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This article lists the current known issues and technical problems in SEM (Smart Exam Monitor) that are currently under investigation or have already been reported to the vendor for repairs. ISSUE SUMMARY KNOWN WORKAROUNDS SEM appears to work corr...
This document outlines the steps students need to follow to launch a monitored exam session using Smart Exam Monitor (SEM). This 3rd party tool is a mechanism to provide proctoring for online exams at-a-distance when students cannot complete exams in pers...
This article is for students who encounter issues when attempting to validate their device or laptop for ExamLock exams [https://support.eclass.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/376/10/taking-quizzes-using-examlock]. If the steps below do ...
ExamLock [https://support.eclass.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/375/15/using-examlock-to-promote-integrity-in-eclass-quizzes] will work only after it is granted all the permissions it needs when installing on macOS Catalina and later ve...
ExamLock is a quiz integrity application developed by the IST eClass team. The tool can be installed on Mac and Windows computers and limits students to a quiz interface while an exam is being completed and will block them from using a number of other app...
Smart Exam Monitor (SEM) is a 3rd party external tool that allows instructors to remotely proctor online exams. It can be added as a resource in an eClass course. SEM uses the student's WEBCAM and MICROPHONE to confirm their identity and then record them...
This article outlines how instructors can use ExamLock Manager to manage existing secure exam sessions and review student activity during quizzes. Instructors should follow the instructions for Using ExamLock to Promote Quiz Integrity in eClass [https://s...
This article outlines how instructors can set up exam accommodations for students who are taking fully remote exams. Instructors should also ensure they are familiar with the ACCOMMODATION GUIDELINES PROVIDED BY THE ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTRE [https://www.ua...
This article outlines how instructors can use the EXAMLOCK MANAGER to schedule secure exam sessions for students to complete quizzes. Instructors will need to configure their quizzes first following the instructions at Using ExamLock to Promote Quiz Int...
ExamLock is a University of Alberta application that instructors may use to promote academic integrity during eClass exams. The tool is available in IST managed computer labs but may also be used by students on their own laptops. THIS ARTICLE OVERVIEWS T...
This article lists the current known issues and technical problems in ExamLock that are already under investigation or have been added to our product backlog for repairs. For instructor or student-specific troubleshooting articles, please refer to either...
This article outlines how users can grant applications permissions to use tools on their device. The most common use case for this is for students who need to enable monitoring software during remote exams as a proctoring solution. The specific process u...
This article will cover common issues affecting ExamLock attempts and their respective workarounds or resolutions. RECOMMENDED FIRST STEP (ALWAYS TRY THIS FIRST): * Advise students to relaunch the ExamLock application and re-enter the same session co...
This article outlines how instructors can use the Smart Exam Monitor (SEM) tool to monitor and review student exam attempts. This requires that SEM sessions have already been set up in a course following the instructions in Smart Exam Monitor for Instruct...
For added security while administering remote exams, instructors can use ExamLock in conjunction with Smart Exam Monitor (SEM). Smart Exam Monitor records a student's webcam, screen, and audio while automatically flagging potential academic misconduct; Ex...
This article describes how instructors can set up SEM monitoring for delivering Assign2 assessments. This would commonly be used for summative exams like midterms or finals where students must complete work during a certain time period and not have any as...
Instructors can now deliver 2-stage (group) exams using the 'In class PDF Assessment (Beta)' workflow in Assign2. This method of exam delivery allows students to take the exam individually at first and then take a second version of the exam as a group to ...
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