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Making a Test Available to Students

A test will not be available to students until it is added to a content area. Follow the steps below to add the test to a content area:

Adding a Test to a Content Area

  1. Logon to your course.
  2. Click on the Control Panel link.
  3. Select a Content Area, such as Course Documents or Assignments.
  4. Select Add Test on the Action Bar.
  5. On the Add Test page, select either Create (to create a new test) or select an existing test in the Add Test box and click Submit.

After a test is added to a content area, the Test Added message appears. This page includes the Edit View link in the upper right edge of the menu bar. Complete the following steps to deploy your test:

  1. Click on the EDIT VIEW link.
  2. To the right of the test you added, click the Modify button.
  3. Click the Modify the Test Options link.
  4. Scroll down and choose from the options in the Test Availability area.
  5. Select options from the Test Feedback area.
  6. Select options from the Test Presentation area.
  7. Click the Submit button and then click the OK button.
  8. Click OK again.


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