How online examination system works
The teacher or course builder creates an account with an exam builder. In such an exam system you can create questions and add them to the exam. You can choose between multiple choice questions or free text questions. The students are provided with a link to the online exam, they sign up and can take the exam. They see the results immediately afterwards.
Read more about the objectives of an online examination system and the advantages and disadvantages of an online examination system.
Benefits and limitations of an online examination system
The big benefit of online examination is the reduction of costs and time, both from the student as from the teacher. The biggest limitation is that you have to be online to use an online examination system. Hence the name "online".
Who uses an online examination system?
What are typical features of an online examination system?
Obviously it must be possible to make an exam. And create questions. Preferably the exam provides for the option to create a question bank. And you have to be able to set the rules when a student passes or fails the exam. Those features are just the basics. Look at our online exam features to get a broader picture.
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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.
How Online Examination System Works
Our online test generator will help you creating your online exam. You’ve decided to give an online examination. Now you’re wondering which steps to follow to accomplish that. Good question! This article will you show a small overview that you will have to take for putting on an online examination.