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Desire2Learn 9.0

Downloading Assignments

Once students have submitted their assignments in the Dropbox, you can open or download them for grading. As with any download, you should take steps to protect your computer from viruses.

Downloading Assignments

Downloading Assignments: Individual Assignments

  1. From the Course Home page, on the Navigation bar, click DROPBOX
    The Dropbox Folders pane appears.

  2. In the Dropbox Folders section, click the desired folder
    The Folder Submissions pane appears.
    Folder Submissions pane

  3. Click the link of the file you wish to download
    The File Download dialog box appears.

  4. To open the file from its location, click OPEN
    OR
    To save the file,

    1. Click SAVE
      The Save As dialog box appears.
    2. Navigate to the desired save location
    3. Click SAVE
    4. Locate and open the file

Downloading Assignments: Multiple Assignments

Rather than downloading each dropbox submission individually, you can select multiple submissions and download them at one time. The files are compressed into a .zip file.

  1. From the Course Home page, on the Navigation bar, click DROPBOX
    The Dropbox Folders pane appears.

  2. In the Dropbox Folders section, click the desired folder
    The Folder Submissions pane appears.

  3. Select the students whose submissions you want to download
    An item is selected when a checkmark appears before it.

  4. Click DOWNLOAD SUBMISSIONS FROM SELECTED USERSDownload Submissions from Selected Users buton
    The Downloading Files dialog box appears with a link to the .zip file.

  5. Continue with Working with Compressed Folders

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