Create a file upload question on a test or quiz

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This allows for a file upload question to be added to a new or existing assessment. This question type presents a question or assignment that requires the user to upload a file.

Go to Tests & Quizzes

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Select the Tests & Quizzes tool from the Tool Menu in your site.

Select an assessment

Questions may be added to any assessment. Select an existing assessment or create a new one.

Note: You may also add a question directly to a question pool.

Create a New Assessment

Click Add

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For more information on creating new assessments, see Create an assessment in Tests and Quizzes.

Or edit an existing assessment

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Select File Upload from the drop-down menu

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After selecting File Upload from the drop-down menu, the program will open additional options for the question.

Set the point value for the question

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Enter the point value for this question. Questions may be worth any point value you choose.

Tip: Keep in mind that the point value of all the questions in the assessment will equal the point value of the assessment in the Gradebook. So, if you want your assessment to be worth a total of 100 points, you should assign point values to your questions accordingly.

Display points?

Display points?

Do you want students to see the point value as they are taking the test? If so, leave the default setting of Yes. If you prefer that students do not see the point value for the question, select No.

Add Rubric (Optional)

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Grading rubrics can be selected on manually graded question types. You can select an existing rubric or create a new one by following the steps outlined in Add a rubric to an assessment (i.e. test or quiz).

Add Question Text

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Type the Question Text into the text box provided.

Note: To edit with Rich-Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.

Add attachment (Optional)

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Click Add Attachments to browse for and select a file attachment if desired.

Assign to part (Optional)

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If you have multiple parts in your assessment, you may assign the question to a different part.

Assign to pool (Optional)

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If you have an existing question pool and would like to copy this question to the pool, select the pool name here.

Provide Feedback (Optional)

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Feedback is optional text available for students to view after the particular question is graded.

Note: To edit with Rich-Text Editor, click the hyperlink to open the full menu.

Click Save

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Click Save to save the question (or Cancel to exit).


More questions about the Tests and Quizzes tool?


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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help