Assessments: General Information
Articles for assigning, deleting, cloning, and other general aspects of Otus Assessments
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Assessment Types OverviewA brief overview of each assessment type available in Otus: Simple, Rubric, Advanced, and Plus.
Assessment DraftsAbout the Drafts page in the Assessments module.
Assign an AssessmentAssign a simple, advanced, or rubric assessment to individual students or classes.
Assessment SettingsOverview of the settings available when assigning an assessment.
Send a Copy of an AssessmentShare drafts of rubric, advanced, and simple assessments.
View and Manage Assigned AssessmentsView, manage, and grade assigned assessments.
Link an Otus Assessment from Canvas LMSThis article explains how to link any assessment that has been created within Otus to a Canvas LMS assignment, announcement, or page.
Assign Assessments from an Admin AccountAdministrators are able to assign assessments to students from directly within their administrator account.
Add, Edit, or Remove Standards on AssessmentsLink a standard to an assessment, or view, edit, or remove a standard.
Download a Missing Assessments ReportA missing assessments report can be downloaded from the Assessments Gradebook or from the Student Profile.
Sending Copies of Assessments | AdminAdministrators can send teachers copies (or share copies) of assessments. They can be sent locked or unlocked.
Share Assessment FoldersAdmins can share assessment folders with teachers and other admins and manage user access of folders.
Unsubmit a Student's AssessmentUnsubmit an assessment that a student has turned in so that it is reopened for the student.
Submit a Student's AssessmentYou can submit an assessment on a student's behalf.
Preview An AssessmentPreview a rubric, simple, or advanced assessment before you assign it, including an individual item in an advanced assessment.
Benchmark Assessment ChecklistSteps to follow when assigning benchmark (or common) assessments.
Clone an AssessmentCopy (duplicate) an assessment to create a new version.
Delete an AssessmentDelete an assessment draft from your account.
Manage Assessment FoldersCreate, edit, and delete assessment folders and add or remove assessments.
Leaving Comments on AssessmentsTeachers can leave general comments for students on their assessments.
Manage Assignees of an AssessmentAssign and unassign assessments to individual students.
Unassign an AssessmentRemove (unassign) an assessment that is assigned to students.
Student Assessment Submission StatusStudent's assessments can have a submission status of On Time, Missing, Late, Excluded, or Excused (Exempt).
Locked AssessmentsHow to send and use locked assessments.
Enable Access to an Assessment After SubmissionOptions for student access to assessments that have already been submitted.
Allow Students to Retake an AssessmentExplore options for retaking assessments.
Edit an Assessment Title or TypeChange the title or category of your draft assessments.
Points vs. Standards (Mastery Levels) Grading ScalesDifferences between a points grading scale and a standards-based grading scale when creating an assessment and viewing assessment scores.
Assessment Drafts: My Folders vs. Shared With MeDescription of of the My Folders and Shared with Me sections of the draft assessments page.
Use Shared Assessment FoldersHow to use an assessment folder that has been shared with you as a teacher or administrator.
Edit the Grading Scale of an AssessmentClone an assessment in order to edit the grading scale used.
Otus Assessment Library FAQsA free library of pre-built teacher-created assessments and Simple, Advanced, and Rubric assessment templates available within Otus
Tips for Building Math Advanced AssessmentsThis article contains a list of tips from teachers and students regarding the creation of math Advanced Assessments.
Edit Content of Assigned Simple, Rubric, or Plus AssessmentsMake changes to an assigned or graded assessment.
Allow Submission of Missing AssessmentsAllow graded assessments with the status of missing to be submitted.
Add Audio to an AssessmentUpload or record audio in a simple, rubric, or advanced assessment.
Add Video to an AssessmentUpload or record video in a simple, rubric, or advanced assessment.
Printing AssessmentsA resource for the articles that show how to print assessments
How To Take a ScreenshotThis article will provide you with the basic steps of taking a screenshot on a Windows PC or a Mac.
Add an Assessment Due Date or Start DateSet a due date for an assessment or schedule an assessment to be available at a later date.
Add Availability Windows to an AssessmentUse availability windows to set specific times that students can access an assessment.
Add Instructions to an AssessmentAdd instructions for students to read just before starting the assessment.
Allow Multiple Attempts on an AssessmentThis assessment setting allows students to reattempt an assessment after it has been graded.
Allow Post-Grading Review on an AssessmentAssessment setting to allow students to review their graded assessments.
Enable Lockdown Browser on Student AssessmentsUse Respondus lockdown browser to prevent students from accessing outside sources while taking an assessment in Otus.
Add an Assessment Time LimitHow to set a time limit on assessments.
Randomize Questions on an AssessmentYou can randomize the order that items and questions on assessment appear for the students.
View or Change Assessment SettingsEdit or adjust settings on assigned assessments.