Managing Student Assignments in Assign2
Article Last Updated April 2021
This article describes how instructors can manage their Assign2 assignments, ensure students have access to the assignment, adjust due dates, and release grades and feedback to students. See Creating Online Assignments Using Assign2 for details on setting up these assignments and an overview of the tool.
Giving Students Access to Assignments
Once your assignment has been saved, it’s important to ensure your students can access the assignment. New in April 2021, this can be set in advance by toggling date and time when the assessment will automatically toggle open for student access:
If you do not set an open date, you can still manually toggle your assignment open to students:
New in April 2021, the number of students pulled into an assessment is listed on the dashboard:
Students are automatically populated in Assign2 when an assessment is created. Please note: a known issue prevents students lists from populating when access restrictions are set on the external tool link. Instructors can hide assessments and release them manually as a workaround.
If you need to change the date or time the assignment is due or change whether or not late submissions are allowed, follow these steps:
Once all of the assignments are marked instructors can release the grades to students by pushing the scores to the eClass gradebook and if you choose you can also allow students to view their marked up results directly in Assign2. This allows students to view the mark and any feedback for each question.
Before releasing grades you may need to update your main dashboard page. You can tell it needs to be updated if you have marked all the assignments, but the "Fully Marked" column does not match the "Total Exams" column. Update September 20, the Dashboard statistics are now updating automatically and users should no longer need to click Update statistics.
To refresh these values go to the action menu and select the Update Statistics option.
Once all exams are marked scores must be transferred to the eClass by clicking Push Grades. This will upload each students mark for the assignment into the gradebook in eClass. Students to see their total mark received on the assignment in gradebook unless you have grades set as hidden.
Making Grades AND Feedback Visible in Assign2
You can also set it so that students can view the mark they received on each question as well as any feedback or annotations you provided in Assign2:
Note: Students do not automatically receive a notification that this has been done so you will need to let them know that their results are now available for review in Assign2. When they click on the assignment in eClass again it will take them directly to their results.