The University of Iowa

Peerceptiv External Tool Guide

  1. Start your Assignment in ICON.
  • Go to and find your course.
  • Click on Assignments in the navigation menu to the left.
  • In the upper right, click on +Assignment to create an assignment. 
  • Fill out the assignment information, including the name, a description of the assignment, the number of points and the assignment group.
  1. Set the Submission Type to External Tool and create a Peerceptiv Assignment.
  • Under Submission Type, select External Tool.
  • Under Enter of Find an External Tool URL, click Find.
  • Scroll through the choices in Configure External Tool, and select Peerceptiv Grade Passback, then click Select.

Configure External Tool scroll-through menu in ICON highlighting Peerceptiv Grade Passback
  • Do not check Load this Tool in a New Tab.
  1. Set ICON Due Dates.
  • Select the date you want the assignment to be due. You can also set when it becomes available, and when students will not be able to access the assignment anymore.
  1. Click Save or Save and Publish.

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