Online Examinations

Services

If you would like to offer your students online examinations, find out here about the specific range of services offered by the e-learning group and use the request form to register your need for corresponding support.

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Open office hours for examination managers

  • Thursdays 10-11 am
  • Fridays 10-10:30 a.m.
  • or by appointment:

The consultation hours take place via Zoom: To the Zoom meeting room (Meeting-ID: 856 3774 5562, Password: 305793)

Services for Open Book examinations

The e-learning group provides a template course in the exam Moodle upon request.

The support that follows include answering to questions about

  • the implementation of the course structure
  • task creation,
  • exam designs,
  • exam settings.

Exemplary validation of these courses can be provided upon further request.

The support on legal matters or the implementation is provided by Department II: .

Support in the use of Moodle is provided by the Moodle Support Team: .

  • Area for communication with examinees
  • Course management area for internal communication containing guides and support material for independent working
  • Demo exam area and information for examinees
  • Area for online exam guidelines for examinees
  • Area containing the exam
  • Exam grading area
  • Post exam review area

Services for Zoom examinations

For Zoom proctored exams, ID checks and proctoring are done via a Zoom meeting. Up to 22 examinees per break-out room are proctored with two to three proctors using live footage from the examinees' webcams and microphones. The tasks are presentedand processed by the examinees via the exam Moodle.

Remotely monitored exams with Zoom are in pilot status. Please consult the e-learning group in advance. In addition, this exam format is subject to student choice, which means that a second exam format may need to be offered. Upon request, a preliminary consultation will be arranged and a template course will be created in the exam Moodle.

The support that follows include answering to questions about

  • the implementation of the course structure,
  • task creation,
  • exam designs,
  • exam settings.

In addition, there are training sessions on how to set up the Zoom meeting and how to handle the communication tools and how to proctoring during the exam.

Support on legal issues or implementation is provided by the e-learning group in a collaborative and mediating manner with Department II.

Support in the use of Moodle is provided by the Moodle Support Team: .

  • Area for communication with examinees
  • Course management area for internal communication containing guides and support material for independent working
  • Demo exam area and information for examinees
  • Area for online exam guidelines for examinees
  • Area for precense examination
  • Area containing the exams
  • Registration management area for examinees
  • Status verification area for examinees
  • Exam grading area
  • Post exam review area

Services for Proctorio examinations

Proctorio takes the ID check and makes recordings of the webcams, microphones, and screens of the examinees. These are reviewed by examiners after the exam, with Proctorio's aritifical intelligence system assisting in this process. The tasks are presented and processed by examination participants via the examination Moodle.

Remotely monitored exams with Proctorio are in pilot status. Please contact the e-learning group if you are interested. Further, this exam format is subject to student choice, which may require a second exam format to be offered. Upon request, a preliminary meeting will be arranged and a template course will be created in the exam Moodle.

The support that follows include answering to questions about

  • the implementation of the course structure,
  • task creation,
  • exam designs,
  • exam settings.

There are also training sessions in which

  • the Zoom Meeting accompanying the exam is set up,
  • the use of communication tools during the exam is practiced
  • and the handling of the exam takers' records is trained.

Support on legal issues or implementation is provided by the e-learning group in a collaborative and mediating manner with Department II.

Support in the use of Moodle is provided by the Moodle Support Team:

  • Area for communication with examinees
  • Course management area for internal communication containing guides and support material for independent working
  • Demo exam area and information for examinees
  • Area for online exam guidelines for examinees
  • Area for precense examination
  • Area containing the exams
  • Registration management area for examinees
  • Status verification area for examinees
  • Exam grading area
  • Post exam review area

Device borrows

When students do not have devices suitable for electronic examinations and cannot obtain them from family or friends, they can be borrowed from the e-learning group via the examiners. The contingent is limited and the majority of these devices consist of Microsoft Surface Tablets with Intel Core i5 processors with associated Surface Pen and a USB keyboard. Additional Display Port interfaces can be used if required via an additionally borrowable USB-C Hub.

Power supply in presence exams

If a presence examination is offered on site at the university and this is also to take place computer-based, please note:

Only a limited number of lecture halls at TU Darmstadt offer a full range of power outlets for all designated examination seats. These include rooms L4|02 1+2, L4|02 201, L4|02 202, S105/122, S3|06 51,S3|06 52, S3|06 53 and S2|08 171, which offer a total of 249 examination places.

Examiners can book these rooms themselves with their respective study offices. The e-learning group also offers the option of providing other lecture halls with power strips on the day of the examination. This coordination is carried out in a preparatory consultation with the examiners upon request.