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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-18516

Students are not shown feedback if a teacher only uploads a file

    Details

    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9.4
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Assignment (2.2), Feedback
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      PHP 5.2.8, Apache 2, RedHat Linux. MSSQL on IIS
    • Database:
      Microsoft SQL
    • Difficulty:
      Moderate
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE

      Description

      If a teacher submits feedback for a student assignment, the student will only see it if either the teacher enters some comments, or submits a grade. If a teacher just uploads a response file, then the student won't see it.

      I've modified mod/assignment/type/upload/assignment.class.php to check to see if there are any files as well, and if so, display the feedback. Other assignment types could probably be modified in a similar way, if necessary.

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            marthac Martha Cunningham added a comment -

            We are in our pilot phase of implementing Moodle. This has come up as a major issue. At this time, our teachers are not planning to use the gradebook module. We want to have "paperless" classes and being able to return a file to a student is essential.

            Thanks.

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            marthac Martha Cunningham added a comment - We are in our pilot phase of implementing Moodle. This has come up as a major issue. At this time, our teachers are not planning to use the gradebook module. We want to have "paperless" classes and being able to return a file to a student is essential. Thanks.
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            luciandipeso Lucian DiPeso added a comment -

            Yes, it can be a problem. But as long as a teacher submits a comment along with a file, then students will be able to see the file. Alternatively, you could apply the patch above, and it should work for you fine.

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            luciandipeso Lucian DiPeso added a comment - Yes, it can be a problem. But as long as a teacher submits a comment along with a file, then students will be able to see the file. Alternatively, you could apply the patch above, and it should work for you fine.
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            rwijaya Rossiani Wijaya added a comment -

            This issue will be resolved by MDL-16553.

            Closing as duplicate issue.

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            rwijaya Rossiani Wijaya added a comment - This issue will be resolved by MDL-16553 . Closing as duplicate issue.

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