eLearning & Instructional Technology

Blackboard: Submitting Assignments

  1. To submit an assignment, students need to locate the assignment from the course menu. For example: click the Assignments menu item in the course menu area.
  2. Click on the name of the assignment.

    Assignment Name
  3. A new screen will load with further instructions, a due date, points possible, an area to type comments along with any necessary file attachments that may be needed to complete the assignment.

    Assignment Info
  4. When you are ready to submit an assignment, click Browse for Local File to attach your file. Locate where your file is saved and select it from the dialog box. Click Open to load the file.

    Browse to File
  5. Enter a Name of Link to File.  If this field is left blank, then the file name becomes the link. Click Do not attach button to delete the attachment.

    Attach File
  6. If you need to submit more than one file for an assignment, attach the first file and then attach the following ones by repeating step 4 and 5 above.
  7. If you have any comments to enter, type them in the comments box which is located directly below the attached files. Click Submit to submit the assignment.
  8. If you want to submit later, click Save as Draft instead of Submit. After you click Submit, you will be able to view your Submission History.

Note: When naming files, keep file names short. Use letters, numbers and underscores only and avoid using any of the following characters in the filename: & # % . , ; : * ^ ! @ $ () + ? / \ []{} + =

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