Add the assignment's title in the Title text box.

You cannot always tell from the assignment just what sort of writing style your instructor expects. The instructor may be really laid back in class but still expect you to sound formal in writing. Or the instructor may be fairly formal in class and ask you to write a reflection paper where you need to use “I” and speak from your own experience.

The Due Date is the day and time when an assignment is due.

This resource will help you with exploratory/inquiry essay assignments.

Click Assignments in the left menu bar to open this tool.

When you create an assignment, a column is added automatically to the Grade Center. An assignment that has been submitted, but not graded, is indicated with an exclamation mark—the needs grading icon.

Add the assignment's title in the Title text box.

These assignments span the entirety of Citadel-controlled space. Assignments prefixed with the UNC indicator represent assignments that take place on uncharted planets.

The Student Submissions dropdown box determines how students can submit their assignments.
The Assignments tool allows you to create, distribute, collect, return, and grade assignments. Each student's submissions are private and can only be seen by you and that student.Click the Add action beneath the Assignments tool title bar. Give your assignment a name and set the open and close dates, submission type(s), and grading type. Input assignment instructions and/or attach additional materials. Click Post when done.Both the Drop Box and Assignments tool can be used to collect student work. Use Drop Box when you wish to have a private repository of documents and files between the student and instructor. The instructor view for the Drop Box is by student, with all submissions by each individual student shown together. Drop Box can also be useful for a private repository in a project worksite. Use Assignments when you wish to have structured assignments with assignment instructions, student submissions, and feedback/grading. The instructor view for Assignments is by assignment, with submissions for all students shown together for each assignment.These OWL resources will help you understand and complete specific types of writing assignments, such as annotated bibliographies, book reports, and research papers. This section also includes resources on writing academic proposals for conference presentations, journal articles, and books.The Open Date is the date and time when an assignment becomes visible to your students. You can set up an assignment ahead of time and it will appear on your worksite on that date and time.To discourage students from working on assignments at the last minute and barely making the due date, set the time an assignment is due to be early in the morning. An assignment due at midnight will receive many submissions a minute before (or even after) the cut-off. An assignment due at 5:00 AM will receive submissions at a wider range of times.
Select non-electronic submission type if you want students to submit their assignments in class.

Click Add next to any of these items to add them to your assignment.

After submitting an assignment, you can check to make sure it was uploaded and saved properly. Click the name of the assignment as if you were going to submit it again. Previous submission attempts are listed on the page. If you have questions about your attempts or the assignment, contact your instructor for assistance.

The Student Submissions dropdown box determines how students can submit their assignments.

Students can benefit from online assignments in several ways:

Do this only if you are releasing your assignment right away, not if you have a delayed open date. The system cannot yet handle an automatic announcement for a delayed assignment open date.

Sakai allows you to select the type of grading scale you want your assignment to have.

Every assignment that you have created will show up here.

Your instructor controls the date when assignments become available. You might have to meet other criteria that controls assignment availability. For example, you might have to mark a lecture as reviewed before you can access an assignment. Contact your instructor for more information.