Item Type Tutorials

This item type displays a basic numeric keypad or a full array of mathematical operators, symbols, and functions that must be used to demonstrate an answer. To complete the item, the student must navigate the tool keypad.

This item type has a multi-part question related to the accompanying passage shown on the left. All parts must be answered before proceeding to the next question.

This item type is interactive and allows the student to use a number of mechanisms to demonstrate an answer. Mechanisms include dragging and dropping objects to different sections of the answer space, highlighting or selecting different sections of a given graphic in the answer space, plotting points and creating lines and shapes with action buttons provided at the top of the answer space, or a combination of these mechanisms.

This item type allows the student to click within a table to classify concepts, statements, values, etc., according to the categories available.

This item type lists a selection of possible answers. The student may select multiple answer choices.

This item type lists a selection of possible answers. The student must select only one to indicate an answer choice.

Constructed Response

This item type provides a box for the student to freely type a written response. An editing tool bar may be provided with options to format an essay.

This item type provides a box for the student to freely type an answer in.

Editing Task

This item type has text highlighted that may need to be corrected. To complete the item, the student will be able to click the highlighted section and select a correction from a drop-down list of suggested options.

Simulation

This item type allows the student to use a number of mechanisms to select or generate data to simulate an event or activity. The student will use information generated by this simulation to answer questions.