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Student switcher

  • The student switcher is at the top-left hand corner of the Course Kit tool. It will show you the name of the student whose assignment you’re viewing  and the status (e.g. submitted).

  • To toggle between students’ assignments, use the arrows to the right of the the status cell.

Comment Bank


We know instructors often leave the same feedback repeatedly across different assignments. The Comment Bank allows instructors to save comments in order to re-use in the future, and access them with a fast search. It also provides the ability to take an existing comment bank item and customize it further before leaving it on an assignment (e.g. to make it more personal).

Video Courtesy of Ben Hommerding from St. Norbert's College :

Adding items to your comment bank

Adding from a Google Docs comment. While grading assignments, you can save a comment you just left to your bank.


  1. Go to Add to comment bank

  2. Copy and paste your existing feedback bank into the textbox. Every new line will correspond to a new entry in Course Kit tool's comment bank. (If you have any section headers, bullets, etc., make sure to remove them first. Please add paragraph returns for each new comment.)

  3. Click Add to save.

Using the Comment bank

Now that your bank is setup, you can reference it while grading a Google Docs file in Course Kit tool: