New Feature: Student Annotation assignments

Student Annotation assignments

This feature allows instructors to provide a file in the assignment workflow for students to annotate. Currently students must take additional steps or use third-party tools to annotate files.

Screenshot: Student Annotation assignments Submssion TypeHow to set up a Student Annotation assignment

  1. Create/edit an assignment. Set Online as the Submission Type.
  2. Check the box for Student Annotation then choose a file from the Available folders or Upload a new file.
How do students annotate a file?

Student Annotation assignment limitations

  • Cannot be assigned to groups.
  • Not supported on mobile devices. Use the File Uploads Submission Type and provide the file in the assignment description for students to download and annotate on a mobile device.
  • DocViewer, the tool used for annotating, is currently not accessible for students using assistive technologies.