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Keyboarding Office Exams Assignment and Scheduling Options

Instructors can edit these options for Keyboarding Office® Exam assignments:

  • Different assignment types have different assignment options available.
  • You cannot enter an available or due date if Always Available is ON.

Scheduling Options: Dates/Times and Security


Details if selected

Specify when the assignment is available

Select dates from the calendar when students can take the assignment.

Options are as follows:

  • Select the Select Available / Due dates option box.
  • On the calendar, click the available date and navigate on the calendar to the due date. Click the due date to select the range.
  • Select the Select Available Date only option box.
  • On the calendar, click specific dates.
Note Click Next or Prev on the calendar to display the calendar for the next month or the previous month.

Default: Assignment is always available.

Specify password for student access

Set a password that students must enter in order to start work.

Important Passwords are optional. If used, provide them to students.

Default: No password

Assignment Options: Scoring and Delivery Options


Details if selected



Enter the Pass/Fail threshold as a percentage of correct answers.

Default: Off

Specify Time Limit

Enter the time limit students have to complete the assignment.

Default: OFF

Allow Assignment to be retaken (number of attempts)

Enter the number of attempts (maximum 50).

Default: ON (5 times)

Note The retakes are represented by:
  • SAM exam can be retaken #
  • SAM exam retakes allowed #
  • SAM exam retakes remaining #

Display Result at end of assignment

Students can see their results when they submit the assignment.

Default: ON

Assignment Instructions

Enter the Assignment Instructions.

Default: No Assignment Instructions

Assignment Options: Tasks/Questions tab


Details if selected

Specify incorrect actions per task

Enter the number of times a student can attempt to answer a question. (Select a value between 1 and 10.).

Default: ON (3 incorrect actions)

Note This option is represented by the number of attempts remaining shown in the content player.
Display feedback for each task/item

Select whether students receive feedback after each task/item.

Default: ON