Instructors can now choose to have quizzes automatically submit learner work when the quiz time limit is up. When the time limit expires the learner sees a page letting them know their quiz is being submitted, followed by the Quiz Results Display page.


How to set up a quiz to automatically submit using the New Quiz Experience

Step by Step

  1. On the navbar, select Submissions and click Quizzes.

  2. On the Manage Quizzes tab, click New Quiz.
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  3. On the quiz creation screen, click Timing & Display.
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  4. Check Set time limit and then enter a Time Limit in minutes.
    The Set time limit check box and the Time Limit field.

  5. Click Edit Timer Settings.
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  6. Select Automatically submit the quiz attempt.
    The Automatically submit the quiz attempt

The quiz timing settings have been updated to make quiz setup quicker and easier. Previously instructors had to decide between time limit options: No Time Limit, Recommended Time Limit and Enforced Time Limit. Now instructors can choose whether they want to set a time limit and enter the length of time for the quiz.

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