Set Answer Format Tip Display for a Section

By default, answer format tips are displayed to tell your students what kind of answer is expected, such as "Enter a number" or "Enter a mathematical expression," when they navigate to many kinds of answer boxes. You can turn off answer format tips for your course sections if you want.

answer format tip as it is displayed to students

You can change these settings for your classes or for your assignments. Your assignment settings override your class settings.

  1. Open the Class Settings page.

    From My Classes, click Edit Class Settings.

  2. In the Class Settings page, click Advanced Options.
  3. Select or clear Show students Answer Format Tips.
  4. Click Save.