Once you have opened a pop-up window for a particular question and a particular student, you do not need to close it in order to continue grading the other students. Instead, use the navigation buttons at the bottom of the pop-up window.
These buttons correspond to the gradebook matrix for the learning page, which was on the previous screen. The buttons allow you to navigate this matrix.
Let’s take a look at the buttons from left to right.
Previous user / Next User – These buttons will move you to the previous or next student in the list for the same question that you are currently working on--in this case Q1. In other words, by clicking Next User in this example, you would be moving down the Q1 column to the next student’s multichoice answer.
Previous section / Next Section – These buttons will move you to the previous or next section in the list for the same student that you are current working on—in this case JohnD. In other words by clicking Next Section in this example, you would be moving across JohnD’s row in the gradebook to his Q2 short answer question. In the screen image above the Previous Screen button is inactive because you are in the Q1 column—the column already furthest to the left.
So, let’s say that we clicked the NEXT USER button….