FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO THE QUIZZES

(1) When are the quizzes available?

The Syllabus Quiz is available on the first day of the semester. You must achieve a 100% on the Autobiography Task before you can access the Syllabus Quiz. A password will be given to you by the instructor in the response to your autobiography posting.

The Concept Quizzes become available on certain dates. Check the Course Calendar. No quiz can be completed for a grade after its availability period! You must achieve at least a 75% on the Practice Task immediately before each Concept Quiz.

NOTE: Taking a quiz at the last possible minute might not let you make other arrangments in case of an emergency that the instructor is then unwilling to perceive as such. Therefore, it is recommended that you take your quizzes as soon as they become available.

(2) Where are the quizzes taken?

On any computer at a location of your choice!

(3) Are the quizzes proctored?

NO! The quizzes are not proctored. This does not mean that you can use outside help to complete them. Please read the CSN Student Academic Integrity Policy and the instructor's integrity policy in the syllabus.

(4) Where can the quizzes be found?

You can find the Syllbus Quiz in the "Preliminaries" tasks folder on the MyOpenMath (MOM) course home page. You can find the Concept Quizzes in the weekly tasks folders on the MyOpenMath (MOM) course home page.

(5) What types of problems are on the quizzes?

The Syllabus Quiz tests your general course knowledge. The Concept Quiz problems will be taken from the associated Practice Tasks. No other concepts will be tested.

(6) Do quizzes have due dates?

The Syllabus Quiz does not have a due date. However, the Concept Quizzes do. Please check the Course Calendar.

(7) Does work have to be shown?

NO! But in order to find the correct answer you should definitely work each problem in your paper notebook.

(8) How many times can we take the quizzes?

You can take the Syllabus Quiz an unlimited number of times. You can take each Concept Quiz five (5) times during the availability period.

(9) Can we rework problems?

SORT OF...! You get one (1) attempt per problem with no replacement problems. However, you must take a new quiz to correct any mistakes you may have made in previous attempts.

(10) Can learning aids can be used while taking the concept quizzes?

You may start out using your notes, the book, or the instructor lectures.  At one point, though, you must be able to do each problem without hesitation and without looking at your notes in the speediest time possible. Not being able to do so will greatly reduce your chances of being successful on the exam.

(11) How much time is given to take the quizzes?

There is no time limit for the Syllabus Quiz. You will be given at least 2 hours for the Concept Quizzes. The time is indicated in the top right-hand corner of the quiz.

(12) When can the grades and answers be viewed?

You will be able to open and review all of your quiz attempts immediately after submitting them. Click on the "Gradebook" link and then click on the quiz in which you are interested.

(13) Can I work on the Concept Quizzes for more practice?

After the due date, you can access any Concept Quiz to work on all problems an unlimited number of time without changing your grade.

(14) What happens if there is a technical problem while taking the quizzes?

If you have technical problems, log out of the program and shut down your browser. Then re-access both. If this does not work, send the instructor an email IMMEDIATELY using ingrid.stewart@csn.edu.