Post-Test Prefs

How to set preferences for a SIMpath Post-Test

Setting preferences is the same for a Post-Test as it for a Pre-Test. To set preferences specifically for the Post-Test, click the Post-Test Preferences tab. The default preferences for your account are applied automatically. To change the preferences, click the Edit button.

Post-Test Properties

Set the following preferences in the Post-Test Properties section on the Post-Test Preferences tab. If you have set the Allow Assignment Preferences Override in the ๐Ÿ‘‰ SIMpath Prefs section, the settings with an asterisk (*) can be edited when setting ๐Ÿ‘‰ SIMpath Assignment Prefs.

โณ Time Limit *

Set the maximum amount of time in minutes a student has to take the Post-Test in the Time Limit box.

โฒ๏ธ Unlimited Time*

Select the Unlimited Time check box to allow the student an unlimited amount of time to complete the Post-Test.

โฑ๏ธ Hide Timer*

Select the Hide Timer check box to hide the timer from the student while taking the Post-Test.

๐Ÿ’พ Allow to Pause Exam*

Select the Allow to Pause Exam check box to let the student save the Post-Test, exit, and continue at a later date. Exam results are always saved in real-time regardless of this setting.

๐Ÿ”ข Exam Attempts Allowed*

Enter the number of Exam Attempts Allowed, up to 99. The student will see the maximum number of attempts allowed for the Post-Test in the Student Portal.

โ” Question Attempts Allowed*

Enter the Question Attempts Allowed, up to 99. This is the total number of attempts, not the number of retries.

๐Ÿ” Random Question Order

To display questions in random order, click the Random Question Order check box. If selected, the list of Post-Test questions will appear in a different order for each student.

โœ… Correct Retake Allowed

To allow students to advance to the next question while getting a wrong answer, select the Advance on Incorrect check box. This option is only available if Display Feedback is enabled.

๐Ÿ“‹ Display Feedback

To display correct and incorrect feedback to students during the exam, select the Display Feedback check box.

โŒ Advance on Incorrect

If you want the Post-Test to move to the next question even when the user answers incorrectly, select the Advance on Incorrect check box. This option is only available if Display Feedback is enabled.

โ„น๏ธ Display Hints

To display hints after incorrect answers, select the Display Hints check box. This option is only available if Display Feedback is enabled.

Post-Test Results

Set the following preferences in the Post-Test Results section on the Post-Test Preferences tab.

๐Ÿ–จ๏ธ Enable Printing

Select the Enable Printing check box to allow students to print the Exam Results page.

๐Ÿงพ Detailed Feedback

Click the check box for Detailed Feedback to include the question list on the results page showing students which questions were answered correctly and incorrectly.

๐Ÿ“‘ Display Submitted Answer

Select the Display Submitted Answer check box to show students their answers. This applies to both correctly and incorrectly answered questions.

๐Ÿ“š Show Study Guide

Click the Show Study Guide check box to display the page references from the textbook selected in the Textbook list. The list of textbooks available is controlled by your account Administrator.

Finish Setting Preferences

๐Ÿ’พ Save

Click the Save button to save your changes.

โœ–๏ธ Cancel

Click Cancel at any time and any changes to the preferences will not be saved.

๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ Make Default

If you modify any preferences and want to save them, click the Make Default button. Next time you create a new exam, these will be your default preferences.

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