Submitting Assignments in LiveText

Attention: This is the new process for submitting your work in LiveText.  The process changed in fall off 2012.  View the video from LiveText on how to Submit an Assignment from the Dashboard for a walk-through of the process.  If you are using a portfolio template in LiveText, go to this site for a more complete tutorial -

 Quick Steps: 
    1. Click on Red Button “Begin Assessment” button that corresponds with the portfolio assignment
    2. Click on “Attach Files” (Step 2 on the screen)
    3. Click on "Upload New File" 
    4. Click on "Browse" to locate your assignment file on your computer
    5. Click on green "Attach Selected Files" button
    6. Click on Red Button “Submit Assignment” (Step 3 on screen) 

              Beginning an Assignment from the Dashboard 

              Use this option when you are completing your assignment on your computer and then submitting a document, pdf, spreadsheet, PowerPoint or other standard application file.
              • Complete your assignment as directed in your Blackboard course shell.  When you are finished with the assignment, save it as a file on your computer.  Remember where you saved it!
              • From the Dashboard, click the Begin Assignment button that corresponds with the assignment to be submitted.
              • Begin Assignment to attach your assignment file/s.

              • Click on the red Begin Assignment button 
              • This will take you to a 3-step process for reviewing, attaching, and submitting your assignment
              Step 1: Review the Assignment Details and Instructions (some course may only have a title).

              Step 2: Attaching Files from your Computer or Thumbdrive
              • Click on "Attach Files" if you are uploading your assignment from your computer
              • From the "Upload New File" menu, browse to locate your assignment file on your computer
              • Click on "Attach Selected Files."
              • If you are attaching the file from your computer or usb drive select "Upload New File"

              • Submitting a LiveText Document or Portfolio (More Details Below)

              • If you are submitting a file you have saved in your LiveText Documents (typically a portfolio or class project template), click on the LiveText Documents Tab
              • Click on the box to the left of the assignment/portfolio you wish to submit for grading
              • Click on "Attach Selected Files."
              • Step through the Process of Continuing the Assignment to get to the Submit Button

              Step 3: Submit Assignment
              • Review the "Attached Files" listed
              • You may include comments if you wish
              • Submit by clicking on the red Submit Assignment button at the bottom of the scree

              • Once you have submitted your assignment, you will see the "Awaiting Assessment" yellow button.
              • This means that the assignment has been submitted and you are waiting for your instructor to complete the assessment
              • Some assessments may give you the option to withdraw your submission. 

              • Once your assignment has been assessed, you will see the "Assessment Published" green button.  
              • You can then view your instructor's assessment of your work.  
              • Some assessment may be purposefully set so you can not view them.

              Withdraw Assignment Submission

              • If you want to withdraw your submission, click on the "withdraw submission" button 
              • If you receive a message that indicates that your instructor has started grading your assignment, email your instructor and request that he/she undo the assessment so you can try again.

              Submitting Portfolios, Tutorial Binders, Projects, Thematic Units Build in LiveText and Called Live Text Documents

              Submitting a LiveText Document or Portfolio

              Step 2: Submitting a LiveText Portfolio (LiveText Portfolio or Assignment Created with a LiveText Template)
              • Click on the LiveText Documents Tab
              • Click on the box to the left of the assignment/portfolio you wish to submit for grading
              • Click on "Attach Selected Files."

              Status Buttons
              • "Continue Assignment" button - Assignment not yet submitted.

              Submitting a LiveText Portfolio
              • Are you submitting a LiveText portfolio?  If so go to this site for a more complete tutorial -
              • You can get started on your LiveText portfolio by clicking on begin assessment and then clicking on the "Create a New LiveText Document" (see image above). 
              • You will then be on the "Create a Document" Screen.
              • In this case, you will continue to work on your portfolio until you are ready to submit.
              • Go to the LiveText portfolio tutorial for more on how to copy your template and begin your portfolio. Click on link below.  

              Carla Piper,
              Nov 16, 2012, 7:07 PM