How do answer sheets in Synapse work to automagically grade multiple-choice tests? (tutorial)
You can use the WYSIWYG editor to write the following HTML:
<h2>What is a primary color?</h2>
<p>You have learned about primary colors in lesson 1.</p>
<h2>What is a secondary color?</h2>
<p>You have learned about secondary colors in lesson 2.</p>
The list of options will be converted into radio inputs. When submitted, it will produce:
This allows you to add inline comments to the submitted test.
Using answer sheets to automate grading tests
If an answer sheet is found for a multiple choice test, the test can be automatically graded and students are granted new permissions (allowing drip-feeding content). Simply add an answer sheet for a test in the same format as the submitted answers shown above. Each question is assigned the same number of points resulting in a maximum score of 10 if all questions are answered correctly.