Scores Page for an Assignment

The Scores page for an assignment is a snapshot of the progress your students have made on a specific assignment right now.

Scores page for an assignment
  • The questions on your assignment are listed across the top of the table as column headings.
  • Your students are listed on the left side of the table as row headings.
  • Each student's score for a question is displayed in the question's column in the student's row.
  • A red asterisk (*) beside a score indicates the score has been changed by the instructor.
  • An answer key icon (key) beside a score indicates the student has seen the answer key for the whole assignment per your assignment settings.

Other row, column, and section headings are described in the following table.

Heading

Description

Points The total points that can be earned for each question.

In the Total column, this is the sum of all possible points for all questions on the assignment.

Total % The student's total points earned so far divided by the total points available, expressed as a percentage score.
Time The estimated amount of time each student spent online working on the assignment.
Total The student's total points earned so far.
Current Faculty with student access Instructors and TAs who are listed on your roster and have student access are listed here.

Actions

You can perform a number of activities from the Scores page.

To do this Do this More information
See another assignment Select the assignment you want to see in the Other Assignments menu.
See other students At the top of the student list, click Dropped, Current, or All.
Sort the table Click a column heading.

A sort arrow indicates the current sorting for the sorted column.

Preview a question Click the question ID in the QID row.
See one student's answers for the assignment Click the student's name. View a Student's Answers for an Assignment
See all student answers for the assignment Click Summary. Grades Response Summary Page
See statistical analysis of class scores Click Show Analysis. Analysis
See point distributions for an assignment Click Points. A histogram shows you the point distribution for your students.
Download a score report Click Downloads. Download Scores and Responses
Give students more time or submissions to complete assignments
  1. Select the check box for each student.
  2. Click Grant Extensions/Submissions.
Grant Extensions for Multiple Students or Assignments
Excuse your student from completing an assignment Click the assignment score. Excuse Students from Assignments
Change your student's score for an assignment Click the assignment score. Adjust or Override Scores
Grade your students' work on short answer, essay, pencilPad®, file-upload, and Show My Work questions Click Grade Answers. Grade Answers
Rescore the assignment Click Rescore. Rescore Assignments
Send an email to selected students
  1. Select the check box for each student.
  2. Click Email Selected.
Send Email Messages

Analysis

The analysis section provides data that can be used to monitor the overall performance of the class. You can show or hide the analysis, and the analysis data can be displayed as either scores or percentages.

Analysis section
  • The questions on your assignment are listed across the top of the table as column headings.
  • Each statistical calculation is listed on the left side of the table as a row heading.

Other row and column headings are described in the following table.

Heading

Description

Time The estimated amount of time students spent online working on all questions.
Total Summary score values for all questions.
Points The total points that can be earned for each question.

In the Total column, this is the sum of all possible points for all questions on the assignment.

scores analyzed The number of submitted questions with scores that were included in the calculations for mean, median, standard deviation, and min/max values.
mean The arithmetic mean of question scores for submitted questions.
median The median score or time to complete submitted questions.
standard deviation The standard deviation of scores or times for submitted questions.

Lower standard deviations mean the values are tightly clustered; higher standard deviations mean the values are more widely scattered.

min/max The lowest and highest scores or times to complete submitted questions.
Note
  • Questions that have not been submitted are not included in calculations for mean, median, standard deviation, and min/max.
  • Only those questions displayed in the scores table are shown in the analysis table.
  • To show this section, click Show Analysis.
  • To hide this section, click Hide Analysis.
  • To view data as percentages, click Percent.
  • To view data using the raw scores, click Raw.