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examsoft Faculty and Administrator Best Practices


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Question Creation

  • Assign one or more New Graduate Outcomes categories to ALL questions
  • Questions with attached images
    • Use jpeg images instead of pdfs for attachments
    • Use Microsoft PowerPoint to assemble and export images
      • Pull images into PowerPoint
      • Got to the File menu, select Save as, and select jpeg as the file type
      • Select “Every Slide” when asked if you want to export every slide in the presentations or only the current slide
      • Attach the files to the corresponding question in examsoft
  • Large questions (questions with substantial text, such as cases)
    • Create a scenario page to accompany the questions
    • Number or Letter the scenarios and put the number or letter on the page, and in the question
  • Vignettes/Dependent questions
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    • Give the same unique name to all the questions that should be grouped.
    • When adding them to the exam, make sure the items appear in the same order you would like to see them within that group set.
    • examsoft will then randomize question order, but keep the groups together.
  • Fill-In-the-Blank (FITB) questions
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    • You can use partial credit on fill in the blank, but only if blanks are specific to answers.
    • FITB is bad for questions of the type “List the three….”; use Essay instead


  • Use the Blueprint feature to ensure adequate coverage of material, based on outcomes and other established categories.
  • Add the Aggie Honor Code and other pre-assessment notices.
  • Select your Security and Scoring options.
  • Enable exam taker options, including the option to use IPads.
  • Set the font override to Arial 14 point.
  • Re-order questions, if needed, by dragging and dropping them to their new order.
  • 请与您的 examsoft Support Administratror to ensure students with time accommodations are coded appropriately.
  • Select the appropriate course.
  • Download and Upload dates may be adjusted after posting, but not exam questions or other exam options.