How to Invigilate an Online Test?

What is an online test?

Online examination is conducting a test online to measure the knowledge of the participants on a given topic. In the olden days, everybody had to gather in a classroom at the same time to take an exam. With online examination students can do the exam online, in their own time, with their own device, regardless of where they live.

The users only need a browser and an internet connection to take the exam.

Why you need to invigilate online test?

Malpractices may happen easily during online assessment that includes

  • other persons may help the candidate during assessment or

  • the candidates can just open the text books and see answers

  • the candidates may surf the internet for help as all details will be available in internet.

What you can do to prevent malpractices on online tests?

A combination of following things can prevent your candidates from doing malpractice

  • Avoid direct questions.

  • Form questions in such a way that candidates need to apply their knowledge to arrive at answers rather than directly providing answer.

  • Allow a open book tests and make sure that test is checking candidate's understanding of the subject

  • Use right software tools to control duration, start, end time

  • Use tools to control and restrict the access to only relevant candidates.

  • Use tools to track the activities of the candidates attending tests

  • Monitor and live track the progress

What Form Presenter features can do for you?

Form Presenter is a great online tool for conducting tests that can enforce a lot of practices to prevent malpractices in the online tests.

There are several features in Form Presenter which helps to invigilate an online test they are as follows

  • Time Control

  • Action Control

  • Audience Control & Dashboard

  • Live tracking

The below are explaining all these features with scenarios. Click on the "Explore more" buttons to learn more about each feature.

Scenario: Consider you are a teacher and you need to conduct an online assessment to your students with the following conditions

  • The assessment should start by 10.00 am and end it by 11.00 am.

  • A timer should start running when the assessment gets started.

  • Two breaks need to be given during the course of assessment.

  • Also, you need to track the number of attempts students submits the form and also the start and ending time of assessment.

Form Presenter satisfies all these conditions so that you can conduct online assessment successfully.

Scenario: Consider you are conducting an online assessment for rating the performance of your employees with the following

  • Need to capture the photo of the person attending the assessment.

  • Track the device screen of the person attending the assessment.

  • Full screen should be enabled during the course of assessment.

  • Track the device with which the candidates are attending the assessment.

Form Presenter satisfies all these conditions so that you can conduct online assessment successfully.

Scenario: Consider you are a teacher and you need to conduct an online assessment to your students with the following conditions

  • Need to track how many students opened the form.

  • Only students of section X needs to attend the assessment(i.e., separate domain mail id).

  • Set a maximum attempt limit and also need to track the start and submission time of the assessment.

Form Presenter satisfies all these conditions so that you can conduct online assessment successfully.

Live tracking & Dashboard

  • Users can track their live Audience profiles in Audience Dashboard. They can refresh the profiles by clicking on refresh button.

  • Users can track Audience Status, Signed in time, Started time, Submitted Time and Number of breaks taken.

  • Also users can check the photos taken during assessment in audience dashboard.