Upon clicking the Dropbox Link from the top Navigation Bar you will be taken to the Dropbox Homepage.
The History button will allow you to
review your submission history. You can check each
file's size, when it was submitted, whether comments were
included with it, and who has retrieved it.
This is a Dropbox folder called
Assignment 1. Some Instructors may include an
attachment that describes what the Assignment is which will
be included as an attached file. Simply click the title
to open a new window to submit a file to the Dropbox.
If your Dropbox submission is a graded
assignment you will receive your grade here. This will
remain blank until your Instructor grades your Dropbox
This area will show you how many
submissions you have made to this Dropbox folder. If
you click the number you will be taken to your submission
History to view details of the submissions.
If your Instructor has left you Feedback
on a Dropbox submission you will be able to view that
here. Simply click the blue hyperlinked text that says
and you will be taken to the View
This is another Dropbox folder called
Assignment 2. Note that this Dropbox folder has a date
range for submissions. You will be able to view the
Dropbox folder and even open the attachment but will not be
able to make submissions till the provided date.
Dropbox folders can also have end dates that you will not be
able to make submissions to after it has closed.
Some Dropbox folders also have release
conditions attached to them. This particular Dropbox
folder has a release condition that will only allow it to be
viewed once all the Chapter 2 content has been opened.
Some Instructors may put these kind of release conditions on
submissions to make sure you are going through the content of
Adding Files to the Dropbox
If you click the name of the Dropbox folder you want to submit to from #2 above you will be taken to the Dropbox submission page.
The Cancel button will allow you to
return to the Dropbox Folder list if you are not ready to
submit your file or want to choose another Dropbox Folder.
The Submit button will upload your file
to D2L. This will be your last step after uploading
This area contains information about the
Dropbox Folder that your Instructor has specified.
There may be an attachment here that your Instructor provides
explaining an assignment or what they want uploaded to the
To upload a file to the Dropbox you will
button which will open up the Submit a File window.
You can also add some comments such as your name and other
relevant information you want to include for the
Instructor. Finally, you will hit the Submit button
covered in #2 above.
After you click the
from #4 you will be presented with the Submit a File
Browse to locate the file on your computer and
double-click the file name or select the file and click
Open. If you have more than one file to
upload you can select
to attach more files.
Once all your files have been attached you
can select the
button to upload the file to the Dropbox submission page.
After hitting submit your file will be uploaded to D2L for your
Instructor to view. You will be given a Submission Receipt,
which is a record of the files submission to D2L. The
Submission will also be added to your Dropbox Submission
history. This information is very important because it is the
proof you uploaded a file to D2L if there is ever any
question. The receipt should look like this: