How to create FeedbackFruits Learning activities

FeedbackFruits is one of the external learning tools that are integrated into Brightspace. FeedbackFruits is a suite of learning activities, such as Peer Review, Assignment Review, Interactive document, Interactive video etc.,  that provide students with opportunities to give and receive feedback related to a range of assessment activities.

This article will show you how to:

How to add a FeedbackFruits Learning Activity in the course's content

Navigate to your course, in the green navigation bar,

1. Click on Content

2. Click on the preferred (sub)module

3. Click on the button Existing Activities, a drop-down menu will appear

4. Select the type of FeedbackFruits Learning activity you want to add

Click on the desired (sub)module, then on Existing Activities a drop-down menu will appear choose the Feedbackfruits learning tool you want to add

How to set-up a FeedbackFruits Learning activity

After selecting the FeedbackFruits learning activity, a pop-up window Add Activity will appear.

For this example, the Peer Review was selected to be displayed.

5.  Click on the purple button Get Started to start creating the assignment or watch the Instruction Video

Click on the purple button Get Started

If you select Getting Started, then

6. Give the activity a name

You can edit the activity on fullscreen mode. Just click on the GO FULLSCREEN button.

Give theactivity  a name

Scroll further down the pop-up window,

7. Give an overall instruction for the assignment

Give an overall instruction for the assignment

FeedbackFruits Peer Review Settings

Further settings of the FeedbackFruits Assignment review (Submissions, Giving feedback to the student work and received reviews)
1. Submissions

1. Add optional instructions for handing in work

2. Click on Date and Time icons to add a Deadline

3. Click on the downward arrow next to Settings

 

Add additional instructions, deadline date and time click on arrow next to settings for extra settings

This action will open further settings

4. Click on exactly, a drop-down menu will appear. Select the required submissions (minimum, between, exactly)

5. Click on the downward arrow next to the number 1 to choose the number of files each student has to hand in

6. Tick the boxes to allow the file types that students are allowed to hand in

7. Click on the downward arrow, to choose the visibility of handed work, a drop-down menu will appear

Further settings will appear (Choosing required number of submissions, ticking the boxes next to the file types students are allowed to hand in, and the visibility of handed in work)
2. Given Reviews

1. Click purple button Add to insert Feedback criteria

Click purple button Add to insert Feedback criteria

This will open a pop-up window

2. Click on Create new criteria

Click on create new criteria

In the same pop-up, you can build your set of criteria.

3. Click on either Add rubric, Add Scale rating or Add Comment Criterion 

You can select as many criteria sections as you like

Once you have finished building your set of criteria,

4. Click on the purple button Done

Build set of criteria by adding rubrics, scale rating or and comment criterion, once finished click on done

This action will close the pop-up page,

5. Click on Date and Time icons to add a Deadline

6. Click on the downward arrow next to Instantly to choose when the students see their feedback

7. Click on the downward arrow next to Settings

Click on date and time icons to choose a deadline, then click on downward arrow next to instantly in order to choose when students can receive their feedback. For further Settings click on the downward arrow next to settings

This action will open further settings,

8. Click on the button to turn on the Self-assessment

9. Click on the button to turn on Submitter anonymity

10. Click on the button to turn on Reviewer anonymity

11. Click on the downward arrow to choose the required reviews per student

12. Add additional instructions on giving feedback

Further settings are available such as Self-assessment, submitter and review anonymity turn on the buttons to activate the settings, choose required reviews per students as well as give additional instructions on giving feedback
3. Received reviews

To enable that students write a reflection on the received feedback,

1. Click on the button on the right of Write a reflection on the received feedback

Write a rlection on the received feedback, click on button to turn it on

To set a deadline,

2. Click on the Date and Time icons

After the deadline passes, students can still read their feedback, but it won't count towards their progress. This deadline also applies for submitting a reflection on the feedback, if required.

3. Click on the downward arrow next to Settings

To set a deadline click on Date and time icons, then click on downward arrow next to settings to create custom instructions and required lenfth of written reflection set

This action will open further settings on Received reviews,

4. Add instructions for writing reflection

5. Set the length (at least, and at most words) of written reflection

Add instructions for writing reflection and set the length (minimum and maximum words) of written reflection
4. Grading

Configure the grading scheme of the FeedbackFruits Peer Review

In order to create a grade item in Brightspace after the grades have been published, please visit: How to add a grade item post-published to FeedbackFruits Learning Tools

Configure the grading scheme of FeedbackFruits Peer Review

Saving the FeedbackFruit Peer Review

1. Click on the Save  purple button on the top right corner

Now, you have created a FeedbackFruits Peer Review in your (sub) module

Click on the purple button Save

This action will redirect you to the (sub)module, were the FeedbackFruits Peer Review will appear

FeedbackFruits appears in the desired (sub)module in Brightspace

You now know how to set up one of the FeedbackFruits Learning Tools (i.e. Peer Review) in your Brightspace course!

How to copy from an existing activity

As soon as a Feedback Fruit assignment has been created in a course, it can easily be copied.
Follow the steps above to start with

At the pop-up window Add Activity,

1. Click on USE COPY FROM EXISTING 

This action will show a list of all the FeedbackFruits activities that have been created in the courses you are participating in.

In the pop-up click on Use copy from existing

From the list that will appear,

2. Click on the Assignment

3. Click on USE

This action will create an exact copy of the activity, which can be edited accordingly

List of Assignments

It is also possible to save an activity as a template by clicking on  "SAVE AS TEMPLATE". In that way, next time you want to add one to the content of your course it will be easier and quicker.

As soon as you save the activity, you will be directed to the Content module's page, where a copy of it will appear.

Preview the assignment in the content of the course

You now know how to create and copy a FeedbackFruits Activities in Brightspace!