Find an online examination software
The first step you’ll have to take is to find online examination system. You can surf on the Internet and see different kinds of online examination systems around. You can start with our user-friendly Exam Builder to create your online exam J
Set up the exam
It’s easy to get started with our online examination system. First you are able to write a short introduction. In this introduction you can write what participants can expect from your exam. After that, you can add questions (multiple choice, fill in the blanks or free text). To make your exam more lively, you can add an image, audio or video. An explanation of the answer will be shown after you’ve made the exam. The creator is able to set a time limit for the whole exam or per question. You may want to read more about how to write online exams.
Share the exam
You can decide the start date and the end date (including hours) for your participants to have access to the exam. After you’ve created the exam, it gives you the chance to put it online. By sharing the URL, participants are able to click on the link that will lead them to the exam.
Evaluate and track progress
After participants made the exam, the creator is able to view the progress of participants. You’re able to view the statistics per user or get an overall view of the performance of the group. Read more about the difference between a test and an exam.
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Advantages and disadvantages of online examination system
To quote Johan Cruijff, one of the greatest football players ever: "elk voordeel heb zijn nadeel", Dutch for "Every advantage has a disadvantage". This also is true for an online examination system.
What's the difference between a test and examination?
A test and an exam both tests the knowledge of a student. So, in most cases tests and exams are synonyms. Both test the knowledge of the students with a series of questions and will grade the questions to get a result.
They differ in one aspect: an exam is more formal then a test.
What is online examination?
Online examination is conducting a test online to measure the knowledge of the participants on a given topic. In the olden days everybody had to gather in a classroom at the same time to take an exam. With online examination students can do the exam online, in their own time and with their own device, regardless where they life. You online need a browser and internet connection.