Using the Brightspace Grader App for iOS

The Grader app for iOS allows you to use your iOS tablet to grade Brightspace dropbox assignments.

  1. On the login screen, choose Log into D2L® Online Courses.
     
  2. Enter the web address for your Brightspace courses (https://d2l.lonestar.edu) and tap Connect.
  1. Enter your Lone Star login username and password, then tap Login.
  2. When you log in, you will see a list of all the dropboxes in all your courses. You will see how many students have ungraded submissions and how many total submissions have been made. You can also choose to sort by End Date or Ungraded.
    identifies the End Date or Ungraded sort buttons.
  3. Tap on a class to see all the students in the course with submissions. You can choose to sort them by Ungraded, Name, Date, or Grade using the buttons on the bottom of the screen.
    Identifies the Ungraded, Name, Date, or Grade buttons.
  4. Tap on a student to mark that student’s paper. 
    Identifies the grading tools.
    • The hand icon will allow you to draw freehand on the paper while marking it up.
    • The pencil icon will allow you to highlight any text in the paper in yellow.
    • The page icon will allow you to add a note anywhere on the paper.
    • The underline symbol will allow you to underline text in the paper in blue.
    • The strikethrough symbol will allow you to strikethrough any text in the paper in red.
       
  5. ​To give the paper a grade, tap on the arrow symbol at the top of the right hand black sidebar.
    Identifies grade arrow.
  6. The panel that slides out has grading and feedback options on it.
    Identifies the grading panel that slides out with grading and feedback options.
    • ​Enter the score in the Score boxIdentifies panel options for recording and viewing attached files.
    • If the dropbox has a rubric, you can access it under Rubrics.
    • Add any feedback in the Feedback box.
    • You can create audio or video feedback by tapping the Audio or Video buttons, then tapping on the record button.
    • If you have previously attached a file to the dropbox, you can view or delete it.
       
  7. You can publish an individual’s score by tapping Publish at the top of the screen for that individual. 
    identifies the Publish button.
  8. If you want to publish all scores at the same time, you can tap Publish all for a group of students.
    Identifies the Publish All button.