Quiz: User and Group Overrides Moodle ISU


Introduction

User and Group overrides allow you to create a unique criteria for a specific user or group of users for a specific quiz activity.  User and group overrides can be used to allow extra time for an ADA accommodation, change the testing window for students at a distance site, or create different passwords for different groups of students.  

Additional guides for more information about quizzes:

This guide will help you to:

Create a User Override

  1. Select the quiz that requires an override.

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  1. In the Settings Gear Menu, Click User overrides.

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  1. Click Add user override.

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Note: Set the options you need for the specific student. Anything you do not set will default to the main quiz settings.

  1. Use the Search box to add a single student.

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  1. If a password is needed, Select Click to enter text to create a password.  
  1. Passwords are case sensitive and must be typed exactly the same.
  2. Check Unmask to see what you are typing.

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  1. To set the different Open and Close date and time, Check the Enable box.
  1. From the Open the quiz and Close the quiz dropdown menus, Select the date and time.

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  1. To set the different Time limit, Check the Enable box.
  1. In the Time limit field, Type in the time limit.
  2. Choose from weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds.

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  1. From the Attempts allowed dropdown menu, Select a number to allow multiple attempts.

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Note: To change the settings back to the main settings of the quiz, Click Revert to quiz defaults.

  1. Once you have selected the unique quiz settings for the chosen student, Click Save.

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Note: You can Click Save and enter another override if you need to create another individual user override.

Create a Group Override

A group override can be used to create unique quiz settings for a group of students. Before creating a group override, you must create the group in the course.  

For more information on creating groups, see Groups and Groupings

  1. Select the quiz for which an override is needed.

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  1. In the Administration block, Click Group overrides.

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  1. Click Add group override.

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Note: You can only select one group. If you use groups for forums or other activities, you will want to create groupings to organize your various groups.  

For more information and help with groups and groupings, contact the ITRC - (208) 282-5880 or email itrc@isu.edu

Note: Select the options you need for this group. Anything you do not set will default to the main quiz settings.

  1. From the Override group dropdown menu, Select the group for the override.

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  1. If a password is needed, Select Click to enter text to create a password.  
  1. Passwords are case sensitive and must be typed exactly the same.
  2. Check Unmask to see what you are typing.

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  1. To set a different Open and Close time, Check the Enable box.
  1. From the Open the quiz and Close the quiz dropdown menus, Select the dates and times.

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  1. To set a different Time limit, Check the Enable box.
  1. In the Time limit field, Type in the time limit.
  2. Choose from weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds.

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  1. To allow multiple attempts, Select the desired number from the dropdown menu.

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Note: To change the settings back to the main settings of the quiz, Click Revert to quiz defaults.

To save:

  1. Click Save to be taken to a list of overrides for the quiz.
  2. Click Save and enter another override to create more overrides for this quiz.
  3. Click Cancel to delete the override.

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For more information, see User Overrides

For additional assistance, contact the ITRC - (208) 282-5880 or email itrc@isu.edu



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