Step 1: Go to the content area in which the assignment needs to reside (a learning module, assignments, etc) Assessments Button

Step 2: Click on the “Assessments” button

Step 3: Select “Assignment”

Step 4: Name the assignment

Step 5: Create instructions

Step 6: Attach necessary files Assignment Files

Step 7: Create due date if needed Due Date

Step 8: Give points possible Points Possible

Step 9: Add “Rubric” if necessary

Step 10: Select “Submission Details”

Step 11: Select “Assignment Type” Assessment Type

Step 12: Select “Number of Attempts” options

Step 13: For “Plagiarism Tools” check Check Mark  the option “Check submissions for plagiarism using SafeAssign”

Step 14: (optional) Check Check Mark to “Allow students to view SafeAssign originality report for their attempts

Step 15: (optional) Check Check Mark to “Exclude submissions from the Institutional and Global References Databases (if the assignment is a draft assignment where they will be submitting a more completed or updated version in another assignment that you want to check.  If you do not check this box, their submission will be recorded in the Institutional and Global Reference Databases and a second submission of a similar paper by the same student will be detected as matching content.

Step 16: Select “Grading Options”

Step 17: Check Check Mark to “Enable Anonymous Grading”

Step 18: Check Check Mark to “Enable Delegated Grading”

Step 19: Select “Display of Grades”

Step 20: “Display grade as” for “Primary” and “Secondary” using the drop down

Step 21: Check Check Mark to “Include in Grade Center grading calculations”

Step 22: Check Check Mark to “Show to students in My Grades”

Step 23: Check Check Mark to “Show Statistics (average and median) for this item to Students in My Grades”

Step 24: Select “Availability” options

Step 25: Set “Limit Availability” options as necessary

Step 26: Check Check Mark to “Track Number of Views”

Step 27: Press “Submit”

Step 1: Click on “Course Tools” underneath the Course Management tools

Step 2: Click on “SafeAssign”

Step 3: Click on “DirectSubmit” directSubmit

Step 4: Click on “Submit A Paper” submitPaper

Step 5: Check “Submission Options” submissionOptions

Step 6: Click on the “Choose File” button to upload a file or paste Paper Title and Text in the corresponding area fileUpload

Step 7: Click on the “Submit” directSubmit_SubmitBtn button.

Step 8: Click on the check-mark logo under “SA Report” to review the originality report after it has processed saReport

Step 9: Click on the down arrow logo under “File” to download the original file saDownload