This article refer to functionality on the Ortrac Web system. This article descibes how to write a Short Answer question.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Create a Short answer question
Create the question
In the menu My Questions or in Database/Browse:
- Click on the button Write questions
- Select Short answer option from the dropdown menu
A window appears
- Write the question, in the question section
- Add Item A
- Add Correct response to Item A
- Add Item B
- Add Correct response to Item B
If you would like to have a few alternative correct answers to an Item, click at the star-icon.
- Enter all answers, one by one, one line at a time
- Click Save button
The alternative answers will only be visible if you click at the star-icon.
Click to either Upload from the computer or Browse from already uploaded files/content.
A question can have one or more attachments.
The following file formats can be attached to a question:
There are two ways you can attach an image to a question. The first is to upload from your computer, the second is to work with a library in Ortrac. In Ortrac you have your personal library and a library that are common for the curricula that you´re working in. Images uploaded directly to a question will not be added to the online libraries only the question.
For each attachment you can:
- Specify a caption
- Preview the document in full size
- Download the document
- Delete the attachment
Marking and feedback
In this menu, you can add the:
- Marking per correct item
- Penalty per incorrect item
- Allow negative marking
You can also add Feedback to a question, explaining how to think, correcting the answers to the question
To watch how the question will perform:
- Click the preview button.
- Click the close button to leave the menu
Save the question
Save: Choose between Save draft (save the question for future editing) or Publish changes (make question available for exams, quizzes, or forms)