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The Assignment Planner breaks down research and writing projects into manageable steps based on your due dates.

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The Assignment Calculator breaks down research and writing projects into manageable steps based on your due dates.

Each step includes hints and "how-to" links. 

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Step 1: Understand the Assignment

To successfully complete your academic assignment, pay close attention when your instructor explains the assignment requirements and expectations, and clearly understand clearly what is being asked of you. The grade you receive on a paper is based on how well you have followed the assignment requirements, rather than solely being based on a well-written or well-argued paper.

Determine What the Assignment Requires You to Do

Read the assignment over as soon as you get it.

Carefully consider what is being asked of you, keeping in mind that instructions:

  • May be verbal (in class or tutorial) or written.
  • Include specific requirements such as the question to be answered or issue addressed (e.g. content concerns).
  • Include general requirements such as document format and number of pages (e.g. style/form concerns).

Consider what requirements your instructor has specified and what information is left out. Conclude what you should know or find out about the assignment from the instructions.

Identify the Assignment Type

Carefully re-read the assignment sheet as there are many types of academic assignments, which demand different requirements. Your response, whether in a book review, lab report, or compare and contrast essay, must meet the conventions and requirements specific to its type. Visit " Specific Types of Writing " (University of Toronto) for a breakdown of assignment types.

Consider Key Words

Pay attention to the specific form of questions asked ( why , how , what , etc.) and to key instruction verbs such as analyze , evaluate , or discuss . Understand that these terms mean different things.

To learn more about identifying key terms, check out the following resources:

  • Terms Frequently Used in Writing Assignments (Queen’s University)
  • Answering Assignment Questions (University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia)

Get Help Along the Way

  • Schedule a meeting: Before you meet, write down three or four specific questions you have regarding the assignment to organize your thoughts and direct your discussion.
  • Take notes during the meeting so you can recall what was discussed.

Laurier's Writing Centre tutors can help you interpret the assignment and make sure your response meets the requirements. Consult the Writing Centre website to book an appointment.


As you work on your paper, and especially before you hand it in, refer back to the assignment sheet several times to make sure you are addressing the requirements as completely as possible and aren't "drifting" away from the main goal of the assignment.

Requirements: Beyond the Basics

What if the assignment lists a series of questions.

Many assignments will list a series of questions for you to consider regarding the topic. Most often these are suggestions for generating ideas rather than rigid requirements needing response (the instructor's wording should make this clear; otherwise, you should ask for clarification).

  • You should not respond to these questions one-by-one as if they are short-answer questions.
  • Find a focus and an argument for your paper, speaking to as many questions as possible.
  • Respond elegantly or organically to these questions by having an argument that makes addressing them inevitable.

The strongest papers will respond to assignments with multiple questions by showing how answers to the questions are related.

Do You Need a Thesis?

The short answer is yes, usually. Do not assume that an assignment does not require a thesis just because the assignment sheet does not mention one explicitly.

  • Is the main point or focus of your written text; your controlling idea.
  • Gives shape to your writing and helps you organize your thoughts.
  • Helps you prioritize information and eliminate what is extraneous.
  • Guides you and makes your writing easier even if you do not need to include an explicit thesis in your response.

When an explicit, argumentative thesis statement is not required:

  • It is still useful to have a central point or focus to help organize your ideas.
  • Having a main idea or argument ensures you produce a sustained, coherent response rather than unrelated responses (e.g. response papers).

Once you feel that you have a firm understanding of the assignment question, move on to Step 2 , where you will select a topic and draft a research question.

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Knowing how to begin can be overwhelming. These links break it down:

What is Academic Writing? Academic writing is required in most college and university classes. Grammarly explains the basics of this writing style.

Understanding Assignments ​A step-by-step guide from Royal Roads University to help you interpret and understand your assignments.

Assignment Calculator Enter today's date, the date your assignment is due, and the type of assignment you're doing (e.g., research essay) and this website designs an assignment schedule for you! Complete with writing links and advice. From the University of Waterloo.​

Brainstorming Techniques You've researched your topic—now what? The University of Kansas Writing Center details some different ways to help you find and organize themes from your research.

Creating an Essay Outline It's tempting to skip the outline, but don't! Making a good outline will keep you on track as you write. George Mason University shows you how.

Essay Structure: The Basics Great advice from U of C Writing Support Services on a basic essay format and formulas for your body paragraphs. One of our most-used links.

Thesis Statements U of C Writing Support Services offers step-by-step advice on how to write and evaluate your thesis statement, complete with useful examples and common mistakes.

Thesis Statement Development Still confused about thesis statements? Use the "What," "How," and "So what?" test to boost your thesis writing skills. From the UCLA Undergraduate Writing Center.

Introduction Learn how to make a good first impression. EAP Foundation explains how to write a strong introduction.

Body Paragraphs Your body paragraphs are the meat of your essay. Using the MEAL plan ( M ain idea, E vidence, A nalysis, L ink) from Duke University, you'll write strong body paragraphs and stay on track as you write.

Topic Sentences Topic sentences guide your reader along from one idea to the next. Grammarly explains how to write masterful topic sentences for body paragraphs.

Conclusion Do you struggle to wrap up your essay? Don't overcomplicate it! Walden University offers some simple tips.

Transition Words Transition words and phrases help your reader see how your thoughts and ideas are connected. Are you using them when and where you should? The University of Waterloo Writing and Communication Centre breaks it down in one of our most recommended links.

Lab Reports ​ Writing for the sciences has its own rules. Trent University breaks down the essential parts of a lab report—introduction, methods, results, and discussion— and how to get the format and tone right.

Writing Anxiety and Writer's Block ​ Is anxiety about writing keeping you from starting? UNC at Chapel Hill offers advice on anxiety and writer's block to get you writing.

Plagiarism occurs when you take another person’s words or ideas and claim them as your own.

The most common forms of plagiarism are:

  • copying or paraphrasing another author’s work without proper acknowledgement
  • using the ideas or lines of reasoning of another author’s work without proper acknowledgement
  • submitting work that someone else has written or substantially edited
  • submitting the same work for multiple courses without approval

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Plagiarism has severe consequences , including failure, suspension, and expulsion. In college courses, you are expected to document your sources properly and consistently.

The best way to avoid plagiarism is to cite your sources . Commonly used citation styles include APA , MLA , and Chicago .

To learn more, see the RDP Library’s Academic Integrity guide .

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  • Before you get started, consider learning about some  specific technologies  that can improve the efficiency of your research and writing process.
  • Read through and understand your assignment  (UNC-Chapel Hill guide), recognizing that writing varies among subjects. Consult  our guide  to writing across the disciplines.
  • Solidify your understanding of  audience  and  purpose  will make your writing process more focused and efficient (Writing Across the Curriculum Clearinghouse guides).
  • Don't be shy to  ask your instructor questions  (USask Library handout).
  • Although you won't be using a simple Google search to do the research for your paper, a preliminary Google search can help you understand your topic and focus your research. It can also help you to begin to form questions and ideas around your topic. The video  Using Wikipedia for Academic Research  (from CLIP) demonstrates how to effectively use Wikipedia when you are starting your research. For example, when reviewing Wikipedia entries on your topic, write down 5 - 10 topic keywords, including terms, jargon, events, people, places, etc., which you can then use when you search for sources.
  • It may be helpful to develop a research mind map for your topic; use this  Thinking Tool worksheet  (University of Virginia) to help visualise and organize your ideas.  Mapping Your Research Ideas  (video from UCLA Library) clearly explains how to do this.
  • clear (is presented in a concise and straightforward way to the reader);
  • complex (is not answerable with yes or no ):
  • focused (can be adequately explored within the confines of the assignment / not too broad and not too narrow); and
  • takes a position or presents an argument (is not neutral and is open to debate).
  • Guide:  How to Write a Thesis Statement  (Indiana University)
  • Workshop recording:  How to Write a Strong Thesis Statement  (USask Writing Centre Workshop - 55 min.)
  • Tool: The  Thesis Statement Generator  allows you to test drive arguments while attending to the level of detail and specificity a thesis statement requires. However, the generator provides a formulaic approach that may not suit your paper’s purpose, topic, or audience; make sure to revise the result to ensure originality and correctness (UArizona).   
  • To find books, search the Library's  Catalogue . If you need help with your search, consult our  guide . 
  • To find journal articles, search in a database ( what's a database?  - video from RMIT University). Some databases cut across subject areas, such as Academic Search Complete . Other databases  are subject-specific, such as APA PsycInfo for Psychology. Not sure where to start? Look at the recommended databases for your subject area in the Library's  Research Guides . Check out out our  Finding Journals Articles guide  for more help on searching databases for journal articles.  
  • Evaluating Sources for Credibility  (video from NCSU Libraries)
  • Critical Questions for Evaluating Your Sources  (handout USask Library)
  • Review  How to Read a Scholarly Journal Article  (video from Kishwaukee College).
  • Adopt  active reading strategies  if you are overwhelmed by the amount of reading expected. 
  • Create a  Source Summary Log  to track and summarize your sources.
  • Improve your critical thinking by adopting these  strategies .
  • Use USask-supported  reading software .
  • A guide  to commonly used citation styles (USask Library)
  • Strategies for Avoiding Plagiarism: Paraphrasing and Summarizing  (Slides from USask Library)
  • Integrating Source Evidence Into Your Writing  (from the book  Technical Writing Essentials )
  • Synthesizing tips  (Slides from USask Library)
  • Successful and unsuccessful examples of student synthesis  (handout from USask Library)
  • Editing and Proofreading Tips and Tricks  (workshop recording from USask Writing Centre - 59 mins)
  • 10 common style and editing errors: student checklist  (Simon Fraser University)
  • Editing and proofreading tips and strategies  (handout from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Checklist #1: Revising  
  • Checklist #2: Editing
  • Checklist #3: Proofreading and Presentation

Now it's time to submit your paper and celebrate! When your professor returns your paper, reflect on the comments and jot down a few things to remember to work on for your next assignment. If you need clarification on any comments, be sure to follow up with your instructor. 

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The Gradebook is a configurable tool that can be linked to Dropboxes, Quizzes, Discussions and other assessed activities, allowing your students a quick look at their progress. Together, the items in the Gradebook represent all the work that is evaluated in a course. In order to use the Grades tool, you must set up a gradebook .

Note: As a matter of good practice, it is suggested that you create your Gradebook before you create any course activities (Dropbox assignments, Quizzes, Discussions, or Competencies) that you wish to link to it, but it is possible to create gradebook items as you create your activities.

  • 1 Things to consider when preparing your gradebook
  • 2.1 Creating a new Category
  • 2.2 Creating a Grade Item
  • 2.3 Types of Grade Items
  • 3.1 Editing a Gradebook Category or Item
  • 3.2 Setting availability for a Category or Item
  • 3.3 Setting Release Conditions for a Category or Item
  • 3.4 Reordering Categories and Grade Items
  • 3.5 Deleting Categories and Grade Items  
  • 4 Entering Grades
  • 5 Exempting a Grade Item for a Student
  • 6 Importing Grades from an Excel file
  • 7 Using Event Log to monitor grade entries
  • 8 Submission icons for reviewing grades
  • 9.1 Export Adjusted Final Grades for Quest
  • 10 Export a local copy of course grades or produce a class list for grading offline

Things to consider when preparing your gradebook

What grade items will be used to evaluate your students?

How much each grade item should be worth (raw score).

How do you want grade items to impact the final grade (whether they are a percentage of the final score).

Whether online assessment activities will be used and can be directly associated with the gradebook.

Gradebook set-up using the Setup Wizard

Select Grades from the course navbar.

It is recommended that the first time you create a gradebook, you select Setup Wizard .

Setup Wizard from Grades page highlighted

Click on the Start button. As you go through the seven steps of the Grades Setup Wizard , it is recommended to leave the gradebook settings with the default choices.

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Click through until you hit Finish .

Creating a new Category

Gradebook Categories let you organize and group related grade items into sections (grade items are required in order to add marks).  When grade items are grouped together in a category, you can distribute points equally across all grade items, weight individual items or drop the highest or lowest item in the group (e.g., weekly quizzes). For any gradebook item that can stand on its own (e.g., Final Exam), a category is not necessary.

Click the New button and select Category from the drop-down list.

New button highlighted with arrow pointing at Category.

Enter a  Name  for the category.

Enter a  Short Name  to display in the grade book (optional).

If you want, type a  Description  of the category by selecting Show Description (optional).

Select the Allow users to view description check box if you want to make the category description available to users.

If you are using the  Weighted  system, enter the total  Weight that you want the category to contribute towards the final grade.

Select Allow category grade to exceed category weight if you want to allow users' grades for the category to exceed 100%. E.g. 105%.

The Distribution of weight within the category will depend on how grade items will be treated within the category. For example, if you plan to have your students take 5 quizzes, but only count the top 4, your settings might look like the example below. Select one of the three distribution options.

Distribution options highlighted with Distibute weight evenly selected. Number of highest non-bonus items to drop for each user set to 0 and number of lowest non-bonus items to drop for each user set to 1.

Select Display Options to enable the following features:

Display options

Display class average to users - allows users to see the class average on the item.

Display grade distribution to users - allows users to see a graph showing how grades were distributed between different percentiles.

Override display options for this item - allows for graded users to view grade information for this item differently from other items in the grade book. You can then select what you want to show .

Click  Save and Close ,  Save  or  Save and New.

Creating a Grade Item

Grade items represent the individual assignments, quizzes, performance measurements, etc. on which you want to assess users. Grade items can be tied to other course objects, such as quizzes or discussion forums, or they can exist independently. Associating dropboxes etc. with the gradebook are covered in the area specific to that tool. Grade items can be graded numerically, based on a grade scheme, or with a simple text message, depending on the grade item type chosen.

Each grade item has its own entry in the gradebook and is the place into which you will enter or import grades. 

Types of Grade Items

Numeric : (Most Common) Grade users by assigning a value out of a specified total number of points.  E.g., 8/10

Pass/Fail:  Grade users using a simple pass/fail grade scheme. E.g., "Pass" or "Fail"

Formula:  Automatically grade users using a custom formula based on achievement on other grade items. E.g., Give users who received at least 50% on all of their Weekly Participation grades a Perfect Attendance bonus. IF{ MIN{ [ITEM1.Percent], [ITEM2.Percent] } < 50, 0, 100 }

Formula grade items cannot belong to a category. You must create all of the grade items you want to include in the formula grade item before you create the formula item. Formula grade items cannot contribute to the calculated final grade unless you are using the Formula or  Points  (recommended) grading system.

Calculated:  Display users’ cumulative achievement across multiple grade items. E.g., Midterm Grade Item1 + Item2 + Item3 / Total points * 100 = 73%

Calculated grade items cannot belong to a category. Calculated grade items cannot contribute to the calculated final grade.

Text:  Provide comments that  are not counted  towards users’ final grades. E.g., "Consent form received" or "Course evaluation completed"

Text grade items cannot belong to a category. Text grade items do not contribute to the calculated final grade.

Creating a Number grade item (the most common grade item type)

From the  Manage Grades  area, click the  New  button and select  Item  from the drop-down menu.

New button highlighted with arrow pointing at Item

Select  Numeric for the Grade Item Type .

Enter a  Name  for the grade item.

Name field highlighted

Enter a  Short Name  to display in the gradebook (optional).

If you want the grade item to be associated with a category, select a category from the  Category  drop-down list. You can also create a New Category from this page.

Category drop-down menu highlighted

Enter a  Description  of the grade item by selecting Show Description (optional). If you want to make the description available to users, select  Allow users to view grade item description .

Enter the value you want the item to be graded out of in the  Maximum Points  field.

If you are using a category and selected, “Manually assign weight to items in the category” when creating the associated Category, enter the  Weight  you want the grade item to contribute to its category. If the item does not belong to a category, enter the  Weight  you want it to contribute to the final grade. For grades that are being recorded, but not included in the final grade calculation, you can set the Weight to  0 .

Maximum points and Weight highlighted.

If you want users’ grades to be able to exceed the total value of the item, select  Can Exceed .

Select  Bonus , if you want the item to be counted as a bonus item. Bonus items are not counted towards the maximum points for a category or final grade. Depending on how the extra marks will be used, you must select Can Exceed or Bonus to allow users' grades to exceed the maximum points specified. More on Bonus Grades in a later section of this document.

Select a  Grade Scheme  to associate with the item, if applicable. Grade Schemes let you represent users' grades with symbols or labels. E.g. A,B,C or 4.0, 3.5, 3.0. The default scheme is percentage.

If you would like to associate a rubric with the item, click Add Rubric to add an existing rubric or, select Create Rubric in New Window to make a new one. See the Rubrics documentation for more detailed information.

Under Managing View , select override display options for this item if you want to view grade information for this item differently from other items in your grade book.

Managing grade Categories and Items

Editing a gradebook category or item.

After you create a gradebook category or item, you can edit how and when it is displayed, and apply release conditions to it.

Setting availability for a Category or Item

From the  Manage Grades  area, select the name of the category or item that you want to edit.

Select the Restrictions tab.

Restrictions tab highlighted

If you want to make the grade item available to selected users during a special time period, enter a  Start Date  and/or  End Date  in the  Availability  section. If you don’t want users to be able to see the grade item select Hide from Users . Note: if you select "Hide from Users", that overrides the Start/End Date and it will remain hidden until "Hide from Users" is manually unchecked.

If you add a start and/or end date you can select to Display in Calendar .

Setting Release Conditions for a Category or Item

Release conditions enable you to associate a category or item with other items in the Learning Environment. For example, you could require that users complete the last assignment in the category Unit 1 before the category Unit 2 appears in their gradebook. For additional information, see the Release Conditions documentation.

Under Release Conditions select either Attach Existing or Create and Attach .

Release Conditions

If creating a new one, select your condition type (e.g., Content Topic Visited -- students must read course requirements before marks will be released) and condition details and click Create .

Reordering Categories and Grade Items

From the  Manage Grades  area, click the More Actions button and select Reorder from the drop-down menu.

Manage grades page with More Actions highlighted and arrow pointing at Reorder

Select a new position for a category or grade item using the  Sort Order  drop-down menu beside its name. The positions of other categories and grade items adjust accordingly.

Sort order highlighted

Click the Save button.

Deleting Categories and Grade Items  

You cannot delete grade items that are associated with another course object, such as a quiz, discussion topic, or dropbox folder.  To delete the grade item you must first remove the association.  Click the  Information   icon (?)  next to a grade item with an association to view details about where the item is used.

From the  Manage Grades  area, click the More Actions button and select Delete from the drop-down menu.

More Actions button highlighted with arrow pointing at the Delete option from the drop-down list.

Select the checkbox beside the category o r grade item you want to delete. Selecting a category does not select the grade items that reside in it. If you delete a category the grade items associated with it become independent grade items.

Click the Delete button and in the Confirmation window click Delete again to confirm the deletion.

Entering Grades

There a re a couple of options for entering grades. The recommended option is described immediately below. 

From the  Manage Grades  area, click the down arrow beside the grade item you want to enter grades for and select Enter Grades from the drop-down menu.

Manage Grades tab highlighted. Arrow pointing at grade item down arrow. Arrow pointing at Enter grades from drop-down menu.

Enter grades using the spreadsheet view of the User List

Select the Enter Grades tab from the upper left-hand corner.

Click the Switch to Spreadsheet View button.

Enter grades tab highlighted. Switch to Spreadsheet View button highlighted.

Enter grades by user or group

Use Search For: to locate a specific student or you can increase your view per page from the default 20 to a larger number.

Use the View By filter to restrict your view by section or group. You must select Apply to invoke the filter.

Arrow pointing at View By field. Arrow pointing at Apply button.

Exempting a Grade Item for a Student

Search for the student with the grade exemption and select the checkbox beside their name.

Click the Exempt button above the table.

Using the delivered Grade Exemption functionality will remove the Grade Item from the student's final grade calculation. For example, if the exempted grade is worth 10% of the final grade in the course, the student's final grade will now be calculated out of 90, instead of 100.

Importing Grades from an Excel file

Prior to uploading grades (exam results) from an Excel file confirm that the grade item into which the scores will be imported has been created in the course gradebook.

In your Excel file, remove all columns with the exception of the username and raw test score from your CSV file.

Insert a blank row at the top of the file.

Save this file as a CSV file with a different name (so that you will have your original file left intact).

In your LEARN course, select Grades from the course navbar.

Click the Export button.

Under Key Field , ensure that Username is selected and under Grade Values ensure that Points grade is selected.

Select the checkbox beside the grade item into which the grades will be imported from the list of grade items.

Click on the  Export to CSV  button.

Click on the  filename  and select  Open .

Leave this file open as you will be copying and pasting field information.

Step Three:

Open your file from Step One 

Make sure column A contains the usernames and add the title “Username” to cell A1.

Copy the grade item heading from the gradebook export file (from Step Two) and paste it into the first row of column B, cell B1 (which should contain the raw scores).

Add the End-of-Line Indicator to the first row of the third column, cell C1.

Populate each row with a number sign (hash mark). The easiest way to do this is to add a number sign into cell C2 then, hold down the mouse button to select the remaining rows in column C until you arrive at the last student then press Ctrl+D to autofill the cells.

Excel sheet with hash mark populated

Save the CSV file.

Click the Import button and browse for your CSV file from Step Three.

Select Next to finish the process.

Using Event Log to monitor grade entries

The Event Log allows you to see who has entered or modified grades. This is especially helpful when there are multiple TAs or Instructors enrolled in the course.

From the  Manage Grades  area, click the down arrow beside the grade item’s event log you want to view and select View Event Log from the drop-down menu.

Arrow pointing at down arrow beside user and arrow pointing at view event log option.

Submission icons for reviewing grades

From the  Enter Grades  area, additional columns will appear for those grade items associated with an activity in the course (quiz, dropbox). Clicking on the submission icon will take you to the submission and clicking on the Assessment icon will access the rubric and feedback data.

In the example below, a dropbox is linked to the grade item.

Submission icon highlighted.

Calculating Final Grades

To provide an opportunity for instructors to adjust final grades for individual students, the  Final Adjusted Grade  is the  grade on record  and the grade that will be ultimately exported to be  uploaded to Quest .

From the  Manage Grades  area, select the down arrow beside Final Calculated Grades and select Enter Grades .

down arrow beside Final Calculated Grade highlighted. Arrow pointing at Enter Grades.

From the Final Grades page, select the down arrow and select Transfer All . This will transfer all final calculated grades to adjusted final grades. Any manually entered adjusted grade will be overwritten by this action.

Down arrow beside Final Grades highlighted. Arrow pointing at Transfer All

This step is only necessary if there are students whose Final Calculated Grade needs to be adjusted to reflect a different marking scheme or requires alterations.

A grade may be manually adjusted by replacing the existing mark with the new mark (just over striking it).

Score under Final Adjusted Grade highlighted

The software can recalculate the final grade based on a different grade item configuration by selecting the calculator icon across from the affected student.

Calculator icon under Final Adjusted Grade highlighted

In the example below, the student missed taking the first quiz, so the software will recalculate the grade without including the first quiz.  Click on the  Calculate  button to transfer the newly calculated grade to the gradebook. The gradebook will skew the remaining grade items to produce a new final grade.

Grade Items Included in Adjusted Final Grade window.

Once all the adjustments have been made, click the Save button.

Export Adjusted Final Grades for Quest

Click the Export Adjusted Final Grades for Quest button.

Export Adjusted Final Grades for Quest button highlighted.

A window will appear with a hyperlink containing the file. Click on the hyperlink.  Save  this file onto your machine with a new name so that it can be easily identified in the future (e.g., SOC101FinalWinter2020.csv)

  During peak grade export times (end of term) you may be asked to "try again" as other instructors may also be accessing the Export tool. Please wait a few minutes and try the process again.

Mac Users  grade files  must  be comma-separated value files with the extension  Windows Comma Separated (.csv)  or Quest will import the file incorrectly.

Log in to Quest and upload the file. Instructions for uploading grades to Quest see, How do I upload my final grades .

Export a local copy of course grades or produce a class list for grading offline

Export button highlighted.

Click the Export to CSV button.

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