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Top 11 "How to's" for Everyday

Now that your course is underway, here are some basic How to’s to help you quickly accomplish the basic tasks during the semester.   This is great resource to share with TA's, GA's and others that are helping manage large courses, as well as any WebAssign user hoping to make their time spent with WebAssign even more efficient.


Let's get started with our Top 11 (we tried for 10!) how to's...


Assignment re-scheduling:

1. How to change assignment due dates


Extending assignment due dates

2. How to respond to Manual Extension requests

3. How to forward Manual Extension requests to a private email address

4. How to enable Automatic Extension requests

Check out! Peer tips for Automatically Granting Extensions


Managing student scores

5. How to view student scores

6. How to adjust student scores

Check out! Peer tips to Maximize the WebAssign GradeBook


Provide customized student support

7. How to use Class Insights to pinpoint where to offer interventions at the class and student level

8. How to check how often students are signing in and submitting assignments to track engagement

Check out! Best practices for using Class Insights



9. How to view and respond to Ask My Teacher messages

10. How to forward Ask My Teacher messages to a private email address

11. How to answer or disable private messages

Check out! Peer tips for Using Ask Your Teacher


See more Best Practices to learn about other ways to get the most out of WebAssign and don't forget to subscribe to the WebAssign User Group (WAUG) for more