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ExamSoft E.I. is an advanced, end-to-end assessment management solution that enables programs to more efficiently create, deliver, analyze, and manage exams. E.I.'s advanced technology generates detailed analytics reports, empowering users to obtain powerful data-driven insight to achieve improved learning outcomes for students and providing tools for faculty and administrator success. View technical specifications

 

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Exam Creation

 

Cloud-based solution

Forgo additional IT or infrastructure investment and enjoy enterprise-level backup and failover capabilities.



Flexible question import

Easily transition to cloud-based question banking. Import questions from multiple formats, such as MS Word, directly into the system.



Question and exam creation

Create questions and exams via an intuitive online tool. Add attachments (i.e. graphics, audio files, videos, notices, references), question rationale, and internal comments.



Question history

Track a question’s performance and revision history from a centralized question bank.



Multiple question types

Choose from a wide range of question types, including objective response and essay/short answer.


Unlimited question categorization

Tag questions with any number of institution-defined "categories," such as curricular learning outcomes or board exam objectives. (Learn more about how this feature can help you improve accreditation documentation.)



Structured collaborative tools

Share and monitor items across multiple departments using revision tracking, internal comments, and multiple author capabilities.



LMS and LDAP integration

Pass student and course information seamlessly to Blackboard and other solutions.


Exam Delivery

Test anywhere on any device, using the delivery method of your choice, including student-owned laptops and iPads, lab computers, and even Scantron-type forms. Enhance reliability and security by eliminating Internet dependence regardless of delivery method. Eliminate capacity constraints and other common delivery challenges.

SofTest for Laptops/PCs

  • Windows and Mac versions --- Leverage nearly any exam-taker or lab computer to deliver exams. View technical specs.
  • Offline delivery --- SofTest does not rely on the Internet during the exam, which means you don’t have to gamble on the reliability of local WiFi, struggle with network capacity, or wonder about the security of web-based solutions. See how it works.
  • Controlled access during exam --- The software blocks exam takers' access to other files and applications, including Internet access, during exams and monitors exam-taker activities to support in-class proctoring.

SofTest-M

SofTest-M

  • iPad delivery --- SofTest-M offers all the same features of SofTest for Laptops/PCs (above) with tailored user interface to optimize for delivery on iPads.
  • Minimal network load --- Enjoy the benefits of a great mobile device without putting a lot of extra load on your network. Internet access is neither required nor permitted mid-exam. 

Scantron integration

  • Paper delivery --- Print exams easily from the item banking system to deliver tests on paper with any bubble sheet or Scantron system.
  • Item scramble --- Automatically generate different scrambled forms for the same exam to enhance exam security.
  • Data import --- Quickly import CSV/tab-delimited files from common scanning systems.

Analytics 

Utilize performance data to improve student learning, engagement and retention, as well as curricular design, exam design, and accreditation documentation. 

 

Instant scoring/rescoring

Grade objective-based questions faster than ever, and easily rescore questions and repost results when issues arise.



Engaging student feedback reports

Use color-coded and graphically engaging reports generated after each exam to draw each student’s attention, focus self-directed learning, and provide remediation. Make feedback timely, personal, and specific with an easy, automated system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

User-friendly question & exam reports

Access engaging reports that summarize exam statistics in an easy-to-understand and actionable format for ongoing, dynamic curricular and assessment tuning. 



Detailed faculty reports

Facilitate faculty development and provide the data they need. Immediately available, easily digestible reports break down class, student, and question performance for each exam over time. 



Accreditation reports

Pull course- and program-level reports for curriculum mapping, curricular tuning, objective mapping, and quick demonstration of learning outcomes. Learn more about how E.I. can help streamline accreditation compliance.

Account Management

Access the people, tools, and resources you need to make the exam management process smooth for everyone involved.

 

Dedicated account management

Receive personal support from a dedicated account manager who understands your institution and can provide practical advice throughout the process.



Branded web portal for centralized access and exam administration

Guide exam takers and administrators to a centralized location with your institution's name on it to ensure controlled information sharing.



Exam taker communication management

Reach students with custom messages, reports, and results at the click of a button with mass communication tools. Disseminate valuable information to target segments of exam takers. See more tools for faculty success >

Support & Training

ExamSoft provides helpful support and training for administrators, faculty, and students/exam takers at every stage of the process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training for administrators and exam managers

Receive tailored training with a live expert who specializes in making clients successful. Customized training for specific programs based on unique needs. View our specific program offerings >



Live exam taker support via phone, web, email, or chat

Rely on full-spectrum support for exam takers who are using SofTest to reduce the load on your IT group. Let ExamSoft troubleshoot student questions if they arise.



Live administrator support with a dedicated phone number and extended support hours

Pick up the phone, chat, or email with a professional assessment expert whenever you need help.



Initial configuration and process consultation

An implementation expert will provide actionable advice to ensure your solution is set up right the first time. Best practices, quick reference guides and other tools will ensure a smooth start-up process.

 

Technical Specifications

Computer Operating Systems Supported

  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 or higher (32-bit only)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (any edition excluding Starter Edition, 32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (any edition, 32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (any edition, 32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6)
  • Mac OS X Lion (10.7)
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
  • Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9)

 

Minimum System Requirements

PC Users: 

SofTest can be used on most modern Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X based computers (i.e. purchased within the last 3-4 years). Please see specific system requirements as noted below. SofTest cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels, VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments. For exam taking best practices (including disabling antivirus programs), click Here!

 

PC Requirements:

  • Operating System: English 32-bit Versions of Windows XP, 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. Only genuine versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported.
  • ExamSoft does not support Tablet or Convertible devices other then Surface Pro 1 & 2. See below for those Minimum System Requirements.
  • CPU Processor: 1.86Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or greater
  • RAM: highest recommended for the operating system or 2GB
  • Hard Drive: highest recommended for the operating system or 1GB of available memory.
  • Internet connection for SofTest Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload.
  • Screen Resolution must be 1024x768 or higher.
  • Adobe Reader (Version 9 or 11) is required for exams containing PDF attachments.
  • Administrator level account permissions (Instructions)

 

Surface Pro Requirements:

  • Surface Pro 1 & 2 only. Surface RT tablets are not supported. Surface Pro 3 support announcement coming in the future.
  • External Keyboard (USB or Bluetooth) required. Bluetooth keyboards must be paired prior to launching exam.
  • Hard Drive: Minimum of 10GB available memory.
  • Adobe Reader XI is required for exams containing PDF attachments.
  • Internet connection for SofTest Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload.
  • Screen Resolution must be 1920x1080.
  • Administrator level account permissions.

 

Mac Users: 

SofTest can be used on most modern Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X based computers (i.e. purchased within the last 3-4 years). Please see specific system requirements as noted below. SofTest cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels, VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments. For exam taking best practices (including disabling antivirus programs), click Here!

 

Mac Requirements:

  • Operating System: OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), OS X 10.7 (Lion), OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), and 10.9 (Mavericks). Only genuine versions of Mac Operating Systems are supported.
  • We do not support OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) at this time. Look for an update on support for this OS X here in the future.
  • CPU: Intel processor
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Hard Drive: 1GB or higher available memory
  • Server version of Mac OS X is not supported
  • Internet connection for SofTest Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload.
  • Administrator level account permissions (Instructions)

 

iPad Requirements: 

  • Hardware = iPad 2, 3, 4, 5 and iPad Mini
  • Operating System = iOS 6 and iOS 7. Only genuine versions of iOS are supported.
  • 500 MB of free space required to commence an exam
  • iPad must not be Jailbroken
  • To receive support, you must be able to connect the iPad to a computer with iTunes and IExplorer installed
  • Internet connection for SofTest Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload.
  • In order to take an exam using SofTest-M, your institution must first enable this product and create exams that are compatible with your iPad.