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How the Response Masking Setting in the Activity Editor Works

Masking is a way for students to visually reduce the population of correct answers as they work through solving a Question.

It has no impact on the validation of the Question.

Students access the response masking button from the right hand menu in an Activity as shown in Figure 1.



Figure 1: example of response masking with cloze drag and drop.


You can check out a demonstration of this here (Items 2-6). To use the response masking you can do so by clicking on Answer Eliminator in the right hand menu.

Response Masking is enabled through the Activity Editor, it will be disabled by default. To enable go to the Navigation/Control Settings and select enable next to Response Masking.



Figure 2: response masking in the Activity Editor.


Question types that support response masking




Figure 3: the Classification Question type.


Multiple Choice


Figure 4: the Multiple Choice Question type.


Token Highlight


Figure 5: the Token Highlight Question type.


Number Line Drag & Drop


Figure 6: the Number Line Drag and Drop Question type.


Cloze Drag & Drop


Figure 7: the close drag and drop Question type.


Image with Drag & Drop


Figure 8: the image with drag & drop Question type.

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