Educators can view and adjust assessment settings of a course within the Editor. Use this page to learn about the features available within the assessment settings. To access the Editor, click here.
Accessing the assessment settings
- Click Activity List tab.
- Click Assessment from the Filter by type dropdown.
- Under the More Options icon , click Edit.
- Click Save. Feel free to Preview before saving.
Activity tab options
|Title||The title of the assessment can be changed with this setting. Clicking the plus sign in the title box allows Educators to upload an image to correlate with the activity.|
The content section of the activity can be edited to include instructions/a message for students to view after accessing the activity.
Settings tab options
|Gradebook and Submission||
Allows the item to be made gradable or not gradable. The gradable activity will then appear in the student and teacher gradebooks and can have submissions.
|Visibility and Access||
Setting based on movement may be selected and allows the content to be hidden from the table of contents. The following actions are also available:
|Advanced Gradebook Options||
|Advanced Activity Options||
|Advanced Assessment Options||
Questions tab options
|Preview||When the questions tab is accessed—and done so prior to selecting any questions individually—the Preview will show all of the questions in the assessment, the multiple choice answers, and the correct answer selected for the question. On the Preview page, you can change the answers in each question. However, to go into the more advanced settings of questions, select the question in the left-hand column. To return to the Preview window, select this icon:|
By selecting the Reorder icon , an educator is able to modify the order of the questions within the window that appears after choosing this option. The highlighted arrows on the screen will indicate where the questions can be moved and, when selected, will move the question to the desired order for student viewing.
|Edit All Questions||
This item will produce a new window containing the assessment questions in an HTML format. All questions can be viewed at once with the corresponding questions and answers, including the correct answer indicated with a “*”. Any changes to this editing page will need to be entered in the corresponding HTML format and will affect how the questions are viewed and written.
|Link to Existing Question||Questions from different assessments within the course can be linked to the assessment that is being edited. To do so, select the linking button, which will then produce a new window containing the folders/modules in the course. Moving through the modules/folders, each can be expanded to see the contained questions within the assessment. After selecting the boxes to the corresponding questions, click OK and the questions will be added to the assessment being edited.|
|Create New Question||
To create a new question to be seen by students when taking assessments, select the icon. The new question will appear along with the settings available for the question. These settings are also available to be changed within the already created questions in the assessment.