Assignments is a tool designed to help you create, analyze, and grade student work in G Suite for Education. You can share Google Drive files with students, automatically generate originality reports, and grade with rubrics.
You can use Assignments as a standalone companion to your learning management system (LMS) with no required setup, or as a Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) tool your school admin can integrate within your LMS.
Use Assignments as a standalone product
- Open Assignments at https://assignments.google.com or from your Google bar.
- Share assignment links with students for them to submit their work.
- Copy student grades into your LMS gradebook.
Use Assignments LTI with your LMS
- Assignments is built to LTI standards, making it compatible with any LMS that supports LTI version 1.1 or higher. Talk to your admin about turning on Assignments LTI.
- Create assignments in your LMS and select Assignments LTI as an external tool.
- Students submit work to Assignments LTI by opening the coursework in the LMS.
- Assignments LTI automatically syncs assigned grades to your LMS gradebook.
Features and benefits of Assignments
Easily create and share coursework with students
- Assign and collect virtually any file type, including Google Docs and Microsoft® Word files.
- Automatically generate a copy of assignment files for each student.
- Duplicate or adapt existing assignments for new courses.
- Organize coursework by class, date, and student.
Automatically generate originality reports with Google Search
- Assess student work for originality without leaving your grading tool.
- Search hundreds of billions of web pages and tens of millions of books.
- Allow students to check for originality up to 3 times before submitting work to help identify missing citations.
Save time grading while providing rich feedback
- Prevent students from editing their work while you grade.
- Easily reuse frequent feedback with a personalized comment bank.
- Grade with rubrics to keep grading consistent and transparent.
- Save all your changes with automatic backups to Drive.