How do I create an Essay quiz question?
You can create an essay question for your students. This question type requires manual grading.
Set Name, Type, and Points
Quiz questions are not automatically numbered for instructors. To add a custom name to your quiz question, enter the name in the question text field . Custom names can help you identify quiz questions more easily. Regardless of the question name, students always see quiz questions in numerical order (i.e. Question 1, Question 2).
Click the drop-down menu and select the Essay question type .
Enter number of points the question is worth (quiz totals are calculated based on combined total of questions) .
Note: Quiz point values support up to two decimal places. Entering more than two decimal places will round the point value to the nearest hundredth.
Edit Essay Question Details
Click the Update Question button.
Add additional individual questions as needed.
Student View for Essay Question
Student View for Essay Feedback
After submitting the quiz, students will see their essay answer .
Notice the answer comment reminds students that their quiz grade will be incomplete until you have manually graded the essay question .
Note: No credit will be assigned until you have evaluated the essay and assigned points in the Gradebook or the SpeedGrader.