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How do I regrade an assessment question in Gauge?

You can regrade a question for an assessment in Gauge. Regrading allows you to change the correct answer or point value for a question. The point value can also be changed for individual answers for questions with varied point values.

Regrading only applies to completed submissions. If all students will be affected by the regrade, please wait for all submissions before regrading.

Regrading is not available for Essay or File Upload questions. Only point values can be changed for Categorization questions; correct answers cannot be changed for this question type.

Moderate Assessment

Click the Moderate icon for the assessment you want to view.

Note: The Moderate icon may not be available for teachers viewing institution-created assessments.

Open Student Attempt

Click the link for a student attempt.

Click Regrade Button

Find the question you want to regrade [1]. Then click the Regrade button [2].

Change Correct Answer

To change the correct answer for a question, select the correct answer for the question.

Note: This step shows how to regrade a Multiple Choice question. The steps to change a correct answer will vary based on the question type.

Change Point Value

To customize the point value for the question, type the point value in the Points field [1].

If the question varies points by answer, the point total can be changed in the Points field for each question [2].

Click Regrade Button

Click Regrade Button

Click the Regrade button.

Select Regrade Option

Select Regrade Option

Select how to apply the regrade from the following options:

  • Award full points for correct answers only [1]
  • Award full points for current and previous correct answers [2]
  • Award full points for all submitted answers [3]
  • Award full points to all students [4]


To save your choice and regrade the question, click the Regrade button [5].

Note: Awarding full points for correct answers only may reduce some students' scores.