Unlike all of the computer-graded question types available in the D2L quizzes tool, Written Response questions allow students to type written answers, but require the instructor to read and grade the responses by hand. After a quiz has been taken, the score reported to the student and sent to the Grades tool will reflect only … Continue reading Grading Written Response Quiz Questions
Conducting online, self-scoring objective tests using the Quizzes tool in D2L has become a popular way to assess students in both online and face-to-face courses. However, for faculty using online tests, the questions always comes up as to how secure online tests really are, and how to keep students from cheating. This post will attempt … Continue reading Online Testing in D2L – The Truth About Security
On occasion, we will have reports from faculty that quizzes taken by students on D2L will return very low or unusual scores in the gradebook. For example: In this example, the quiz is worth 5 points, but students are returning very low scores of .04 or .03. What Causes This? This is caused by a … Continue reading Quizzes Not Scoring Correctly
By default, after completing a quiz on Desire2Learn you are shown your score, but nothing else. However, many professors will open up the correct answers after all students have completed the quiz. Here is how to view them. 1) After logging in to your Desire2Learn course, click on Quizzes in the course navbar 2) You … Continue reading How to View Correct Answers/Feedb on Quizzes – For Students
The first thing to remember about printing in D2L is that D2L was designed as an e-learning platform. In other words, it's designed for paperless, online learning, so many of the screens and interfaces aren't designed with printing in mind. Nonetheless, we still occasionally receive questions about printing from D2L, so here are some things … Continue reading Notes on Printing in D2L
The PDF handout below will guide you through the steps of creating a simple self-grading multiple choice quiz in Desire2Learn. Creating a Quiz-in-D2L (PDF) After you have administered the quiz, be sure to open up the feedback and correct answers for your students.
This handout was developed for new student users of Desire2Learn to help them understand the quizzes tool. For example, it was brought to our attention that many students do not realize that if you accidentally close out of a quiz before submitting, you can simply sign back in and resume taking the quiz (assuming that … Continue reading Understanding D2L Quizzes – The Student Handout