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Results Settings

The Results Settings allows you to customize the results charts for each question type.

Results Settings
Results tab in My Settings window

Multiple Choice (A-E) Results

During polling, a graph displays the results of each question in your session. The graphs can be displayed by clicking the Results button Results Button on the i>clicker Session Toolbar or pressing B on the instructor's remote. The Multiple choice (A-E) results options allow you to select whether the chart displays as Color or Monochrome.

Warning

TIP: For either display option, if you designate a correct answer choice and display the chart, the bar will appear in green and the remaining bars will turn red. See the example below (the left example is the color version without a correct answer designated; the right example is the same color version with a correct answer of C).

Results Chart Results Chart with Corrrect Answer
Results Chart with no correct answer selected and with a correct answer selected

To stop displaying the correct answer, click the Correct Answer button Correct Answer Button and select <None>, or if you are using the instructor's remote function to toggle a correct answer, toggle through all options until the graph no longer shows the correct answer.

Numeric Response Results

The numeric response chart can be displayed as a vertical bar chart or a histogram

  • Bar Chart: The bar chart displays all of the student respones sorted by most to least popular. Use the scroll bar to view all of the answers. Click the drop-down menu to select the Number of significant figures that are displayed in the results chart. Changing the significant figures will adjust the number of figures/digits that appear in the students' responses. For example, The response 21111 with significant figures set to 2 would appear as 21000.
  • Histogram: The histogram chart displays the student responses in a histogram. Use the Number of bins drop-down menu to adjust the number of vertical bars that appear in the histogram. You may also choose to show the mean and standard deviation.
Note

NOTE: You may also change the numeric response chart type, the significant figures, and the number of bins while viewing the student responses by clicking their buttons on the Results Chart during your polling sessions.

Alphanumeric Response Charts

Alphanumeric responses are displayed as a vertical bart chart with the responses sorted by most to least popular. Use the scroll bar to view all of the answers. Click the drop-down menu to select the default Number of significant characters that are displayed in the results chart. Changing the significant characters will adjust the number of characters that appear in the students' responses. For example, The response CHEMICALS with significant characters set to 4 would appear as CHEM.

Tip

TIP: Unless you know that your correct answers will never exceed a certain number of characters, it is recommended that you keep the significant characters default set at 16. You can always decrease the number of significant characters while viewing the student responses in the results chart.

Correct Answer Display

This options controls whether or not correct answers are automatically displayed after you stop polling. The option only applies if you have pre-selected correct answers using the Question List Editor. You may also override the default setting for specific questions using the Question List Editor.

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