Assignments: How to Provide Feedback Files

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  • May 11, 2018

Files with feedback can be attached and uploaded in response to a participant’s assignment submission. The feedback files can be submitted to assignments that have been marked up, original documents with comments, rubrics, audio commentary, and so on.

Enabling Feedback Files

  1. Access the assignment for which you would like to enable feedback files.
  2. Click Edit settings in the Administration block.
  3. Scroll to the Feedback types and check the Feedback files box to enable.
  4. Click either of the Save buttons when you have finished.

Providing Feedback Files to Students

  1. Identify and click the assignment for which you would like to provide a feedback file on the front page of your course.
  2. Click the View all submissions OR Grade link to access students’ submissions.
    1. If you click View all submissions, you will need to click the Grade button for the student you’d like to grade.
    2. If you click the Grade link on the assignment page, you will be taken to the grading page for the first student in your course.
  3. On the grading page for the student you’d like to grade, scroll down to the Feedback files section.
  4. To upload a file, either drag and drop your feedback file into the box or click the add file button ( ) and manually browse to the file.
  5. Click the Save Changes button when you have finished.

Interested in learning more about best practices for feedback in your online classroom? Feel free to explore the following articles in our Center for Teaching and Learning: