[teknoids] Online options for 24-hour take-home exams

James G. Milles jgmilles at buffalo.edu
Thu Oct 26 15:28:24 EDT 2017


I haven't found a time-keeping option in TWEN. How do you do that?

Jim


James G. Milles
Professor of Law
University at Buffalo School of Law
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Buffalo, NY 14260
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On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 3:20 PM, Ferriell, Jeffrey <
JFerriell at law.capital.edu> wrote:

> I’ve also used TWEN for take-home finals.  I’ve given students the option
> of downloading the exam any time they want within the exam period, and a
> time-limit for finishing (TWEN keeps track).  This makes unscrupulous
> collaboration (cheating) easier, so I’ve only done this in a very, very
> small class.
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> It has seemed to work well. I haven’t detected evidence of improper
> collaboration.
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> *From:* Teknoids [mailto:teknoids-bounces at lists.teknoids.net] *On Behalf
> Of *James G. Milles
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:06 PM
> *To:* Teknoids <teknoids at lists.teknoids.net>
> *Subject:* Re: [teknoids] Online options for 24-hour take-home exams
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> I've used TWEN for short midterm exams and for eight-hour and final exams.
> TWEN allows for anonymous grading, where the teacher doesn't see the names
> until all the grades are completed. You have to be willing to make it fully
> open-book, though.
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> James G. Milles
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> Professor of Law
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> University at Buffalo School of Law
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> 419 O'Brian Hall
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> Buffalo, NY 14260
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> On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 1:58 PM, Ivy, Gregory <givy at mail.smu.edu> wrote:
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> Debbie:
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>                 We have at least one professor who uses TWEN to do this.
> He makes his exam available on TWEN for 24 hours and gives students four
> hours to download the exam and upload their answers. In the perfect world,
> TWEN would timestamp *the exam answer* with the time the student
> downloads the exam and the time the student uploads the exam answer. While
> that information isn’t recorded on the student’s answer, it is recorded in
> at least two places in TWEN:  the Grade Assignments/Quizzes page and the
> Course Usage page.
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>                 It’s my understanding that Examplify/SofTest offers
> similar functionality.
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> *From:* Teknoids [mailto:teknoids-bounces at lists.teknoids.net] *On Behalf
> Of *Ginsberg, Deborah
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:48 PM
> *To:* Teknoids <teknoids at lists.teknoids.net>
> *Subject:* [teknoids] Online options for 24-hour take-home exams
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> If you are offering online options for 24-hour take-home exams, what
> technology do you use to administer those exams?  Thank you.
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> Debbie
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> Debbie Ginsberg, Educational Technology Librarian
> Chicago-Kent College of Law Library
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