How do I create an Assignment shell on the Assignments page?

You can create an Assignment shell on the Assignment page. Assignment shells are placeholders for the Assignment until you fill in the Assignment details.

Open Assignments

Click Assignments in the Course Navigation.

Create an Assignment Shell

Click the plus icon in an Assignment group header [1] or the Add Assignment to link [2] to create an assignment shell.

Enter Assignment Shell Details

Enter the Assignment title in the first field [1], click the Calendar icon to select a due date [2] or manually enter a due date, and enter the number of points for the assignment in the points field [3]. Set the Assignment type by selecting the type drop-down menu [4].

If you want to create the assignment shell and edit the details later, click the Update button [5]. If you want to add the details now, click the More options button [6] to edit the assignment details.