For quizzes, when do students see the feedback in the blue comment field? Must they enter an answer first? Can they change their answer after seeing these comments?
Hello Greg Smersh...
Quiz feedback is only shown to students after they've submitted the quiz...not during quiz taking process. I'm also assuming that your quiz feedback options are set to allow students to see their answers after the quiz has been submitted to you. Here is a Canvas Guide that explains the options: What options can I set in a quiz?. Also, as an example, this Guide on multiple choice questions explains the feedback fields about half-way down: How do I create a Multiple Choice quiz question?.
I hope this is helpful to you, Greg!
Heh, Greg, it's funny that you asked your question about the blue comment field when you did, because I was in the midst of a training yesterday and suddenly realized I had never even paid attention to that field...and didn't know exactly how it was deployed. You probably posted your question at the exact time I was wondering this! So I looked at the guide that Chris Hofer linked to, and found the answer:
All students will see the feedback in the blue comment field.
Again, it's important to note here, just as Chris points out, that students don't see the feedback until after they have completed the quiz, and how and when they see the feedback is subject to the settings you decide to place on the quiz.
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