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Publishing an Exercise

In this article, you will learn how to publish an exercise.
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Shreya Kulkarni
5 Sep, 2022 - Updated 1 month ago
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Introduction

What are Exercises?

Exercises are assessments that you can add to a concept. You can add multiple questions to an exercise in different formats. 

 

Exercise questions

  • Are of two types:
    • Random - The LMS auto selects the specified number of questions from the Questions module.
    • Fixed - You can select questions from the Questions module.
  • Have automated weightage % and maximum score allotted.
  • Need to be added in the Questions module.

For an exercise:

  • You can set a minimum pass percentage.
  • Students can attempt multiple times to pass it.
  • Once students submit answers for it in the LMS Portal, you can:
    • View responses for it
    • Review submitted answers 
    • Allot scores for students' answers individually

You first need to add questions and link them to the exercise, concept, and course in the Questions module. Exercise questions can be of the following types:

  • Question and answer (text, files)
  • Multiple choice with a:
    • Checkbox
    • Dropdown
    • Radio button
  • Agree and Diasgree 

In this section, you will learn:

  1. Adding exercises to a concept
  2. Viewing responses, review, and allot scores for exercise questions
  3. Using, Concept - Exercises View actions

Adding Exercises to a Concept

In this section, let us learn how to add an exercise.

 
 

Follow these steps to add an exercise:

  1. Login to your CRM account.
  2. Click the Main Menu.
  3. Go to LMS.
  4. Click Exercises. The Exercises List View opens.
  5. Click +Add Exercise.

Note: You can enter just the relevant details in the Add Exercise window and save the exercise. You can visit the exercise record (in the List View) and link it to the relevant course. Or, you can click the View full form button to open the Creating Exercise window and enter all the details. 

  1. Click View full form at the bottom right.
  2. Enter or select the following information in the Basic Information section:
    1. Exercise Name - Name of the exercise.
    2. Concept - Select or create a concept that you are creating the exercise for. 
      1. Using the:
        1. + button - You can add a new concept.
        2. Select button - You can select a concept from the Concepts window.
    3. Course - If you select a concept, the related course is auto-filled.

Or
Using the:

  1. + button - You can add a new course.
  2. Select button - You can select a course from the Courses window.
  1. Description - Description of the exercise.
  2. Assigned To - Owner of the exercise.
  3. Exercise Type - Select one of the following options:
    1. Fixed - If you want to select questions of your choice for the exercise. If you select Fixed, you will have to go to the Summary View of the exercise record to select questions of your choice. To learn how to select questions for exercise type fixed, click here.
    2. Random - Select the Number of Questions that you want the system to select. 
      1. Note: 
        1. Selecting Random, auto selects and publishes questions only linked to the course and concept that you have chosen for the exercise. To learn how to add questions and link them to an exercise, click here
        2. Only questions with Scope Exercise and Exercise & Quiz will be auto-selected.
  4. Pass Threshold - The minimum pass percentage for students to pass the exercise.
  5. Show Response - Enable the checkbox if you want students to view their responses after submitting the exercise.
  6. Shuffle - Enable the checkbox if you want questions to be shuffled and displayed for the exercise each time a student attempts it in the LMS Portal.
  7. Click Save.

You have now successfully added an exercise.

Responses, Review, and Score Allocation for exercise questions

Once you publish an exercise question and students submit answers for it in the LMS Portal, you can do the following for it in the Summary View of the exercise record.

  1. View Responses
  2. Review
  3. Allot Scores 

Note:

If you are an instructor, you will receive a desktop and email notification when students, in the LMS Portal, submit their answers for Textarea or File Upload exercise question types.

Concept - Exercises View Actions

In this section let us learn the Exercises View actions for a concept.

In the Exercise View of a concept, you can view the exercises available for the concept and perform the below actions for it.

 
 

Follow these steps to go to the Exercises View of a concept:

  1. Login to your CRM account.
  2. Click the Main Menu.
  3. Go to LMS.
  4. Look for Modules.
  5. Click Concepts.
  6. Click a concept. You will be directed to the Summary View.
  7. Select Exercises in the widgets bar on the right corner of the screen. 

You are now in the Exercises View of a course.

 

In the Exercises View of a concept record, you can perform the following actions for an exercise:

  • Link
  • Add 
  • View
  • Edit
  • Unlink

Linking exercises

Follow these steps to link an exercise to a concept:

  1. Login to your CRM account.
  2. Click the Main Menu.
  3. Go to LMS.
  4. Look for Modules.
  5. Click Concepts
  6. Select a concept. The Summary View opens.
  7. Go to the Exercises View.
  8. Go to Exercises.
  9. Click the Link icon (Link Exercises). The Link Exercises window opens up.
  10. Select the required exercise.
  11. Click the Link button.

You have now successfully linked an exercise to a concept.

Adding exercises

Follow these steps to add an exercise to a concept:

  1. Login to your CRM account.
  2. Click the Main Menu.
  3. Go to LMS.
  4. Look for Modules.
  5. Click Concepts
  6. Select a concept. The Summary View opens.
  7. Go to the Exercises View.
  8. Go to Exercises.
  9. Click the Add icon (Add Exercises). The Quick Create > Exercise or View full form window opens up.
  10. Create an exercise. Here the Concept and Course details are auto-filled.
  11. Click Save. If the exercise was saved successfully the following success message is displayed, Exercise Created! 

You have now successfully added an exercise to a concept.

Viewing exercises

Follow these steps to view exercises available for a concept:

  1. Login to your CRM account.
  2. Click the Main Menu.
  3. Go to LMS.
  4. Look for Modules.
  5. Click Concepts
  6. Select a concept. The Summary View opens.
  7. Go to the Exercises View.
  8. Go to Exercises.
  9. Click the Record Lists icon. The Exercises window opens up.
  10. You can view exercises available for the concept.
  11. It also provides the Link Exercises and Add Exercises buttons. Clicking these buttons you can link or add exercises from the Exercises window.

You have now successfully viewed exercises available for a concept.

Editing exercises

Follow these steps to edit an exercise:

  1. Login to your CRM account.
  2. Click the Main Menu.
  3. Go to LMS.
  4. Look for Modules.
  5. Click Concepts
  6. Select a concept. The Summary View opens.
  7. Go to the Exercises View.
  8. Go to Exercises.
  9. Hover your mouse on an exercise that you want to edit. The More icon pops up.
  10. Click the Edit icon. You will be directed to the Detailed View.
  11. Edit the exercise.
  12. Click Save. If your edits were saved successfully, the following success message is displayed, Record updated.

You have now successfully edited an exercise.

Unlinking exercises

Follow these steps to unlink an exercise for a concept:

  1. Login to your CRM account.
  2. Click the Main Menu.
  3. Go to LMS.
  4. Look for Modules.
  5. Click Concepts
  6. Select a concept. The Summary View opens.
  7. Go to the Exercises View.
  8. Go to Exercises.
  9. Hover your mouse on an exercise that you want to unlink. The More icon pops up.
  10. Click the Unlink icon. The following pop-up is displayed, Are you sure you want to unlink?
  11. Click Ok.

You have now successfully unlinked an exercise for a concept.

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