Anonymous Marking in Assignment Submissions

To avoid any unconscious bias in grading assignments, you can turn on Anonymous Marking, which replaces student names with "Anonymous User" + a number.

Turning On Anonymous Marking

If you need to create an assignment, see Create Assignments.

  1. In the Assignments list, click the assignment to edit, and then click the Edit Folder button.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom and check the box in front of "Hide student names during assessment."
  3. Click the Save and Close button.

Evaluating Assignments with Anonymous Marking turned on

Grading the assignment submissions remains the same. See Evaluate Assignment Submissions to learn more.

  1. In the Assignment list, there is an icon that displays when Anonymous Marking is active.Identifies the Anonymous Marking icon.
  2. Click the assignment.
  3. Each user is listed with an Anonymous User number instead of their name.
    Identifies an Anonymous User number.
  4. Click the Anonymous User number to begin grading.