Add an Assignment Activity in Moodle

Add an Assignment Activity in Moodle

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An assignment is a Moodle activity that allows you to collect, grade, and leave feedback on student work. You can enable the assignment activity to collect a file from your students or to display a textbox for students to submit a response (or both).


  1. Turn editing on
  2. Navigate to where you want to add the assignment
  3. Select  + Add an activity or resource
  4. Select Assignment
  5. Input a name for the assignment
  6. Adjust settings as desired
  7. Select Save and return to course or Save and display

Video:  Adding Moodle Assignments & Activities

Watch the video below (10:36) to see a live demo of adding Moodle Assignments and activities.

Select the play button to watch the video.  Select the CC for the Closed Captioning and the diagonal arrow to maximize the video and access the video transcript by clicking on the Captions link on the left menu.