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Assignments, Grading, and Feedback

Setting up and managing assignments for more efficient grading and feedback processes.


  • Create an Assignment
    Create assignments for your students in Microsoft Teams
    Last Modified: 7/5/2022
  • Forms Quiz include link to rubric after submission of work
    Automatically release a rubric or solutions document to a student following submission of homework or quiz, using Customized Thank You message in Forms.  In preparation for this, you will need to use ...
    Last Modified: 6/30/2022
  • Assignments: Maximizing instructions field
    When creating a new Assignment, the Instructions field has a limit of 10,000 characters.  Frequently, you will copy paste instructions into this field from a prepared document. Sometimes you will get ...
    Last Modified: 6/30/2022
  • Add Form from past assignment
    Archiving your Team so you can use it and the associated assignments next year.
    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • View and Navigate Your Assignments (Professor)
    View your upcoming, graded, and draft assignments in the Assignments tab. You can view them by class, or view them across all your classes. Selecting any assignment will allow you to grade it, make ed...
    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • Track Student Progress in Grades tab
    Each of your class teams has a Grades tab where you can view assignments at a glance as well as track how individual students in your class are progressing. Use the Grades tab to get an overview
    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • Removing a student who has received an Assignment from Teams
    Although the drop add process automatically manages your Team roster, students who drop a class after Assignments have been made in the Team may still have "residual" existence in the Team even though...
    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • Insights
    Insights in Microsoft Teams uses at a glance data views to help you catch up on all your students’ Teams activity, from assignment turn in to engagement in class conversations. With spotlights on impo...
    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • Assignment Default Presets
    This article contains recommendations for review default presets in your Team and how to adjust them to your preferences.  The best practice is to review these presets before creating any assignments ...
    Last Modified: 5/26/2022
  • Grading with Comments on Office documents
    In order to complete your grading process without giving your students real time updates on your comments, open the document in the app, make a comments and provide feedback.  When you save the docume...
    Last Modified: 4/8/2022