Loyola Sakai 11 DocumentationInstructor Guide ExamityHow do I set-up or modify the exam in Examity as an instructor?

How do I set-up or modify the exam in Examity as an instructor?

Instructors must obtain permission from the Provost's office and their department before the instructor can add the Examity tool to their Sakai course site. Please visit the Office of Online Learning's Online Course Proctoring page for more information. 

To set up Examity in your course, you should create the test in Sakai, then complete the exam set-up in Examity. Visit the How do I create an Examity assessment in Sakai? documentation for more information.

Access Examity exam settings.

Launch the Examity tool.

Launch the Examity SSO tool from your Sakai course site to access the Examity dashboard.

From your Examity dashboard, locate the Courses/Exams tab.

Click the Courses/Exams tab to edit or modify your exam.

Click the white arrow to the left of the course ID number.

Under the Action column, click on the pencil icon of the exam you wish to edit.

Set-up or modify the Examity exam settings.

The following details should match the set-up of your assessment in Sakai:

  1. Exam Name
  2. Duration of the Exam (hrs)
  3. Link to access Exam
  4. Exam start date and time (mm/dd/yyyy)
  5. Exam end date and time (mm/dd/yyyy)

Please note if you change your exam in Sakai, verify the exam details match in Examity. To set up your exam in Sakai, visit the How do I set up my Examity assessment in Sakai? documentation.

Change the status to Active, and review the optional settings.

From Status, select Active from the drop-down list.

Review the optional settings, and modify them if they apply to your exam.

Review the following optional settings and modify them if they apply to your exam:

  1. Upload files
  2. Exam UserName & Exam Password
  3. Student upload file

For the section "Any need for extended time and/or special accommodations?", please visit the How do I set special accommodations for students in Examity? documentation.

Scroll to the bottom of the pop-up, and click update to save the exam settings.

Set-up the FairExam Level in Examity.

FairExam Levels are selected directly in Examity. While instructors should inform students of the exam level, it does not need to be modified in the Sakai assessment settings.

Visit the What are the different proctoring methods in Examity? documentation for descriptions of FairExam proctoring levels.

Select your FairExam Level from the drop down menu.

Scroll to the bottom of the pop-up, and click update to save your FairExam Level Selection.

Set-up or modify the Exam Rules in Examity.

Similar to the FairExam Levels, Exam Rules are selected directly in Examity. While instructors should inform students of the exam rules with instructions, these settings do not need to be modified in the Sakai assessment settings.

Scroll to the bottom of the Examity: Edit Exam pop up. In the Additional Rules section, check all boxes that apply for the exam.

Enter any special instructions for the proctor or the students in the Specal Instructions text box, andns for the proctor or the students in the Special Instructions text box, and select the users you would to view the information. select the users you would to view the information.

Click Save to save information entered in the special instructions section.

Scroll to the bottom of the pop-up, and click update to save your FairExam Level Selection.