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FoxTALE Managing Assignments: Adding an Online Text Assignment

Adding an Online Text Assignment

How to Add an Online Text Assignment

The Online Text assignment acts like a private journal between you and each of your students.

  1. In your course site Turn editing on.
  2. Click on Add an activity or resource.
  3. Select Assignment, and then Add.
  4. Give the assignment a name. 
  5. In the Availability section, we recommend applying a Due Date which will prompt students when the assignment deadline is approaching.
  6. In the Submission Types 
    1. Uncheck the File submissions box
    2. Check the Online text box
  7. In the Grade section adjust the number of points possible. By default assignments are set to a value of 100 points maximum (i.e., the Assignment cannot exceed a value of 500 points possible). 
  8. Save and Return to Course

The assignment is ready for student submissions and will automatically report points awarded into the course gradebook.

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Director of Digital Learning

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Gloria Doherty
Subjects: Digital Learning