LaunchPad > How do I assign Diagnostics?

Document created by Digital Support on Jan 25, 2017Last modified by Digital Support on Apr 13, 2017
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Diagnostic quiz questions are now available in several LaunchPads including:

  • The St. Martin's Guide to Writing, 11e
  • LaunchPad Solo for Readers and Writers
  • Everything's an Argument, 7e
  • McWhorter, Successful College Writing, 6e
  • Ruszkiewicz, How to Write Anything, 3e
  • Current Issues and Enduring Questions 11e
  • Practical Argument 3e
  • The Bedford Guide for College Writers 11e
  • LaunchPad Solo for Hacker Handbooks
  • LaunchPad Solo for Lunsford Handbooks

Eight Diagnostic tests are available to help instructors identify potential problem areas in each student's study of reading and writing. Each of the four topics: Sentence Grammar; Style, Punctuation, and Mechanics; Reading Skills; and Reading Strategies features a pre- and post-test to assess each student's improvement over time.

Click Assign

You should see Diagnostics listed in your Resources on the main page of your LaunchPad. From here you can:

Assign all Diagnostics at once

If you'd like to assign all eight tests as a unit, hover your cursor over Diagnostics, then click Assign at the right.

Assign one Diagnostic at a time

Expand the cluster to select the Diagnostic you'd like to assign. Hover your cursor over the title, then click Assign at the right.

Manage Assignment

Set a due date for your assignment, then click Assign.