Some Windows users have recently encountered instances where applications, such as Skype, may default to taking "exclusive control" of the computer's microphone. This can interfere with the OWL Test Management System's ability to capture recorded responses. This post describes how to disable this behavior.
Soon you'll have even more options for delivering international online assessments. Keep an eye out for the next OWL release -- two new Item types and a ton of additional user interface localizations. More info to come.
Migrating examinations to an online solution offers many opportunities to improve and redefine your assessments like process improvement, automation efficiencies, data gathering, retention and analysis. But without exam security all of these benefits fall by the wayside.
Your examinations are too important to leave in the hands of click-driven, ad supported providers who offer little or no support. When choosing an exam management system look for a complete and proven solution that provides you with these important features.
If you think that the best part about moving to computer-based examinations is speeding up the scoring of test responses, you are overlooking some very attractive benefits. This article offers ten benefits of digitizing assessments to consider.
If you are creating your OWL Test Management System (TMS) assignments this summer for the upcoming Fall and Winter terms, you may need to make an accommodation for daylight saving time changes. This article provides those instructions.
We are excited about several innovations and enhancements introduced with OWL version 6.5. Please continue reading to learn about new features and improvements like Word Count on Essay and Translation Items, more support for Right-to-Left Testing, additional Reports, updated Reporting Interface and Context-Sensitive Help.
The OWL Training Team launched the new OWL Help Documentation system today. Read about the tools and features that are new and how the approach to delivering help documentation is more responsive and user focused. Take a quick tour of OWL's new system for delivering help documentation to OWL users.
Updated Terms of Service for OWL Testing Software and the OWL Test Management System.