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Topic objectives

Associate a topic with learning objectives to measure a user's mastery of skills, abilities, and knowledge. You can use a rubric to evaluate a user's success at meeting the learning objective. See Evaluating discussion topic activities for information about assessing learning objectives linked to discussion topics.

Associate a topic with learning objectives

  1. On the Discussions List page, click Edit Topic from the context menu of the topic you want to associate with learning objectives.
  2. In the Objectives tab, click Associate Learning Objectives.
  3. Browse or Search for the learning objectives you want to associate with the discussion topic.
  4. Select the check boxes beside the learning objectives you want and click Add Selected.

Add an assessment to a learning objective associated with a topic

  1. On the Discussions List page, click Edit Topic from the context menu of the topic that contains the learning objective you want to associate with an assessment.
  2. In the Objectives tab, click Add Assessment from the context menu of the learning objective you want to evaluate.
  3. Click Select Rubric or Create Rubric in New Window. See Creating analytic rubrics and Creating holistic rubrics for information on creating effective rubrics and Associate a learning objective with an activity to learn more about associating activities with learning objectives.
  4. Select a Criteria from the drop-down list.
  5. If you want to make the activity required, select The activity is required to complete learning objective, then select a level for the rubric from the Threshold drop-down list.
  6. Click Save.

Edit assessments and learning objectives associated with topics

If you have permissions to edit a discussion topic's associated learning objectives and assessments, click Edit Learning Objective or Edit Assessment from the context menu of the learning objective or assessment you want to modify.

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