Grade or score responses

The Grading feature allows you to visually display the correct answers when presenting. It also allows you to use the Gradebook report to grade individual performance across multiple questions.

Note: Grading is only available for Multiple choice activities and Clickable image activities.

Setup grading during activity creation

To set multiple choice answers as correct, click the checkmark next to them. The checkmark will become green and the system will now grade incoming responses as correct or incorrect. You can display the results while presenting or view results in the Gradebook report afterward.

Grade or score responses

Adding grading later

You can also edit an existing poll to enable grading.

Step 1: Mouse over a multiple choice activity on your Polls page and click the Edit link.

Grade or score responses: Editing a poll

Helpful tip:: You can also reach the Edit screen from within an individual activity by clicking Edit at the bottom of the page.

Grade or score responses: Editing a poll

Step 2: On the Edit screen, click the checkmark to mark one or more answers as correct.

Grade or score responses: Editing a poll

Step 3: Click the Save button in the bottom right to save your changes.

Grading is now enabled

Display the correct answer during a live presentation

You can display the correct answer(s) during your presentation by clicking the “Show correct” button on the right side of your display. Once you show the poll results, a checkmark will appear next to the correct answer(s).

Grade or score responses: Display correct answer


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