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Release an Assessment to a Group

The Assessments tool gives you the option to release an assessment to a specific student or to groups of multiple students in in your TRACS site. This is useful if you have students who need an extended amount of time for a timed assessment, or if you would like to administer a makeup to specific students in your site.


Create New Group in Site Info

  1. Go to Site Info.
  2. Select Manage Groups.
  3. Select Create New Group.
  4. In the Group Title field, enter a Title for your group, e.g., Project team. Enter a Description for the group.
  5. Select the check box if you would like to allow members to see the other members of the group you are creating.
  6. From the window on the left, select a site member to add to the Group Member List. You can select multiple users by holding down the Control key on a PC or Command key on a Mac and selecting the users you wish to add. Use the arrow buttons to add to or remove from the Group Member List.
  7. Repeat until you have added all the members you would like into the group.
  8. When you are finished, select Add.

Assign Assessment to Group

  1. On the left Tool List of your site, select Assessments.
  2. Navigate to the Assessment you wish to assign to a group.
  3. On the Select drop-down menu of the Assessment select Settings & Publish.
  4. In the Availability and Submissions menu select the Assessments Released to drop-down menu.
  5. Select Selected Groups.
  6. A list containing all of the groups you've created on your site should appear. Select the checkbox next to the groups you wish to release your assessment to. 
  7. When you have finished selecting your groups, modify your settings as necessary.
    • Example
      • Change title of exam
      • Do not send grade to gradebook
  8. When you have finished modifying your settings, select Save or Save Settings and Publish to publish your assessment.
  9. If you chose to publish your assessments, you will see a drop-down arrow in your Published Assessments: released to students tab under the Released To column that your assessment has been released to (#)Selected group.