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Assignment Enhancements

Assignment Enhancements is an update to the Classic Assignment Details page that improves the assignment interface and submission workflow.

For more information: https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Basics-Guide/What-is-Assignment-Enhancements/ta-p/416679



  • Assignment Enhancements does not support Peer Review assignments.
  • Assignment Enhancements does not support Cloud Assignments.
  • If the assignment you are accessing displays differently, Assignment Enhancements may not be enabled in your course or your instructor may not have used a supported assignment type.

  1. The Assignment Summary header displays the assignment title, due date, and points possible. Not all assignments may have a due date.
  2. The Attempt drop-down allows you to view your submission attempts for the assignment. By default, the Attempt drop-down displays your most recent submission attempt.
  3. The Progress Tracker displays the assignment submission and grading status.
  4. To add an assignment comment for your instructor, click the Add Comment button.
  5. View the number of allowed attempts
  6. and availability dates.
  7. If your instructor added assignment instructions, they display in the Details section.
  8. If a rubric has been added to the assignment, the View Rubric section automatically expands to display the assignment rubric.  
  9. If the assignment is accepting submissions, you can select a permitted submission type from the 'Choose a submission type section'.
  10. If your assignment is part of a module, you can view the previous module item by clicking the Previous button [1
  11. and the next module item by clicking the Next button.

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