E-Learning Operations

Submitting assignments to a dropbox folder

Submitting an assignment to a dropbox folder

  1. On the Dropbox Folders page, click on the folder you want to submit an assignment to.
  2. Click Add a File to browse for the file you want to submit. You can attach files from your local computer or storage device, or group locker.
  3. Enter any Comments you want to submit with the file.
  4. Click Submit.

Submitting assignments

Any rubric against which submissions are evaluated is listed on the submission page so students know how their submission are evaluated and what learning objectives the folder is related to.

Submitting group assignments to a dropbox folder

Group dropbox folders have a Group Folder icon beside their name. Any user in your group can submit files to the group folder. The Submissions column in the Folder List lets you know how many files your group submitted. The Submission History page provides details on who submitted files and when. Feedback, including grades, associated with group folders applies to the entire group.

  1. On the Dropbox Folders page, click on the folder you want to submit an assignment to.
  2. Click Add a File to browse for the file you want to submit. You can attach files from your local computer or storage device, or from a group locker.
  3. Enter any Comments you want to submit with the file.
  4. Click Submit.

Reviewing your dropbox submission history

  1. On the Dropbox Folders page, click View History.
  2. Select the Folder you want to view from the drop-down list.

A list of submitted files displays on the Submission History page. You can view each file’s size, date submitted, whether comments were included with it, and who has retrieved it. For group dropbox folders you can check who submitted each file.

  • Unread  The file has not been retrieved. 
  • Read  The file has been retrieved. (It may not have been read or graded.)

Viewing feedback in Dropbox

  1. On the Dropbox Folders page, click View in the Feedback column beside the dropbox folder containing your submission.
  2. View your score, rubric assessment, and feedback comments.
  3. Click Download All Files to download feedback attachments.
  4. When you are finished viewing feedback, click Done.

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