Updated: December 2021
User Roles: Institution Admin, College Admin, Department Admin, Course Coordinator (if assigned to the Course), Course Section Director, Instructor
Applies to: Course Sections, Co-Curricular Sections
Outcome: The user will be able to create an assignment in AEFIS of the "Not Managed in AEFIS" or "No Submission in AEFIS" type, which permits the user to upload student final scores and rubric criterion scores (No Submission in AEFIS type) through an excel spreadsheet template export/import. Then the user will learn how to export/import the scoring spreadsheet for this type of assignment.
Description: Assessment of student learning may take place in several different venues outside of the AEFIS managed assignments and your Learning Management System. This assignment type allows the user to upload a spreadsheet containing the final scores for enrolled students in a course section.
Part One: Create an AEFIS Assignment - Not Managed in AEFIS or No Submission in AEFIS Type
Step 1: Navigate to the Course Section or Co-Curricular Section either by clicking the blue pencil next to the section in the My Course Sections and Syllabi Widget (Course Section Directors & Instructors)
or by searching for the section in the Course/Co-curricular Sections manager, which you may access through the Main Menu under Educational Experiences
Step 2: Navigate to the Assignments menu in your Section, and click the blue Add Assignment button
Step 3: Follow the wizard instructions to enter an Assignment Name, Assignment Description, Maximum Score and then choose "Assignment not Managed in AEFIS" or "No Submission in AEFIS" (if you will score on rubrics) from the Assignment Type drop down menu:
Update the required information - Name, Assignment Description, Maximum Score, and Rubric Visibility (for the No Submission in AEFIS type assignments only).
Step 4: Click the blue Save button
Step 5: You will then see your Assignment display in the Assignments list:
Step 6 (Optional): Add your Rubric Criteria and Start your assignment. For more information on managing this assignment type, click here.
Part Two: Importing Scores for an Assignment using the Scoring Template
Step 1: After the Assignment not Managed in AEFIS or No Submission in AEFIS is created in the section, you may navigate to the Assignment Scoring drop-down menu at the top right of the Assignments page to retrieve the scoring template:
Step 2: From the Assignment Scoring drop-down menu, select "Download Scoring Template"
Step 3: Select the Assignment(s) you would like to download a scoring template for by checking the box next to the assignment name, and click Next:
Note: If you created more than one Not Managed in AEFIS Assignment, you may select all of those assignments on this screen and input scores for all of the assignments through one excel template.
Step 4: Click the Download icon to export the scoring template:
Step 5: The excel template will download. You may then add the student scores in the column under the name of the exam and save the document. Example of the Not Managed in AEFIS assignment template:
Example of No Submission in AEFIS type assignment with rubric criteria:
Note: The final column is the final score total.
Step 6: Return to the Assignments page in your section and click the Assignment Scoring drop-down menu and select "Import Scoring Template" from the list:
Step 7: Click on Select File and upload on the Assignment Template Import wizard that appears:
Step 8: Select the Scoring Template file you just updated with student scores. It should have a title like this:
Step 9: The system will verify that the file is valid and ready to import. If all items have a green check mark next to them, you may click next:
Step 10: Click the Import template data icon to import the scores:
Then click Yes, Continue and Import My Data on the next screen:
Then click Finished to complete the process:
Step 11: On the Assignments page, you will now see that 100% of students were scored, and 0% of students submitted artifacts, as students do not submit work/artifacts for the Assignment not Managed in AEFIS Assignment or No Submission in AEFIS Assignment Type:
To link your scored assignment to Outcomes, please see the guide below: