How to Release An Exam in Different Conditions

If you want to release an exam to individual student, to a specific group of students, based on grade of the completed exam/assignment or the completion of review the course content , you can use the adaptive release setting to specify your release conditions.

 

Part I: Releasing Exam to Specific Individual Students

  1. Locate an exam in your course content and click the action link (Chevron icon) of the test.
  2. Select Adaptive Release.
  3. In the “Membership” section > “Username” field, click Browse to release the test to a specific student.
  4. In the “Course Membership” window, search for the specific students by Username, first name, last name, or email. select your search criterion, type in the information, and choose Go.
  5. It will pull up a list of students who match that criterion. Select the checkbox next to the student’s name and choose Submit.
  6. The student’s username is shown at the “Username” box.
  7. Click Submit.
  8. The “Enabled: Adaptive Release”is shown below the name of the exam on the content page.

This image is for the tutorial Part I steps 1 to 4.

This image is for the tutorial Part I steps 5 to 8.

 

Part II: Releasing Exam to Specific Group of students

Note: In order to release an exam to a group, you need to create the group. How to Create Manual Enroll Groups

  1. Locate an exam in your course content and click the action link (Chevron icon) of the test.
  2. Select Adaptive Release.
  3. In the “Membership” section >”Course Groups” field , select a group and use the > to move the group into the”Selected Items.” field. You should see the group name move to the “Selected Items” box.
  4. Click Submit.
  5. The “Enabled: Adaptive Release”is shown below the name of the exam on the content page.

This image is for the tutorial Part II steps 1 to 5.

Part III: Releasing Exam Based on Completion of Another Assessment or Assignment

You can set a grade criterion to release an exam. When the grade criterion is created, the exam is not visible to students until the grade criterion is met.

  1. Locate an exam in your course content and click the action link (Chevron icon) of the test.
  2. Select Adaptive Release.
  3. In the “Grade” section > “Select A Grade Center column” field, click the drop-down menu to select the assignment or assessment.
  4. In the “Grade” section > “Select Condition” field, select whether this will be based on simple completion of the previous assignment or assessment or a specific score the student must obtain.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. The “Enabled: Adaptive Release”is shown below the name of the exam on the content page.

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Part IV: Releasing Exam Based on Reviewing Status

You can create a review status criterion to release an exam. when this review status criterion is applied, the exam is not visible to students until the selected item is marked as reviewed. Setting a review status means that a student cannot access the assessment until after they have reviewed and checked that they have reviewed another item in the course. For example, this can be used to get an acknowledgement from students that they have looked over the exam review prior to taking the exam.

  1. Locate an exam in your course content and click the action link (Chevron icon) of the test.
  2. Select Adaptive Release.
  3. In the “Review Status” section > “Select an Item” field, click Browse. The complete course content panel is shown, click on the item that is required for review, e.g., syllabus, exam review.
  4. The selected item is shown in the “Select an Item” field. Click Submit.
  5. You may also get a message “This selection will turn on Review for the selected item.” Select OK.
  6. The “Enabled: Adaptive Release”is shown below the name of the exam on the content page.

This image is for the tutorial Part IV steps 1 to 6.