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New Schoology Assessments Series: Multiple Choice

The new Schoology Assessments tool was released on Sept. 20, 2017, and it has so many great features held within it! I want to take the time to highlight some of the key transformative features that you'll see in each of the question types in Assessments.

Let's start with a common question type: Multiple Choice

First, you can make standard Multiple Choice questions that will automatically grade, but that could be pretty boring! You can step up your game a few different ways!
Use the Rich Text Editor which appears when you click into the field to apply formatting such as bold and italics, or to insert images or tables. Hover your mouse over the individual icons to view the tooltip explaining the function of each button.
You can also add Distractor Rationale feedback, which will give a learner and you insight into why the answer that was chosen was incorrect. Check Distractor Rationale under the Options to add rationales to each answer option. This is not a student feedback featur…