After adding an exercise to your digital test or written assignment, you can add a New description and a New question. Adding a new description can assist students by not only providing them with additional text but also content like video and audio. Below is an overview of the description types you can use in your digital test.
When adding a description to a written assignment, you can select the content types 'Text', 'Text with image' and 'Image'. They are very similar in use with the digital 'Text' and 'Image'.
Click the more_vert-icon in the question if you want to change the content type.
An audio file can be added to a description, which participants can play during the test. By default, participants can play an audio file an unlimited number of times. If the beta feature 'Media plays' is enabled, you can control the number of times a participant can play the audio during a digital test. Ans supports a multitude of different audio files. These include, but are not limited to:
Would you like to record audio as a description? Please use the 'Text' content type instead.
If you want to provide students with a code sample in the description, you can use the 'Code' content type. Ans offers the possibility to make use of the following languages:
- Shell script
You can add text to add extra information to your question. The text can be created with help of the text editor. Various functions of the text editor can be used. A few are described below:
- Tables (table_rows) and URLs (link) can be added
- Images (image) and files (file_upload) can be uploaded. Currently, the position option for images only applies to images in digital tests.
- Equations (functions) can be written
- Record audio (mic)
Would you like to upload an audio file as a description? Please use the 'Audio' content type instead.