Test - Create - General

Enter the following information on the General section:

  1. Test Name - Enter name of test that displays to user. Character limit 500. For portals with multiple languages enabled, localize the field by using the Translate icon to enter localized text.
  2. Provider - Select from drop-down list.
  3. Test Description - Enter description of test. The user views the description and details by clicking on Details once the test is in the users transcript. Character limit 5000. For portals with multiple languages enabled, localize the field by using the Translate icon to enter localized text.
  4. Training Hours - Enter training hours.
  5. Available Languages - From the drop-down list, select the languages in which the LO is available. The available languages are mainly used for searching purposes and they are independent of the LO's default language. At least one language must be selected. At the top of the drop-down list, all selected languages are displayed. The drop-down list only displays the languages that are available to the user. Select the All Languages option to select all available languages.
    • When a language is selected, the LO is associated with that language and users can search for the course by associated languages.
  6. Default Language - This displays the default language of the LO. If a user views an LO in a language that does not have a translation, the information is displayed in the default language for the LO. When an administrator creates an LO, the default language for the LO is the administrator's default language at the time they create the LO.
  7. Credits - Enter the number of credits a user receives upon completing the test.
  8. Subjects - Select a subject.
  9. Test Grader - Select one or more test graders to grade essay questions on test.
  10. Attempts Allowed - Enter the number of times a user can take the test to attempt a passing score before they are locked out of the test and are unable to take it again. If this field is empty, then the user is able to retake the test an unlimited number of times. When a user passes the test, they are unable to retake the test.
  11. View Test Score - Select the Manager option to allow the manager and anyone who can view the user's transcript to view the user's test score after the test is submitted. Select the User option to allow the user to view their test score after the test is submitted. These options are selected by default.
    • If the Manager or User option is deselected, the user's test score is not visible to the respective role (Manager or User) in the Training Details page.
      • Test scores are still visible within reports, so administrators should not share permission to view Test reports if the user should not view test scores.
      • If the View Test Score option is deselected for a role, then the Allow Test Review option for the corresponding role (Manager or User) is automatically deselected.
  12. Allow Test Review - Select the Manager option to allow the manager to view the user's test details after the test is submitted. The Allow Review After Every Attempt option determines whether the test can be reviewed from the user's Transcript after every attempt or only after the user passes the test. Select the User option to allow the user to view their test details after the test is submitted. These options are selected by default.
    • If the User option is selected, a Review link will be visible on the Test Results page after each submission, pass or fail. Once the user clicks Done on the Test Results page, a Review link will be visible on the user's Transcript only upon completion.
    • If the Manager or User option is deselected, the user's test details are not visible to the respective role (Manager or User). On the Test Results page and the Training Details page, the link to review the test is not available.
      • If the User option is deselected, the Allow Review After Every Attempt option is deselected and disabled.
      • If the User option is deselected, the Review Level options are disabled.
  13. Allow Review After Every Attempt - Check to allow users to review their test after every submission. Provides users with a Review link after test attempt and will only see answers to questions they attempted. If this option is not selected, then the test can only be reviewed from the Review link on the user's Transcript once the user passes the test.
  14. Review Level:
    • Allow users to review questions and correct answers - Click radio button to allow users will see which questions they got correct and incorrect as well as the associated answers and answer explanations.
    • Allow users to review questions only - Click radio button to allow users to see which questions they got correct and incorrect. No answers or answer explanation will be displayed.
    • Allow users to review question category and answer explanation only - Click radio button to allow users to see answer explanations separated by category. No questions or answers will be displayed.
  15. Price - Enter the price of the test.
  16. Lockout - Select from drop-down period to define the time period that users are locked out between re-takes. Leave blank for no lockout period.
  17. Instructions - Enter any additional comments or instructions for users to be viewed by the user when taking the test. This field is HTML-friendly. Character limit 2000. For portals with multiple languages enabled, localize the field by using the Translate icon to enter localized text.
  18. Active - Check or uncheck this box to activate or deactivate the test. This box is checked by default.
  19. Click Next to proceed to the Structure section. See Test - Create - Structure.

Modification History

For portals with multiple languages enabled, if the translation of a title or description is modified, the Modification History panel displays the change. However, only changes to languages that were added when the learning object was initially created are tracked.

The initial creation and changes to the title and description display in the panel as follows:

  • Title at Initial Creation - <Learning Object Type> created with <Language of Title> Title "<Title>" by <User Full Name> (<User ID>) on <Date/Time of Creation>.
  • Description at Initial Creation - <Learning Object Type> created with <Language of Description> Description of "<Description>" by <User Full Name> (<User ID>) on <Date/Time of Creation>.
  • Change to Title - Title in <Language of Title> was changed to "<New Title>" by <User Full Name> (<User ID>) on <Date/Time of Creation>.
  • Change to Description - Description in <Language of Description> was changed to "<New Description>" by <User Full Name> (<User ID>) on <Date/Time of Creation>.
  • Title/Description Translation Change - Title/Description in <Language> "<New Title/Description>" was added by <User Full Name> (<User ID>) on <Date/Time of Creation>.

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