How do I create a File Upload assessment question in Gauge?

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When creating an assessment, you can create a File Upload question in Gauge. You can limit the number of files and the file extensions that can be uploaded by students.

File Upload questions must be graded manually.

Add Question

  Add Question 

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

Add File Upload Question

Add True or False Question

Click the Add File Upload button.

Add Question Title and Stem

  Add Question Title and Stem 

In the Question Title field [1], add a question title. Question titles are optional and are not visible to students.

In the Question Stem field [2], add the question stem. The question stem contains the question and, if necessary, additional instructions and information.

Limit File Uploads

  Limit File Uploads 

To limit the number of file uploads allowed for students, click the Limit File number checkbox [1]. Then type the file number in the Number field [2] or use the arrows to increase or decrease the value [3].

Note: If the Limit File number option is not selected, students will be allowed unlimited uploads to a question.

Restrict File Types

  Restrict File Types 

To restrict the file types that can be uploaded by students, click the Restrict File Types checkbox [1]. Then enter the file extensions separated by commas in the File Types field [2].

Align to Outcome

Align to Outcome

To align the question to an outcome, click anywhere in the Align to Outcomes section.

Add to Item Bank

  Add to Item Bank 

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

Note: After a question has been added to an item bank, it can only be edited in the item bank. You can still set unique point values and options in the assessment for an item bank question.

Add Point Value

  Add Point Value 

To customize the point value for the question, type the point value in the Points field [1] or use the arrows to increase or decrease the point value [2].

Save Question

Save Question

To save the question, click the Done button.

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