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Moodle E-Learning Course Development - Third Edition by William Rice

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Understanding assignments

If you want the student to do or create something and then grade the results, you want in an assignment.

What you can do with an assignment

The options in the assignment activity give you many choices in how to run the assignment. Before we look at how to create an assignment, let us look at what you can do with it and what features you want to use in the assignment.

Types of work students can submit

All of the following options can be combined. For an assignment, you can require the students to:

  • Submit one or more digital files
  • Write something
  • Do something outside of Moodle

Each of these is covered in a subsection below.

Submitting a digital file

Anything that can be uploaded on a computer can be uploaded into an assignment. However, ...

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