The Dropbox

The Dropbox is the place where students go to submit their assignments. It’s also one of the easiest tools to integrate into your class that has instant benefits for students and yourself as the instructor. Students can hand in assignments virtually and receive instant feedback.

You have control overdue dates and late submissions, number of submissions, get accurate information about the date and time students have submitted, the student gets an automatic receipt when they have successfully submitted, and there is an easy to use the built-in system for grading.

All dropbox assignments should include instructions for your students on the requirements of the assignment.

Assignment Description

Dropbox assignments should include a detailed assignment description so students know how to proceed with their assignment. Assignment descriptions should include:

  • Assignment Overview
  • Estimated Completion time
  • How to Proceed
  • Submission Format
  • Due Date
  • Evaluation/Rubric
  • Grading

View an example of an assignment description

Using the Dropbox Tool