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Tips & Tricks for Online Assessments

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When creating an online quiz/exam in Canvas, consider the following recommendations:

  • Create question groups to randomize quiz questions
  • Shuffle/randomize answers
  • Limit the amount of time students have to take a quiz
  • Give a practice quiz with Lockdown Browser (LDB) if it will be used for a graded quiz

In addition to assignments and quizzes/exams, best practices of online assessment include using a variety of assessment methods, adapting authentic assessment approaches, scaffolding larger assessments into smaller ones, etc. Please check for more guidelines about online quizzes, exams and other assessment strategies