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How do I view reports for a quiz in New Quizzes?

You can view reports for a quiz created in New Quizzes. The reports available in New Quizzes are the improved Quiz and Item Analysis, Quiz and Item Analysis (old), and the Outcomes Analysis. The Quiz and Item Analysis reports include statistics for the entire quiz and individual items. The Outcomes Analysis report includes outcome mastery statistics for all students who took the quiz.

Notes: 

  • The Quiz and Item Analysis (old) report can be accessed for quizzes created and taken before the end of 2023 until Summer of 2024. Quizzes taken after the end of 2023 must use the improved Quiz and Item Analysis report
  • Outcomes associated with questions from item banks do not display in the Outcomes Analysis report.
  • If you edit a quiz after students have already attempted the quiz, the Outcomes Analysis report includes results previous to edits being made.

Open Quizzes

Open Quizzes

In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link.

Note: You can also access quizzes from the Assignments page.

Open Build Page

Open Build Page

To view reports for a quiz, find the quiz you want to open [1].

To open New Quizzes from an existing quiz, click the Options icon [2] and then click the Build link [3].

Open Reports

Open Reports

Click the Reports tab.

Open Improved Quiz and Item Analysis

Open Improved Quiz and Item Analysis

To generate the improved Quiz and Item Analysis report for the quiz, click the Generate Report link [1]. Once generated you can open the Quiz and Item Analysis report by clicking the View Report link [2].

To download the Quiz and Item Analysis report as a CSV file, click the Export CSV button [3].

Learn more about the improved Quiz and Item Analysis.

View Quiz Analysis

View Quiz Analysis

The Quiz and Item Analysis report includes two sections: Quiz Analysis and Item Analysis.

The Quiz Analysis includes statistics for overall quiz scores. To view Quiz Analysis details, click the Expand icon [1].

The following statistics are available:

  • High Score [2]: displays highest percentage score
  • Low Score [3]: displays lowest percentage score
  • Mean Score [4]: displays average percentage score
  • Median Score [5]: displays median percentage score
  • Mean Elapsed Time [6]: displays average time to complete the quiz 
  • Standard Deviation [7]: represents the amount of variation from the mean score in percentage
  • Cronbach’s Alpha [8]: is an internal consistency measure that estimates the reliability of a quiz
  • Score Distribution Chart [9]: represents the distribution of earned scores for the quiz

View Item Analysis

View Item Analysis

The Item Analysis includes statistics for items in a quiz and their correlation to the overall quiz score.  To view Item Analysis details, click the Expand icon [1].  

The following statistics are available:

  • Item Difficulty [2]: measures the proportion of students who answered the question correctly 
  • Mean Earned Points [3]: displays average point score out of the maximum possible points
  • Median Earned Points [4]: displays mean point score out of the maximum possible points
  • Discrimination Index [5]: assesses the ability of an item to differentiate between the highest scoring and lowest scoring students
  • Corrected Item-Total Correlation Coefficient [6]:  measures the correlation between a given item and the total score
  • Answer Frequency Summary Chart [7]: displays the number and percentage of students who selected each answer choice

Note: The Answer Frequency Summary charts display the total number of correct responses, incorrect responses, and no responses for the following question types: Categorization, Matching, Ordering, Hot Spot, Formula, Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer, and True or False.

Open Old Quiz and Item Analysis

Open Old Quiz and Item Analysis

To view the Quiz and Item Analysis (old) report, click the View Report link.

Note: The Quiz and Item Analysis (old) report can be accessed for quizzes created and taken before the end of 2023 until Summer of 2024. Quizzes taken after the end of 2023 must use the improved Quiz and Item Analysis report.

View Quiz Analysis

View Quiz Analysis

The Quiz and Item Analysis (old) report includes two sections: Quiz Analysis and Item Analysis.

The Quiz Analysis includes statistics for overall quiz scores. These statistics include all students who have taken the quiz. The following statistics are available:

  • High Score [1]: displays highest percentage score
  • Low Score [2]: displays lowest percentage score
  • Mean Score [3]: displays average percentage score
  • Standard Deviation [4]: represents the amount of variation from the mean score
  • Mean Elapsed Time [5]: displays average time to complete quiz
  • Cronbach’s Alpha [6]: measures internal consistency of how closely related a set of items are as a group

View Item Analysis

View Item Analysis

In the Item Analysis section, you can view statistics for specific questions in an quiz. The following item analysis statistics are available:

  • Difficulty Index [1]: measures the proportion of students who answered the question correctly. Calculated by dividing the number of correct answers by the number of times the item was included in the quiz.
  • Discrimination Index [2]: measures how well a question can tell the difference between students who do well on the exam and those who do not. Calculated by subtracting the bottom 27% of difficulty index scores from the top 27% of difficulty index scores.
  • RPB (Point-Biserial Correlation Coefficient) [3]: measures the correlation between a given item and the total score.
  • Mean Earned Score [4]: displays average point score.

To view more statistics, click the Arrow icon [5].

View More Statistics

View More Statistics

View more statistics for the quiz.

The Answer Frequency Summary chart displays the number and percentage of students who selected each answer choice [1].

The Performance by Quintile bar chart displays the number of students who scored within each percentage quintile [2].

You can also view any outcomes aligned to the question [3].

Note: The Answer Frequency Summary charts display the total number of correct responses, incorrect responses, and no responses for the following question types: Categorization, Matching, Ordering, Hot Spot, and Formula.

Open Outcomes Analysis

Open Outcomes Analysis

To open the Outcomes Analysis, click the View Report link.

View Outcomes Analysis

View Outcomes Analysis

The Outcomes Analysis includes each student who has completed a quiz [1] and their mastery results for each outcome [2].

To view more details for an outcome, click the name of the outcome [3].

To download the CSV file of the Outcomes Analysis report, click the Export CSV button [4].

Note: Outcomes may take up to 48 hours to display in New Quizzes after they have been added to an account.

View Outcome Detail

View Outcome Details

The Outcome Detail page contains performance information for a specific outcome, including number of students who reached mastery [1], description [2], average score [3], and score required to earn mastery [4].

You can also view the number of students who score within each criteria level [5] and how mastery is calculated [6].