Grading in the dropbox tool is done via a consolidated and easy to navigate interface.
1. To begin the process of adding assignment feedback, first, from your course navbar, click Tools, and select Assignments.
2. Then, select the assignment you would like to assess.
3. Locate the student's submission you would like to assess. Click Evaluate to view and grade the submission.
4. This page will be made up of two panels:
- Submissions Panel - Summarizes the students' submission details; From the Submissions Panel, you can download submissions to work with offline or view submissions online with the document viewer, if the file format is compatible with the dropbox's document viewer.
- Evaluation Panel - Where you can review and modify folder details and create the submission; Use the Evaluation Panel to grade and provide comments on folder submissions.
5. Within the Submissions Panel, you can annotate a user's web and plain text file submissions with the HTML editor and attach those annotations as part of the feedback. To do this, first, click the submission.
6. To annotate, click Edit a Copy.
7. Click in the document to activate the WYSIWYG editor. Insert your annotations. To save a copy of the text file with your annotations, click Attach Change.
8. You are then returned to the Leave Feedback view. The file has been saved as an attachment and will be available to the student as part of their feedback.
9. For each file, you can also use the action menu, the dropdown menu of each submissions. From here you can view or download the document.
10. Within the Evaluation Panel, you can access information about the user or group whose submission you are evaluating, including email, pager, profile, and progress.
11. Folder Information is a collapsible section that provides access to information about the folder and gives options for adjusting its properties. Hide Folder Dates is also a collapsible section that provides access to modify the availability dates and edit special access.
12. The Evaluations section contains rubrics, the score out of and general feedback. If a rubric has been associated, it will be listed here. To open the rubric, click the hyperlinked title.
13. Using the rubric, evaluate the student. By default, the Transfer rubric feedback to general feedback for the assignment option is enabled. Thus, any feedback entered in the Score and Feedback section will be transferred. Select Save & Record if you want to save your changes to the rubric and transfer the score to the submission grade. Although the rubric score is automatically transferred, you still have the ability to change the score for this submission.
14. Feedback can also now be entered. Click Publish when all feedback has been entered and you are ready for students to view.
15. Use the navigation panel to move to the Previous Student, Next Student, or return Back to Folder Submissions.