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How do I view assignment submissions in the SpeedGrader app on my Android device?

When you open a course, you can see the list of assignments in your course. When new submissions are received, you can view the assignments that need grading.

Note: The images in this lesson are shown with the default SpeedGrader settings. If you change any app settings, your view of the app may be slightly different.

Open Course

Open Course

To open a course, tap the full name of the course.

View Assignments

View Assignments

The assignments page displays the list of all assignments, quizzes, and discussions in your course. You may have to scroll to view all assignment types.

New assignment submissions are indicated by a circle with the number of submissions.

Filter by Section

Filter by Section

If your course has sections, the assignments list shows assignments for all sections by default. To filter assignments by section, tap the All Sections button [1] and select the name of the section you want to view [2].

Open Assignment

Open Assignment

To view submissions for an assignment, tap the name of the assignment.

View Submission Page

View Submission Page

SpeedGrader will open the submission for the first student in the course or section list, and the student's name displays in the menu bar [1]. By default, student names are shown as last name, first name.

The assignment submission area [2] displays the file, text, or media that the student has submitted for that assignment.

You can use the arrow button [3] to view the assignment for the next student or previous student.

To edit settings for an assignment, tap the settings icon [4].

Note: You can choose to hide student names by changing the app settings.

View Discussion Submissions

View Discussion Submissions

When viewing discussion submissions, you can only view the individual response(s) from the student. To view the entire discussion, tap the View Discussion button.

If you have the Canvas by Instructure app on your tablet, the Canvas app will open so you can view the full discussion.

View Submissions

View Submissions

To view the next submission, swipe the submission area left or right [1], or use the arrow icons at the top of the window.

To find a submission for a specific student in the student list, tap the name of the current student [2].

View Student List

View Student List

The student list displays all students for the assignment. Names in black indicate the student has submitted the assignment [1]. Names in gray indicate the student has not yet submitted the assignment [2]. Names in gray with a green check mark indicate the student's submitted assignment has been graded [3].

To view a student's submission, tap the student's name.

Filter Student List

Filter Student List

If you have a large course, you can filter assignment submissions in several different ways.

By default, the app shows student names [1]. Names are displayed in alphabetical order by last name, and ungraded student submissions are shown first.

To sort submissions by grade, tap the Grade button [2].

If your assignment includes sections, you can sort by section by tapping the All Sections button [3].

To search for a student, tap the Search icon [4] and enter the name of the student.

Note: When viewing the student list and submissions, you can choose hide student names and/or not show ungraded submissions first by changing the app settings.

View Menu Tab

View Menu Tab

To view details of the assignment, tap the menu tab.

View Menu Details

The menu defaults to the Grade button [1] so you can grade student submissions.

In the Grade view, you can view the most recent submission attempt, which includes the date and time of the submission [2]. You can also view the rubric for the assignment, if any [3].

To add a comment to the submission, tap the Comment button [3].

Note: If the student has submitted more than one submission, you can tap the attempt menu and view previous submissions.

Minimize Menu Tab

Minimize Menu Tab

You can minimize the menu at any time by tapping the menu tab.