Partial Credit

1. To specify partial credit, first confirm that the partial credit option is engaged for the assessment. To do so, click the Creation Settings button on the Test Canvas page.

Creation Settings button

2. Check the box to Specify partial credit options for answers. Click Submit to save settings and return to the test page.

Specify partial credit

3. When adding or modifying a question, click the checkbox to Allow Partial Credit.

Allow Partial Credit

4. For multiple answer questions, a portion of the total points for a question is automatically allowed when the answer is not entirely correct.

For multiple choice questions, instructors can choose to designate a partial credit percentage for incorrect answer choices.

Partial credit percentage