Award Extra Credit
You can award extra credit for questions that challenge your students to go beyond the minimum requirements of the class and learn additional material or apply concepts in a more advanced way.
To award extra credit:
If necessary, change the points for the question or assignment to 0.
Extra credit questions and assignments should be worth 0 points so students' grades are not affected if they do not complete them.
Open the Conditional Points window.
From here Do this
From assignment settings (Assignment Editor, Assignment Templates Manager)
Under add or edit., click
From a single question (Assignment Editor)
In the Bonus or Penalty column, click add or edit.
- Under Select a Condition, select Assign extra credit.
- Enter the number of points to be awarded for correct responses.
If available, click Calculate Points
Breakdown. This feature is not available when editing
conditional points for assignment settings.
Review the point breakdown information. If needed, change the number of extra credit points to award and click Calculate Points Breakdown again.
When the conditional points settings are correct, update the assignment or
To update this Do this
A single question
Click Update Question.
All questions currently on the assignment
Click Update All Questions.
In the Assignment Editor or Assignment Templates Manager, click Update.
The Conditional Points window closes and your assignment or assignment template is updated.
The automatic bonus or penalty is applied immediately when your students submit answers that meet the specified conditions.