To create a new assignment:
click on the Create assignment_tool in the _Assignments page:
give your new assignment a name,
add a description (optional),
click the Validate button.
Illustration 93: Create a new assignment
Advanced settings allow you to:
Assign a maximum score for the assignment
Include the assignment in the assessment/grade-book tool
pick a deadline for the assignment to be completed and sent
pick a final end date for the assignment (and hide it to students)
Include the deadline in the course agenda/calendar.
Allow students to hand in their assignment directly from the assignment editor