How do I use Quizzes?
This article explains what Quizzes are and how you can use them.
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Quizzes can be used to create tests. It is possible to let Quizzes be graded automatically in Brightspace. The advantages of using quizzes are as following:
- You can make use of a variety of question types and multimedia.
- You can analyse elaborate and detailed quiz statistics.
- You can generate a quiz report to share data.
- You can provide effective and specific feedback.
Preferably create all questions in the question library prior to creating a quiz. That way you can quickly and easily import (or re-use) questions in your quiz (or survey). How to go about creating new questions, you can read in the article How do I use the Question Library?
- Navigate to Course Tools in the navbar of your course.
- Click Quizzes.
This is the Quizzes homepage, the first tab of Quizzes (Manage Quizzes). This is where you see an overview of all Quizzes you have created for a course, and can:
- create a New Quiz;
- edit quiz categories (Edit Categories);
- Add Learning Object, Copy, Reorder, Make Visible to or Hide from Users, or Delete, Quizzes via More Actions;
- sort quizzes in the overview based on Category or Availability: click the arrow, select your preference and click Apply;
- open the Quick menu of a quiz;
- quick and easily edit multiple quizzes at once via Bulk Edit. This is particularly useful for assigning categories to a quiz or (de)activating them.
Quiz Quick menu
From the Quiz homepage you can easily navigate to different Quizzes via the Quick menu.
- Click the fold-out arrow behind the name of a quiz and select:
- Edit to adjust the quiz;
- Hide from Users to hide the quiz;
Preview to see a preview of the quiz/walk through the quiz as if you were a student:
- Tick Bypass Restrictions at the top of your page, if you want to bypass any restrictions (for example the maximum amount of attempts) which you set up for (certain) users.
- Click Start Quiz! at the bottom of the page to start the quiz.
- After having completed the quiz, tick at the bottom of the page whether you want this trial attempt to be evaluated or not. (Please note: Trial attempts do not count for the class statistics of the quiz).
- Lastly, click Exit Preview.
- Delete to delete the quiz;
- Grade to grade/evaluate the quiz;
- Reports to view the quiz report. The report will only become visible after you have walked through the Reports Setup of a quiz (last tab of New Quiz/Edit Quiz). If so desired, you can then export it to a csv- or excel-file;
- Statistics to navigate to the quiz statistics page;
- Attempt Logs for an overview of the attempts made;
- Publish to LOR to add your quiz to the LOR to either Copy Right Materials (if your quiz makes use of copyrighted content or the Instructor Respository.