Creating a Video Assignment

An example of a Video Assignment 



This guide will take you through the steps of creating your video as an assignment on the Learning Mall Core.


What to know:

The video Assignment allows students to submit videos of various file sizes and formats.



Step 1: Turn on editing  mode in your module area/course

Go to the module page.


Step 1: Turn on editing  mode in your module area/course

Click the ’Turn editing on’ button displayed near the upper right of the module area/course.



Step 2:  Click ’Add an activity or resource ’ link
  1. When editing mode is turned on, navigate to the section where you want to add the Assignment activity.
  2. Next, click the ’Add an activity or resource’ button displayed at the bottom of the section.



Step 3:  Choose the Assignment activity
  1. From the pop-up activity chooser window, locate and select the Assignment activity.
  2. Then it jumps to the setting of the activity.


Step 4: Give a name of the assignment activity

Please give a name of the assignment activity in 'Assignment name' setting.



Step 5: Set up the assignment time

In the 'Availability' section, please set up the time of the Assignment activity.

  • 'Allow submissions from': the time that students can start to submit work.
  • 'Due date': the deadline of the assignment.
  • 'Cut-off date': after which students cannot submit work anymore. (Students can still submit work after 'due date' and the submission will be regarded as late submission.)
  • 'Remind me to the grade by': System will remind teacher to grade the Assignment.


Step 6: Set the submission type

In the 'submission type' section, choose 'Video assignment'.

Hint: If you want students to submit a video as well as other types of work, you can also choose the other submission type here.



Step 7: Save the settings

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click 'save and return to course' or 'save changes' button to save the settings.