How do I take a Gauge assessment where I can only view one question at a time?

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Your institution may choose to build assessments that show one question at a time. This means you will view only one assessment question on your screen at a time instead of all questions posted at once.

Open Gauge

Open Gauge

In Global Navigation, click the Gauge link.

View Current Assessments

View Current Assessments

Your current assessments will display in the dashboard by default. Current assessments include assessments that you haven't started [1] and assessments you have started but haven't completed [2].

If your current assessments are not displayed in the dashboard, click the Assessments drop-down menu [3] and select the View Current Assessments option [4].

Take Assessment

Take Assessment

To take an available assessment, click the Take button.

Begin Assessment

Begin Assessment

View the instructions for your assessment [1]. If the assessment includes a time limit, the time limit will appear on this page [2].

To begin the assessment, click the Begin button [3].

View Backtracking Warning

  View Backtracking Warning

If the assessment does not allow you to go back to questions after you answer them, a warning message displays in the assessment page. The message states that the assessment is delivered one question at a time and going back to previously answered questions is not allowed.

Enter Access Code

Enter Access Code

If the assessment requires an access code, enter the code in the Access Code field [1]. Then click the Submit button [2].

View Next Question

  View Next Warning

Each question displays one at a time. To advance through the assessment, click the Next button.

View Previous Question

  View Previous Question

If your instructor did not disable backtracking and allows you to return to prior questions, you can click the Previous button to check the answers or return to questions you left blank.

Open Question Navigator

Open Question Navigator

You can also use the Question Navigator to move between questions in an assessment. To open the Question Navigator, click the Expand icon.

Note: If you cannot view the Question Navigator, your institution has disabled backtracking in the assessment.

View Question Navigator

View Question Navigator

To jump to a specific question, click the question in the Question Navigator [1]. To pin a question to review later, click the Pin icon [2].

Answered questions are highlighted in blue text. Unanswered questions are indicated by white text.

 

View Pinned Questions

View Pinned Questions

All pinned questions will display in the Pinned Questions section of the Question Navigator [1]. To view a pinned question, click the name of the question [2].

Open Calculator

  Open Calculator

Your assessment may include a calculator that can be used for the entire assessment [1] or for an individual question [2]. If calculators can be used in your assessment, open the calculator by clicking the Calculator icon.

Note: If the Calculator icon does not display in your assessment, this setting has not been enabled by your instructor or institution.

Use Calculator

Use Calculator

Your instructor may enable a basic calculator or a scientific calculator. To use the calculator, click the number and function buttons or type numbers and functions using your keyboard [1].

To clear a calculation, click the Clear button [2].

View your calculation and results in the results field [3]

Close the calculator by clicking the Close button [4]. Calculations are saved if you close the calculator window.

To move the calculator around the browser window, click and drag the calculator header [5].

Use Scientific Calculator

The scientific calculator includes additional buttons for more advanced functionality [1].

Click the Rad/Deg toggle to switch between Radian and Degree mode [2].

Submit Assessment

Submit Assessment

To submit the assessment, click the Submit button.

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