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Digital assessment is possible using a wide range of online tools in eClass and other tools: - student forum contributions can be graded [https://support.eclass.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/393/15/whole-forum-grading]. - the assignme...
During the rapid shift online in March 2020 due to the Covid pandemic, eClass began assisting instructors moving assessments online by converting digital files into electronic exams. AS THIS SERVICE WAS INTENDED TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTORS WITH A STARTING POIN...
This article describes the changes released for ExamLock in January 2020. PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS: Two major issues are resolved for winter term: * The mac application performance problem issues are fixed (released as an emergency fix December 4th 2...
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 will assist students if they are having issues launching an exam monitoring session using Smart Exam Monitor (SEM). This tool is often used as a requirement to validate remote exam submissions by providing webcam and screen recordings of stud...
This article describes how students can use the Assign2 external tool to complete online assessments. The tool allows students to complete solutions for long form problems on paper and then photograph/scan them to upload as their submission to the assessm...
UPDATE JULY 2019: RESPONDUS LOCKDOWN BROWSER IS NO LONGER CENTRALLY SUPPORTED AT THE U OF A. Please see this article for instructions on using ExamLock to promote quiz integrity [https://support.eclass.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/37...
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...
WHAT IS SEM? Smart Exam Monitor (or SEM) allows instructors to remotely proctor online exams. It is a 3rd party external tool that is deployed inside the eClass hosting environment and is approved by U of A Security and Privacy. [https://drive.google.com...
This article outlines best practices and suggestions for delivering fully remote exams using the eClass quiz activity. NEW FOR FALL 2021, with the mix of online and in-person delivery methods this term, one challenge facing students with mixed schedules ...
This article outlines how instructors can use the ExamLock Manager to manage secure exam sessions and review student activity during quizzes. Instructors should 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 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 Integ...
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...
Article Last Updated July 2022 The installation file for the Respondus 4.0 quiz authoring tool is available for faculty and can be downloaded for Windows from the following url: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gXKIPWGSLQSKEihseVOA0JfyhDG4m1LW/view?us...
UPDATE JULY 2019: RESPONDUS LOCKDOWN BROWSER IS NO LONGER CENTRALLY SUPPORTED AT THE U OF A. Please see this article for instructions on using ExamLock to promote quiz integrity [https://support.ctl.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/375/1...
This article lists some common issues encountered during the delivery of ExamLock exams and the recommended mitigation steps that Instructors can follow to get them resolved. These should review these in advance of exam delivery to ensure they know how to...
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. ISSUE/PROBLEM SUMMARY KNOWN WORKAROUNDS Adding an IP address range into Q...
This article outlines how instructors can set up exam accommodations for students when they are taking fully remote exams. Instructors should also ensure they are familiar with the accommodation guidelines provided by the Academic Success Centre [https://...
This article describes how instructors can create online homework assessments using the Assign2 external tool in their eClass course. Assign2 allows students to capture long-form written work as image files that can be uploaded for instructors mark online...
Article Last Updated July 2019 UPDATE JULY 2019: RESPONDUS LOCKDOWN BROWSER IS NO LONGER CENTRALLY SUPPORTED AT THE U OF A. Please see this article for instructions on using ExamLock to promote quiz integrity [https://support.ctl.ualberta.ca/index.php...
Article Last Updated June 2021 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 i...
This article describes how instructors can use the built-in quiz statistics available for all selected-response type questions (multiple-choice, true/false, matching, etc.) in the eClass quiz tool. These statistics are not available to review until after ...
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...
Article Last Updated August 2022 This article describes how instructors can use the marking interface in Assign2 Online Assessments. See Creating Online Assignments Using Assign2 [https://support.ctl.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/442...
This article describes how instructors can manage their Assign2 assignments, ensure students have access to the assignment, adjust due dates, and release grades and feedback to students. See Creating Online Assignments Using Assign2 [https://support.eclas...
Instructors can now create H5P interactive activities directly in their eClass courses. H5P ( ) activities are interactive learning objects based on a range of open-source templates that can now be used as gradeable activities [https://support.eclass.ualb...
NEW IN SEPTEMBER 2020, instructors can now use the Google Assignment external tool to create and distribute assignments from eClass. Students will access their assignments from eClass, but work and submit in G Suite for Education. Instructors can then ana...
This article outlines how U of A instructors can convert exams contained in MS Word files into quizzes in eClass using the Exam Digitizer. This custom-built question creation helper tool provides better functionality than some of the basic quiz question i...
StudyMate is a companion tool for Respondus that can create a series of flash-based games for learning. The installation file for the StudyMate 2.5 tool can be downloaded from the following url: https://drive.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/file/d/0Bx4XEhWIy...
This article describes how instructors can add H5P activities which push their scores directly into the gradebook in their courses. H5P is an interactive HTML5 package that instructors may have previously created and/or hosted on h5p.org [https://h5p.org/...
Article Last Updated June 2021 UPDATE: As a part of the University's shift to online course delivery in response to Covid-19, these suggestions provide instructors with a mechanism to provide and display Credit/No Credit scores to students as a part of ...
UPDATE: As a part of the University’s shift to online course delivery in response to Covid-19, these suggestions provide instructors with a mechanism to convert existing numeric scores (for an entire course or for individual assessment items) into CR or N...
Article Last Updated June 2021 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 certai...
This article describes how instructors can use the ExamVis external tool to provide students with feedback on their eClass exams. This tool, developed as a part of a TLEF project headed by Dr. Okan Bulut from the Faculty of Education, splits exam question...
If your instructor has asked you to submit a video presentation, you can use the Stream2 media tool embedded in eClass to record and upload a video. The tool can also be used to upload a video you made using another program. Depending on the assignment, y...
This article lists the current known issues and technical problems in Assign2 that are currently under investigation or have already been reported to the vendor for repairs. ISSUE SUMMARY KNOWN WORKAROUNDS Student uploads made when multiple Assign...
This article outlines how instructors can set up individualized versions of exams for specific students. This is most commonly required if an instructor needs to facilitate an approved Exam Audio (AF) accommodation and this article will describe that use ...
Instructors can use Assign2 to grade exams or assignments completed by students on paper in class. The streamlined grading workflows in Assign2 can make this a time-saving method for delivering in-person, long-form assessments or exams.   CONTENTS: *...
Students can now use the Stream2 media tool to record or upload video presentations directly into eClass [https://support.eclass.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/456/1/submitting-video-presentations-using-stream2-students]. There are two ...
The Mahara EPORTFOLIO system has been replaced with EPORTFOLIO on GOOGLE SITES. If you had an EPORTFOLIO on the Mahara service, you should have moved your content to GOOGLE SITES prior to June 25, 2022 [https://support.eclass.ualberta.ca/index.php?/News/N...
WITH THE NEW VERSION OF ASSIGN2, instructors can use a new workflow to add multiple choice (MCQ) bubble answers to their printable PDF exams. The initial setup for these assessments is covered in Creating In-Class Paper (PDF) Exams [https://support.eclass...
This article lists the current known issues, technical problems, and workarounds for the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform. Any wider performance issues with the service will be reported on YuJa's system status page [https://yujasystemstatus-1564678088336.si...
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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