How To Take an Application Case From a Students Perspective

This article will guide you on how to take the application case activity as a student.

Here's some important information you need to know before taking your first Application Case with InteDashboard:

  • Application Case activities usually have a case data that teams need to discuss followed by a series of questions.
  • Application Cases can contain 3 types of questions:
    • Multiple-choice questions with a single best answer.
    • Multiple-choice questions with multiple answers.
    • Free Response question.
  • You can add elaborations to your answers by typing a text or uploading a file.

On your Activity Dashboard, you'll be able to see the following:

  • TYPE: This is the type of activity. 
  • ACTIVITY NAME: This is the name of the activity.
  • COURSE: This is the course where this activity belongs to.
  • MODULE: This is the module this activity belongs to.
  • STATUS: It will tell you if the application case activity is open or not.
  • DUE DATE: Date and time that the application case activity will be closed.
    • Click "Instructions" to see the instructions of the activity.
    • Click "Enter Test" to let your teacher know you are present and can access the test.
    • Once the STATUS says "Ongoing" you can click "Take the Test" to start answering.

Here Are Screenshots of How It All Works:

When answering:

  • Multiple-choice question with single best answer.

In a multiple-choice question with single best answer, you'll see circle buttons next to the answer choices:

  • Choose one answer.
  • Click Save My Answer to commit.

Watch the clock above. If the RAT is set to have a time limit—you'll be able to see how many hours, minutes or seconds you have left to complete the test.

When answering:

  • Multiple-choice questions with multiple answers.

For a multiple choice question with multiple answers—you'll see boxes next to the answer choices.

  • Tick all the answers that are applicable.
  • Click Save My Answer to commit.

Make sure that the Save My Answer button is being clicked on as you progress through the assessment.

When answering:

  • Free-response questions.

For free-response questions—you can type in your answer in the box.

  • Make sure you follow the minimum and maximum words allowed by your teacher.
  • Click Save My Answer to submit your answer.

Pay close attention to the word limits set by your instructor.

On Team Based Exercises:

For team-based application cases, you can:

  • Assign others as reporter.

Similar to TRATs—team-based applications will have a team reporter who will commit answers for the team.

  • As team reporter, you can assign others as a reporter.
  • As team-members, you can take over as a reporter.

Note: This button will not appear if the Application Case is individual-based. Like IRAT, Application Cases may be set to Individual-type-tests by your teacher.

Adding Elaborations to your free response answer:

  • You can click +Add Elaboration button to upload files or add an elaboration to your answer.

Once you hit the Submit Test button—it becomes the equivalent of passing your papers to your teacher. You can go back to view your saved answers, but will not be able to change any of your answers anymore.

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