Hand-In Assignments

Hand-in assignments allow students to electronically hand in an assignment to an instructor for grading. Smart Author does not automatically grade hand-in activities. 


Create a New Hand-In Assignment

Use hand-in assignments when students need to submit an item for grading.  

To create a new hand-in assignment:

1. Click on Assessments and select Activities.

2. On the Add Assessment dropdown select Hand-in Assignment.


3. Name the activity and click on Save.


Add the Hand-In Assignment

1. On your page, click + Add Section, select Assessments & Assignments, and Add to Page.



2. Click on Create a new Activity



3. Select Hand-in from the menu and name your activity. Click on Add.



Note: If you have already created the activity through the Activities page, click on Select existing Activity to choose the Hand-in assignment. 

Adding Details 

1. Attach/Add a learning objective to the assignment.

2. Click ADD CONTENT OR QUESTION to start adding content to this assignment.

3. On the Hand-in details section you can choose how your students can submit the assignment, select one from these options:

Enter text information: this is for a short bit of text from the student. It should not be used for students to submit an entire paper.

Upload files (less than 100 MB): allow students to attach a document that is less than 100 MB.

Supply a Valid URL to student work: this allows students to submit a Web link to their blog, video, or another online asset.

4. To select how you want this activity to be graded, Click Select a Rubric. (See Rubrics for directions on creating a rubric.)



5. Enter Immediate feedback. This section is displayed immediately after a student submits work for grading.



Note: See Link to Assessment: Standalone Activities for directions on how to add a hand-in assignment to a page.