Creating a Summative Assessment

  1. On the course homepage, Turn editing onturn editing on
  2. Click 'Add an activity or resource' in the section of your course where you want the assessment to be displayed.
    Add an activity or resource_in topic

  3. Click the activity type that the summative assessment is going to be.
    Note: Summative assessment can only be an assignment, database, forum or quiz.
    Activity choices

  4. Click Add which is located at the bottom of the 'Add an activity or resource' box.
    activities and resources_add BTN

  5. Check the box from the list of summative assessment activities displayed. These assessments are drawn from the Course Outline.
    Summative assessment choice

  6. Click the Proceed to settings button at the bottom of this page. BTN_proceed to settings
  7. Add the description and instructions for this assessment.
    Note: There are many settings and generally only some settings require attention, as all settings have the correct defaults. See the Assessment Settings page if you need more information. 
  8. Click either Save and return to course BTN_save and return to course or Save and display BTN_save and display depending on what you want to do.

    : After saving, if the system takes you back to the course homepage then your assessment has saved. If it takes you back to the top of the setting page you need to scroll down and there will be a red box indicating where there is an issue. For example:
    Must supply value
    After addressing the issue, scroll down to the bottom and click Save and return to course or Save and display again.

Last modified: Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 1:52 PM