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View Dropbox Items

The views in Dropbox enable you to see the number of student submissions and unread items you have in your inbox, who you have replied to or distributed grades to in your outbox, and which students have not submitted anything to you yet in the No Submissions box.

Additionally, you can sort how items display in each of the Dropbox views. Regardless of the sort option you choose, assignments that students submit for a grade always display in your inbox, and the assignments you grade, review, or return always display in your outbox.

To view inbox

Your inbox lists all submissions from students including comments, notes, and attachments. The Attachment icon displays when an attachment is included.

  1. On the Tools menu, click Dropbox.
  2. In the Inbox Items column, you can see which basket contains unread items. Click on the basket for which you want to view the inbox.
  3. From your inbox you can:    

To view outbox

Your outbox view lists all responses, attachments, and grades you have sent to students. If you have set up items as gradable in the Gradebook, the letter or numeric grade for student submissions displays.

  1. On the Tools menu, click Dropbox.
  2. Click on the basket for which you want to view the Outbox.
  3. Click the Outbox tab.
  4. From your Outbox you can:    

To view No Submissions box

Your No Submissions box lists which students have submitted nothing to the Dropbox. If you have set up items as gradable in the Gradebook, the letter or numeric grade for student submissions displays.

  1. On the Tools menu, click Dropbox.
  2. Click on the basket for which you want to view the No Submissions box.
  3. Click the No Submissions tab.
  4. From your No Submissions box you can:    

To sort items in inbox, outbox, and No Submissions box

Depending on your current Dropbox view (Inbox, Outbox, No Submissions box, Students, or Entire Inbox) you can sort items to display by:

To view submissions from all students

You can view a complete list of all students in the course showing the number of items every student has submitted. If you have set up items as gradable in the Gradebook, the letter or numeric grade for student submissions displays. 

  1. On the Tools menu, click Dropbox.
  2. Click Students.
  3. From the Students view you can:

View entire Inbox

You can view a complete list of all students in the course showing the number of items every student has submitted. If you have set up items as gradable in the Gradebook, the Letter or Numeric grade for student submissions displays.  

  1. On the Tools menu, click Dropbox.
  2. Click Entire Inbox.
  3. From the Entire Inbox view you can:

Manage plagiarized Dropbox items

Powered by Turnitin, you can manage plagiarized Dropbox items to ensure content submitted by students is their original work and not copied from another source.

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