Note: To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.
To reach the Settings page for an assessment, from the
menubar of the appropriate site, click
& Quizzes. On the Assessments page, click
Settings beneath the title of the assessment. Click the
black arrow for a type of setting to see the options.
Note: Altering the settings for one assessment does not impact the settings of other assessments you created. Altering the options in the settings for an assessment does not impact any other options.
The settings available depend on whether or not your assessment is published; see Settings for published assessments below. They may also depend on what assessment type you are using. The default assessment type does not include all possible settings.
If you wish to include more settings than you see available for an unpublished assessment, you will need to create and edit a new assessment type; see Adding, editing, or deleting an Assessment Type.
The following is a list of all possible settings.
Note: As soon as an assessment is published, its author will receive its URL. It is up to the author to distribute the URL to people taking the assessment who are not members of the site.
Nextbuttons, or the table of contents.
Mark for Reviewoption adds a checkbox labeled
Mark for Reviewunder every question in an assessment. Students can check the boxes to mark questions they would like to return to before submitting the assessment. This feature is not available when the assessment is configured for linear access. In the settings for your Assessment Type, use the first checkbox to determine whether or not you can change this setting; use the second checkbox to select the default value for this setting.
Note: You should not use the Immediate Feedback setting in Tests & Quizzes when assessing learning, as it may provide information students can use to correct their answers before submitting a test.
Also, you can choose any combination of the following options to include in the feedback:
Web Safe Palette,
Windows System Palette, or
Grey Scale Palette), and then click the color you want to use for your assessment's background color. The hexadecimal value representing your color will automatically populate the "Background Color" field.
To save the settings for an assessment, click
at the bottom of the page. Click
Cancel to cancel any unsaved
Note: An assessment must contain at least one question in order to be published.
You can modify the settings, parts, and questions of any assessment listed under "Pending Assessments". When you publish an assessment, a copy is created and listed under "Published Assessments". For the published copy, you can make changes to all the settings except "Assessment Released To".
Note: After you've published an assessment, if you modify its "Pending Assessments" copy, you'll have to alter the assessment's name before publishing it. When you publish it, you'll be creating another copy under "Published Assessments", not replacing the existing published copy.