This section will provide you with information pertinent to creating an exam whether it is a paper-based exam or an exam that will take place online within Moodle.
Testing for Student Learning
Align your assessment practices with the goals of your course.
Should I give online or paper exams?
Weigh your options. Paper exams or online exams using Moodle
How should I structure an exam?
This article explores the structure and contents of exams and provides some tips to help you build your exams.
How do I create good multiple choice questions?
Selected response questions can be tricky. Be sure to pick good distractors and learn what distractors should never be used.
How do I create excellent constructed-response questions?
Short or long answer questions can be an excellent way to assess students on an exam. Learn the best ways to create these types of questions.
How do I create a database of exam questions?
Moodle, the UofL's supported LMS, can create a database of exam questions that can be useful in creating exams. Creating questions in the database is an important part of the process of creating online exams.
How do I create an online exam?
Online exams are created using the LMS, Moodle. To learn more about creating Moodle exams, please visit http://www.moodleanswers.com
What are elements of a good assignment?
Your assignment should have elements that meet up with the learning goals or objectives you wish your students to achieve.
What types of assignments should I give?
Explore ways to determine what type of assignment will work best for your learning goals
Are there rules relating to final exams and projects?
How much can an exam be worth? When can exams be given?