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Assignments - Submitting


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Overview
Open the assignment
Work on the assignment
Final steps
Submit the assignment - DON'T FORGET THIS STEP!



Overview

Students -- Your instructor may give you assignments in your course site. You may also be asked to do the assignment and submit it in CTools.The sections below explain how to complete and submit and assignment.

Instructors -- The following sections explain how to complete and submit assignments. Please note that if you would like students to submit assignments online to CTools, you must first create the assignment in the course site. (See the Section "Assignments -- Creating" in this online help.) The steps students will take to submit their completed work will be in the assignment you create.



Open the assignment

 

1... Open the course site with the assignment.

 

2... Click Assignments in the left-hand menubar.


3... Click on the name of the assignment to open it.

 



Work on the assignment

Follow your instructor's directions. You may be asked to type something into the text box, or perhaps add an attachment, or both.

For instructions on adding an attachment to your submission, click here. (Opens in a new browser window.)

Don't forget to always back up your work!

If you need to take a break from working on your assignment, you can click Save Draft at the bottom of the screen. When it's time to reopen it, you'll see it listed in the assignment list with the word "Draft" after it.



Final steps


4... Before you submit your assignment, you have the option to Preview it to see how it will look to the instructor, or save it as a Draft and return to it at a later time.


5... Be sure to back up your work in case the system fails to upload your work!




Submit the assignment - DON'T FORGET THIS STEP!


To submit the assignment when you have finished, click the Submit button at the bottom of the screen.


IMPORTANT NOTE: The assignment tool sends out an email notification once your assignment has been submitted successfully.  If you do not receive that email notification, it's a good idea to submit your assignment again.    




Are you finding what you're looking for? Please send feedback about this online help guide to ctools-doc-comments@umich.edu Thanks! (For questions about using CTools, send email to 4HELP@umich.edu)