Now that you've started to build an advanced assessment, you may want to add a Order List question.
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In the Order List question, students organize a list of responses into a specified order. This question can be used to reorder words, paragraphs of text, or sentences within a paragraph.
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Build the Question
If you are creating a new item, select the + Create button on the assessment builder, title the item, then select the Add New plus sign to add a question.
If you are adding to an existing item, simply select the Add New plus sign (as shown above) to add a question to the item.
Next, select the Classify, Match, & Order category from the options on the left, then select Order List.
Step 1: Compose Question
Step 2: Create the Items to Order
Type each item you need ordered into the fields under the List heading. These items can be singular words, sentences, paragraphs, and even images.
❓ Want to use images instead of words? While your cursor is in the text field, select the image button.
➡️ Add Additional Items
Set Correct Answers and Scoring
➡️ Set Correct Answer(s)
Show/Hide Drag Handle
➡️ Set the Scoring
➡️ Exact match: the entire question must be answered correctly to receive the point(s).
➡️. Partial Match per Response: each item is scored independently, and each is worth the number of points indicated in the point(s) field.
➡️. Partial Match: similar to partial match per response, each item is scored independently, but the point value indicated in the point(s) field is evenly split among the number of items.
➡️ Partial Pairwise per Response: Items are compared in pairs to determine the score.
💡 Tip from the Otus Team: For details on the other optional scoring settings, such as penalty points, see the More Options section below.
It's highly recommended to Preview the question before adding it to the assessment. This displays the question as the students will see it and also verifies that the answers and scoring work as expected.
Step 1: Select the Preview button to go into Preview mode.
Step 2: Answer the question with the correct answers, including alternates.
Selecting Show Answers will present the correct answers.
Step 3: Verify that the auto-score correctly calculates the point value.
Here is a short clip of this question type from the student's perspective.
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➡️ Other Scoring Options:
Unscored/Practice usage: removes all scoring from the item.
Check answer button & Check answer attempts: find more information here!
Penalty points: use this option if you want students to lose points for giving incorrect answers.
Minimum score if attempted: student will receive points as long as the question has been attempted (if the question is left blank or is unanswered, the student will not earn those points).
➡️ Layout Options:
List Style: the default is to have items listed as buttons. You can change this option to list or inline as well.
Font Size: In the Font size dropdown menu, you can change the font size of all components of the question to small, normal, large, extra large, or huge.
Otus Live Video
Below is a video from our Otus Live series on how to add Drag and Drop questions to an Advanced Assessment.
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