Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Assignment Settings: Uploading Multiple Feedback Files

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When grading your student's submissions to Moodle assignments, it is possible to include a file along with their grade if you wanted to post a solution or something supplemental to the assignment.

Note: The Feedback file feature has to be added to the assignment at the time of its creation. Otherwise, there will not be an option to upload a file. 

Uploading Multiple Feedback Files:

1. Click on the Assignment link that you need to grade. 

Assignment link on a Moodle page

2. Under the Grading summary, click View all submissions

Assignment window with view all submissions button highlighted

3. The grading window will open for all students in the course. Click Download all submissions from the dropdown menu at the top left.

dropdown menu with download all submissions selected

4. Extract the .zip folder. This will create a folder for each student. Important: Do not edit the individual student folder name.

5. Open the student folder  and add your comments to the student's submissions. You may change the name of the student's submission (such as adding the word Feedback) as long as you do not edit the individual student folder name.

6. Multi-select the student folders (with the submission inside) and zip.

Windows: Right click>Send to zip folder.

Mac: Right click>Compress. 


The zipped folder name does not matter as long as the individual student folders have the original names. 

Important: Don't try to zip the individual student folders by re-zipping the original  parent folder. This will not work

  • Note: If you zip files on a Mac, you may get a folder included in the zip called _MACOSX_ which needs to be removed; otherwise Moodle will not recognize the changes in the files.

6. This newly zipped folder can then be uploaded by selecting the Upload multiple feedback files from the dropdown at the top left. 

dropdown menu with upload multiple feedback files selected

7. After uploading the files, a confirmation screen will be shown that displays your feedback files. 


Referenced from: Moodle Docs

2/15/2019 12:29:44 PM