What are the Different Assignment Types Available to Instructors in Curve Courses?

Curve supports five assignment types: Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes, External Tools, and Not Graded.

As an instructor, you can select an assignment type when creating an assignment shell. However, you can also create assignments within an assignment type by visiting each type's respective Index Page.

 

Assignment

An Assignment is a Curve assignment that can be submitted online through text entry, file uploads, media recordings, Google Docs, URLs, or Curve pages. This assignment appears on the Assignments Index Page, the Gradebook, the Syllabus, and on the User Dashboard.

 

Discussion

A Discussion is a Curve assignment that will grade student response to discussion topics. This assignment will appear on the Assignment Index Page, the Discussions Index Page, the Gradebook, the Syllabus, and on the User Dashboard.

 

Quiz

A Quiz is a Curve assignment that can be used to conduct a survey or assess a student's comprehension of course content. This assignment will appear on the Assignments Index Page, the Quizzes Index Page, the Gradebook, the Syllabus, and on the User Dashboard. 

 

External Tool

An External Tool is an assignment that links to a third-party application or website. This assignment will appear on the Assignments Index Page, the Gradebook, the Syllabus page, and on the User Dashboard. 

External Tools must be configured in your course before they can be added as an assignment.

 

Not Graded

Not Graded is a Curve assignment with a due date, but no points or grades will be given for completing the assignment. This assignment type can be used for practice assignments as well. This assignment will appear on the Assignments Index Page, the Syllabus, and the User Dashboard.

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