Creating essay or short answer questions


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Creating essay or short answer questions

So far on our Test Canvas, we've created two questions. We've created a multiple choice question and we've created a true/false question. Don't worry that they don't line up. They'll actually look better when we display them for the students. The great thing about the Multiple Choice and True/False question types is that they're automatically graded by Blackboard. There's one correct answer. Blackboard knows the answer. So now that we've set this up there's nothing for us to do. When we deploy the test, Blackboard will automatically grade the student's answers. That's great, but what if we want the students to be a little more reflective? We don't want them to just click on the correct answer.

we want them to actually do a little bit of thinking and reflection. Well, Blackboard has an Essay question tool. The Essay question tool, unlike True/ False, unlike Multiple Choice, is not going to be graded by Blackboard. You are going to have to gra...

Creating essay or short answer questions
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Creating essay or short answer questions provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Patrick Crispen as part of the Blackboard 9.x Essential Training for Instructors

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