Ans for Summative testing

This type of testing includes officially scheduled exams and should be taken in a secure environment. Ans assignments should only be accessed through the Ans environment for exam purposes. This way, students can easily access assignments. This course is identified with "EXAM" in the course title in Ans.

Please do not link any summative assessment to your Brightspace course. And please do not create any summative questions in your formative assessment course!

You will need access to a course in Ans to create an assignment. If you don’t already have a course in your Ans environment, please contact to get access to courses for summative testing.

The Digital Exam Desk can help you with:

  • Advising and supporting you on the process of administering a digital exam in Ans.
  • Setting up the final policies on your digital exam. 
  • Adding your students to your Ans course. 
  • Monitoring the course of events during open book or digital exams scheduled in a secure environment. 
  • Solving technical problems during exams in cooperation with the functional application manager. 

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Creating in Ans

After having accessed your course and question bank, you can continue to create an assignment (otherwise known as an exam or test) in Ans.

Working in Ans