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Article Last Updated June 2021 In eClass, there are two ways in which an Instructor or TA can assign grades and feedback to a student's assignment submission: (1) through the Assignment itself via the 'View all submissions' table or online 'Grade' area;...
Article Last Updated August 2021 If you have users in your course that require special conditions for taking a quiz or submitting an assignment, you can create a user or group override that changes the settings only for those particular users. This can ...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Rubrics are advanced grading forms used for criteria-based assessment. Many eClass instructors prefer to use rubrics as they allow for ease and consistency in grading, and allow for grade transparency with students. To cre...
Article Last Updated June 2021 When grading assignments in eClass, there are a number of mechanisms for releasing the grades to students. By default, as soon as any grades or feedback are entered by instructors or TAs, these are made available to studen...
Article Last Updated June 2021 The assignment tool has a wide range of configuration options that make it a powerful tool for assessing students. It can be especially useful in large course sections where there are several options available to streamlin...
Article Last Updated June 2021 If you have already entered a grade for an assignment via the grader report (as opposed to providing grades through the assignment grading tools), you may have problems attaching files to the assignment. Your students may ...
Article Last Updated July 2021 Ratings can be useful for instructors who wish to track or grade forum posts, glossary entries and database entries, and link them directly to the course gradebook. They can also be used as a collaborative activity by allo...
Article Last Updated June 2021 If you wish to have your students submit their work in groups, the relevant settings are available in the GROUP SUBMISSION SETTINGS area (and not in the COMMON MODULE SETTINGS area where most group and groupings setup is d...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Marking guides are one of the advanced grading methods available in the eClass assignment activity. Similar to rubrics, they allow you to set up a number of marking criteria for the assignment. However instead of selecting...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Since the summer of 2017, instructors can annotate student submissions directly online without needing to download them. This grading mechanism can be used in conjunction with any or all of the other options for providing ...
Article Last Updated June 2021 If you have downloaded all the student submissions from an assignment (by way of the _bulk download procedure_ at the top of this article [http://support.ctl.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/259/15/downloa...
Article Last Updated June 2021 There are multiple methods that allow an instructor to grade forum posts. One option is whole forum grading, where instructors can see all of their course participant's posts within a forum and give it a grade that is refl...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Instructors can grade students on the entirety of their posts in a forum by setting up whole forum grading in the forum. When activated, whole forum grading allows for an instructor to view students' history of posts on a ...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Note: With new options for grading posts on a forum, such as whole forum grading to be added in the May 2020 eClass update (see this article [http://support.ctl.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/393/15/whole...
Article Last Updated June 2021 If your assignment is set to receive file submissions and you wish to manage those submissions offline, you can export all the submitted files with one click: * First, ensure in your assignment settings under 'Submissio...
Article Last Updated June 2021 Blind marking allows instructors to mark assignments without knowing which student they are marking. For this technique to work, you have to instruct your students not to use their names on their assignment documents (i.e....
Article Last Updated June 2021 Once enabled, the 'Marking workflow' opens up the option for course coordinators or lead instructors to assign specific grading tasks to any of the other the graders in the course (including themselves). To split up gradin...
Article Last Updated June 2021 This article will explain how to re-use an existing rubric that you have already created in one eClass assignment for grading a different assignment. First, we will need to create a template from an already existing rubr...
Article Last Updated June 2021 In large courses where multiple TAs mark a single assignment, it can be useful to see a per-grader average to compare how different graders have graded students. This article will walk through setting up a course to view p...