You can include comments with a grade to give additional feedback to students on their performances. You can also use comments to expand on grading decisions, take notes for future reference, or share with other instructors, teaching assistants, and graders.
You can include comments with any grade entry. Provide comments during grading, after grading, or while working offline with a downloaded column. To learn more, see Uploading or Downloading Grade Center Items for Working Offline.
Comments provided in the Feedback to User section are visible to students when a grade is made available.
Comments provided in the Grading Notes section are for your eyes only. Students and observers will not see these comments.
Attempt comments relate to individual attempts. You can provide them without including a grade.
You can also provide comments on the Grade Details page by clicking View Attempt or Edit Grade.
You can also provide comments on the Manual Override tab on the Grade Details page when assigning an override grade.
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