How do I insert stimulus content in Gauge?

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When creating an assessment, you can insert stimulus content in Gauge. Stimulus content gives students a piece of content with associated questions.

Add Question

  Add Question 

To create a question, click the Add button anywhere in your assessment.

Add Stimulus Question

Add Stimulus Question

Click the Add Stimulus button.

Add Stimulus

Add Stimulus

To create a stimulus title, add a title to the Title field [1]. To add instructions for the stimulus, add instructions to the Instructions field [2].

Add Stimulus Content

Add Stimulus Content

To add content for the stimulus, type or paste content into the Rich Content Editor.

To embed an image, click the Image icon [1]. To insert media, click the Media icon [2]. To add a link, click the Link icon [3].

Embed an Image

Embed an Image

To embed an image, drag and drop the image [1] or select a file by clicking the Browse button [2].

To import an image, click the Import button [3].

Add Media

Add Media

You can add media by entering a source URL [1] or an embed code [2].

Add a Link

Add a Link

In the URL field [1], add the URL for the link. To add the link, click the Ok button [2].

Add Source URL

Add Source URL

To add a source URL, enter the URL in the Source URL field.

Note: Source URLs are not visible to students.

Add to Item Bank

Add to Item Bank

To add the stimulus to an item bank, click the Add to Bank link.

Attach Question

  Attach Question 

To attach a question to the stimulus, click the Attach Question button [1]. Then click the question type you want to attach [2]. You can also select content from an item bank [3].

All question types can be associated with stimulus content.

Note: If a question is not attached to the stimulus, the stimulus will not appear in students' assessments.

View Stimulus

  View Stimulus 

Your stimulus and question will appear side by side in the assessment.

To attach another question to the stimulus, click the Attach Question button.

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