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Sakai 21 - Assignments - Tests & Quizzes: How do I enable teaching assistants to grade assignments, tests, and quizzes?

 

How do I enable teaching assistants to grade assignments, tests, and quizzes?

The following table breaks down six supported use case scenarios with corresponding instructions for how instructors can grant and/or deny teaching assistants (TAs) grading permissions for Assignments and Tests & Quizzes within a particular Sakai course site. For other kinds of permissions, refer to How do I manage permissions for teaching assistants? 

Note: By default, TAs are denied grading permissions for both Assignments and Tests & Quizzes.

Scenario

Grade Assignments?

Grade Tests & Quizzes?

Grade all students?

Instructions

1. Grant all TAs permission to grade both Assignments and Tests & Quizzes for all students.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Instructions for Scenario 1

2. Grant all TAs permission to grade Assignments for all students while denying TAs permission to grade Tests & Quizzes.

Yes

No

Yes

Instructions for Scenario 2

3. Grant all TAs permission to grade Tests & Quizzes for all students while denying TAs permission to grade Assignments.

No

Yes

Yes

Instructions for Scenario 3

4. Grant each TA permission to grade both Assignments and Tests & Quizzes for only a subset of students.

Yes

Yes

No

Instructions for Scenario 4

5. Grant each TA permission to grade Assignments for only a subset of students while denying TAs permission to grade Tests & Quizzes.

Yes

No

No

Instructions for Scenario 5

6. Grant each TA permission to grade Tests & Quizzes for only a subset of students while denying TAs permission to grade Assignments.

No

Yes 

No

Instructions for Scenario 6

Scenario 1: Grant all TAs permission to grade both Assignments and Tests & Quizzes for all students.

Note: This scenario assumes that the gradebook item for an assignment originates from the Assignments tool. If the gradebook item originates from Gradebook, instructors would also need to manage permissions for TAs in Gradebook

  1. Go to the Assignment tool’s Permissions tab.

  2. In the Teaching Assistant column ensure ‘Same site level permissions for all groups inside the site’ is unchecked and ‘Grade Assignment Submission(s)’ is checked.

  3. Click Save to save any changes.
  4. Navigate to Site Info.

  5. Identify one or more of the auto-managed groups based on Course Reference Numbers (CRNs) for your course site.  

  6. Click the Manage Groups tab.

  7. For each auto-managed group, click its group name, add the TAs to the Assigned Members list and click Save Group.

Scenario 2: Grant all TAs permission to grade Assignments for all students while denying TAs permission to grade Tests & Quizzes.

Note: This scenario assumes that the gradebook item for an assignment originates from the Assignments tool. If the gradebook item originates from Gradebook, instructors would also need to manage permissions for TAs in Gradebook

  1. Go to the Assignment tool’s Permissions tab.

  2. In the Teaching Assistant column check 'Same site level permissions for all groups inside the site' and ensure ‘Grade Assignment Submission(s)’ is checked.

  3. Click Save.

Warning: To ensure Teaching Assistants cannot grade Tests & Quizzes submissions, do NOT add a TA to any group of students defined in the Site Info tool or to any section defined in the Section Info tool if present.

Scenario 3: Grant all TAs permission to grade Tests & Quizzes for all students while denying TAs permission to grade Assignments.

  1. Go to the Assignment tool’s Permissions tab.

  2. In the Teaching Assistant column, uncheck ‘Grade assignment submission(s)’ and ensure ‘Same site level permissions for all groups inside the site’ is unchecked.

  3. Click Save.

  4. Navigate to Site Info.

  5. Identify one or more of the auto-managed groups based on Course Reference Numbers (CRNs) for your course site.

  6. Click the Manage Groups tab.

  7. For each auto-managed group, click its group name, add the TAs to the Assigned Members list and click Save Group.

Scenario 4: Grant each TA permission to grade both Assignments and Tests & Quizzes for only a subset of students.

Note: This scenario assumes that the gradebook item for an assignment originates from the Assignments tool. If the gradebook item originates from Gradebook, instructors would also need to manage permissions for TAs in Gradebook

  1. Go to the Assignment tool’s Permissions tab.

  2. In the Teaching Assistant column ensure ‘Same site level permissions for all groups inside the site’ is unchecked and ‘Grade Assignment Submission(s)’ is checked.
  3. Click Save to save any changes.
  4. Navigate to Site Info.

  5. Click the Manage Groups tab.

  6. For each group of students where you want a particular TA to grade their submissions to Assignments and Tests & Quizzes, click its group name, add the TA to the Assigned Members list and click Save Group.

Scenario 5: Grant each TA permission to grade Assignments for only a subset of students while denying TAs permission to grade Tests & Quizzes.

Note: This scenario assumes that the gradebook item for an assignment originates from the Assignments tool. If the gradebook item originates from Gradebook, instructors would also need to manage permissions for TAs in Gradebook

This scenario requires setup on your part in coordination with the Sakai Support team (sakai@plu.edu).

  1. Go to the Assignment tool’s Permissions tab.

  2. In the Teaching Assistant column ensure ‘Same site level permissions for all groups inside the site’ is unchecked and ‘Grade Assignment Submission(s)’ is checked.
  3. Click Save to save any changes.
  4. Navigate to Site Info.

  5. Click the Manage Groups tab.

  6. For each group of students where you want a particular TA to grade their submissions to Assignments (while denying TAs grading permission for Tests & Quizzes), click its group name, add the TA to the Assigned Members list and click Save Group.

  7. Contact the Sakai Support Team (sakai@plu.edu) to request completion for Scenario 5 for granting TAs permission to grade Assignments.

Scenario 6: Grant each TA permission to grade Tests & Quizzes for only a subset of students while denying TAs permission to grade Assignments.

  1. Go to the Assignment tool’s Permissions tab.

  2. In the Teaching Assistant column, uncheck ALL of the permissions.

  3. Click Save to save any changes.
  4. Navigate to Site Info.

  5. Click the Manage Groups tab.

  6. For each group of students where you want a particular TA to grade their submissions to Tests & Quizzes (while denying TAs grading permission for Assignments), click its group name, add the TA to the Assigned Members list and click Save Group.



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OwnerSean H.GroupPacific Lutheran Univ
Created2023-04-04 14:49:47Updated2023-10-09 14:25:18
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