In the D2L Dropbox “Grade and Leave Feedback” area, instructors can view student submissions online in D2L (rather than downloading), and can provide feedback in the same screen, if students submit any of the following file types:

  • .doc
  • .docx
  • .ppt
  • .pptx
  • .txt
  • .pdf
  • .gif
  • .jpg,
  • .png.
1. From your D2L Course Home page, click on [Dropbox] in the main navigation bar

2. Click on the appropriate dropbox folder.

3. Click on [Grade and Leave Feedback] beside the name of the appropriate student.4. Click on the [Evaluate Submission] to view it in D2L. (NOTE: You can still download the student-submitted files by clicking [Download All Files].  The download will be a .zip file format.).Screen shot 2013-11-27 at 7.13.56 PM


5. You have several options for leaving feedback on the “Evaluation” screen.
(from top-to-bottom):

5a. You can select or create a rubric by clicking on [Associate Rubric] or [Create Rubric].

5b. If the dropbox is linked to the D2L gradebook, you can enter the points the student earned for this assignment.

5c. You can type or paste in the [Feedback] text box. 

5d. You can upload a file to leave as feedback. To include an attachment (e.g., a Word document containing your comments), click on [Add a File]

5e. You can record an audio file to leave as feedback. To record audio, click on [Record Audio]. (NOTE: including a text transcript of your audio recording will make your feedback accessible to all audiences.)

6. Click on [Publish] or [Save Draft] to submit your feedback.

7. You may leave feedback for the next student by clicking [Next Student] near the top of the right column, or you may return to the list of student submissions by clicking on [Back to Dropbox Folder Submissions] on the top right column.

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