Add a word count field to an assignment submission

An optional word count field can be enabled that requires students enter the word count of an assignment before submitting.  


  1. In your topic, click Turn editing on
    turn editing on button
  2. Edit the assignment by clicking on the cog next to the activity in question
    edit the assignment via its edit cog
  3. Under the Submission types heading, enable Word count declaration by clicking the check box
    enable word count
  4. Click Save and return to topic

click 'save and return to topic'

A compulsory word count field will now form part of the submission process for the assignment

student view of word count field

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