The Dropbox tool replaces the need for you to mail, fax, or email assignments to your instructor. You can use the Dropbox tool to submit assignments online by uploading your files to designated folders. Your instructor can pick up files for grading and post helpful information in the Dropbox.

Select the Dropbox link on the Course Home navigation bar to view a list of dropbox folders created by your instructor. The Folder List page displays.

From this page you can view:

  • A list of available folders
  • Submission and feedback information
  • Previously submitted assignments (by clicking History)

Submitting assignments

From the Folder List page:

  1. Click the name of the folder you want to submit files to. The File Submission page displays.
  2. Click Browse and locate the assignment file that you want to upload.
  3. Type a description for the assignment file, and click Upload.
  4. Click Done to return to the Dropbox Folder List page.

The Dropbox Folder List page indicates the number of files you have submitted to a folder in the Submitted Files column. An email confirming that the upload was successful is sent to your email address.

Reviewing your submissions

From the Folder List page:

  1. Click on the link of the folder you want to view submissions for. The File Submission page displays.
  2. Click the History button to view all submitted files, comments, and dates submitted. The Dropbox Submission History page displays.

Viewing instructor feedback

To view feedback from an instructor on an assignment, click the New icon in the feedback column (in yellow) on the Folder List page.

The View Feedback page displays.


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