What is Assignment Enhancements?

Assignment Enhancements is an update to the Classic Assignment Details page that improves the assignment interface and submission workflow for students. 

Admins can enable the Assignment Enhancements - Students feature option. The feature option can be set to On, Allow, or Off. If set to On, Assignment Enhancements is be enabled in all courses in the account. If set to Allow, teachers can manage the feature option from the course level. If set to Off, the Classic Assignment Details is used for all courses in the account.

Notes:

  • If students are not able to view an assignment with Assignment Enhancements, the Assignment Enhancements - Student feature option has not be enabled or the assignment type is not supported. Please view this guide for more information.
  • Assignment Enhancements does not support the following assignment types: No Submission, Group Assignments, Peer Reviews, and Cloud Assignments.

View Assignment Details Using Assignment Enhancements

View Assignment Details Using Assignment Enhancements

The Assignment Enhancements page displays assignment information. 

The Assignment Summary header [1] displays the assignment title, due date, number of allowed attempts, availability dates, points, and which submission the score is calculated from. Not all assignments may have a due date.

The Attempt drop-down [2] displays submission attempts for the assignment. By default, the Attempt drop-down displays the student's most recent submission attempt.

The Status Timeline [3] displays the assignment submission and grading status. The Status Timeline may also display options to submit a new attempt.

If assignment instructions have been added, they will display in the Details section [4].

View Graded Assignment Using Assignment Enhancements

When a submission is successfully submitted, the Status Timeline displays a checkmark icon for the Submitted status [1].

The most recent submission will display in the Attempt tab [2].

If permitted, students may resubmit another attempt using the New Attempt icon [3].

If multiple submissions have been added, they can be previewed by selecting the attempt from the Attempt drop-down [4].

Once a submission has been graded, the grade displays in the Assignment Summary Header [5].

Note: If students are not able to resubmit work, the instructor may have limited the number of allowed submissions or the assignment may no longer be accepting submissions due to the assignment's availability dates.