Applicable to: Institution Admin, College Admin, Department Admin, Course Coordinator, Course Section Director, Instructor
Step 1: Navigate to your Course Section in AEFIS (through AEFIS or the LTI link in your Learning Management System)
Step 2: Select Assignments from the left menu under Assessments
Step 3: Choose the Blackboard Assignment you would like to Manage in AEFIS
Step 4: Click the Blue Circle next to the assignment
Step 5: A menu will unfold to the left of the Blue Circle
Step 6: Select the Manage LMS Assignment in AEFIS icon
Step 7: An LMS Assignment conversion pop up will then appear:
Step 8: Select a Start Date, Due Date, and Grading Due date to apply to this assignment once it is converted to manage in AEFIS. These dates must be added here.
Step 9: Optional: If converting this assignment to allow for multiple assessor scoring in AEFIS, you must toggle this on here. This can not be updated after the conversion. If only one AEFIS assessor will score, you may leave this turned off.
Step 10: Optional: If you would like AEFIS to push the final score back to the Canvas gradebook, toggle this setting on. Note: Please check with your AEFIS Administrator to confirm that your AEFIS-Canvas integration has been updated to allow this action. This feature is currently only available in the Canvas and Blackboard Learning Management Systems.
Step 11: Select Convert Assignment to complete the conversion.
Now that you have successfully converted those LMS assignments into assignments managed AEFIS, the next portion will guide you on how to create rubrics, with which you will grade assignments later.
Quick Video...How to Create a Rubric within AEFIS
Step-by-Step...How to Create a Rubric within AEFIS
Step 1: In the corresponding row of the assignment that was converted, hover over the blue icon with the three white vertical dots
Step 2: Select the Assignment Home icon
Step 3: Select the three white horizontal lines to open the AEFIS Main Menu
Step 4: Navigate to Information>Grading Criteria
Step 5: Select the blue + ADD RUBRIC CRITERIA button in the right-hand corner
Step 6: Fill out the necessary Rubric Criteria Fields:
- Rubric Criteria Name
- Rubric Criteria Description
- Rubric Name(s)
- Rubric Description(s)
- Rubric Point(s) - distribute how much each rubric is worth, if you chose to create more that one rubric
Step 7: Use either the green + sign to add a rubric or use the red x sign to delete a rubric
Step 8 (Optional): Use the Save to Rubric Library Toggle, if you or others would like to use this rubric criteria for future assignment grading
Step 9: After you have added the desired information for each rubric field and the overall rubric criteria, select the blue Save button
Now that you have created your rubric criteria, it is time to grade and score!
Quick Video...How to Grade Assignments Managed in AEFIS
Step-by-Step...How to Grade Assignments Managed in AEFIS
Step 1: Select the three white horizontal lines in the left-hand corner to open the AEFIS Main Menu
Step 2: Navigate to Grading>Gradebook
Step 3: Select the blue Open Gradebook button in the right-hand corner
Step 4: Select the first available student to grade (Students would have submitted their assignments through Canvas, and you can view their documents directly in the AEFIS Gradebook)
Step 5: The rubrics, which you created earlier, will appear. Select the desired score/grade for that particular student's assignment
Step 6 (Optional): Add any additional comments to the student's assignment grade
Note: The AEFIS Gradebook automatically saves and populates all scores and comments as you grade each student
Step 7: Once you have finished grading, select the blue Exit button in the top right-hand corner
Note: You do not have to grade all assignments in one sitting. The AEFIS Gradebook will pick up exactly where you left off, if you decide to take a break.
If you have any more questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact the AEFIS Client Success Team.