OWL Blog

Current Release Notes

OWL v. 6.2.0 introduces many exciting new features including: Webcam Session Monitoring, Improved Math Rendering, Image Enlargement, Single Sign On, and Expanded Auto Registration. Continue reading to learn more about these features and other improvements.
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Image Enlargement Help Page (pop out)

You can allow your test takers to expand image prompts by opening them in a new window. This can apply to Directions, Section Headers, and/or Item Image Prompts. Users may find this feature ideal for tests that include images such as correspondence, comic strips or maps.
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Data Retention Policy

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Privacy Policy

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Dr. Thekla Fall  is NECTFL 2017 Brooks Award Winner

Dr. Thekla Fall is NECTFL 2017 Brooks Award Winner

Congratulations to friend of OWL Testing Software, Dr. Thekla Fall, who was recently awarded The Nelson H. Brooks Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Profession.
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OWL version 6.0

OWL version 6.0 includes important under-the-hood upgrades to make the test management system more responsive and more scalable. This release also includes important changes to the user interface to make the OWL TMS more flexible and increase compatibility with mobile devices. While all OWL hosted users will have access to the upgraded system, changes to the user interface will be most apparent to System Administrators, Test Administrators and Instructors. We realize that changes to the interface can initially be uncomfortable for our users. However, we think that you will quickly become familiar with the the new layout and we hope that you will see the benefits of the new simplified interface.
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System Recommendations

Click on this post to see the current system recommendations for using the OWL Test Management System.
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OWL version 5.11

Web API enhancements, template variables, assessment processing algorithms.
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End of Test Feedback

End of Test Feedback

Explore Options for End of Test Feedback. This is the message that is displayed to your test taker at the end of their OWL test session on the Finish Test tab.
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Updated OWL Tutorials Now Available

Updated OWL Tutorials Now Available

Attention OWL System Administrators this post is for you. If you haven’t been using OWL’s tutorials to help train new users, you should find out what you’re missing. These tutorials are online activities developed by the OWL Training Team. They can be uploaded to your OWL Test Management System (TMS) domain, so you can assign them to your users. Each tutorial comprises a short video followed by a 10-point quiz.
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