assignment based on the criteria in the rubric and enter feedback.



You can save a partially completed grade and come back to it later.  When you are done click Submit Grade and Close.



After grading, you may edit a grade you submitted by clicking the score in the gradebook, then click Edit Grade.



Retention Policy

Our file retention policy for hand-in assignments is automatic file purging after 12 months from the date of upload - files uploaded by students will be retained for 12 months from the date of upload.


LMS Grade Sync

alert.png LMS Grade Sync only conveys grades (scores) and not status.  If you are using Grade Sync with your LMS, students who have submitted a hand-in assignment will show a score of "0" in your LMS gradebook, until you assign a grade as outlined above.