Creating an Essay Question

February 24, 2016 Aubri Bleacher
  1. Select the Questions tab.
  2. Click Create Essay.
  3. Enter the Title and select a Folder to store the question.
  4. Enter a question stem.
  5. Add Categories.
  6. Add Attachments. For specifics on attachments, refer to our Attachments Guide
  7. Add Rationale to provide feedback on this question when releasing results to Exam Takers. 
  8. Add Internal Comments. These are only visible to faculty viewing the question within the ExamSoft Portal. 
  9. Within the options section, you will find the following options: 
    Weight - Indicate the default point value for the question
    Character Limit - Students will not be able to exceed this number of characters when answering
  10. Save Question. You can then choose to Approve the question which will make the question available to be used on an assessment. 

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