Viewing assignment feedback
After you have submitted an assignment, it (hopefully) gets graded. Commonly, in addition to the grade, your instructor will give you feedback. Assignment feedback generally takes one of two forms:
You can view feedback comments on the assignment page or in the grade report.
To see the comments on the assignment page, go to the
assignment page. Below the
section where you can see what you submitted, there will be
another section, titled
Feedback, where you can
see the instructor's feedback. Comments are displayed in that
To see the comments via the grade report, go to the menu at
the upper right of the page (the one next to your name) and
Grades. This will take you to a list of the
courses where you have grades. Select the desired course, and
you'll be taken to the grade report for that course. Comments
for each assignment are displayed as a column in that grade
Instructors often use feedback files when they want to put comments into a file you submitted. You can see those comments as follows:
- Go to the assignment page.
- On the assignment page, scroll down past
Submission statussection with your submission, to the
- In the
Feedbacksection, you will see the feedback file. You can click on the file to download it. (PDF files normally have an additional link,
View annotated PDF, which lets you open the file right in your browser and not bother with the download.)
- Open the downloaded file with the appropriate program (Word, Adobe Acrobat, etc.) to see the instructor's comments.