Asking Students Questions
Guide to asking students questions in Echo360.
The Q&A tab for the course allows you to post questions or
comments about the course in general or about a particular class. You
can design the questions to elicit responses from students or to provoke
discussions between class members on a topic.
Q&A posts that identify a particular class can be seen while viewing the classroom by clicking the Questions icon (two balloons) of the classroom toolbar.
To create in-class activities and questions for students to answer, see Adding Interactive Slides to a Presentation.
To post questions for a course
- On the DASHBOARD, find the course containing the class you want and click ALL CLASSES.
The class list page appears.
- Click the Q&A tab.
- Click NEW QUESTION.
- The left panel changes to show the new question fields.
- Enter a question or discussion text into the New question text box.
- Click the paperclip icon to attach a file to your question (a graphic or other item) if appropriate.
- Use the Select a class drop down list to associate the question with
a particular class. If one is selected, the question is visible in the classroom by clicking the Questions icon of the classroom toolbar. If you do not select a class, the question is categorized as a General Question about the course.
- Enable the Post anonymously slider to post your question without
using your name (course instructors can always see who posted a question
- Click POST QUESTION.
- The question appears in the question thread.
Editing posted questions
You can edit any questions you have posted to a class. You can only edit your own posts.
To edit a question
- Open the Q&A tab for the class
- Find and select the question you want to edit so that it appears on the right of the page, as shown in the above figure.
- Click the menu arrow (also called a "chevron") located to the right of the question.
- Click Edit from the chevron menu.
- The left panel changes to show Edit Question fields and selections.
- Make changes to the question text as needed.
- If appropriate, use the Select a class drop-down list to select or change the class to post the question to.
- Enable or disable the Post anonymously slider as appropriate (course
instructors can always see who posted a question or response).
- Click SAVE when finished. Alternately, if you change your mind about
editing the question, click the X in the top right of the Edit Question
pane to cancel any changes and close the editing fields.
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