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Add an Attachment to an Assignment
Instructors often have supporting documents and files that the students need to complete an assignment. These can be attached to the Assignment. The students will be able to download and save them. Click the dropdown next to the Assignment you wan...
Associate Assignment Folders with Learning Objectives
By associating an assignment folder with a learning objective, you can tie the assignment to a competency you want students to master. This association can be a basic association or an association with a rubric-based assessment. Associate an assign...
Create Assignments
Create an Assignment Students submit their work to an assignment folder. Instructions you provide in the assignment folder appear to students in the "Folder Information" area on the Submit Files page.  Instructions may include: In...
Create a Group Assignment
You must setup a group and a group category first. See Create Groups . You can create the assignment in the Groups area when you set up the group. Creating an assignment folder then creates a folder for each of the groups in the category. After th...
Delete Assignments
To delete a single assignment Click Course Activities  in the navbar and choose Assignments . On the Assignment Folders page, click on the arrow next to the name of the assignment you would like to delete, then choose Delete Folder. ...
Assignment Categories
You may organize your assignment submission folders into categories if you have many assignment folders. For example, you can create separate categories for course units, summative projects, bonus assignments, and individual submissions. Categories ...
Edit an Assignment
In D2L, assignments are provided to students and submitted by students using Assignment folders. The following instructions assume that you have at least one Assignment Folder created. On the Assignment Submission Folders page, click Edit Folder fro...
Edit an Assignment Category
Assignments can be placed in categories. Otherwise, they are listed on the Assignment Folders page under No Category. (These categories are unrelated to gradebook categories.) The following instructions assume that at least one category has been cre...
Edit Multiple Assignments Using Bulk Edit
You can edit multiple assignments at once. Edit multiple assignment folders On the Assignment Folders  page, select the checkbox beside each folder you want to edit. Click the Bulk Edit icon. Update the appropriate fields. Folder N...
Evaluate Assignment Submissions
See also Previewing Assignments . Viewing Assignment Folder File Submissions The Assignment Folders page provides a summary of the Total Files, Unread Files, Flagged Files, and Due Date for each assignment folder. Click a folder to navigate t...
Extend Access for a Student to an Assignment
Special Access Permissions Special access permissions allow you to set different availability dates and times for specific students. For example, you could extend the deadline for students who require remedial help or who are submitting work beyond...
Give Students Special Exemptions on an Assignment
This feature is used to grant one or more students access to your assignments outside of the date restrictions set for the rest of the class. Adding Special Access for Students In the Assignment editor, click on the Restrictions  tab. Scr...
Reorder Assignments
On the Assignment  Submission Folders page, click   the More Actions  button then select Reorder . Select the new position for a folder or category using the Sort Order drop-down list beside its name. The positions of o...
Restore a Deleted Assignment
The Assignment Event log enables you to view information on specific activity for assignment submission folders. The event log tracks when users create, delete, and restore assignment submission folders. Once an action is taken, the event log record...
Restore Deleted Assignment Submissions
Faculty members can track when an assignment submission was deleted and who deleted it. They can also restore those deleted submissions. Click Course Activities on the navbar, then select Assignments . Click the title of the assignment that co...
Restrict Assignment Submissions
Navigate to the Edit Folder page Click Course Activities on the navbar and choose Assignments . Click on New Folder or click on the context menu of any assignment and choose  Edit Folder . Set the file submission options On the Prop...
Set Availability and Due Dates for an Assignment
Instructors have the option to hide assignment folders from students. If you select the Hidden from Users  checkbox, the assignment will not be visible from content pages or on the Assignment folders list page. You can also limit access to an ...
Set Release Conditions for an Assignment
Release conditions allow you to associate an assignment folder with other items in D2L. For example, you can require that students meet some criteria, such as visiting a set of lecture notes in the Content tool, before they can submit their work to ...
Use the Brightspace Grader App for Android
The Grader app for Android allows you to use your Android tablet to grade D2L assignments. On the login screen, enter the webpage for your D2L courses (https://d2l.lonestar.edu) and click "Log into D2L® courses." A window will ope...
Use the D2L Grader App for iOS
The Grader app for iOS allows you to use your iOS tablet to grade D2L assignments. On the login screen, choose Log into D2L® Online Courses .   Enter the web address for your D2L courses (https://d2l.lonestar.edu) and tap Connect ...
Use Turnitin with Assignments
From the Edit Folder page, Turnitin ® tab, you can set up Originality Reports. For instructions on accessing the Edit Folder page, see Edit an Assignment .  From the Turnitin ® tab, you can: Enable detailed Originality Reports for...
Previewing Assignments
Previewing Assignment Folders and Submissions The preview option enables you to navigate the steps that students go through to submit files, review their submissions, and view submission history. You can make a preview submission visible on the Sub...
Previewing Assignment Folders and Submissions
Previewing Assignment Folders and Submissions The preview option enables you to navigate the steps that students go through to submit files, review their submissions, and view submission history. You can make a preview submission visible on the Sub...
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 Assi...