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How do I add tests and quizzes to a Lessons page?

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Instructors may add links to site activities (i.e., Assignments, Forums, Test & Quizzes) on Lessons pages.

Note: These links will automatically update to maintain links to published activities if you copy your course content to a new site, as long as you do not change the name of the activity. However, you will need to publish your activities in the new site for the links to become active.

Select Lessons.

Select the Lessons tool

Select the Lessons tool in the site 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.

Select Add Content

Select Add Content from the Actions Menu.

Select link to a test or quiz

Select Link to a Test or Quiz from the dialog box.

Select the assessment from the list of Existing Quizzes.

Choose the quiz and select use selected item
  1. Select the radio button for the quiz to link.
  2. Then, select Use selected item.

Note: Only PUBLISHED assessments will display in the existing quizzes list. You can also select the Create new quiz using Tests and Quizzes link to create or publish an assessment in the Test & Quizzes tool. See How do I create an assessment? or How do I publish an assessment? for more on information creating and publishing.

Link displays

Select Edit. (Optional)

Select Edit

Select the Edit icon (i.e., the pencil icon) that appears when you hover your cursor over the quiz link.

Enter a description.

Enter a description and select Update Item
  1. Enter a description of the assessment in the Item Description field.
  2. Then, select Update Item.

Updated link displays.

The updated link displays

The updated assessment link displays with the description below.

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