eClass Support
Adding word limit feature to assignments
Last modified on 05 July 2023 02:42 PM

This article will explain how to set up the word limit feature for assignments.

The word limit feature allows professors the option to set a cap on the number of words students can submit in their assignments.

Note: This feature is only available in online text submission-type Assignments. See Adding assignments for more details about text submission type.

To enable the word limit feature:

  1. Go into a specific assignment.

  2. From the top menu bar, select Settings.

  3. Scroll down until you find Submission types and click it to expand the menu.

  4. Make sure Online text is enabled. Then, check the enable box for Word limit and enter the total number of words the student can submit.

  5. Scroll down and save. Now if the student goes over the limit, this message will appear when they try to submit their work:

(0 vote(s))
Not helpful