For Student Role
The Activities page displays all the activities that you should solve in order to complete the course. In case the course is linked to a term which start date is not due yet, the assessments related to such term will not be displayed until the term start date is due.
To access the activities page
- In the course page, click the Activities The system displays the list of activities along with the related lesson name, the activity type, the activity submission status, and the due date as in the following figure. The page also displays the total grades you acquired in all the submitted activities.
To solve a given activity
- Click the activity title.
- In the activity page, click Start as in the following page.
- Click Next to move to the next question as in the following figure.
- Once done with solving the assessment, click Submit.
- Some activities are not allowed to be submitted after their due date, so once the date is due, you will not be able to solve this type of activities.
- In case the activity does not have a passing score, it does not show in the learning path.
- Activities of the type quizzes must be solved before their due time in order for the student to be able to submit them. In case the student tries to solve the quiz activity after its due date, the system displays a message that the activity cannot be submitted.
- Some activities are take-once type and can be submitted only one time, while other are of practice type, and can be submitted more than once.
- In case the student provides a wrong answer to one of the activity questions, the system shows a recommendation for the student to review the material mapped to the same learning objectives that were mapped to the activity when the teacher first created it. In case there are no material that are mapped to the same learning objectives as the activity where the wrong answer was provided, no recommendations will be shown.
- In case the activity is of type handout, you can view the rubrics mapped to this activity as highlighted in the figure below.
Rubrics are evaluation criteria mapped to the activity you are solving, that the teacher shall use to grade the activity. By clicking Rubrics Grading, you can see these evaluation criteria and the score assigned to each of them.
Types of Courses in Relation with Activities Completion
In relation with the activities completion, there are three types of courses, as follows:
- Courses that are completed once you solve all the related activities
- Courses that are completed once you solve the final activity
- Courses that are completed once all course videos are viewed
The course type is specified by the course teacher while creating it, whether it includes multiple activities or just one final activity that determines the course passing score. This applies to courses that are not part of a track, and consequently do not have an end date. Their completion is subject to the status of their activities submission.
As for the courses that are part of a track, they become completed once the track end date is due even if none of the course activities are submitted whether the final activities or the multiple activities.
Types of Activities
There are three types of activities that the course teacher can assign to you:
- Assessment: Assessments are used to measure your knowledge, and it has an end date, so that you do not undertake it after its determined time. However, the Teacher may give you the permission to pass the end date if it is appropriate. In this type of activities, the Teacher can evaluate your knowledge by using different types of questions that are available through the system, by requiring you to submit a handout or SCORM resource.
- Quiz: The difference between quizzes and assessments is that the Teacher can set a date for publishing the quiz, and a definite due date for you to answer the quiz; once this due date is over, the quiz is closed. Teachers create quizzes using different types of questions through the system, or by requiring you to submit a handout.
- In-Class Activity: The in-class activities are activities that you are required to answer during lesson time. The Teacher sets duration for taking the in-class activity and may allow you to submit it later if necessary. Teachers create in-class activities using different types of questions through the system, or by requiring you to submit a handout.
Types of Questions
The types of questions that you may encounter in the different activities are as follows:
- MCQ Question: which asks you to select one answer from many available answers for the proposed question.
- Multi-response Question: which asks you to select more than one answer from many available answers for the proposed question.
- New Ordering Question: which asks you to re-order the available answers to make an appropriate sense.
- Matching Question: which asks you to match the different available answers with their correspondents in the opposite column.
- True/False Question: which asks you to state whether the proposed statement is true or false.
- Essay Question: which asks you to answer the proposed question in an essay form.
- Short Answer Question: which asks you to answer the proposed question in a short form.
- Image Question: which asks you to answer a question that is related to a displayed image.
- Fill in the Blanks Question: which asks you complete the proposed incomplete statements.