Creating a Video Assignment in FREDLearn

This article details how to create a Video Assignment, connect it to the gradebook, and grade it in FREDLearn.


  1. Navigate to the module in which you wish to add a Video Assignment. Press the drop down arrow for Existing Activities and select Video Assignment- Fredonia.

    From the Existing Activities menu scroll down and select Video Assignment- Fredonia
  2. Select Individual Assignment, symbolized by the person icon.

    select individual assignment to get started
  3. Configure your settings.

  • Assignment Name

  • Due Date

  • Due Time

  • Instructions. There is an option to create an instructions video.

  • Turn off Peer Review by flipping the dial.

Press Save.

  1. You’ll now see your Video Assignments that you’ve created. Press the blue link to the Video Assignment you just created to add it to your module.

    press the video assignment link of the video assignment you wish to add to your module

Connecting Video Assignment to the Gradebook

  1. Navigate to the module and press the link for the Video Assignment.  You’ll be directed to the screen inside the video assignment. 

    Press the video assignment link to go into the assignment
  2. Add a grade item to connect this Video Assignment to the gradebook.  Begin by pressing inside the “Add a grade item” field. Next, press the “+” to create a new grade item.

press inside the add a grade item space to create a grade item
press the plus sign to configure settings for the grade item


  1. Configure the settings of the grade item and press Create. 

    configure the grade item settings and press create


  2. Press Save to save the grade item.

    press save to save your grade item
  3. You should see a notification pop up that you’ve created the grade item successfully. Now your Video Assignment is connected to the gradebook.

  4. On this same screen, on the left hand side, you can enter date restrictions, if applicable. Be sure to press the Update button after you enter date restrictions.


    enter your date restrictions and press update


Grading a Video Assignment

  1. Navigate to the module where the Video Assignment appears, and press the Video Assignment link to go back into it.

    select your video assignment by pressing the link
  2. Press Needs Evaluation to evaluate a student’s submission. 

    press needs evaluation to evaluate a student's submission


  3. Enter the percentage score and press Save and Publish.

    enter the percentage earned on the submission and press save and publish
  4. Go to the Enter Grades tab in the gradebook, and scroll across the screen until you see the grade item. The Video Assignment score is automatically populated in the gradebook, and the percentage is converted to points. In this example, a 95% score in Video Assignment was converted to 19 points out of 20 points possible. 

    percentage earned on the video assignment is converted to points in the gradebook

For more resources, check out Getting Started- Instructors on the Bongo Help Center.


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