From your Section Home page, click add assignment (A) and select file attachment assignment (B).
The set-up assignment screen will open, enabling you to name the assignment (A), enter instructions for your students (B), and set the point value (C). Optionally click choose file... (D) to attach files for your students to reference or use as a template when completing the assignment.
If you're uploading a file for the assignment, you can upload a new file (A) and/or select a file already uploaded (B) to your course files areas in Connect. Once you've uploaded and/or selected the file, click attach file (C).
Once you've set-up the assignment, click next: assign (A).
The assign to students screen will appear, enabling you to select your sections (A) and your colleague's sections (B) (if sharing the assignment), as well as set the availability dates (C). Click assign (D) to complete the process.
Connect enables you to create a manually graded assignment that students can respond to using a file attachment. You simply provide instructions and/or a prompt and receive files for grading from your students through Connect. You can include a template file for students to simply reference while working the assignment; or to download, complete, and upload for grading as their assignment submission.