How do I view assignment comments from my instructor in the Student app on my Android device?

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You can view comments from your instructor as part of your submitted assignment. You can also make a comment on your assignment.

The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.

Open Course

Open Course

In the Dashboard, tap the name of the course you'd like to view.

Open Assignments

Open Assignments

Tap the Assignments link.

Note: You may need to swipe your screen to view Assignments in the menu.

Open Assignment

Open Assignment

To view an assignment, tap the name of the assignment.

Open Assignment Submission

Open Assignment Submission

Tap the Submissions tab.

View Comments

View Comments

Any comments from your instructor display in the window [1].

Your instructor may also leave media comments or attachments on your submission. To view media and attachments, tap the Show Extras link [2].

Open Media and Attachments

Open Media and Attachments

Media comments display the Media icon [1]. To open a media comment, tap the media link.

Feedback attachments display the Attachment icon [2]. To open an attachment, tap the attachment link.

Open Submission

Open Submission

If your instructor has left annotations in your document submission, you can view the annotations by tapping the name of the submission.

View Document Annotations

View Document Annotations

View the document annotations. Document annotations may include text comments [1], highlighted text [2], stricken text [3], area annotations [4], point annotations [5], and drawings [6].

Point annotations include comments. To view the comment, tap the point annotation.

View Rubric Comments

View Rubric Comments

Your instructor may also choose to leave comments in your assignment rubric. To view rubric comments, tap the Grade tab [1].

Any assignment comments will display in the rubric [2].

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