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How do I take an assessment in Gauge?

You can take an assessment from your Gauge account. Questions may be shown all on one page or one at a time. Gauge appears as a Global Navigation option in Canvas.

You can also leave an assessment and resume it at a later time, as long as it is in the timeframe that assessments are considered open by your institution.

Open Gauge

Open Gauge

In Global Navigation, click the Gauge link.

Take Assessment

To take an available assessment, click the Take button.

Begin Assessment

Begin Assessment

View the instructions for the assessment [1]. If the assessment includes a time limit, the time limit displays on the page [2].

To begin the assessment, click the Begin button [3].

Enter Access Code

Enter Access Code

If the assessment includes an access code, enter the code in the Access Code field [1]. Then click the Submit button [2].

View Assessment

You may be asked to complete several types of question. Each question displays its point value [1].

To pin a question to review later, click the Pin icon [2].

Open Question Navigator

Open Question Navigator

To open the Question Navigator, click the Expand icon.

View Question Navigator

View Question Navigator

The Question Navigator allows you to easily view all questions included in an assessment. To jump to a specific question, click the question in the Question Navigator [1]. To pin a question to review later, click the Pin icon [2].

Answered questions are highlighted in blue text. Unanswered questions are indicated by white text.

View Pinned Questions

View Pinned Questions

All pinned questions will display in the Pinned Questions section [1]. To view a pinned question, click the name of the question [2].

View Time Limit

View Time Limit

If the assessment has a time limit, a countdown displays at the top of the assessment [1]. To hide the time limit, click the Hide icon [2].

Submit Assessment

Submit Assessment

To submit the assessment, click the Submit button.