What instructions are recommended to be provided for students for Offline Assignments?

Task level

Automatically created Blackboard Offline Assignments (where a receipt can be issued for work that cannot be submitted online) for summative tasks are set up with the following information and instructions:

  • You MUST hand in/complete your work for the task named above at the location advised by your tutor.
  • If handing in your work, please complete a hand in cover sheet and attach this to your assignment. A receipt confirming that your work has been received will be emailed to you.
  • If you are submitting up to 24 hours after the deadline without an approved extension, you can notify us of any extenuating circumstances via the Request Extension to Submission Deadline process in My Student Record. It is important that you do this immediately following submission of your work.
  • Further guidance about submitting work can be found in Assessment4Students.

Subtasks

Automatically created Blackboard Offline Assignments (where a receipt can be issued for work that cannot be submitted online) for subtasks are set up with the following information and instructions:

  • You MUST hand in/complete your work for the task named above at the location advised by your tutor.
  • If handing in your work, please complete a hand in cover sheet and attach this to your assignment. A receipt confirming that your work has been received will be emailed to you.
  • If you are experiencing circumstances which are impacting on your ability to complete the subtask assessment you should contact your module leader in the first instance.

Additional guidance

The instructions above can be supplemented with further instructions relevant to the assignment, including:

  • A statement of learning outcomes to be assessed and the criteria for the assessment. (NB. You might like to associate a Feedback Rubric to present this information).
  • Deadline for submission. (NB. This will normally be entered as the Due Date and Time).
  • Location for submission.
  • Where else on the Blackboard site students might find other information relevant to the assignment (e.g. in the Module Documents section, elsewhere in Assessment etc.).
  • An email (and/or phone) contact for any problems.
  • The date for the return of marked work/feedback and the format in which it will be returned.

 

SH 15/09/2022

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