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Assessments

Assessments allows an additional evaluating of the learner besides the knowledge tests. In assessments you can make individual evaluation about the learner as the instructor of an event. For enabling an assessment about the course participants, an assessment has to be placed on the learning path. Assessments are done by authors and/or team leaders.

In the overview (Learning content → Assessments ) you see all existing assessments. You open the assessment wizard by clicking the title. Via clicking the national flag the preview opens. You see also the owner of the assessments.

There are the mass processing functions Copy, MoveDeleteChange status and  Export for assessments. More information about these functions you find under Assessments: Mass processing functions.

To create a new assessment, choose Learning content → Assessments → New Assessment. The Assessment wizard opens.

Master data

Enter title and teaser and choose main language for the assessment.

Parameters

Select a grading scale

Like in the knowledge tests you can assign a grading scale in the assessments for displaying the results later in a grading system.


Deactivation of the existence limit

If you would like to use the assessment as a feedback-like response, activate this option.


Feedback

Activate this option if the assessment is feedback via setting the check box.


Passing score

The passing score determines whether or not the person passes the assessment.


Authorization

Define the roles the user must have to be allowed to fill out an assessment. You define the roles in the user management.

You can choose further options for assessments. For doing this choose Courses → Course contents (learning path) → Settings of the learning objects.

Introduction

Via editor you can write an introduction, which will appear above the assessment form.

Available variables

Variable hinzufügen You got various variables for creating an assessment in the editor. Via variables chosen content is automatically inserted:

  • $CourseTitle$ = title of the course
  • $ObjectCertification$= link to the certificate, if the course is passed
  • $ObjectTeaser$= teaser of the assessment
  • $ObjectTitle$=title of the assessment
  • $UserCountry$ = country of the registered user
  • $UserDivision$ = division of the registered user
  • $UserFirstname$ = first name of the registered user
  • $UserGroup$ = group of the registered user
  • $UserLastname$ = last name of the registered user
  • $UserOe$ = organizational unit (OU) of the registered user
  • $UserRegion$ = region of the registered user
  • $UserSex$ = gender of the registered user

Form

Create new assessment

To create a new assessment, you have to define the individual criterions. For this click on the button New. You can change the position of the individual criterions then via arrows on the left side.

  • Description
    Via editor you can enter a description.

Available variables

Variable hinzufügen

You got various variables for creating an assessment in the editor. Via variables chosen content is automatically inserted:

  • $CourseTitle$ = title of the course
  • $ObjectCertification$= link to the certificate, if the course is passed
  • $ObjectTeaser$= teaser of the assessment
  • $ObjectTitle$=title of the assessment
  • $UserCountry$ = country of the registered user
  • $UserDivision$ = division of the registered user
  • $UserFirstname$ = first name of the registered user
  • $UserGroup$ = group of the registered user
  • $UserLastname$ = last name of the registered user
  • $UserOe$ = organizational unit (OU) of the registered user
  • $UserRegion$ = region of the registered user
  • $UserSex$ = gender of the registered user
  • Answer settings
    Set a check box, if
    • comments and answers should be allowed
    • the answers should be shown as drop down menue
      • Define the minimum and maximum points which should be given
    • the potential answer “No answer” should be allowed
  • Write the answers for the criterion.
  • Restrict the assessment via check box on superiors, course participants and/or external
  • Define the loading.
  • Restrict the criterion on a division, a group or an OU.

Assess course participants

Prerequisite for assessing a course participant is an adequate authorization in the assessment settings. The assessments you should give in, you find at course management → assess course participants.

You can filter the listed assessments and you can make assessments by clicking “Assess” in the appropiate lines. A new dialog window opens, in which you get some information about the user on the left side. On the right side you enter the assessment and then you confirm it.

Settings on the learning path

If you have placed an assessment on the learning path of a course, you can open the appropiate settings via click on the pencil icon.

To give the course participants a time frame for editing, you can enter an expected processing time before.

Display options

Define firstly, when the result of an assessment should be displayed:

  • Never show
  • Always show
  • If passed
  • If not passed
  • If completed
  • If not completed

Define then, if the user should be informed about it, when the assessment has been filled out and if he should be able to request the filling out of the assessment. By choosing this last option the button “Request” appears on the learning path of the course participant. Via click on this button the course participant requests up 10 teamleaders (which could see him and have the authorization to fill out assessments) to assess for further processing of the course.

Hint: If there is a training person responsible chosen in the course activation, he/she gets an e-mail when the assessment has been filled out.


Adjust the object designation

You can change the title of the asssessment without opening the assessment wizard. The change is active via click on Save.


Optional image for learning path

If you want to use another image for the assessment on the learning path, select an image from the media library.


Adjustment of select button

Define an individual text for the select button.


Note regarding certificate

Define text for an additional note regarding the certificate.


Dependent on

The processing of this assessment will not be released until attendance has been recorded at the following event.

The e-mail “Plan meeting to talk about what participant learned” will be triggered to user teamleader.


Qualification

Specify a qualification for the learning object.


Reuse the learning object status from other course activations

Set the check box, if you want that the learning statuses already obtained are reused for the learning object.