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 Checklist | AdminSteps 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.
Assessments: Access After SubmissionHow students can access assessments after leaving or 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.
Grading Scales: Points vs. Standards (Mastery Levels)This will explain the difference with choosing the points grading scale vs. a term grading scale when creating an assessment.
Assessments: My Folders vs. Shared With MeWhen an assessment is shared with you, it will be located in either your My Folders or Shared With Me, depending on its editing permissions.
Using Shared Assessment FoldersThis article explains how teachers and administrators can use assessment folders that are shared with them.
Assessments: Edit Grading ScaleThis article will go over how to clone an assessment in order to edit the grading scale used for the items in the assessment.
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.
Assessments: Editing Content of Assigned AssessmentsThis article outlines which edits made to the draft assessment will be visible on the assigned 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 AssessmentsLearn how to print an assessment (simple, rubric, and advanced).
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.
Assessments: Adding InstructionsYou can add 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.
Assessments: Time LimitThis article reviews the assessment setting to set a time limit for assessments.
Assessments: Randomize QuestionsThis article reviews the assessment setting that randomizes questions and items when assigning Simple and Advanced assessments.
View or Change Assessment SettingsEdit or adjust settings on assigned assessments.