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How do I create a Desmos Number Line Point question in an item bank?

How do I create a Desmos Number Line Point question in an item bank?

If your institution has a paid Desmos upgrade, you may be able to add a Desmos Number Line Point question to an item bank. After you select the question type, you can use the LaTeX editor to add details for the question, view a student preview, and verify auto-grading is working correctly. Once the question is published to an item bank, you can add the question to an assessment.

Note: If you do not see the Desmos Items (Paid Upgrade) section in the Question Type drop-down menu, your institution does not have a paid Desmos upgrade.

Open Item Bank

Open Item Bank

In Global Navigation, click the Assessments link [1], then click the Item Bank link [2].

Add Item

Click the Add Item button.

Add Question Title

Add Question Title

Enter a title for the question.

Select Number Line Point Question Type

Select Number Line Point Question Type

If your institution has a paid Desmos upgrade, you may be able to add Desmos item types to your item bank. Click the Question Type drop-down menu [1], and select the Number Line Point option [2].

Add Item Details

Add Item Details

Select the remaining details for your question using the drop-down menus [1]. Items marked with an asterisk are required.

After you have finalized the question details, click the Continue button [2].

Compose Question

Compose Question

To add question details, type in the Compose Question field [1]. To add math equations and expressions, click the LaTeX icon [2] and use the options to enter the expression details.

Set Example Answer

Set Example Answer

To set an example answer, click and drag the point to the correct position.

Note: You may need to adjust your display parameters in the Modify Graph section before setting an example answer.

Set Properties

Set Properties

To adjust the question parameters, select options from the question properties [1].

To view additional question options, click the More options drop-down menu [2].

Modify Graph and More Options

Modify Graph and More Options

In the Modify Graph section, create a graph that students will interact with to answer the question [1].

To define parameters for the graph, type in the Expression fields [2].

To change the boundaries of the graph, click the Graph Settings icon in the corner of the graph [3].

To adjust font size, click the font size menu and select a size option [4].

Note: If you cannot see the Graph Settings icon in the Modify Graph section, zoom out your view in your browser. To do this, hold down the Control or Command key on your keyboard and press the - (minus) key. Continue pressing the minus key until the Graph Settings icon displays in the Modify Graph section.

View Student Preview

View Student Preview

The Preview pane displays the question as it will be seen and interacted with by students.

To test the auto-grading tool, click and drag the points [1]. When the correct answer is configured, the Points icon will be shaded [2].

To view the correct answer in the Preview pane, click the Show Answers checkbox [3].

Save Question

Save Question

When you have finalized the details for the question, you can save the details.

To save a draft of the question, click the Save As Draft button [1].

To publish the question to the item bank and make it available to add to an assessment, click the Publish button [2].



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