Grade Assignments Offline

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Visit the Assignments tool

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Select the Assignments tool from the Tools Menu in your site.

Click the Grade link for the assignment to be graded

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Click the Download All link

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Select the desired download options

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You may choose "All" to select all of the download options, or select only some of them by placing a check mark next to an individual item or items. The options available for download are:

  • All
  • Student submission text (original student submitted text, possibly containing instructor added comments)
  • Student submission attachment(s)
  • Grade file (grades.csv or grades.xls file at top level of archive)
  • Feedback text (the inline comments with student submission)
  • Feedback comments (comments.txt file if available in student's folder. Comments are put into the Instructor Comments field for each student's submission)
  • Feedback Attachment(s)

Download the submissions

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Click the Download button to save the files your computer.

Save zip file

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The assignment files will download as an archive file, or .zip file to your local computer. The archive file has the default name of

Extract files

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Extract the archive to a location on your computer. (You can do this by right-clicking on the file and selecting Extract All in Windows, or by using your preferred unzipping program on your computer.)

View assignment folder

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There will be a folder for each of the assignments in your course.

View student submissions

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Within the assignment folder, there will be individual folders for each of the students in the site. Open a student folder to view his or her submissions, feedback, and comments.

Grade the submissions

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When you are ready to enter student grades, open the grades.csv file within the assignment folder.

Enter grades and comments into spreadsheet and save

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More questions about the Assignments tool?

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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at