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Drag and Drop Multiple File Uploads for Assignment Submission

Drag and Drop Multiple File Uploads for Assignment Submission

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This idea has been developed and deployed to Canvas

For details, please read through the Canvas Release Notes (2020-01-18)


The current upload process for file upload assignment submission is pretty clunky for students, as they have to choose each file individually by browsing to it in their file system. 

 

Students expect to be able to just drag multiple files in. This is supported for uploads to the Files area, so I don't see why it shouldn't be for submissions as well.

 

A related idea is allowing selection of multiple files when choosing from the file system: https://community.canvaslms.com/ideas/13505-allow-for-students-to-select-multiple-files-by-using-shi... 

3 Comments
austincnet
New Member

Hey check out this similar page and upvote it there too (if you haven't already)!!!

https://community.canvaslms.com/ideas/5443-drag-and-drop-files-into-course-modules-and-assignment-ed... 

Stef_retired
Community Team
Community Team
Comments from Instructure

This functionality is included in Student Assignment Enhancements. For more information please read through the  Canvas Release Notes (2020-01-18).

Stef_retired
Community Team
Community Team
Status changed to: Completed