In this step, you will learn how to add a grading scheme.
In the previous step, you learnt how to add questions to a digital test. After completing these steps, click on Grading scheme.
The grading scheme is dependent on the question type. All closed questions have their own type of grading scheme. Listed below are the closed question types that can be used.
- Multiple choice question
- Order question
- Match question
- Hotspot question
- Hotspot Match question
- Fill-in question
- Mathematical equation question
- Numerical question
Open question types a can be graded by using the grading methods, points per criterion, slider or rubrics with levels. Listed below are the open question types that can be used.
There are 3 different ways of grading open questions in Ans.
- Points per criterion
With points per criterion you can specify the steps a student needs to perform in order to get to the correct answer.
- Rubric with levels
With rubrics you can define the level of knowledge a student understands about the question.
With a slider you can manually award the number of points between zero and the maximum points of the question.
You can add a grading description to provide instructions to the reviewers on how to award points. You also have the option to publish this grading description, so it becomes visible for students when they review their results.
Points per criterion
When grading with points, you will have to add the criteria to the question. Click on the add-icon to create a new criterion. Set the number of points for this criterion, fill in a grading description and click on Save.
Rubric with levels
To grade with rubric with levels, you will have to add the rubric with levels to the question. Click on the add-icon to create a new rubric with levels.
(Fill in the name of the level and optionally fill in the level description. Set the weight and the number of points and click Save.
Set the number of points for each level of understanding. For example, beginner, intermediate or advanced. Fill in a grading description and click on Save.
To grade with slider, you will have to add the slider to the question. Click on the add-icon to create a new slider. Select the number of points between zero and the maximum points of the question that can be awarded to the student. Fill in a description and click on Save.
A pop up will appear asking asking if you would like to adapt changes to all questions. Click Yes if you would like to to adapt your chosen grading method to all questions.
You can use the Calculate points-button to calculate the maximum points. The points of all the criteria will be summed up automatically.
Options for grading (points per criterion only)
- Start with zero points
Select this to let every student start with zero points before grading.
- Limit minimum to zero points
Select this to prevent a student from getting negative points for this question.
- Limit maximum to total points
Select this to prevent a student from getting more than the maximum amount of points.