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Create an assignment

1. Introduction

This guide provides information for staff setting up an assignment in PebblePad.

You need to be a Tutor on the workspace in order to create assignments.

2. Access ATLAS

a. Login to PebblePad (see our guide for help).

b. At the top of the screen, click the blue globe icon to open ATLAS.

ATLAS globe icon

3. Create an assignment

a. In ATLAS, click the name of the Workspace where you want to create an assignment.

If you don't see any workspaces in the list of Workspaces I am managing, contact the Learning Systems team (details at the bottom of this page).

ATLAS dashboard

b.  Click Management (from the top menu bar).

Management button

c. Click Assignments.

Assignments button

d. Click Create an assignment.

Create an assignment button

e.  Choose an assignment type. Use Member initiated submissions when you want learners to submit or upload their own assets. Use Assessor initiated submissions when you want learners to complete a template or workbook.

Assignment type options

f. Type the assignment Title and add a Description.

Title and description options

g. Complete Start / Due / Late / Modification dates and times as required.

  • Recommendation: Set the due date to a time during staffed hours, so that support is available for students submitting assignments. Please be aware of the University system upgrade schedule when setting deadlines.

Deadline options

h. Select the Maximum number of submissions per user.

Maximum submission options

i. Choose Accept all types of assets or Restrict submissions to specific Asset types. If you restrict asset types, you'll be asked to specify which types you'd like students to be able to submit. You just need to tick the relevant boxes.

Allowed submission options

j. If you want to lock assets upon submission, you can tick the Submission locking box.

Lock assets options

k. Click Save.

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Page last updated: 16/11/2020

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