Quizzes and Surveys
D2L Quizzes Tool enables educators to create a wide variety of points based question types; both objective and subjective formats, and ranging from simple multiple choice to long answer question types. Quiz set-up options include quiz time constraints, question randomization, security, hints, feedback, and more.
D2L Surveys tool works similar to quizzes. It’s an excellent way to collect feedback from students regarding any aspect of a course.
Please refer to this Quizzes Tool for Instructors Video Playlist or the documentation below:
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Here you will find a list of best practices, tips and tricks, and extra information to help you create a powerful Quiz.
The Quizzes tool enables you to create and manage quantifiable assessments.
In D2L, there are 12 different types of questions that can be created for use in Quizzes and Surveys.
The Question Library is a central repository that stores and archives questions which you can reuse within a course.
Give each learner a random set of quiz questions. By doing so it can help reduce instances of cheating.
There are many setting options for quizzes in terms of access, timing and number of attempts. Find the most common ones listed here.
D2L can automatically grade quizzes for you and send scores to the gradebook. By default, a quiz is not associated with the gradebook. You should create an association so scores will transfer from a quiz to a Grade Item.
Some quiz questions can be set up to be graded automatically by D2L, including multiple-choice, true/false, multi-select, and matching.
Using the Preview option, you can take the quiz as a student does to ensure the accuracy of content and grading before you release a quiz.
Special access can be assigned to students to provide academic accommodations and give them extended time limits for quizzes or other form of submissions based on need.
Common Quiz issues you may encounter.
This document shows you how to modify the answer after quizzes are completed.
You can set your quizzes to provide feedback automatically as students complete quizzes.
If due to technical issues the student is unable to submit the quiz, the student’s quiz remains an Attempt in Progress and the system shows no submission or grade for that student.
Track when students started a quiz and how many attempts they took per quiz.
This guide describes a workaround for associating one grade item for the grading of multiple quizzes on D2L as well as how to use one grade item for the same quiz available at different times for two sections of students.
Do your quiz results appear as single digit values with decimal points? You may need to reset the quiz question valuation.
Once you receive completed quizzes from students, you can view quiz statistics such as grade distribution, grade average, question statistics, and user statistics on the Statistics page.
Some instructors may allow you to review your quiz answers. In some cases, the feedback or correct answers will be included. If your instructor has enabled these features, you can review your answers as follows.