Quizzes & Exams

BEFORE YOU BEGIN:

If you don’t have Examplify downloaded: Download Examplify

If you DO have Examplify downloaded:  Clear your registration

 

STEPS:

  1. Contact the E&A team to receive access to the the “ExamID Set-up Quiz” from Examplify.  When available download the quiz with the password "test123".
  2. When prompted provide your Consent to Collect by checking the box and clicking next
  3. Set up your camera and microphone by following the prompts on the screen.  If you run into any trouble check out the FAQ/Help links below
  4. Take your baseline photo (you’ll only need to do this once)
  5. Complete the ExamID Set-Up Quiz and upload

 HELP ARTICLES

Update Windows permissions for Examplify for ExamID/Monitor

Update Mac permissions for Examplify for ExamID/Monitor

Examplify FAQ on ExamID/Monitor

Issues with setting up baseline photo

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT ExamID AND ExamMonitor

Student Letter

Examsoft monitor/id student perspective article

Examsoft monitor/id student perspective video

Best practices for students

 

 Scientific Trunk

An overview of taking exams in Examplify can be found on the Scientific Trunk Canvas - Evaluation and Assessment page or KnowledgeBase: Taking an Exam in Examplify

 

DO

–      Call ExamSoft first if you experience any difficulties while taking a quiz or exam (866-429-8889, ext. 1).  If the ExamSoft support team is unable to resolve your issue, that will provide you a ticket number or additional information to provide our team.  You can then reach the E&A team by emailing medexams@umich.edu.

–      Always remain calm and remember that technical issues can be fixed!

 

DON'T

–      DO NOT copy, download, or photocopy quizzes or exams or quiz / exam questions in ANY way. This includes the use of "print screen" features on the computer, creating PDF files of a quiz or exam, or using a camera phone. This includes copying the feedback pages. These actions are all against the Honor Code.

–      DO NOT write your test answers on a separate piece of paper. Students were advised to do this in previous years, but it will not be necessary with Examplify.

–      If you email medexams@umich.edu or your Block Director/Content Leads about a specific question, refer to the question number only. DO NOT copy any part of the question in your email.

–      If you have problems viewing images, DO NOT guess and enter a response. Navigate forward and back to reload the question.  If the problem persists email medexams@umich.edu.

 

Clinical Trunk/Branches

 

DO

–      Follow the instructions from your clerkship coordinator and the Evaluation and Assessment team.  Note that you won't use the ExamMonitor or ExamID functionality for any assessments in the Clinical Trunk/Branches. If you have any questions, please contact medexams@umich.edu.

–      Always remain calm and remember that technical issues can be fixed!

 

DON'T

–      DO NOT copy, download, or photocopy quizzes or exams or quiz / exam questions in ANY way. This includes the use of "print screen" features on the computer, creating PDF files of a quiz or exam, or using a camera phone. This includes copying the feedback pages. These actions are all against the Honor Code.

–      If you email medexams@umich.edu or your Clerkship Director about a specific question, refer to the question number only. DO NOT copy any part of the question in your email.

–      If you have problems viewing images, DO NOT guess and enter a response. Navigate forward and back to reload the question.  If the problem persists email medexams@umich.edu.

 

ExamSoft Support Line:

24/7 Support Line for assessments

2nd Tier/Technical Support: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 8:30pm EST

Phone: 866-429-8889, ext.1 

 

E&A On-Call Hours:

  • Weekdays:  8 AM to 5 PM
  • Fridays during regularly scheduled quizzes / exams: 5 PM to 9 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday during regularly scheduled quizzes / exams: Noon to 9 PM

Email: medexams@umich.edu 

 

If you have a significant device issue leading into an exam, HITS has a limited supply of loaner devices that can be requested by students: Requesting a Loaner Device from HITS

 

E&A Team:

Suzy McTaggart
Assistant Director of Evaluation and Assessment - Scientific Trunk
5224 Taubman Health Sciences Library

 

Kristen Crum
Evaluation and Assessment Coordinator
5224 Taubman Health Sciences Library
 

Beth Holman
Associate Director of Evaluation and Assessment - Clinical Trunk and Branches
5310 Taubman Health Sciences Library
 

Dane Harkness
Evaluation and Assessment Specialist
5310 Taubman Health Sciences Library