Read deliveries on paper

This article describes how to download and print candidate deliveries. 

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Norwegian: Lese besvarelser på papir

English: Read submissions on paper


Neuroscience has revealed that humans use different parts of the brain when reading from a piece of paper or from a screen. So the more you read on screens, the more your mind shifts towards "non-linear" reading — a practice that involves things like skimming a screen or having your eyes dart around a web page. 


Inspera Assessment lets you download all deliveries in PDF format. 


Open the Grading tool and select your test, and find the candidate list as you would normally do.

In the Grading list view of all your candidates , select  Download - all submissions as PDF


Print & Download Manager will be displayed. Here you can choose different settings based on how you want the submissions to present. 


The first setting is print style, where you can choose between different optimisations for different purposes. Standard, optimised for reading and optimised for feedback. 

NB! These settings will not apply to student uploaded PDFs, these are printed or downloaded in their original format.

Other settings: 

Include: Choose between questions and answers, or just answers without question text.

Cover page: Include a cover page for each student/submission.

Documents: Include the not marked document question tyoes that are part of the test.

Hide auto-marked: Useful if the test consist of a mix between auto-marked and manually marked questions. Auto-marked questions will not be included in the print/download.

Correct answers: Includes the correct answer as set by the author on auto-marked questions.

Table of contents: Includes a table of contents of questions at the beginning of the submission.

Question page breaks: Each question starts on a new page instead of directly after the previous question. 


There are two options available.

Merge PDFs and download:
This will create PDFs of the submissions and merge all submissions into one single file which will then be downloaded. 
If the students have uploaded PDFs, these will also be merged into one file.

Other file types (Word, excel, anything that is not a PDF) will not be converted to PDF and cannot be merged. The files will still be downloaded when using this option.

Download submissions as separate files:
This will also create PDFs of the submissions but they will be downloaded as separate files. One for each student. 

Other file types (Word, excel, anything that is not a PDF) will not be converted to PDF. The files will still be downloaded when using this option.