Focus on Assignments

This workshop will introduce staff to the Assignments tool in the University Learning Management System (LMS).


  • Creating, editing, and managing assignments
  • Options for presenting assignments in Content areas
  • Accessing student assignment submissions
  • Downloading student assignment submissions to review offline
  • Accessing, viewing and submitting an assignment as a student
  • Creating Smart Views
  • Adding the My Grades tool to the course menu
  • Controlling the availability of your assignment grades to students in the Grade Center

Best Practice

  • Adding Rubrics to assignments
  • Strategies for efficient online grading
  • Strategies for efficient offline grading
  • Providing formative and summative feedback