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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.
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.Back to top
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:
Tests & Quizzes.
Save. You will see your template listed under "Saved Templates".
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
To delete a template, from the Templates screen, under "Saved
Templates", click the
Remove link beneath the template to be
Remove again to confirm.
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:
Can be viewed?checkbox.
Submit for Grading. Check these boxes to allow the insertion of custom messages and URLs here. If you leave the checkboxes empty, these options will be unavailable in assessments created with this template.
Use the radio buttons to choose the default value for these settings; use the checkboxes to determine whether or not you can change them. If you leave the checkboxes empty, then the default values will always take effect in assessments created with this template.