Jan 042013

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Instructors can add additional questions to Tests.

Question Sets are groups of explicitly chosen questions that can be presented in a random fashion.

  • From the Control Panel
  • Select Course Tools
  • Select Tests, Surveys, and Pools
  • Select Tests
  • Select the Down arrow next to the Test title you want to edit
  • Select Edit
  • From the Test Canvas page, select Reuse Question
  • Select Create Question Set from the drop-down menu
  • From Browse Criteria (on the left):
    • Expand criteria types to view options by selecting one or more of the following: Pools, Tests, Question Types, Categories, Topics, Levels of Difficulty, or Keywords
    • Choose your criteria for searching by selecting check box(es)
  • From Criteria Summary (on the right):
    • Select the check box(es) next to question(s) to choose them
    • To view an entire question select the preview icon Preview iconbetween the check box and the question text
  • When satisfied with selected questions, select Submit
  • A green confirmation bar appears: “Success: Question Set saved with # questions. Edit number of questions to display and points” (to close select the “x”)
  • Now, edit the number of questions to display and points:
    • Locate Number of Questions to display:
      • Select the number field to the right and enter the number of questions to display
      • Select Submit
      • A green confirmation bar quickly appears and disappears: “Success: Number of questions to display saved.”
    • Locate Points per question: (far right)
      • Select the number field and enter the number of points for each question for the question set
      • Select Submit
      • A green confirmation bar quickly appears and disappears: “Success: Points updated.”
  • To add additional question set(s) to your test, repeat the Question Set steps above. You can also create questions or create random blocks in addition to using question sets.
  • When finished adding questions, select OK to return to the Tests page