lightbulb_outline This question type can be used in a digital test only.
An order question is mostly used in an assignment if students are required to rank the answers. Students can drag and drop the choices either vertically or horizontally into the right order.
Create an order question
- Click the domain School name in the menu on the left.
- Click on label_important Courses in the menu at the top.
- Click on your course or use the search bar in the Courses-section.
- Click on your assignment or create a new assignment.
- Click New exercise, fill in a name and click Save.
- Click New question and select Order question.
- Formulate the question in the question box.
- Fill in the amount of points the question is worth.
- Click the dropdown menu Order type* and select Horizontal or Vertical.
- Click Add choice and fill in the answer option. Repeat this for all answer options.
- If preferred, you can also click on the box Fixed starting position. This allows you to fill in the position of the answer options when shuffle the answer options is enabled.
- Click the more_vert-icon for more options.
- Click Save.
Options for an open question
This marks the question as a bonus question, which means the number of points awarded with this question will be counted until the maximum amount of points achievable for this assignment is reached. The points of the bonus question aren’t included in the maximum amount of points that can be achieved for the assignment If the student answers the question incorrectly, this won’t be detracted from the number of points and the mark.
You will first need to assign which students are exempted from answering this question within the settings of your course. You can then enable which questions can be skipped by these students. In a digital test the student will be informed they can skip the question. For written assignments they will see a scissor icon next to the question, so students will need to be informed they can skip these questions. The number of points for this question will not be counted in their result. It is not possible to change this setting after the test has been taken.
- Partial scoring
Students will get points when their answer is partly correct. For example, the total number of points they can get for this question is 2 and their answer is half correct, they will get 1 point. Without this option, they only can get 0 or the maximum number of points.
Add a grading scheme to an order question
- Click Grading scheme in the menu at the top.
- Go to the question for which you want to set the grading scheme.
- Fill in the number of points each answer option is worth.
- It is optional to fill in feedback that is shown to students when:
- correctly answering the question
- answering the question with a mistake
- incorrectly answering the question
- Click the more_vert-icon for more grading options.
- Click Save.
Options for grading
- Model answer
A solution for the reviewers (and for participants when published). The model answer can be an extensive elaboration, an image, or a file.
- Use automatic scoring
When you use automatic scoring for grading, you will need to select the correct answer options. The platform will automatically award the number of points set in the grading scheme for the question, either the full or partial points, depending on the setting. Disabling this option makes it possible to adjust the number of points awarded with each answer option. Both with the option enabled and disabled, the platform will automatically review the question, the difference is being able to differentiate between the number of points awarded for each answer.
- Limit minimum to zero points (For the points-per-criteria grading method only)
With this option enabled, it’s not possible to go below zero points when selecting the different criteria. It is still possible to manually adjust the number of points to go below zero with the adjustment option during the reviewing.
- Limit maximum to total points (For the points-per-criteria grading method only)
In the grading settings it’s possible to set the maximum amount of points achievable with the question, separate from the points per criteria When this number deviates from the maximum amount achievable by adding up the criteria points, this option will cap the maximum amount of points to this manually set number.
Grading of an order question
If you have not used the product rule-option, an order-question will be graded as follows:
We determine the number of correct ‘pairs’. For example, 4 options for the following pairs are used:
1-2 ; 1-3 ; 1-4 ; 2-3 ; 2-4 ; 3-4
We compare this with the student answer and if for example, the student identified 4 correct pairs, the student receives a score of 4/6 * number of points.
So in general: grade = (number of correct pairs set by the student / total number of correct pairs) * number of points set for this question
error_outline Order questions are graded automatically and therefore it is not possible to change the score of a specific student. You can only change the points from the question.