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How do I manage settings for an assessment in New Quizzes?

How do I manage settings for an assessment in New Quizzes?

You can adjust delivery settings for an assessment in New Quizzes. These options will adjust the way that an assessment is delivered to students.

To edit the point total, assignment group, due date, availability dates, and the individual students and course sections who will receive the assessment, edit the assessment from the Assignments page.

Open Quiz

Open Quiz

You can create a new assessment or open an existing assessment from the Quizzes page.

If you are creating a new assessment, click the Add Quiz button [1]. To edit an existing assessment, click the title of that assessment [2].

Open Settings

Open Settings

Click the Settings tab.

View Warning Message

View Warning Message

If students have already submitted the assessment, a warning message will appear on the Delivery Settings page.

Shuffle Questions

Shuffle Questions

To shuffle the order questions are displayed to students, click the Shuffle Questions button. If this setting is turned off, questions will display in the order you designate in the assessment.

Note: Item bank questions that have been added in a group will continue to be randomized within that group whether this setting is turned on or off.

Shuffle Answers

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To shuffle the order answers are displayed to students for multiple choice, multiple answer, and matching quiz questions, click the Shuffle Answers button. If this setting is turned off, answers will display in the order you designate in the quiz questions.

Note: Shuffling answers does not guarantee the order is displayed differently to every student. Some students will receive the same answer order, depending on the number of answers for each question.

Display One Question at a Time

Display One Question at a Time

To display one question at a time to students, click the One Question at A Time button [1]. To allow students to backtrack to previous questions in an assessment, click the Allow Backtracking checkbox [2]. Allow Backtracking is enabled by default.

Require Student Access Code

Require Student Access Code

To require students to enter an access code to take an assessment, click the Require a student access code button [1]. Then enter the access code in the Password field [2]. To view a masked access code, click the Show access code checkbox [3].

Set Time Limit

Set Time Limit

To set a time limit for an assessment, click the Time Limit button [1]. Then enter the time limit using the Hours and Minutes fields [2].

Filter IP Addresses

Filter IP Addresses

To filter IP addresses for the assessment, click the Filter IP Addresses button [1]. Then enter the allowed IP ranges using the Allowed IP range fields [2]. To add multiple IP ranges, click the Add Allowed range link [3].

Allow On-Screen Calculator

Allow On-Screen Calculator

To enable an on-screen calculator for the entire assessment, click the Allow Calculator button [1]. Select either the Basic or Scientific calculator option [2]. The Basic calculator only displays numbers and basic mathematical functions (add, subtract, multiply, divide). The Scientific calculator displays more options for advanced calculations.

Allow Multiple Attempts

To allow multiple attempts for an assessment, click the Allow multiple attempts button [1]. To assign which score to keep for student grades, select the option in the Score to keep drop-down menu [2]. You can choose to keep the highest score, latest score, or average score.

Set Limited Attempts

By default, students will be allowed unlimited attempts when the Allow multiple attempts option is enabled. To set a limited number of attempts, select the Limited option [1]. Then select the number of attempts you want to allow [2].

Set Waiting Period

To set a waiting period between attempts, click the Require time between attempts checkbox [1]. Then select the days [2], hours [3], and minutes [4] to require students to wait before they can begin a new attempt.

Hide Student Results

Hide Student Results

To restrict students from viewing assessment results, click the Restrict student result view button.

Note: Students can still see their assessment grades in the Gradebook when the Restrict student result view option is enabled. To completely hide grades from students, you will need to enable a Manual posting policy in the Gradebook.

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