Testing Menu

Testing Monitor

  • The Testing Monitor displays the progress of all open/active testing sessions
  • The following users may access this page: System Administrator, Instructor*, Proctor, or Test Administrator
  • Sessions remain active until either the student reaches the end of the test and selects confirm, or the assignment is manually closed by using the Accept or Reset commands.
  • The page refreshes and updates 60 seconds allowing you to view for continuously-updated information

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Commands

Accept
Response

When you use the Accept Response command, the test session is closed and the assignment is ready to rate. Any unanswered questions will be marked as incomplete or given a zero.

Reset
Response

When you Reset Response, all questions are cleared, the examinee’s test record is deleted and they can retake the assignment from the beginning.

Enable
Resume

This will allow you to override an assignment that is set to not allow an examinee to resume testing. The user will be allowed to continue to the test, and they will begin again at the same point where they had left.

Disable
Resume

This feature is used turn off the assignment’s resume feature. If the user exits the assignment before completing it, they will not be permitted to return and finish at a later time.


Field Definitions

Response
Tracking#

Unique system-generated number to identify the assignment response in the OWL TMS. This number is automatically assigned and is useful for tracking responses as they move through the assignment, assessment, and reporting process.

Assignment

Name of the Assignment being completed by this particular respondent. (Test monitoring allows you to track more than one assignment at a time.)

Examinee

Last name, first name of the student who opened the Assignment

Started

Shows the date and time when the Assignment was opened by the examinee. This field will turn red if the Assignment has been open for more than an hour.

Current
Sec/Item

Shows the Section and Item number that the User is currently completing. This field can be used to monitor the test taker's progression through the assignment.

Items
Completed

Shows the number of items the user has answered. Because some assignments can be set to allow users to skip around, this field may be different than the Current Sec/Item field.

Examinee
Resume
Enabled

Yes/No - Indicates whether an assignment has the Resume feature enabled. When an assignment is set to Enable Resume, the examinee is allowed to continue a closed or incomplete assignment at the same point that they had exited.

Single
Resume
Enabled

Yes/No - This field indicates (with a value of "Yes”) that you have used the Test Monitoring control Enable Resume for this particular assignment, overriding the assignment’s setting. The default value is "No"

Current
Instructors

Name of instructor associated with the test taker and the Assignment.

IP Address

Shows the Location/Computer on which the Assignment was opened.

Examinee
Username

The OWL Username of the examinee who is completing the response.

 

*For the instructor to have access to this feature they must be the assignment creator. If they are not (i.e., the system administrator creates the assignments) the instructor must be added to the assignment as a proctor or test administrator. These roles/groups must also be added to the instructors user profile.


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