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How to Grade Assessments or Provide Feedback (Review Center)

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When do Assessments responses go to the Review Center for Grading or Feedback

1. When creating an Exam (Graded-Assessment), you can insert questions that can be automatically graded and a score to be provided on the spot. You can find more information here.

If Text Assignment, File Assignment, or Record Video types of questions are added to an Exam Learning activity the Assessments will be moved to the Review Center for grading. The users will see the Pending status ending screen until the Assessment has been graded. 

2. When creating a Self-assessment learning activity, you also have the option to insert Exam question types such as Text, File Assignments, or Record Video or Form question types such as File Upload, or Record Video questions (and Manual Feedback is enabled under Settings). These assessments can be located in the Review Center in order for the admin or instructor to manually provide Feedback.

3. While creating a Self Assessmenor an Exam type of Assessment, if the Manual Feedback setting is enabled then the assessment responses will be moved to the Review Center for additional feedback, even if only closed-ended questions are included.

How to grade or provide feedback to Assessments

1. Go to Reports Center → Review Center.

2. Select the Needs Review/ Ungraded tab, and hover over Manage on the user's assignment.

3.a. For graded-assessments click on Review Assessment.

  • You can set the score percentage (100% equals all the scoring points), and simultaneously provide feedback if needed.
  • You can further edit the feedback if needed for the automatically graded questions if the setting "manual feedback" is enabled on the assessment settings → Manual Feedback tab.
  • On the scoring summary, you can view the points for manually graded questions and auto-graded questions (if inserted), the total score points, and the final assessment score that will define if the user has passed or failed.

3.b. For non-graded assessments, click on Review Self-Assessment to provide feedback (grading is disabled).

4. Don't forget to click Submit Review.


  • If your assessment contains auto-graded questions as well, the score you will insert on the essay questions will define if the user will pass the general assessment or not. This is displayed on the Score for auto-graded questions. If you don't have auto-graded questions, the field will display 0 / 0 points.
  • For already graded/reviewed assessments, you can click on the Reviewed/ Graded tab, review the assessment again and then click Update.

Legacy Questionnaires

To grade a legacy Assignment, you can navigate to Reports Center → Review Center → Select the Legacy Assignment. Note that the scoring will not be advanced, and you will have the option to assign a score from 1 to 100. 

We have released our improved Assessment feature, with a variety of new questions, response tracking, and advanced scoring (points per question/answer). You can learn how to migrate your existing Assessments here.

1. The Assignment Grading window will appear, displaying the user's name, time and date of the assignment's last modification, and the user's reply.

2. By scrolling down the Assignment Grading window, you will be able to add comments and grade the assignment, by adding a score from 1 to 100. Your comments can include an image or even a link with useful resources.

3. This is how the legacy graded assignment will look to your users.

How to grade (Legacy) File Assignments

1. To grade a legacy File Assignment you can follow exactly the aforementioned process, however, you will have the option to also view the files the user has uploaded. You may even add a file to accompany your grading (you can upload a file up to 20 MB).

2. In your File assignment settings, you can also allow the "resubmission if failed" setting.

General Note: All the graded Assignments can be found under the Reviewed/Graded tab.

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