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.

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Locate Calendar Link

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.

Use Add Icon

Use Add Icon

You can also use the Add icon to create an Assignment shell. Click the Add icon.

Add New Assignment

Add New Assignment

Click the day you want to add an assignment shell to. Once you click the day, you will see the Add New Event window. Click the Assignment tab. You can fill out the information (title [1], due date [2], what calendar to put the assignment on [3], and the Assignment group [4]). You can also click More Options before clicking Submit.

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 Multiple Due Dates

You can add multiple due dates to your assignment.

Update Assignment

Update Assignment

Click Update Assignment to save your changes.

Publish Assignment

Publish Assignment

Click the Publish button to make this 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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