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  2. MDL-49208

Help people learn that the Essay question type can be used for file upload

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      The Essay help string that appears in the question-type chooser (pluginname_help | qtype_essay) could be improved.

      Currently it reads:

      {blockquote}
      In response to a question (that may include an image) the respondent writes an answer of a paragraph or two. The essay question will not be assigned a grade until it has been reviewed by a teacher and manually graded.{blockquote}

      Other systems have a separate question type called something like "File response". See, for example, https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=280281, but people do not realise that the Moodle Essay type can be used in the same way.

      I'll put a suggestion into en_fix, but I thought it would be easier to discuss it with tsala and maryc here first.

      I can't do a suggestion now. I have to go and get a bus.

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            tsala Helen Foster
            timhunt Tim Hunt
            Aya Saad, David Mudrák (@mudrd8mz), Helen Foster, Víctor Déniz Falcón, Safat Shahin, Tim Hunt, Andrew Lyons, Huong Nguyen, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze, Stevani Andolo
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              15/May/17