1. Edit Start Dates, Due Dates, or End Dates
  2. Set a Time Limit
  3. Edit the Number of Quiz Attempts
  4. Enable Special Access for Specific Students
  5. Add Page Breaks
  6. Bulk Editing Quizzes

Once you have created a quiz in Brightspace, you can easily edit your quiz settings and adjust your quiz content.

Edit Start Dates, Due Dates, or End Dates

Start/End dates determine the timeframe in which students can take the quiz and the due date communicates the quiz deadline to students.

End Date vs. Due Date: The end date indicates when students can no longer start the quiz.  If a due date and end date are both set, the quiz can be submitted until the end date is reached. Quiz attempts that are submitted after the due date will be flagged with a “late” timestamp.

To Edit Start Dates, End Dates, or Due Dates:

  1. Log in to Brightspace with your MyCarletonOne credentials.
  2. On your Brightspace homepage, locate your course in one of the following ways:
    • Click on your course under My Courses.
    • Click the Course selector icon , then select your course from the menu.
  3. Locate your quiz in one of the following ways:
    • In the navbar, click Tools and select Quizzes in the drop-down menu. Find your quiz on the Manage Quizzes page.                                                                                   
    • In the navbar, click Content and select the module or submodule that holds your quiz.
  4. Locate the quiz you want to edit and click the arrow next to the quiz name.
  5. In the drop-down menu, select Edit.
  6. Click the Restrictions tab.
  7. Select one or more of the following:
    • Has Due Date – Select this checkbox to enter a due date and time.
    • Has Start Date – Select this checkbox to enter a start date and time.
    • Has End Date – Select this checkbox to enter an end date and time.
  8. Click Save and Close when you are finished editing your settings.
TIP: Click Display in calendar if you want your quiz dates to be visible to students in the course calendar.

Set a Time Limit

  1. Log in to Brightspace with your MyCarletonOne credentials.
  2. On your Brightspace homepage, locate your course in one of the following ways:
    • Click on your course under My Courses.
    • Click the Course selector icon , then select your course from the menu.
  3. Locate your quiz in one of the following ways:
    • In the navbar, click Tools and select Quizzes in the drop-down menu. Find your quiz on the Manage Quizzes page.                                                                                   
    • In the navbar, click Content and select the module or submodule that holds your quiz.
  4. Locate the quiz you want to edit and click the arrow next to the quiz name.
  5. In the drop-down menu, select Edit.
  6. Click the Restrictions tab.
  7. Under the Timing heading, select Enforced Time Limit.
  8. Enter the number of minutes students are allowed to complete the quiz.
  9. Enter a Grace Period. The grace period is the amount of time students have to submit after the time limit before the submission is marked as late.
  10. Select one of the following grace period options:
    • Allow the student to continue working. The student can make changes and submit after the grace period.  The quiz will be flagged as late.
    • Prevent the student from making further changes.  The student will not be able to make changes once the grace period is over and can only submit.
    • Allow the student to continue working, but automatically score the attempt as zero after an extended deadline – The student can continue to make changes and submit after the grace period but the quiz attempt will automatically be given a zero.
  11. Click Save and Close when you are finished editing your settings.

Edit the Number of Quiz Attempts

  1. Log in to Brightspace with your MyCarletonOne credentials.
  2. On your Brightspace homepage, locate your course in one of the following ways:
    • Click on your course under My Courses.
    • Click the Course selector icon , then select your course from the menu.
  3. Locate your quiz in one of the following ways:
    • In the navbar, click Tools and select Quizzes in the drop-down menu. Find your quiz on the Manage Quizzes page.                                                                                   
    • In the navbar, click Content and select the module or submodule that holds your quiz.
  4. Locate the quiz you want to edit and click the arrow next to the quiz name.
  5. In the drop-down menu, select Edit.
  6. Click the Assessment tab.
  7. Click the Attempts allowed drop-down menu, then select a number.
  8. Click Apply.
  9. In the Overall Grade Calculation drop-down menu, you have to option to select how the grade will be calculated.
  10. Click Save and Close when you are finished editing your settings.

Enable Special Access for Specific Students

See the Adding Special Access page for instructions.

Add Page Breaks

For longer quizzes, you can add Page Breaks to control how many questions are displayed per page.  When a student advances to a new page of the quiz, all answers are saved automatically.

  1. Log in to Brightspace with your MyCarletonOne credentials.
  2. On your Brightspace homepage, locate your course in one of the following ways:
    • Click on your course under My Courses.
    • Click the Course selector icon , then select your course from the menu.
  3. Locate your quiz in one of the following ways:
    • In the navbar, click Tools and select Quizzes in the drop-down menu. Find your quiz on the Manage Quizzes page.                                                                                     
    • In the navbar, click Content and select the module or submodule that holds your quiz.
  4. Locate the quiz you want to edit and click the arrow next to the quiz name.
  5. In the drop-down menu, select Edit.
  6. Scroll down to the list of questions under the Quiz Questions heading, then add a page break in one of the following ways:
    • Click the page break bar (grey line) between the the questions.
    • Enter the number of Questions per page, then click Apply.
  7. Page breaks will now be indicated with a blue line. To remove a page break, click the blue line.
  8. Click Save and Close when you are finished making changes.

Bulk Editing Quizzes

  1. Log in to Brightspace with your MyCarletonOne credentials.
  2. On your Brightspace homepage, locate your course in one of the following ways:
    • Click on your course under My Courses.
    • Click the Course selector icon , then select your course from the menu.
  3. In the navbar, click Tools, then select Quizzes in the drop-down menu.
  4. Select the checkboxes next to the quizzes you want to edit.
  5. Click Bulk Edit above your quiz table. You will be taken to a page where you can edit the following:
    • Edit quiz names under the Name column
    • Move your quiz to a new quiz category or add a new category under the Quiz Category column
    • Hide a quiz from students by click the checkboxes under the Hide from Users column
    • Adjust the number of attempts allowed under the Attempts Allowed column.
  6. When you are finished editing, click Save.

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