How To: Adjust Quiz Attempts and Time Limit for Select Students



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Adding extra time or attempts for online exams

Making adjustments to student's quiz settings to allow for required accommodations such as additional attempts or extra time should be done after receiving a Letter of Accommodation from the Office of ADAptive Services. Usually, the accommodation is for additional time on quizzes, or so the student can take the exam with an ADAptive Services proctor during regular class time with the additional time allotted.

  1. Log-in to Canvas
  2. Select the section the referenced student attends
  3. Within that section navigate to the Quizzes section:
    Canvas dashboard menu to selected course with the Quizzes option highlighted for selection
  4. Locate and select the first quiz which needs adjusting. Please note every quiz/exam the student with accommodations will be taking will need adjustment.
  5. Within the quiz under the "Related Items" section select the option titled "Moderate This Quiz".
    Graphic showing the view within a published quiz, focus shows a 30 minute time limit, no multiple attempts, and the options under Related Items.
  6. The moderate quiz page will load and will list of all the students enrolled in the course assigned to take that quiz.
  7. Locate the student that needs the additional time and/or attempts and select the pencil icon located near their name.
  8. A box titled "Student Extensions" will appear. Only place the exceptions past the original settings within these areas.
    • Within the example Quiz 1 it was originally set to have a time limit of thirty minutes and only one attempt. For the sake of this example, The Letter of Accommodation states the student will need only an additional sixty minutes for a total of ninety minutes on the exam.
      graphic presenting the Student Extensions pop-up with 60 minutes added into the extra time on every attempt area. Also highlighted is the pencil icon to click.
  9. Check-mark the "Manually unlock the quiz for the next attempt" setting. This setting will allow the student to take the quiz passed the due date/time to save from adjusting the quiz itself.
  10. After making the adjustments select the Save button.

NOTE:

  • Extra time does not need to be added to quizzes with no time limit.
  • If the due date has passed for the student who will need an Extra Attempt, then modify the "Student Extensions" settings for that student by check-marking the "Manually unlock the quiz for the next attempt" setting and selecting Save.

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Changing the due date/time settings for an individual

If your course is a ground class, then you will need to make an additional adjustment to the quiz to allow the student to access the quiz within the same day at Adaptive Services.

  1. Log-in to Canvas
  2. Select the section the referenced student attends
  3. Within that section navigate to the Quizzes section:
    Canvas dashboard menu to selected course with the Quizzes option highlighted for selection
  4. Locate and select the first quiz which needs adjusting. Please note every quiz/exam the student with accommodations will be taking will need adjustment.
  5. Within the quiz select the "Edit" button.
    Graphic showing the view within a published quiz, focus shows a 30 minute time limit, no multiple attempts, and the options under Related Items.
  6. Scroll all the way down until you find the "Assign" section.
    graphic showing the assign section within the canvas quiz.
  7. Select the "+ Add" button below the initially assigned quiz period.
  8. A new "Assign to" box will appear below.
    graphic showing the added assign box below the original with modified times for the same due date.
    • Select the individual(s) to be able to take the quiz at the alternate time
    • Adjust the Due date, Available from date and time, and Until date and time.
  9. After making the adjustments select the Save button.

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