Assessment Dropbox

Consolidating all aspects of assessment and submission online.

Assessment Icons

When looking through VU Collaborate, you will come across various icons when setting up the Quizzes, Grade books, Rubrics and Dropboxes. It’s essential you recognise each of the icons presented and what they stand for so you can manage them.

Each icon’s name will usually display when you hover your mouse over it. The guide will showcase the various icons used in the assessment tools within VU Collaborate.

There is a possibility that students may request information on a particular icon's feature or meaning, this guide will allow you to answer questions within this category of possible queries.

1. Quiz Icons


These icons are used in various situations when setting up a quiz.

Icon

Name

Meaning 

Hidden from view Icon

 Hidden from view icon

Students are unable to see the quiz.

Release Conditions Icon

 Release conditions icon

These are conditional requirements that are meant to be satisfied by the student before gaining access to an associated item.

Special Access Icon

 Special access icon

There are students who have access that is different from others, such as a longer time to complete.

Password Protected Icon

 Password protected icon

This quiz requires a password before students can start it.

Grade Item Icon

Grade Item

The quiz assignment is linked to a grade item in the GradeBook.

Do not confuse the special access icon with the password-protected icon.

2. Dropbox Icons


These icons are used when setting up an assessment dropbox.

 Icon 

Name  Meaning
Hidden from view Icon Hidden from view icon  Students are unable to see the dropbox
Grade Item Icon  Grade item icon  The assessment dropbox is linked to a grade item in the GradeBook.
Group Submission Icon  Group submission icon  This is a group assessment. It will be marked by group name or number and the same score and feedback will be released to each student in that group.
Special Access Icon  Special Access icon  There are students who have access that is different from others such as an extended due date.
Release Conditions Icon      Release conditions icon               There are conditional requirements that are meant to be satisfied by the student before gaining access to an associated item.

 

3. Gradebook Icons


These icons are used when setting up the grade book.

 Icon

Name 

Meaning

 Hidden from view Icon

 Hidden from view icon

 Students are unable to see the grade item

 Availability Icon

 Availability Icon

 The grade will only be available for viewing for a specific time.

 Release Conditions Icon

 Release Conditions Icon

 These are conditional requirements that are meant to be satisfied by the student before gaining access to a grade item.

 

4. Rubrics Icons


These icons are used when setting up an assessment rubric.

 Icon Name

Meaning

 Rubric Association Icon  Rubric association icon  The rubric has been associated with another assessment item and cannot be deleted
 Rubric Assessment Icon  Rubric linked assessment icon  The rubric has already been used to grade the linked assessment hence it can neither be deleted nor edited.

 

 


Further Support

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