Classes: Create an Assignment


Learn how to create an assignment in Classes.


  1. Click Activities and select Assignments from the blue navbar
  2. Select New Assignment
    new assignment
  3. Enter a Name for the assignment
  4. (Optional) If grading, enter a score in the Score Out Of box. This will automatically create a grade item in Grades
  5. (Optional) Add a Due Date to put this assignment in the Course Calendar. Students can submit after the due date, but will be marked as late.
  6. (Optional) In the Instructions section enter any instructions the students need to know to complete the assignment.
  7. You can attach required documents or links by using the different attachment options
  8. You can also attach a video or audio recording if you want to provide instructions verbally for the assignment
  9. Select Submission & Completion
  10. Select the Submission type for the assignment:
    • File submission - students submit a file in D2L (Word, PDF, etc.).
    • Text Submission - students write their response in a textbox.
    • On paper submission - students turn in the assignment to the instructor.
    • Observed in person - the assignment is performance based (presentation, recitation etc.).
  11. Click Save and Close


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