Adding, editing, or deleting an Assessment Type

Note: To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.

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About Assessment Types

An Assessment Type is a pre-selected set of assessment settings that can make it simpler for you to create assessments. You can use any Assessment Type you create in all of your sites.

When you create or edit an Assessment Type, you determine what changes to settings you can make when you use the Assessment Type to create assessments. For more, see Creating a new assessment and Assessment settings.

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Creating an Assessment Type

To create an Assessment Type:

  1. In the menubar, click Tests & Quizzes.

  2. On the Assessments page, click Assessment Types.

  3. Under "New Assessment Type", in the "Title" field, type a name for your Assessment Type, and then click Create.

  4. Under "Edit Assessment Type", you'll see a list of settings. To reveal the options for a setting, click its name or the triangular icon next to it. Then, check the boxes to select the settings and options that you can edit. Also, some of the settings have default values that you can set. For information on the settings and options available, see the Assessment Type settings section below.

  5. When you're finished, click Save. You will see your Assessment Type listed under "Saved Assessment Types".

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Editing an Assessment Type

To edit an Assessment Type, from the Assessment Types screen, under "Saved Assessment Types", click the name of the Assessment Type. For information on settings and options, see the Assessment Type settings section below. When you're finished, click Save.

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Deleting an Assessment Type

To delete an Assessment Type, from the Assessment Types screen, under "Saved Assessment Types", click the Remove link beneath the Assessment Type to be removed. Click Remove again to confirm.

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Assessment Type settings

When you create or edit an Assessment Type, you determine what changes to settings you can make when you create assessments based on the Assessment Type. The following settings and options are available:

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