Creating Quizzes in iCollege

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This post explores the many options when creating a quiz in iCollege.

Creating a Quiz

  1. From your Course Homepage:
    1. Click Assessments
    2. Click Quizzes
  2. Under Manage Quizzes, click New Quiz. A New Quiz Page will open, and you will be presented with many options
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  4. Under the Properties tab:
    1. Name – The name of the quiz or exam
    2. Category – Select or create a category to organize quizzes within the quiz list
    3. Add / Edit Questions -Add questions to your quiz or edit previously added questions
    4. Expand Description / Introduction– Expand to add a description and introduction to your quiz
    5. Expand Page Header / Footer– Expand to add a header and footer to your quiz
    6. Expand Optional Advanced Properties – Expand to:
      • Choose whether students can view hints
      • Disable right-click
      • Disable Pager and Alerts
      • Email notifications of quiz attempts
    7. Click Save
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  5. Click Restrictions
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  7. Under the Restrictions tab:
    1. Status – set to either:
      • Inactive – Quizzes are not visible to students
      • Active – Quizzes are visible to students but they cannot take it until the specified day and time
    2. Availability – Enter the dates of availability for the quiz
    3. Additional Release Conditions – Attach or create conditions that students must meet in order to access the quiz
    4. Security Options – Indicates if students are required to use the Respondus LockDown Browser while taking the quiz.
      Click here for more information about using Respondus LockDown Browser >
    5. Optional Advanced Restrictions – Expand to require a password or IP restriction to take the quiz
    6. Timing – Enter a quiz time limit
    7. Special Access – Add Special Access to the quiz so that selected users have adjusted time limits, or only selected users have access to the quiz
    8. Click Save
  8. Click Assessment
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  10. Under the Assessment tab:
    1. Automatic Grade – If checked, attempts will be marked graded immediately
    2. Note: This option should NOT be checked if the quiz includes long answer questions
    3. Grade Item includes:
      • Grade Item -Select or add a grade item where quiz scores should be sent to the grade book
      • Auto Export to Grades – If checked, scores will immediately be sent to the grade book once they are marked as scored
      • Student View Preview – Preview how scores will appear to students
    4. Rubrics – Add or create a rubric for holistic scoring of the quiz.
    5. Attempts includes:
      • Attempts Allowed – Identify the number of student attempts on the quiz
      • Overall Grade Calculation – Identify how multiple attempt scores are aggregated
    6. Click Save
  11. Click Submission Views
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  13. Under the Submissions Views tab:
    1. Default View – Configures what students view upon completion of the quiz. By default students can view only their score
    2. Additional Views – Allows you to create additional views for students so that they view additional quiz information after a specified date.
  14. Click Reports Setup
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  16. Under the Reports Setup tab:
    1. Click Add Reports to add reports to your quiz
    2. If finished creating your quiz, click Save and Close


    If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357) or