Test Administrator Help


Current System Recommendations

Please read the current OWL System Recommendations

Recommendations

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Starting an OWL Test

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Monitoring Testing

Learn how the OWL Testing Monitor works. How to reset or resume a test session.

Using an OWL Roster

How to add students to an Assignment roster


Test Admin FAQs

What does an OWL Test Administrator do?

Test Administrators can be added to an assignment to give them the permissions of the instructor on an assignment.
OWL Test Administrators can also create users.

  • Admin | Users (create)
  • Testing | Manage Assignments (add to rosters), Monitor Testing (all proctor functions)
  • Assessment | Assessment List, Admin: Responses, Assessment Monitor, Assessment Requests
  • Reporting | Complete Access
How do I manually add a response to the Blind Pool?

1. Go to the Assessment Menu

2. Select Admin >> Assessment Monitor

Assessment Monitor Help Page

How do I save/export an examinee's audio recordings?

There are 2 ways to export/save examinee response audio files from the OWL Test Management System

1. Directly from the Rater Module

2. Create an Examinee Portfolio

Saving Response Audio Help Page

How do I change or reset a password?

1. Does the url you are using start with "https://hosted.owlts.com"?

2. You can use this link OWL Password Reset.

 

What do the fields on the Testing Monitor Page mean?

Please see the Testing Monitor Help Page

How do I put a examinee back into a test?

1. Select the individual test session from the Testing Monitor

2. Click the Enable Resume button

3. For more details, watch this Video: Testing Monitor Video

How do I let an examinee start over?

WARNING: This procedure is permanent and will ERASE the test taker's responses.

1. Select the individual test session from the Testing Monitor

2. Click the Reset Response button

3. For more details, watch this Video: Testing Monitor Video

How do I close out an abandonded test session?

1. Select the individual test session from the Testing Monitor

2. Click the Accept Response button

3. For more details, watch this Video: Testing Monitor Video

Is there help documentation for Test Takers?

1. Yes, you can bookmark this link for your test takers: "https://www.owlts.com/test-taker/"

2. We recommend that you provide custom instructions that are detailed and specific to your situation.

3. OWL Users may borrow text from the OWL Test Taker Help Documentation for this purpose.

Why did my users password reset fail?

1. Do they have a valid email address in the OWL TMS?

Creating and Editing Users Help Page

 

2. Are you an OWL Hosted customer?

If you are using a site license, or single login with LDAP or ADFS this password reset procedure will not apply

 

3. Are they using the correct url?

The url given on this website for password resets may not be the same as your specific site.
To create a password reset link for your specific site, append the url you use for login with "/Account/Password/Forgot"


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