Assignment - hide and release marks/feedback to students

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When you mark the assignments, you will likely want to hide the grades before you start marking, so that some students do not see their feedback before others.

When you have finished marking you will likely want to show the grades so that marks and feedback can be released to students.


    Hiding and showing marks from inside the assignment

    1. Open the assignment

    2. In the Grading summary row click on the eye in the Grading visibility section to hide the grades
      A hidden assignment is shaded yellow, and the eye icon has a line running through it

    3. Click on the eye again to make the grades visible
      A hidden assignment is shaded greem, and the eye icon does NOT have a line running through it

    Hiding and showing marks from inside the gradebook

    1. Open the Administration tab

    2. Under topic administration click on Gradebook setup

    3. In the Actions column alongside the assignment, select the Edit link.

      If the grades are visible, you will see an option to Hide them.
       

      editing settingsIf the grades are hidden, you will see an option to Show them.

       

    Assignments that are hidden will appear greyed out. Compare the two assignments below - assignment 1 is hidden from students, while assignment 2 is visible.
    grades showing

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