How can I grade essay quiz questions using feedback?

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How can I grade essay quiz questions using feedback?

Creating and grading an essay with feedback is a two-step process:

  1. Create your essay question quiz;
  2. Grade and offer feedback.

If you've already created your quiz and only need to know how to score and offer feedback, click the following link to jump down to step 2.

Create your quiz

 

Open the LaunchPad unit to which you would like to add a new quiz

Open the LaunchPad unit to which you would like to add a new quiz
 

Select "Add to this Unit" and click "Create New" from the drop-down menu that appears

Select
 

Click "Quiz"

Click
 

Click "Questions"

You will, of course, have to fill out the Basic Info, Assignment and Settings tabs for your quiz, but we will not cover that here. To learn more about creating assignments, please refer to the help article How do I create assignments?.

Click
 

Click the drop down arrow on the Create button and choose "Essay"

We recommend using "Essay" if your questions are truly essay questions -- if you choose "Short Answer" questions you must also supply the answers to the questions so LaunchPad can automatically grade them.

Click the drop down arrow on the Create button and choose
 

Type your question in the space provided

Type your question in the space provided
 

Click properties if you want to title your question

Note that this step is optional, but recommended if you are going to ask more than one question in this quiz.

Click properties if you want to title your question
 

Click the Metadata tab

Click the Metadata tab
 

Enter a title

Enter a title
 

Click Close

Click Close
 

Click Save

Click Save
 

Your titled questions will look like the questions below.

 

Repeat the process if you want to add more essay questions

Repeat the process if you want to add more essay questions
 

Click Done Editing when you've completed creating your quiz

Click Done Editing when you've completed creating your quiz
 

Grade the essay and add feedback

After your students have completed the quiz, you can grade their essays and offer them feedback following the steps below.

 

Select the Gradebook from the Home Page

Select the Gradebook from the Home Page
 

Click the paper icon to open a Grading Dialog Box and grade a quiz

Click the paper icon to open a Grading Dialog Box and grade a quiz
 

Read and evaluate

Use the scroll bar on the right to navigate down through the responses.

Read and evaluate
 

Enter scores in the appropriate boxes

Note that you can use fractions for the scores in these boxes.

Enter scores in the appropriate boxes
 

To add feedback, Click "Add Notes" next to "Feedback" to open up a Feedback Dialog Box

To add feedback, Click
 

Add Feedback

You can add feedback to multiple questions by using the numbering or bulleting feature in the toolbar at the top of the dialog box.

Add Feedback
 

Click Submit Score when you've completed grading the assignment

Click Submit Score when you've completed grading the assignment
 

If you need to regrade the assignment, click on the student's score in the gradebook. That will open the grading dialog box again so you can make changes.

 

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