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How do I add an in-line question to a Lessons page?

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Instructors can add either a Multiple Choice question or a Short Answer question directly to a Lessons page. The questions can either be in poll form (no correct answer) or in graded form (correct answer).

Select Lessons.

Select Lessons

Select the Lessons tool in the site's Tool Menu to display the page.

Note: The default or blank Lessons page contains text and images that explain the basic functionality of the Lessons tool.

To add a multiple choice question:

Select Add Content.

Select Add Content

Select Add Content from the Actions Menu.

Select Add Question.

Select Add Question

Select Add Question from the dialog box.

Select Multiple Choice.

Select Multiple Choice

Select the radio button for Multiple Choice.

Add the question text and configure settings.

Add the question and configure settings
  1. Enter the question text.
  2. Enter the possible answer choices.
  3. Place a checkmark to the left of the correct answer. (If this is a Multiple Choice poll with no correct answer, you may leave the correct answer check boxes blank.)
  4. Select Add New Answer to add additional Multiple Choice answers if needed. (Optional)
  5. Check the box for Show students a graph of how others responded after they answer the question if you want the question/poll results to be displayed. (Optional)
  6. Check the box next to Grade this Question if you want the question to be automatically graded and recorded in the Gradebook tool. Also, enter a Gradebook item title and point value in the boxes provided. (Optional)
  7. Add feedback for correct student answers if desired. (Optional)
  8. Add feedback for incorrect student answers if desired. (Optional)
  9. Check the box next to Don't release item until all prerequisites are completed if you want to restrict this item based on completion of a prerequisite.
  10. Check the box next to Require this item if you want to require students to complete the item before they can move on to subsequent Lessons pages or items. (Optional)
  11. Select Save to save your question and return to the Lessons page.

Question displays.

The question displays

The multiple choice question will display on the Lessons page.

To add a short answer question:

Select Add Content.

Select Add Content

Select Add Content from the Actions Menu.

Select Add Question.

Select Add Question

Select Add Question from the dialog box.

Select Short Answer.

Select Short Answer

Select the radio button for Short Answer.

Add the question and configure settings.

Enter the question and configure settings
  1. Enter the question text.
  2. Enter the possible answer choices. All of the answers you list will be correct answers. (If this is a Short Answer poll with no correct answer, you may leave the answer boxes blank.)
  3. Select Add New Answer to add additional Multiple Choice answers if needed. (Optional)
  4. Check the box next to Grade this Question if you want the question to be automatically graded and recorded in the Gradebook tool. Also, enter a Gradebook item title and point value in the boxes provided. (Optional)
  5. Add feedback for correct student answers if desired. (Optional)
  6. Add feedback for incorrect student answers if desired. (Optional)
  7. Check the box next to Don't release item until all prerequisites are completed if you want to restrict this item based on completion of a prerequisite.
  8. Check the box next to Require this item if you want to require students to complete the item before they can move on to subsequent Lessons pages or items. (Optional)
  9. Select Save to save your question and return to the Lessons page.

View question on the page.

Question displays

The short answer question will display on the Lessons page.

To make changes to the question, select Edit. (Optional)

Select Edit

To edit the question, select the Edit icon (i.e., the pencil icon) that appears when you hover your cursor over the question.

To see student responses, select the Grading Pane.

Select the Grading Pane

To view student responses to the question, select the Grading Pane icon that appears when you hover your cursor over the question.

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