SYLVA allows you to take assignments for your course from the convenience of your personal laptop. We will review the basics of how to:
On the main dashboard, click Assessment.
Click the relevant course. All assessments for the course are listed. The assessment deadlines (if any) are provided next to the assessment name.
If the assessment is available to start, you will be able to click on the name. If the assessment is not yet accessible, you will not be able to click on the name.
Click the assignment name to access the file.
The Introduction & Rules of the assignment are provided. Read the information carefully.
To officially start the assignment, click Start Assignment at the end of the Introduction & Rules.
Note: For timed assignments, the timer will immediately start when you click Start Assignment. The assignment timer counts once the Start Assignment button is clicked regardless of closing the tab or logging out of SYLVA.
Tip: If you face technical errors during the assignment, you can refresh the page and still access the assignment.
For multiple choice style questions, select your preferred answer by clicking the toggle button.
Click Submit answer to save your answer.
We must click Submit answer for each question, otherwise the answer is erased if we navigate away from the page.
For free response style questions, type your answer in the available text box.
If there are conditions for acceptable answers, we will see an error notification when we submit an unacceptable answer.
Remember to click Submit answer each time to save your answers.
We can go back to previously submitted answers by clicking the white arrows or the black circle icons on the bottom toolbar.
After we click Submit answer for each question, the answer is saved and the screen moves to the next question.
When we go back to answered questions, we can preview our submitted answer.
If you would like to revise your answer, there are two options:
The assignment must be completed and submitted by the deadline. Assignments with a timed duration will be automatically submitted once the counter hits 0:00.
On the last page of the assignment, click Submit Your Assessment.
Assignments that are not submitted will not be accepted.
If you have left any questions unanswered, you will receive a pop-up notification. There are two options to proceed:
You will receive a last pop-up notification asking to confirm you would like to submit the assessment.
Remember: Once you have submitted the assessment, you cannot revise your answers or resubmit the same assessment again.
Finally, we will see the pop-up notification stating Assessment submitted. Click Ok.
Once the instructor has reviewed and graded the assessment, the grades will be published and available for you to view under Evaluation.
Conveniently take assessments for your course on SYLVA. Be sure to pay attention to your course schedule and deadlines. From Assessments, you can access your assignments and exams. Pay attention to the introductory information and rules provided by your instructor. For each question you answer, be sure to click Submit Answer. You have the option to change your answer or reset the answer in case you'd like to leave a question unanswered. After you finish the entire assessment, submit your work by clicking Submit Your Assessment. Good luck!