Introduction: 

You can assess learners' participation in Discussion Topics from within threads for topics to which you have added an assessment. In the Assess Post pop-up, you can view the post you are accessing, along with any attached rubrics and fields to add in personal feedback. 

If your topic is moderated, you must approve posts before you can assess them. To assess individual posts, you must edit the topic to enable the Allow assessment of individual posts, see Step 6 of Create Discussion Topic.


Grade Students in Discussion Threads

Grade Student in Discussion Topics


Details:

Grade Students in Discussion Threads

Use this to assess students' discussion posts without leaving the thread. 

  1. First, tap Discussions from the top navbar. 
  2. Next, select the linked topic title to grade.
  3. Now, scroll to the bottom of the discussion and tap the drop-down icon next to the linked post and then choose Assess Student.
  4. At this point, enter the total points earned in the Topic Score.
    Note: If there is a rubric attached grade by choosing a level and entering feedback for each criterion. The Total calculates automatically based on the rubric criteria, or you can manually enter the Total and override the calculation.
  5. Then populate the General Feedback area and then tap the Publish or Save as Draft button.


Grade Student in Discussion Topics

  1. First, tap Discussions from the top navbar. 
  2. Next, select the linked topic title drop-down and then select Assess Topic.
  3. Then scroll down the page and tap Topic Score located below the student name.
  4. Now, scroll down to see the students post in detail. In the grading pane you can enter a Topic Score.
    Note: If there is a  rubric attached grade by choosing a level and entering feedback for each criterion. The Total calculates automatically based on the rubric criteria, or you can manually enter the Total and override the calculation.
  5. In the General Feedback field, enter feedback comments.
  6. Finally, click Save Draft to retain the assessment results and publish later. Click Publish to immediately release the assessment results to the student.