Creating an In-Class Assignment
An in-class assignment allows
you to enter scores for tests and assignments completed outside of ClassNet.
Once entered, these scores will be reported along with all other scores
managed by the ClassNet server.
Create an in-class assignment:
- Add a new assignment.
- Assign a name.
- Designate the type as INCLASS.
Entering Scores From
a Text File:
The file must
be in this format:
- Last First ....other
- ClassNet reads only the student
names (first and last) and the assignment score. All other information is
- Put the file in a Web directory.
- Specify the URL for the text file
when you create the in-class assignment.
- Example: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~cs403/exam1.dat
- ClassNet will read the file, and
provide a report showing the score each student was assigned, a list of students
who received no score, and a list of lines in your data file which could not
be matched to a student name. In the latter two cases, you can manually enter
the necessary scores.
the report to save the scores on the server.
the data file from the Web directory to protect the confidentiality of the
- Note: It
is possible to create a Web directory which can only be accessed through
a password. See your local administrator for details and assistance.
the assignment as necessary.
- You may change the maximum score
for the assignment.
- Click on the Publish checkbox
to make scores visible to students. Be sure to save your changes.
Data File Example:
Jones Mary J. 111111111 35
Miller George 030200202 22
You will be given a list of scores and
the accompanying student names. Enter the new score for each student and click
on Submit to save the changes. The score you enter must be between 0 and
the total number of points possible for the assignment.
- Click on Gradebook in
the Instructor menu.
- Select the in-class assignment
in the Assignment listbox.
- Locate and click on the students
whose scores you wish to change. If you wish to change the scores for all
students in the class, click on All below the student listbox.
- Click on Edit Assignment.
Click on Back in your browser
to return to the Editing a Test page.