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Moodle Quiz: Grading

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Grading a Quiz

Most question types in Moodle quiz can be automatically graded, but the Essay question requires the instructor to input a grade.  There are many ways you can view the results from quiz attempts, below are some of the more common tasks in quiz grading.

Grading a Quiz

Viewing quiz results

Default Results Report: Grades

Grading Essays

Overriding Grades

Item Statistics

Viewing a single attempt

Downloading response data

Viewing quiz results

  1. Click the link for the quiz on the course page to open the quiz.
  2. Below the Review Quiz heading in the middle of the screen, click the Attempts link.

The top of the results page gives you options to filter the results shown, which is especially helpful when you have large classes.  

Default Results Report: Grades

This report shows you any attempts the students have at least started, including:

Each attempt are shown on their own row, even if the same students attempts the quiz multiple times.  You may sort the grid by any of the fields by clicking the column heading text at the top of each column.

Grading Essays

There are two ways to grade essays:

  1. Click the “Requires grading” link in the Grades report
  2. In the pop-up window that appears, grade the individual essay attempt

- or -

  1. In the Administration block, click the triangle to the left of Results
  2. Click “Manual Grading” in the submenu that appears

The Manual Grading results report allows you to grade all question submissions on a single page, so it is much more efficient.  You can also choose to view all submitted answers to any automatically graded question, making it quick and easy to comment and/or override the automatic grades.

Overriding Grades

  1. In the Grades report, click the score of the submission you want to view and/or override
  2. Click the “Make comment or override mark” link to open new window with a comment box
  3. Click [Save] to override the grade

Note: It’s also possible to view all submissions to a particular question on the Manual Grading report, see above for details.

Item Statistics

  1. In the Administration block, click the triangle to the left of “Results”
  2. Click “Statistics” in the submenu that appears

For more information about the Statistics report, see the Quiz statistics report page at moodle.org.

Viewing a single attempt

  1. On the Grades report, locate the student whose attempt you wish to see
  2. Click the “Review attempt” link below the name of the student

Downloading response data

  1. At the top of the results grid, find the pull-down menu that defaults to “Comma separated values text file”
  2. Choose the format you would prefer from that menu.
  3. Click the [Download] button to the right of that menu
  1. To download question scores, do this from the Grades report (Results > Grades).
  2. To download question responses, do this from the Responses report (Results > Responses).
  3. To download question statistics, do this from the Statistics report (Results > Statistics).

Questions or problems? Please contact IT Support at itsupport@beloit.edu or 608-363-2067 for assistance.

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