Completing an Assignment in Blackboard, Canvas, D2L, Sakai, or Moodle

Note(s): Although this Quick Guide will refer to Assignments, all steps also apply to Projects.

Viewing an Assignment

  1. Navigate to your course section within your Learning Management System (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas, D2L, Sakai, Moodle).
  2. Find your assignment link and click on its title.

Assignment Layout

  • Title & Instructions: title and all pertinent instructions are located on the left side of the screen
  • Assignment Details: your instructor, due date, and other details are located on the right side of the screen
  • Attachment Type(s): your work attached as text, computer files, or Tk20 artifacts
  • Assessment Tool(s): your instructor’s assessment of your work

Assignment Layout

Assignment Layout

Completing an Assignment

Artifact Attachment

  1. Many assignments require you to fill in defined fields known as Artifacts in Tk20. If so, click on Add “Artifact Title” underneath Assignment Submission. In the example provided you are adding a Lesson Plan artifact.
  1. If you are required to attach additional documentation to your artifact, click on the Select files button to search for a file(s) on your computer, or drag and drop in the indicated area.  To remove the file, click delete next to that file.

Attaching Additional Documents

Attaching Additional Documents

  1. Once you have completed your artifact, click on Add. Your attachment will be listed below the Add “Artifact Title” button.

Location of Artifact Attachment

Location of Artifact Attachment

Note(s)

  • If you have previously created an Artifact, it can be selected when attaching an artifact. Existing artifacts of the same type are located in the attachment sub-tab.
  • All fields with an asterisk (*) must be filled in before the system will let you add your artifact.

Selecting Existing Artifacts

Selecting Existing Artifacts

Text Attachment

  1. Many assignments require you to submit text. If so, click on Create Text underneath Assignment Submission.
  2. Once you have titled and completed your text entry, click on Add. Your attachment will be listed underneath the Create Text button.

File Attachment

If you are required to attach a document to your assignment, click on the Select files button to search for a file(s) on your computer, or drag and drop in the indicated area.  To remove the file, click delete next to that file.

File Attachment

File Attachment

Submitting an Assignment

  1. To open an Assignment, click on its title under the Pending Tasks section located in the center of your screen.
  2. Attachments can be edited prior to submission by clicking on the attachment title.
  3. When you are done working on your assignment you can click on:
    1. Save Draft: save your work and return at a later time
    2. Submit Assignment: submit your assignment for review
    3. Cancel without Saving: exit the assignment without saving any changes

Recalling a Submitted Assignment

Did you accidentally submit before you were ready? Check out Tk20 - Recalling an Assignment in Blackboard, Canvas, D2L, Sakai, or Moodle.

Reviewing Assessor Feedback

  1. Navigate to your course section within your Learning Management System (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas, D2L, Sakai, Moodle).
  2. Find your assignment link and click on its title.

Assessment Tool(s)

Click on the Assessment Tool(s) link to view your assessment.

Assessment Tools

Assessment Tools

Note(s): Comments from your instructor may appear in the Score column.

Instructor Comments

Instructor Comments

File Upload Comments

If you attached files to your assignment, your instructor may have left comments within the file. Click on View next to your file to view any comments.

Instructor Comments

Instructor Comments in your File

You can also refer to the below video links:
Tk20 - Submitting an Assignment Using a LMS
Tk20 - Student Submitting an Assignment: Blackboard
Tk20 - Student Submitting an Assignment: Brightspace
Tk20 - Student Submitting an Assignment: Canvas

Not what you were looking for? Try Tk20 - Completing an Assignment

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