Assessments and Examinations

Setting up Exams in the Exam VLE  

Trainers: IT Services and the Office of the Registrar 
Target audience: UM Academic and administrative staff who will be setting up timed and take-home exams on the Exam VLE 
Duration of Session: 2.5 hours 

Do you need to set up timed and take-home exams on the Exam VLE? We encourage you to join this workshop to acquaint yourself with the procedure and tools that you need to employ. 

The Exam VLE provides additional security and better organisation of assessments than the UM VLE instance used for teaching. Turnitin will be available in the Exam VLE. 

This webinar is aimed at academic and administrative staff who will be setting up timed and take-home exams on the Exam VLE.

This single hands-on workshop (2.5 hrs) covers these topics:

  • accessing the study-units on the Exam VLE
  • setting up the exam submission drop-box
  • uploading the exam paper and setting up restrictions
  • downloading students’ submissions
  • setting up a mock exam in the Exam VLE area.


Setting up Assignment and Dissertation/Thesis Drop-boxes in the VLE 

Trainers: IT Services and the Office of the Registrar 
Target audience: UM Academic members of staff 
Duration of Session: 2.5 hours 

Are you setting up assignments or supervising/examining dissertations/theses? Join this workshop to learn how to prepare submission drop-boxes to collect student work electronically in the UM VLE. The workshop will also explain how Turnitin can assist in detecting plagiarism in students’ submissions.

This webinar is aimed at academic staff who will be using the UM VLE to manage the submission of assignments and dissertations/thesis.

This single hands-on workshop (2.5 hrs) covers these topics:

  • creating submission drop-boxes for assignments and UG dissertations in the UM VLE
  • accessing the PG dissertation/thesis areas and updating the due dates for submission
  • the functionality of Turnitin
  • downloading students’ submissions
  • interpretation of the Turnitin originality report.

Setting up Exams in WISEflow (Administrative staff)  

Trainers: IT Services and the Office of the Registrar 
Target audience: UM Administrative staff who will be administering and supporting exams on WISEflow
Duration of Session: 3 hours 
 

Will you be supporting the administration of multiple-choice, short-answer or true/false exams on WISEflow?  WISEflow is a digital assessment platform used for the administration of the above exam types. It can also be used for essay-based exams. WISEflow has a plagiarism detection facility. The workshop will cover the process of setting up and administering an examination session on WISEflow.  

This webinar is aimed at administrative staff who will be administering and supporting exams on WISEflow. 

This single hands-on workshop (3 hours) covers these topics:

  • the examination process and roles in WISEflow
  • accessing WISEflow
  • creating FLOWmulti and FLOWassign
  • assigning roles to the FLOW
  • activating the FLOW
  • monitoring the examination session using FLOWmonitor.

Setting up Exams in WISEflow (Academic staff)  

Trainers: IT Services and the Office of the Registrar 
Target audience: UM academic staff who will be setting up exams on WISEflow
Duration of Session: 2.5 hours

Will you be setting up multiple-choice, short-answer or true/false exams on WISEflow?  WISEflow is a digital assessment platform used for the administration of the above exam types. It can also be used for essay-based exams. WISEflow has a plagiarism detection facility. The workshop will cover the process of authoring, setting and assessing the examination in WISEflow.   

This webinar is aimed at UM academics who will be setting up exams on WISEflow.

This single hands-on workshop (2.5 hours) covers these topics:

  • the examination process and roles in WISEflow
  • accessing WISEflow
  • creating a FLOWmulti and a File based exam
  • attaching the exam paper to the associated FLOW
  • assessing the exam using the Assessor tool.

Sharing experiences on WISEflow for academics and Q&A session with UNIwise

Target audience: UM academic staff who have attended for previous WISEflow training
Duration of Session: 2.5 hours

This webinar is targeted for UM academics and will serve as a follow-up to the WISEflow training that has been organised in April and May. The format of this session will be divided into two main parts.

The first hour will provide academics with the opportunity to share their own experiences, while experimenting on WISEflow, with other fellow academics. Academics will also have the opportunity to ask questions, which can be resolved internally by the IT Services, the Office of the Registrar and other academics.

The second part of this webinar will be a Q&A session with UNiwise for questions which cannot be addressed internally. 

Q&A WISEflow session

Target audience: UM Academic and administrative staff who will be administering, supporting and setting up exams on WISEflow
Duration of Session: 0.75 hours

IT Services and the Office of the Registrar are offering online Q&A sessions for academic and administrative staff.

Staff are invited to join this 45 minute WISEflow session and ask the support team any questions that might arise before the examination sessions.

The sessions will be delivered online using Zoom. No registration is required. 

In order to join a session please refer to the links provided in the training calendar

Q&A Exam VLE session

Target audience: UM Academic and administrative staff who will be administering, supporting and setting up exams on Exam VLE
Duration of Session: 0.75 hours

IT Services and the Office of the Registrar are offering online Q&A sessions for academic and administrative staff.

Staff are invited to join this 45 minute Exam VLE session and ask the support team any questions that might arise before the examination sessions.

The sessions will be delivered online using Zoom. No registration is required. 

In order to join a session please refer to the links provided in the training calendar.  

WISEflow Assessor Training

Trainer: Professor Victor Buttigieg
Target audience: UM academic staff who will be assessing exams on WISEflow
Duration of Session: 2 hours

This webinar will be delivered online and is targeted for UM academics who will be assessing exams on WISEflow and therefore will be assigned the Assessor role. Furthermore, this workshop is also aimed for those academics who are not familiar with WISEflow and will be assessing exams. 

This workshop will provide a brief overview on WISEflow, followed by an overview of the relevant ways of assessing submissions online by using the built-in assessor tool.

Possible uses of the WISEflow Reviewer role will also be explored during this webinar.

 


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