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 'Description', 'Description with image' and 'Image'. They are very similar in use with the digital 'Description' 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 the description so students can play the audio during the test. There is no limit on how many times a student can play the audio file. 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 'Description' content type instead.
If you want to provide students with a code sample in the description, you can use 'code' as content. Ans offers the possibility to make use of the following languages:
- Shell script
You can add a description to add extra information to your question. The description 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
- 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.
A video file can be added to your description so students can watch the video during the test. There is no limit on how many times the student can play the video. Ans supports a multitude of video extensions. These include, but are not limited to:
You also have the option to add Youtube videos to the description by providing a link.
An image can be added as a description. A caption can be added if desired. The following file types can be uploaded:
- PNG (for written assignments the png needs to include a background)
Would you like to add both text and image(s)? Please use the 'description' content type instead.