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* How to submit a QMplus assignment

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QMplus provides a platform for you to submit your work. If the teacher has set up a standard assignment in QMplus there will be a link to this assignment within the QMplus course area. The teacher or course administrator will decide where to add the link, and when it will appear in the course. If you are unable to see a link to the assignment, please contact your teacher in the first instance.


Step 1: Go to the course page and locate the assignment submission area.

Step 2: Click the assignment to go to the assignment page. Select ‘Add submission’ to start submitting the assignment.

NOTE: You will only be able to see the ‘Add submission’ button and to submit your assignment if the due date has not passed. The due date can be seen on the submission page, together with the time remaining for the submission (shown above).

Step 3: This brings you to the submission page where you can upload your files.

Click on the icons on the upper left corner to upload the file(s), you can put them into folders if needed. Alternatively, it is possible to drag-and-drop the files to the box. Note that you cannot upload empty files.

Should you have clicked upon the ‘page with +’ icon in the top left, you will be prompted to navigate to the file via ‘Upload a file‘ or ‘Attachment‘, then once a file has been chosen click ‘Upload this file‘ button at the bottom.

Step 4: After uploading the file(s), you will be able to view them. Use the icons on the upper-right corner to view them in a list. Click ‘Save changes’ when you have uploaded all the files needed.

Step 5: When you are at the ‘Submission status’ page, you will see your assignment in ‘File submissions’. The ‘Submission status’ shows whether you have actually submitted the files or not. This will depend on the type of assignment set by your teacher.

If the teacher has chosen to allow students to have a draft submission, you will see the ‘Submission status’ shows ‘Draft (not submitted)’. If you would like to change the assignment then you can do this by selecting ‘Edit submission’ and follow the steps above. If you are happy with submission and ready to submit then select ‘Submit assignment’.

NOTE: Please make sure you have clicked ‘submit assignment’ in this case, otherwise the teacher will only be able to see the uploaded file as a ‘draft’ and might not grade it, which can result in the student missing the deadline.

If the assignment does not allow students to have a draft on the server, you will see that the files have already been ‘Submitted for grading’. In this case, you will still be able to edit your submission by clicking ‘Edit submission’, remember to save changes when you are done with editing.

If you are ready to submit your assignment, click on the ‘Submit‘ button and this will take you to the next page which asks you to confirm submission.

Once you have read the submission statement and are happy to proceed – click ‘continue

Step 6: Then you will be able to see that the ‘Submission status’ has changed to ‘Submitted for grading’ which confirms your submission. Different from the first option, you will not be able to make any changes to the submission.

Next steps

This guide covers how to submit an assignment, you might be interested in reading the following guides on assignments:

Did this answer your query? If not, you can raise a ticket on the online Helpdesk or email: its-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk . Alternatively you can also request a particular guide or highlight an error in this guide using our guides request tracker.

Produced by the the E-Learning Unit at Queen Mary University of London.
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