Scan Instructor Answer Key


In this topic, you will Scan the Instructor Answer Key.


  1. Click the Grade Wizard button.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Answer Key link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the drop down arrow to the right of the Answer Key Source field.

    Step 3
  4. Select Read Wizard.

    Step 4
  5. Click Get Key.

    Step 5
  6. Place the Answer Key in the Scantron machine and click Read.


    Step 6
  7. Answer Key Screen:


    Over the next few screens, you will set up the characteristics of test scoring.    

    The current screen is the Answer Key Screen.

    Step 7
  8. If you need to skip a question(s), uncheck the box for that question(s) in the Grade Objective column.


    Click the Next button.

    Step 8
  9. Question Properties Screen:


    The questions are on the left; with the question properties on the right.  Select the question(s) whose properties you would like to change.


    Step 9
  10. In this example, we'll change the properties for Question 1.

    Step 10
  11. Click the up / down arrow to change the points for Question #1.

    Step 11
  12. In this example, Question 1 is worth 2 points.

    Step 12
  13. To change the properties for a block of questions:


    Select the first question.  In this example, we'll select Question #3.



    Step 13
  14. Hold the Shift Key and select the last question.   In this example, select Question #5.


    Step 14
  15. Click the up / down arrow to change point values.

    Step 15
  16. Let's make Questions 3, 4, and 5 worth 3 points.

    Step 16
  17. Click the Next button.

    Step 17

    Overall Grade Scale Screen:         


    Step 18
  19. Click the drop down arrow.


    Step 19
  20. Note:    The first time you use the Remark software on a particular computer, you will need to create the WCU Grade scale.  Do so by selecting General Scale (with Plus/Minus).  On Line 1,  change A+ to an A (WCU does not have an A+ on the grade scale). 


    Click Save and enter the name WCU Grade Scale.

    Step 20
  21. Click the arrow to the right of the Scales field.

    Step 21
  22. Select WCU Grade Scale.

    Step 22
  23. Click Next.

    Step 23
  24. Custom Report Header (optional):


    Follow these steps to add a header to your reports.


    If you do not wish to add a header, click the Next button.

    Step 24
  25. Check this box to add a custom header.


    If a custom header is specified for use in the answer key, it will override any header settings saved for individual reports.

    Step 25
  26. Click the Edit button.

    Step 26
  27. Enter a Header for your report.  In this example, enter ECO 201 03 Exam 1.

    Step 27
  28. Click OK.

    Step 28
  29. Click Next.

    Step 29
  30. Review Selections Screen:                

    Step 30
  31. Verify Student Name and ID fields have a check in the ID column


    Verify points per question look as they should in the Correct Points column.


    Click Finish.

    Step 31
  32. Do not save the answer key for later use, unless you are using the same key for many tests.



    Click the No button.

    Step 32

After completing this topic, you are able to scan the instructor answer key and set up test scoring characteristics.