Assignment Types

How you work with assignments depends on the assignment type:

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  Submission

Requires submission, which can be files and/or URL links. Typically, as student will submit several times before they complete an assignment. A private discussion feed tracks all comments posted between the student and the instructor.

DiscussionIcon.svg  Discussion

Requires that a student participate in a public group discussion that is available to their peers and the instructor. For this assignment type, instructors evaluate the posts, and comments to other posts, that the students contribute. A private discussion feed is also available for private communication between a student and the instructor. 

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Integrating the Learnosity quiz system within the Motivis platform allows instructors and curriculum designers to create a quiz, add questions to a quiz, and add the quiz assignment to a course. Publishing assignments within Motivis then provides a student account automatically in Learnosity (if one does not exist already), and creates the corresponding student quiz in Learnosity; thereby allowing the student to complete the quiz. The focus is on a quiz assignment as a formative assessment, meaning it passes back status only and does not tie to any performance measures.

 

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