Resources

Opening, viewing, and completing Resource assignments links and files.

The Resource assignment view allows you to download, upload, and submit a Resource for grading.

Opening View-Only Resources

You can view your Resource assignments by clicking the assignments tab, clicking Resources from the left side of the page, and selecting the Resource assignment title.

Success: View only resources will mark your resource as complete in the grade book upon first view or download of the Resource.

View-Only Resource

1. 🗓 Date and time

  • Start date: The Resource assignment start date is set by your instructor, and displays the date and time that the resource will be open for you to view.

  • Due date: The Resource assignment due date lets you know by when you should have viewed the resource.

  • End date: The Resource assignment end date is also set by your instructor, and displays the date and time the resource will no longer be available for you to view or submit.

2. Download/View Resource

The download resource button will begin the download process when you are ready to download the resource onto your computer. When you have downloaded the resource, the Viewed? status will change to "Yes", and a date and time stamp will appear to the right, indicating when you last viewed the resource.

Info: Some Resource assignments contain links to other websites, for link based Resources a new browser tab will be opened with that website.

Opening Submittable Resources

You can view your Resource assignments by clicking the assignments tab, clicking Resources from the left side of the page, and selecting the Resource assignment title.

Info: You may see Personal Assignment? Yes where your course name should be listed. This means your instructor has created an assignment that is only available to you. This may have been to provide you with an extension or a replacement assignment.

Submittable Resource

1. Downloading Resources

The download resource button allows you to access and complete your Resource assignments by downloading and saving them to your computer. Once you have viewed your Resource, the Viewed? status changes to "Yes" and has a date and time stamp letting you know when you last viewed the Resource.

There may be supplemental resources in addition to the primary resource your instructor would you to view. If that is the case, the Background Information link will appear that will download the supplemental resource for you. You will be able to access this before and after you have downloaded the primary resource.

2. Uploading and Saving Resources

The upload resource button will be available after you download the Resource. You can upload and save your Resource assignment attempt while it is in progress or when it is complete before submitting it for grading.

3. 📥Submitting Resources for grading

When are ready to submit your Resource assignment, the submit button allows you to choose which one you want to submit from the list of uploaded and saved Resources. If you have not already uploaded a file and saved it, you will be able upload a file from your computer for submission.

After you have submitted the resource, the submit button is replaced with a message that lets you know that your submission results have been recorded for the class.

4. Previous Attempts

You can view previous Resource submission attempts under the Previous Attempts section at the bottom of the page. This section displays the name of the submitted file as well as the date and time you submitted it for grading. If you wish to review the submission, you can click the Submitted file link and view your attempt.

After your instructor has viewed your submission, they may provide feedback in the bottom right corner under feedback.

Info: Your instructor may choose to provide feedback as comments directly in the file itself, and consequently will not show up in this section.

If you have not yet submitted a resource, a message displays at the bottom of the Previous Attempts section letting you know that there are no visible attempts because the assignment has not yet been submitted.

Extracting Resources

For information regarding extracting resource files, view the 👉 Extracting .zip Files Page.