Zip Folders are useful because they compress files, folders, and programs. This decreases their size and reduces the amount of space they use on your drives or removable storage devices. They also allow you to upload multiple documents, etc. for grading.
How to create a zip folder: (Select appropriate operating system)
Mac OS X
Note: Be sure to save each zip folder and assignment in the same place on your computer (e.g.: desktop) for easy access. Name your zip folder and all assignments according to the Lesson, Assignment and Course to help stay organized.