Activities

Submitting Turnitin Assignment

Here the steps to submitting a Turnitin assignment.

 

    1. On the main course page, click the name of the assignment.
    2. The page will list the assignment description.  Scroll to the bottom and click the Submit Paper icon.  It is a small icon in the lower right bottom.

      turnitin submit button

    3. If this is your first time submitting to Turnitin, you will receive an “Accept the Turnitin Terms” message.

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Turnitin Assignment

Turnitin is an integrated service in AsULearn for faculty and students that provides a number of writing-related tools:

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Web Conferencing

Zoom

Zoom, a cloud-based technology, allows faculty, staff and students to have interactions in real time from their computers, laptops, or mobile devices.  Zoom's web-based conferencing uses video and audio and is accessible on MacOS, Windows, iOS and Android mobile devices.  

All AppState users the ability to host online meetings with up to 50 participants.

Zoom in AsULearn

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My professor made an assignment and I want to submit a Google Doc or a DropBox file.

Here is guide that describes how to submit a Goodle doc for an assignment. The steps for submitting a DropBox file are similar, just select the DropBox repository instead of Google Docs, and log into your account.

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Assignment Grading Guide

When creating an assignment, instructors have the option to add a grading guide. Similar to a rubric, but with more flexibility, grading guides allow instructors to create criteria, add point values for each, and then assign grades based on those crieria.

  • In the Assignment settings under Grading Method, select Grading Guide.

Grading guide

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Assignment Rubrics

Assignment Setting - Grading Method

  • To create an assignment with a rubric, Under the Grade section, toggle the Grading Method from Simple Direct Grading to Rubric.

Note: Be sure to set the Grade setting to be equal to the maximum point value possible on your rubric. You can define your rubric and then go back to adjust your Grade setting, but don't forget to have them match to avoid confusion for students.

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Assignment - Working with Student Drafts

Teachers frequently have students compose drafts of assignments before having them submit the final version.  In AsULearn, there are multiple ways to approach managing student drafts.

Option 1 – The teacher wants to retain copies of drafts in addition to the final version

As the teacher, if you would like to keep a record of all the submitted drafts and the teacher feedback to each draft, follow these steps.

In Assignment Settings, under Submission Settings, set

  Attempts reopened > Manually

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Assignment

To add an Assignment, follow these steps.

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AsULearn Attendance

Adding the Attendance Activity

  • From your course hompage, click the Gear icon at the top right, and select 'Turn editing on' from the pulldown menu.
  • In the topic where you wish the Attendance link to appear, click the '+Add an activity or resource' link.
  • Under ACTIVITIES, click the radio button next to Attendance, then click the 'Add' button.
  • On the 'Adding a new Attendance page, faculty choose if attendance should be a graded item.
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