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Desire2Learn 9.0

Quizzing: Process Overview

Using Desire2Learn to administer quizzes allows for easy distribution and grading. You can create several types of quiz questions, including long answer, fill in the blank, matching, and multiple choice. You can also customize quiz options to allow special access, permit multiple attempts, and create a report.

Other documents relating to quizzes can be found in the Quiz section of the Desire2Learn Table of Contents.

Although it may seem daunting at first, the steps involved with creating a quiz are all contained in a logical, step-by-step area of Desire2Learn. This streamlines the process and makes creating quizzes a simple task.

Step Description

Step I:
Create the Quiz

  • Create a quiz name
  • Decide whether to use a pre-existing grade assessment item or create a new one
  • Allow or disallow the attempt grade to be seen by the student
  • Create introductory and quiz description messages

Step II:
Set Quiz Availability and Restrictions

  • Set the quiz as active or inactive
  • Set the quiz availability time
  • Set the time allotment for quiz completion
  • Specify special access for students

Step III:
Set Quiz Attempts

  • Specify the number of times students can take the quiz
  • Specify the overall grade calculation

Step IV:
Set the Submission View

  • Type a message students will see upon quiz completion
  • Specify whether students will see questions/answers answered correctly/incorrectly

Step V:
Create the Reports

  • Type a message students will see upon quiz completion
  • Specify what statistics students are allowed to view

Step VI:
Use the Question Library

Step VII:
Add Questions to the Quiz

  • Import questions to the quiz
  • Specify the number of questions to be displayed on each page

Step VIII:
Finish the Quiz

  • Save the quiz
  • Preview the quiz
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