Adding/creating, editing, or deleting a template

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Note: To complete the procedures in this document, you need to be assigned a role that has the necessary permissions. To find out what your role is, follow the directions in Participant roles. To see a list of what permissions are associated with a given role, see Permissions, roles, and tools. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and Roles: Overview.


About templates

A template is a pre-selected set of assessment settings that can make it simpler for you to create assessments. Templates are automatically shared throughout all of your course and project sites.

When you create or edit a template, you determine what changes to settings you can make when you use the template to create assessments. See Creating a new assessment for instructions on using a template in assessment creation. For more information on assessment settings, see Assessment settings.

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Creating a template

Note: You should not use the feedback option in Tests & Quizzes when assessing learning, as it may provide information students can use to correct their answers before submitting a test.

To create a template, follow these steps:

  1. In the menubar, click Tests & Quizzes.

  2. On the Assessments page, click Templates.

  3. Under "New Template", in the "Title" field, type a name for your template, and then click Create.

  4. Under "Edit Template", you'll see a list of settings. To reveal the options for a setting, click its name or the triangular icon next to it. Then, check the boxes to select the settings and options that you can edit. Also, some of the settings have default values that you can set. For information on the settings and options available, see the Template settings section below.

  5. When you're finished, click Save. You will see your template listed under "Saved Templates".
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Editing a template

To edit a template, from the Templates screen, under "Saved Templates", click the name of the template. For information on settings and options, see the Template settings section below. When you're finished, click Save.

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Deleting a template

To delete a template, from the Templates screen, under "Saved Templates", click the Remove link beneath the template to be removed. Click Remove again to confirm.

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Template settings

When you create or edit a template, you determine what changes to settings you can make when you create assessments based on the template. The following settings and options are available:

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Last modified on January 11, 2006.