When I comment on a submission in Speed Grader (annotating the submission), do those comments appear for the student immediately, or does that happen only when I "submit" the overall Assignment Comment?
Unless you have muted the assignment they will be immediately available if a students goes looking for them. I've found that notifications though about thing like grades and general comments in Speedgrader (not annotation) tend to be delayed by about 30 minutes. I don't think annotations alone on an assignment will trigger notifications, but if they do I assume there will be that same delay.
Thanks for that explanation. I didn't realize muting an assignment was an option, but I found the place to do that so I can annotate without having students see what I'm doing midstream.
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