Grade Quizzes

You can manually grade quizzes, or override automatic scores, either by participant or by question.

Grade Quiz by Participant

Follow these steps to manually grade short, long, and write-in responses by participant:

  1. StepsActions
  2. On the WebQ home page, click the name of the quiz with submissions that need grading. You will move to the Summary page.
  3. Click Results in the global navigation at the top right of the page. You will move to the "View Results" page.
  4. Under the heading "Grade Quiz," click By participant. You will move to the "Grade by Participant" page. Participants whose responses require grading will be highlighted orange.

    Tip: You can change the publishing window or sort the list of participants. On the "Grade by Participant" page, you can use the View drop-down menu to select the publishing window you wish to view. Your list of participants will update when you change the publishing window. You can also use the Sort by drop-down menu to sort the list of participants. Selecting Grading needed will bring participants whose responses require grading to the top of the list. You can also sort by Submission date or alphabetically by participant name (Participant A-Z).

  5. Click the name of the participant whose quiz you would like to grade. You will move to the "Grade Quiz" page.
  6. Review the participant's responses and enter the appropriate score in the space provided. Highlighted areas indicate short, long, or write-in responses that need scores. Once you grade these questions, the highlighting will disappear. The current score for each question is shown above the space for you to enter an override, or manual, score. The total score is displayed at the bottom of the page.

    Tip: You can override any automatic scores assigned by WebQ by entering a new score in the space provided. The score you provided will be included in the participant's total score. For your information, the current score will always be displayed above the override score.

  7. To save your work and keep grading, click Apply changes.
  8. When you are finished grading, click Finished. You will return to the "Grade by Participant" page where you can select another. If at any time you want to leave the grading page and discard your grades, simply scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Cancel.

Grade Quiz by Question

Follow these steps to manually grade short, long, and write-in responses by question:

  1. StepsActions
  2. On the WebQ home page, click the name of the quiz with submissions that need grading. You will move to the Summary page.
  3. Click Results in the global navigation at the top right of the page. You will move to the "View Results" page.
  4. Under the heading "Grade Quiz," click By question. You will move to the "Grade by Question" page. Questions that require grading will be highlighted orange.

    Tip: You can change the publishing window or sort the list of questions. On the "Grade by Question" page, you can use the View drop-down menu to select the publishing window you wish to view. Your list of questions will update when you change the publishing window. You can also use the Sort by drop-down menu to sort the list of questions. Selecting Grading needed will bring questions that require grading to the top of the list. You can also sort by alphabetically by question (Question A-Z).

  5. Click the question you would like to grade. You will move to the "Grade Question" page.
  6. Review the participants' responses to the question and enter the appropriate score in the space provided. Highlighted areas indicate short, long, or write-in responses that need scores. Once you grade these questions, the highlighting will disappear. The current score is displayed above the space for you to enter a manual, or override, score. The total score is displayed at the bottom of the page.

    Tip: You can override any automatic scores assigned by WebQ by entering a new score in the space provided. The score you enter will be included in the participant's total score. For your information, the current score will always be displayed above the override score.

  7. To save your work and keep grading, click Apply changes.
  8. When you are finished grading, click Finished. You will return to the "Grade by Question" page where you can select another. If at any time you want to leave the grading page and discard your grades, simply scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Cancel.

Last modified: January 3, 2014