Do you want to see the coursework that needs to be graded all on one page in Brightspace? The Quick Eval tool can help.
Quick Eval is a tool that allows evaluators to see a list of unevaluated learner submissions from all their courses. Submissions from Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes are displayed in one location to improve efficiency when locating work that requires evaluation and providing feedback to learners.
Evaluators can sort, filter, and search submissions to prioritize their evaluation work. Sorting can be done using the first or last name of the learner, Activity Name, Course Name, and Submission date. Filtering can be done using one or more of the following categories: Activity Name, Course Name, and Submission Date. Clicking on a user’s name opens an evaluation screen directly from the Quick Eval list where the evaluator can complete their assessment. The search function in Quick Eval allows evaluators to locate submissions for evaluation by searching for a specific user, assignment, quiz, discussion topic, or course.
When learner submissions are evaluated and published, they no longer show up in the Quick Eval list. An empty Quick Eval list gives educators confidence that no learner submissions are pending evaluation.
Quick Eval Widget
Did you know that Quick Eval can be added to your course homepage as a widget? The Quick Eval widget displays a list of up to six activities with submissions to evaluate. The activities are sorted by due date, with the earliest date first. The icon indicator in the widget shows the type of activity (assignment, discussion, or quiz), and the number of unevaluated submissions for each activity.
Activities dismissed in the Quick Eval tool are not displayed by the Quick Eval widget.
If you interested in customizing your course homepage with widgets, here are some blog posts with information that explains how to do it:
- ICYMI: Customize Your Course Homepage in Brightspace
- Brightspace Tip #50: Customize Your Course Homepage
Follow these steps to do it.
To access the Quick Eval page:
- On the NavBar, click Activities, then click Quick Eval.
- All ungraded submissions will be displayed. You can sort submissions by first and last name, activity name, course, or submission date. You can also filter results.
- Click the learner's name to evaluate the submission.
- To return to Quick Eval page, click Back to Quick Eval.
- As you complete and publish evaluations they will no longer appear in Quick Eval.
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