Turn in assignments on behalf of in Teams for EDU.
Teachers need a way to turn in an assignment on behalf of students who for some reason aren't able to turn it in themselves, or at least change the status to delivered.
Thank you for all of the feedback around this feature! We are reviewing what the best path forward is for this.
Just so everyone knows in the meantime, teachers can absolutely review any student attached or distributed work in Assignments even if students have not clicked the ‘Turn in’ button. Some of the comments also mention that the work might not be done digitally and submitted a different way, students can also Turn in the assignment without attaching any files/resources or can use the Teams mobile app to take a photo of their paper-based work to submit digitally.
Finally, when you return the assignment as a teacher (even without the student turning in) the feedback loop is also closed. Hope this helps.
I thought that if I sent feedback they could resubmit? Is that not true.
Also, the ability to add photos/assignments that students have emailed would be crucial at this time. Please help!!
Justin: The main reason the schools in my entire municipality wants this option is because of the built-in plagiarism-check app that we utilize. We can’t check documents if they’re not delivered through an assignment in Teams.
I’m sure you’re busy these days :) stay safe.
Something like this would do just the trick (see mock up attached).
Any way to add work on their behalf would be great, even if it's not "turned in" but just getting to work onto that assignment.
This is usually needed if a pupil emails it to you or gives it in hard copy. You end up with it in 3 or 4 different places, to be have to consolidate it if they can't get it in there would be great.
Dear Justin, thanks for all your hard work. Teachers at times need to submit work on behalf of students for multiple reasons. This should be a standard for the application. If you can write it in asap that would be perfect.
Justin I think you are missing the point. Teachers also need to be able to add the student's work to the assignment. This means that if a student sends me an assignment through different means, like email, then I can attach their work to their assignment. Right now there is no way to do that. It would be helpful so we can manage the documents we are getting from multiple sources.
Martina Taylor commented
In total agreement! That would be extremely beneficial.
Kirsten Brown commented
Please. Especially with sudden distance learning implemented for young children without standard device access, this feature is a necessity and I can't believe it isn't a default!
Stine Lerheim commented
Lars L. Langås commented
Please! itslearning can do this...
Kerri Malazdrewicz commented
I have had some many assignments turned in in other ways (email, Teams chat, etc.) and this would be SO HELPFUL for me to override or submit their assignment for them so I only have ONE hand-in location and not multiple!!!
For various reason I sometimes experience students that struggles to deliver the document in a task. It could be due to network connection, problems with finding the right place, or some trouble with the hardware. The students always sends me the files in some other way, but I can not upload them for the student in Tasks in teams.
If I as teacher could be able to deliver the tasks for the students in these cases, it would save me a lot of extra work and a lof of trouble trying to locate all the files in different locations. I dont think this should be hard to integrate.
Kaisa Grimsby Leskinen commented
I agree. It would be a very usefull feature for teachers!
Please consider of allowing in Teams to submit an assignment on behalf of the assignee. Currently, it disadvantages students who are in low socio-economic area, who do not have access to the internet and may send their assignment through the email system. Teachers should be able to upload the assignment on their behalf. Google Classroom has this facility.
Leigh Smith commented
I am in need of this service this moment. That is how I ended up on this thread.
Charlotte Smith commented
This is really importent. It isn`t always every student are present, and they have to do the assignment later. For me it is hopeless to not have all the answers at the same place for each Clas.
Sometimes students are unable to hand in their work on teams and they email it to me. I want to be able to hand that work in on their behalf.
James P. Bullock commented
Teachers need to be able to individually deliver tasks in Teams. One example is when students deliver in a format that is impractical to Write comments in a Word File. With the function for Teachers to turn in assignments, the evaluation process is significantly more efficient.