In this training course, we will provide an introduction to the following topics:
- how to create questions and assessments
- overview of existing PL elements
- how to use the external grader
- how to use the drawing tools
What you need to do before the workshop
Login to PrairieLearn at https://us.prairielearn.com (in case you have never done this before).
Make sure you have access to a course space. If you have not created a space for your course, you can use this course request link. If you are a graduate teaching assistant or co-instructor, ask the main instructor to give you course access as "Editor" in the Staff page.
Complete the "Get Started" tutorial, which will show you how to create course instances, assessments, and questions.
Lesson 1: creating simple questions
Lesson 2: creating assessments
Lesson 3: looking at more specialized elements
Lesson 4: customizing the grading method
Lesson 5: using graphical/drawing elements
This workshop was last offered in Summer 2020. You can watch the recorded videos on the PrairieLearn MediaSpace channel
PrairieLearn Overview Video
This video offers a high-level description of PrairieLearn and its usage in courses for homework and exams.