How do I create an Assignment shell from the Calendar?

You can create Assignment shells from the Calendar. Assignment shells are placeholders for the Assignment until you fill in the Assignment details. You can create varied due date Assignment shells via the Calendar too.

Locate Calendar Link

In Global Navigation, click the Calendar link.

View Calendar

After clicking on the Calendar link, you will see the Calendar for everything you are teaching or enrolled in.

Add New Assignment

Add New Assignment

Click the Add icon.

Enter Assignment Details

Enter Assignment Details

Enter a title [1] and due date [2] for the new assignment. Make sure that the correct course is selected in the Calendar drop-down [3], then choose the appropriate assignment group [4]. Use the Publish toggle [5] to choose whether or not you want to create and publish the assignment. If you choose not to publish, the assignment will still be created and remain unpublished. Click More Options to link to files or other resources related to the assignment [6]. Click the Submit button when you are finished.

Add More Options

When you click on the More Options button, you have the ability to add more details to the Assignment as well as adding Links, Files, and/or Images.

Add Sections and Dates

You can differentiate assignments by section and add availability dates.

Update Assignment

Update Assignment

Click Update Assignment to save your changes.

Publish Assignment

Publish Assignment

If you chose not to publish the assignment shell when you first created it, click the Publish button now to make the assignment visible to students.

View New Assignment

View New Assignment

Once you update the information, you can see the Assignment on the Calendar.

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