While creating an essay item you can set up criteria which can help you during the marking process. View the article how do I create an essay item for more information on how to set up the criteria. Navigate to the the essay question in the exam for which the criteria have been setup.

- You can award a maximum amount of points per criterion. The amount of points can be typed in the field. This amount can be accurate to 2 digits after the dot.
- Points can also be awarded by clicking on the scale.
- A criterion can also be divided into serveral subcriteria. Per subcriterion you can determine the score. The total of the subcriteria determines the score per criteria.
- The score is determined by the total amount of points awarded.
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