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    Short Answer Questions

    How to create short answer questions

    Step 1

    Go to the Course Dashboard > Activities and Resources

    Step 2

    Click on  Activities and Resources>Quizzes

    Step 3

    Click on the Quiz you wish to add the Short Answer to

    Step 4

    Click on the Gear Icon and then Edit Quiz

    Step 5

    On the right-hand side, click "Add" and then "a new question"

    Step 6

    In the window that pops up, scroll down on the left and click "Short Answer." Then click Add. You can now fill in the details for the question

    Setting the Possible Answers/ Short Answer Question Settings

    Step 1

    When filling out possible answers to a Short Answer question, you can use "*" to set how the system recognizes if an answer is right or wrong 

    EXAMPLE: In this case, answers that start with "Tracy J" will be marked Incorrect while answers that start with just "Tracy" will be marked Correct

    Step 2

    Use the "Grade" dropdown to mark how many points students will get for giving that answer. In the previous example, the first answer was set to None so the student would get 0 points. The second was set to 100% so they would get full points for that response.

    Step 3

    Once you've finished filling out your question and possible answers, you can click on the Gear icon, then choose the Preview button to test it for yourself

    Step 4

    Once the question and answers are filled out and working properly, click "Submit and Finish" to complete the process of adding this short answer question to the Quiz

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