How do I apply question-by-question settings for a Homework activity?

Document created by Vishal Sharma on Jan 10, 2017Last modified by Vishal Sharma on Jan 13, 2017
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Time limit, number of attempts, and review settings can be edited in three ways:

We recommend that you first set a general base value here for all the questions in your assessment and then change each individual question setting at the question level as necessary.

Note: The steps in this article will help you edit question settings, not the question itself. For help editing a question please view the help article How do I edit a Homework activity question?.

We highly recommend you review Homework Assignment Requirements and Best Practices before beginning to create Homework Assignments.

Click to open the Homework Activity

Click to open the Homework Activity
 

Click the check box next to the question you want to edit

Click the check box next to the question you want to edit
 

Click "Edit question settings"

Note: Do not click "Edit" next to the question or "Edit questions" (outlined in black, below). These options are there if you want to edit the TEXT of the question and NOT the question settings.

Click
 

Edit the settings from the "Edit Question Settings" screen

You can change the following settings on a question by question basis:

  • Points possible;
  • Number of attempts per question;
  • Which attempt submitted by a student will report to the gradebook as part of his/her final score;
  • Time limit to answer each question;
  • Feedback review settings.

In this example, we changed points possible to 15.

Be sure to click "Save" when you're done editing the settings.

Edit the settings from the
 

 

  • From the activity information page you can now see the updated question settings In this example, 15 points is now the value for question 2.
  • The settings for all the other questions remain the same.
 

WARNING: Edits to the questions, question settings or overall activity settings in a Homework activity cannot be made after a student has submitted an attempt

Once a student has submitted an attempt to a homework activity, you will be unable to make edits to questions, question settings and overall activity settings for the homework activity. This includes when you take the homework activity in "View as Student" mode. Please remember to make edits to all of the questions and settings before students begin the activity.

WARNING: Edits to the questions, question settings or overall activity settings in a Homework activity cannot be made after a student has submitted an attempt
 

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