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What's the difference between an assignment and an examination?

Examinations

There are a few important differences between assignments and examinations.


When you set an examination:

  • Lessons are disabled.
  • Hints and explanations are disabled.
  • Students do not know whether their answer inputs are correct or incorrect.
  • Students can return to and change their answers before submitting.
  • Teachers can choose whether or not to reveal students' results after they've submitted the examination.

Sending examinations


Step 1. Open the Assignments page and click the Examinations tab.


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Step 2. Click Create a new examination


Step 3. Select topics by dragging and dropping or by clicking Assign this topic.


Step 4. Click Send an examination with this (these) topic(s).


Step 5. Set a name and dates as you would with a regular Assignment and toggle on/off whether you want students to see their results after submitting.


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