Video Guide

Create a Test (YouTube, 1m 2s)

Overview

There are multiple steps involved in creating a test:

1. Create the test

  1. From the Control Panel, select Course Tools > Tests, Surveys and Pools.

Control panel circled with Tests, Surveys and Pools circled under Course Tools

  1. Click on the Tests link.

Tests, surveys and pools page with Tests circled.

  1. Click on the Build Test button.

Tests page with Build Test button circled

  1. Enter a descriptive name for the test in the Name textbox.

Tip: Use the following format: [Course Code] Semester [One/Two] [Exam Type] YYYY (i.e. ABCD1234 Semester One Mid-Semester Examinations 2020).

  1. Enter further information in the Description textbox.

Tip: Include the information that would normally be available on a paper exam.

    1. Enter instructions for the students on completing the test in the Instructions textbox.

    Tip: Include information about the exam start time window and what students should do if they encounter technical difficulties. 

    test information and submit

    1. Click on the Submit button.