Students can type directly into a response field, upload files, or add media. The options are in the Submission types section of the manual assignment settings.

If this option is not available, ask the system administrator to check the Site administration settings in Assignment settings documentation.

Submission Types

You can allow for one or both types of submissions.

  1. Online text
    • Text is typed into a response field and is automatically saved.
    • The instructor can set a word limit which will display a warning if student exceeds it.
  2. File submissions 
    • Supports any file type the instructor can open.
    • Instructor can limit the number and size of uploaded files allowed for submission. (This will depend on site settings)
    • Supports any file type the instructor can open.
      • Select file types (optional) accepted for upload by using the Choose button and selecting accepted file type(s).