WriterKey > How do I provide basic feedback on an assignment?

Document created by Digital Support on Jan 25, 2017Last modified by Digital Support on Apr 17, 2017
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Select the assignment

Click "Start Here" to begin offering feedback on a student's paper

The "Start Here" link is in the Grade column under Handed-In Assignments.
  1. Place your cursor over the orange comment bubble to view any comments left by the student;
  2. View the word count for the submission you're evaluating;
  3. Use the grading timer at the top of the paper to track how long you have been evaluating the paper. You can pause and resume the timer as needed.


Highlight student work

Click to choose an objective

Select a level by using the arrows to move back and forth

Add a comment (if necessary) and click "Save and Exit"

Click "Add End Comment" to add a final comment if needed

Edit your End Comment in the box or use the recording controls to record a voice comment no longer than sixty seconds.


Click into the location you want to insert the editing mark

Click the Editing mark

The editing mark will automatically be placed in the correct location when you click on it.

For more information on customizing editing marks, please read How do I create custom editing marks?.

USING A RUBRIC TO GIVE FEEDBACK (Optional feature, chosen when you built the assignment)

Click the Rubric button

Click on the appropriate cells

For more information on creating custom rubrics, please read How do I create custom rubrics?.

Click Close


Click the “Make Feedback Available to Students” link on the Dashboard

You can click to make feedback available only after you've activated the assignment for the students.