Manage an Assignment

Restrictions can be added to an Assignment to set availability, release conditions, and special access for your students. 

Setting Date Restrictions

1. Click Assessments in the navigation bar and select Assignments.

2. Click on the dropdown menu next to the Assignment you wish to edit and select Edit Assignment.

3. Click on the Restrictions tab.

Click Restrictions Tab

4. Hidden from Users - This option makes the assignment inactive, it will not be visible for students.

5. Due Date - Set the date and time that the assignment is due (optional). The due date will appear on the D2L course calendar. Submissions uploaded after the due date will be marked as late when seen under the Submissions view. 

6. Start Date - Set the date and time the assignment will be accessible to students (optional). If a start date is set, students will not have access to submit until the set date and time.

7. End Date - Set the date and time the assignment will no longer accept submissions (optional). If no end date is set, the assignment will remain open for student submissions.

Note: Dates and times can be typed in the box or chosen from the list. When the Now button is pressed the current date and time will be populated in the box.

Release Conditions

While on the Restrictions tab of an Assignment:

  1. Click on  Create or Create and Attach
  2. Select the Condition Type from the dropdown menu.
  3. Select the specific requirement from the Conditions Details dropdown menu.
  4. Additional requirements may appear based on your selections.
  5. Click the Create button.

Once a release condition has been attached, an new option appears to select All conditions must be met or Any condition must be met. This is crucial if there is more than one release condition attached.

Click on Update.

Special Access

Special access can be used to give students extensions on an assignment without extending the date for the entire class.

1. Click Assessments in the navigation bar and select Assignments.

2. Click on the dropdown menu next to the Assignment and select Edit Assignment.

3. Click on the Restrictions tab and scroll down to Special Access select one of two options:

a. Allow users with special access to submit files outside the normal availability dates for this folder (default)

b. Allow only users with special access to see this folder

4. Click Add Users to Special Access.

5. On the Special Access page:

a. Scroll to the bottom and select the users you want to give special access to. Note: There may be multiple pages of students.

b. Set the Date Availability for when you want the users to have special access to the assignment.

c. Click Save

d. Click Save and Close.

 

Demonstration Video

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