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Quick Guide - Create Assessments

While more detailed lessons are available in our "Assessments" manual, this quick guide can be printed as a single, 1-sided sheet.

Select an Assessment Type

Select an Assessment Type

Click Assessments > click Create a New Assessment > Choose On The Fly, Manual/Hybrid Assessment, or Itembank*

On The Fly means you will scan right now with no standards aligned (you can always save the results and align standards later).

Manual/Hybrid Setup means you will scan later and align standards before administering the assessment.

Itembank means you will create an assessment from an itembank library that will publish and be ready for scanning in Illuminate. *Itembank features are permission-based only. If you do not see this option, it is not available to your site.

Create an On The Fly Assessment

Create an On The Fly Assessment

Enter the answer key by scanning or hand entry. Click Save and Continue.

Scan student responses > click Proceed to Results.

To save the results and align standards later, click Save as an Assessment or Push to Gradebook, to send results to your Gradebook as an assignment.

Create a Manual Setup Assessment

Create a Manual Setup Assessment

Enter the title > click Save. All other choices are options. To search/filter by subject, scope, or grade level, you must make these selections.

Select Setup > Standards > choose a standard set > select a grade level > click Search. Choose appropriate standards by checking the box in front of the standard > click Add Selected Standards.

Select Standard Alignment > click the associated standard for each question > Click Save.

Select Questions > scan or hand-entry the answer key > Click Save.

Create a Hybrid Assessment

Create a Hybrid Assessment

Enter the title > click Save. All other choices are options. To search/filter by subject, scope, or grade level, you must make these selections.

Select Setup > Standards > choose a standard set > select a grade level > click Search. Choose appropriate standards by checking the box in front of the standard > click Add Selected Standards.

Select Standard Alignment > click the associated standard for each question > Click Save.

Select Questions > scan or hand-entry the answer key > Click Save.

Under Setup > Materials, and upload your test document in Word or PDF format.

Under Administration > Online Testing > Inline Test Booklet, use the dropdown menu to select your test file. Click Save.

Create an Itembank Assessment

*First time logging in? You may have to register with your email address and Illuminate password.

Enter the title > select Create. Select standards by choosing a standard set and grade level > click Search. Choose appropriate standards by checking the box in front of the standard > Select Continue.

Select Add Items to search for items using filters. Click Add to choose items.

Review allows you to review items selected, shuffle answer choices, and item order.

Booklet allows you to arrange the layout of your assessment and Generate, or save/print a digital copy of the student and teacher booklets.

Publish means you will send this assessment to your Illuminate Assessment account, ready to scan and located in your Assessment List. It will be a permanent copy and you can no longer edit the assessment once published.