How do I create an Essay question?
You can create an essay question for your students.
Create a New Question
Select Essay Question Type
Click the drop-down menu and select the Essay question type.
Edit Essay Question Details
To build an Essay question, you will need to add the following details:
- Question title
- The number of points the question is worth (quiz totals are calculated based on combined total of questions)
- The question text (use the Rich Content Editor to include video, images, math equations, or flash activities)
- Text for the general feedback bubble at the end of the question
Click the Preview button  if you want to verify the quiz before you publish it. When you are ready, click the Publish button .
Student View for Essay Question
Student View for Essay Feedback
After submitting the quiz, students will see their essay answer .
No credit will be assigned until the instructor has evaluated the essay and assigned points in the gradebook or the SpeedGrader™ .
Notice the feedback bubble reminds students that their quiz grade will be incomplete until the instructor has manually graded the essay question .