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How can I use criteria to mark essay questions

While creating an essay item you can set up criteria which can help you during the marking process. View the article how do I create an essay item for more information on how to set up the criteria. Navigate to the the essay question in the exam for which the criteria have been setup.

  1. You can award a maximum amount of points per criterion. The amount of points can be typed in the field. This amount can be accurate to 2 digits after the dot.
  2. Points can also be awarded by clicking on the scale.
  3. A criterion can also be divided into serveral subcriteria. Per subcriterion you can determine the score. The total of the subcriteria determine the score per criteria.
  4. The score is determined by the total amount of points awarded.
  5. Click Save.