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How do I create tasks for myself?

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Ryan Richins
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI and a cleaner, simpler user experience!

Until all users have switched to the new UI, our Help Center articles will include information for both. 

Click the header below that matches the Buzz UI version you are using (Old UI or New UI); if you don't know which version you are using, review the differences and/or contact your teacher.

Old UI

Manage your time and direct your own learning path with self-assigned tasks.

To create a task for yourself:

  1. Select the desired course from the Course Chooser in the toolbar or click its Course Card on the Home page.
  2. Click the plus sign that appears next to the Course Chooser; if you don't see this plus sign, your teacher may not have self-assigned tasks enabled for the course.
  1. Give the task a title, description, and due date.
  2. Decide whether you want the completed task sent to your teacher (your teacher can disable this option).
  3. Click OK.

Creating and completing self-assigned tasks helps you take control of your own education, expand your understanding of course content, pursue your own interests, and show your teacher that you care about your performance.

Tips

  • You can use this feature to break large projects into smaller tasks with individual deadlines to help you manage your time and stay on task.
  • You can access self-assigned tasks and other personalized activities in For Me section of Performance.
New UI

Manage your time and direct your own learning path with self-assigned tasks.

To create a task for yourself:

  1. Select the Activities tool for the desired course.
  2. Click the plus sign in the toolbar; if you don't see this plus sign, your teacher may not have self-assigned tasks enabled for the course.
  1. Choose one of the following options:

Create a task

If you selected Create task on step 3 above:

  1. Give the task a title, description, and due date.
  2. Decide whether you want the completed task sent to your teacher (your teacher can disable this option).
  3. Click Save and the task automatically appears in the To-do list, and you can always access it from the For me screen.

Creating and completing self-assigned tasks helps you take control of your own education, expand your understanding of course content, pursue your own interests, and show your teacher that you care about your performance.

Choose a supplemental activity

If you selected Choose a supplemental activity on step 3 above, you will see a list of activities that your teacher has made available:

  1. Select the activity that interests you.
  1. Click Choose activity to assign the activity to yourself.
  2. Choosing the activity opens it up in your Activities tool, so you can complete it. You can also always access it from the For me screen.

Tips

  • You can use this feature to break large projects into smaller tasks with individual deadlines to help you manage your time and stay on task.
  • You can access self-assigned tasks and other personalized activities in For Me section of Performance.

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