Use Quick Eval for Assessment

Quick Eval lets you see a list of certain ungraded student submissions from all your courses. Submissions from Assignments, Quizzes, and Discussions are displayed in one place to improve efficiency evaluating and providing feedback on all student work.

Student work that is displayed:

  • Quizzes that need to have at least one question evaluated and are not set to be graded immediately
  • Discussions that have an associated grade item
  • Assignments that have an associated grade item

Student work that is not displayed:

  • Group discussions
  • Group assignments
  • Quizzes that need evaluating (such as having a WR type question) but have been set to be graded immediately
  • Items that have a rubric associated but do not have a grade item associated
  • Items from inactive courses
  • Items from courses with an End Date in the past

Accessing Quick Eval Tool

  1. If you are on the D2L Homepage, click Faculty Tools on the navbar and choose Quick Eval.
    Identifies Quick Eval link and Indicates Faculty Tools drop downOR

    If you are on a course homepage, click Course Management on the navbar and choose Quick Eval.
    Identifies Quick Eval link and Indicates Course Management menu
  2. You will see a list of students and assignments from multiple courses. 
    • The columns are listed in order of:
      Student Name, Activity Name, Course, and Submission Date
    •  You can tell the type of activity by the icon next to the activity name
      Shows Quick Eval list

Accessing Student Submissions from Quick Eval Screen

  1. Click on the student name next to the activity name and the student's submission for that activity will appear.
  2. Grade the submission and add feedback as you usually would, then click the Publish button to publish the grade and feedback.
    Shows Assignment submission

Saving Draft Feedback

  1. If you are not ready to publish grades and feedback, you can click the Save Draft button for Assignments and Discussion posts.
  2. Submissions that have draft feedback will have an icon next to them that indicates that draft feedback is present.
    Identifies Draft icon

Filtering Quick Eval Content

  1. There are various ways to sort and display or "filter" the information in the Quick Eval. Identifies the three methods for sorting and filtering Quick Eval activities.
  2. The View By button lets you select viewing Submissions or Activities.Identifies Submissions or Activities selector
  3. When Activities is selected you will see details listed by the course activity (Assignment, Discussion, Quiz etc.) Activities can be "Dismissed" to remove them from view. They can also be restored.
    Shows Quick Eval activities
  4. To Dismiss an Activity, hover the mouse over the lower radio button on the right of the activities list on the item you wish to dismiss, click More ActionsShows quick eval activities list More Actions
  5. Click Dismiss Until...
    Identifies Dismiss Until selection
  6. Select "A specific date" if you want the item to restore on a given date or select Forever to dismiss the activity permanently and click Dismiss Activity.
    Identifies Dismiss Activity button
  7. If you would like to restore activities that you have not permanently dismissed, select the More Actions button and click Dismissed Activities.
    Indicates More Actions button and Identifies Dismissed Activities selection
  8. Checkmark the activity and click Restore. The activity will be visible in the Quick Eval once more.
  9. To view submission/activities by specific criteria, click on the Filter link above the list of submissions and to the right. You can choose to filter by the Activity Name, the Course, or the Date. You can also choose to search within each of those fields.
    Indicates Filter drop down and Identifies
  10. You can choose more than one value to filter by - so you can choose two activities, or three dates. Everything that matches either choice will show in the filtered list.

Searching Quick Eval Content

  1. Enter search terms into the search field above the list of submissions and to the right.
    Identifies search terms and Indicates Search initiator
    • Search terms use the OR operator - so this example will find terms that contain student as well as those that contain quiz.
    • The fields that are searched are Name, Activity, and Course.