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Question:

How to submit an assignment

(Last edited: Friday, 15 January 2016, 11:09 AM)
Answer:

You may also view the instructions below as a screencast:


These instructions apply to assignments or those bearing this icon: .  


Submitting an assignment on the MySats system is pretty straightforward. The most important thing to note is when the assignment is due.  Failing to submit an assignment by the due date can result in late penalties, so make sure you check the due dates when you start your course and never leave an assignment to the last minute. 

Follow these steps for submitting an assignment:

  1. Click the link for the assignment, indicated by this icon:
  2. Follow the instructions indicated. 

NB. If  this is your first assignment you must accept the Turnitin End User License Agreement.  Failure to do so may result in your paper not being marked! See the following screenshots:





  3. Click the Add Submission button.

    4. Drag the file from your desktop onto the file box (see screenshot):


NB. THE ONLY ACCEPTED FORMATS AT THE TIME OF THIS WRITING ARE .DOC, .DOCX, .PDF, AND .ODT.  DO NOT SUBMIT .PAGES OR .ZIP FILES!



OR

Click the add file button indicated above

Click "Browse" to select the file on your local computer

Click "upload this file"


 

  5. Click "Save changes"

If you have successfully submitted a file, you should see a confirmation on the following screen. 


NB. Some assignments require you to click a submit button, otherwise your document will remain as draft.  In this case, you must click 'submit assignment' for your assignment to be submitted for marking.  Take note of the screenshot below: