Types of Assignments - An Overview

Throughout the course of a semester, your instructor may create a series of different types of activities that will require you to complete and submit required work in different mediums, using several different UNM Learn tools.  On the next few pages, we will review some of the most common tools that you may encounter in your online courses so that you are prepared.  We will also post helpful tips that may help you more successfully complete said activities!

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We will cover how to successfully complete and submit each of the following activities:

  • Journals
  • Discussion Boards
  • Assignments
  • Video Uploads
  • Web Conferencing
  • Tests and Assessments


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