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 my Examity assessment in Sakai? documentation for more information.
Select the Examity tool.
Select the Examity tool from your Sakai course site to access the Examity dashboard.
Locate the Courses/Exams tab on the Dashboard.
Select the Courses/Exams tab to edit or modify your exam.
Select the white arrow to the left of the course ID number.
Select the pencil icon of the exam you'd like to edit.
The following details should match the set-up of your assessment in Sakai:
- Exam Name
- Duration of the Exam (hrs)
- Link to access Exam
- Exam start date and time (mm/dd/yyyy)
- 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 create my Examity assessment in Sakai? documentation.
Change the status to Active.
From Status, select Active from the drop-down list.
Review the optional settings.
Review the following optional settings and modify them if they apply to your exam:
- Upload files
- Exam UserName & Exam Password
- 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 page, and select Update to save exam details.
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 with 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 select update to save your FairExam Level Selection.
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.
Select the Additional Rules that apply to the exam.
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.
1. Enter any special instructions for the proctor or the students in the Special Instructions text box.
2. You may also select who this information is visible to by selecting roles under Visible To.
3. The, select Save to save any special instructions and the visibility level.
Scroll to the bottom of the pop-up, and select Update to save.