Assignments configuration variables

Variable

Type

Default Value

Description

d2l.Tools.Assignments.AnnotationsDefault Org Unit ON Determines if the Make annotation tools available for assessment check box is enabled for that course. With this configuration variable, administrators can set the default to OFF when new assignments are created.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.
ApproachingEndDateThreshold

Org

48

Determines the number of hours before an Assignments tool end date, at which point it becomes classified as approaching.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.
FilenameFormatGroup

Org Unit

{GroupName} - {firstName} {lastName} - {submissionDate}\{filename}

Determines the name of the files created within the zip folder when group assignment submissions are downloaded.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.
FilenameFormatSingle

Org Unit

{filename}

Determines the name of the file created when an individual assignment submission is downloaded.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.
FilenameFormatUser

Org Unit

{firstName} {lastName} - {submissionDate}\{filename}

Determines the name of the files created within the zip folder when individual assignment submissions are downloaded.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.MaxFileSize

Org

0 (No Limit)

Maximum file size (in Kb) for a single Assignments submission. A value of '0' means that no limit is defined. Only integer values are accepted.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.MaxTotalFileSize

Org

0 (No Limit)

Maximum file size (in Kb) per user/group per assignment. A value of '0' means that no limit is defined. Only integer values are accepted.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.UseDocument
Viewer

Org Unit

ON

Controls whether the document viewer is available to be used to view Assignments submissions. Choose 1 for on and 0 for off.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.LearnerUseAssignmentListOptIn Org ON (OPT IN) This is a redesign for the Assignment list. ON enables the new experience for learners with no option to opt out. ON (OPT IN) gives learners the choice to opt in or out of the experience. OFF disables the new experience for learners with no option to opt in.
d2l.Tools.Dropbox.NewFolderVisibility Org Hidden Sets the default state of new assignments created in the Assignments tool, the Course Builder tool, or through the Assignments API to either Hidden (current default state) or Visible.
d2l.Tools.Dropbox.DefaultAnonymousMarkingValue Org Unit OFF Enables anonymous marking as the default state for assignments. This can be disabled at the instructor's discretion.
d2l.Tools.Dropbox.ForceAnonymousMarking Org Unit OFF Enforces anonymous marking as the default state for assignments. This cannot be disabled by instructors.
d2l.Tools.AnonymousMarking.UseOrgDefinedId Org Unit OFF Displays a learner's OrgDefinedId in place of an anonymous identifier when anonymous marking is enabled. This also requires instructors to have permission to view OrgDefinedIds and to have OrgDefinedIds associated with learner accounts in order for OrgDefinedIds to appear.
d2l.Tools.System.Features.Annotations Org Unit OFF

Enables annotation tools in Assignments for instructors to leave inline feedback.

Note: This configuration variable only functions if you are a Brightspace Core customer.

d2l.Tools.Dropbox.CreateExperienceOptIn Org Unit OFF

Enables instructors to use the new assignment creation experience.

If set as Off or On, instructors cannot control their use of the feature:

  • If Off, the feature is not available.
  • If On, the feature replaces the old screens in the workflow without the option to switch back.

You can turn this configuration variable on for the entire organization unit or at the course offering level.