Do you want to build interactive assignments that help engage your students?
With Ans, you can create a variation of exercises and assignments that will increase interactiveness and engagement of your students. You can also easily import your exercises and assessments into Ans.
Do you want your students to comfortably submit their solutions?
Within Ans, your students will have multiple options to submit solutions. For example, they can directly edit on the digital platform or upload handwritten solutions using the webcam functionality or submitting a photo of their work.
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Ans has options for every track, whether it is engineering, business, languages and so on.
From essay, hot-spot to numerical questions, Ans allows you to customize your exercises as you want! You can also add multiple types of content such as audio, video or images. You can also make sure every student gets a question with random variables to stimulate learning and practice.
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- check Add custom cover page
Allow your students to use an online calculator, an equation keyboard or LaTeX to enable easy submissions of complicated solutions. They can also make use of the coding editor and equation solver for mathematical and programming questions.
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We believe it is important that everyone can take an exam in Ans.
You can lengthen exam time for a group of students. It’s possible to integrate with Readspeaker for reading texts out loud. The students also have the option to increase font size and contrasts of colors during the exam.
Would you like to generate tests for practice and assessment?
Ans allows you to automate the generation of exams by using blueprints. Based on learning objectives and metadata Ans generates a test for you.
Are you tired of emailing back and forth with your students and colleagues?
You can consult with other graders on how to grade certain solutions, in Ans. You can enable your students to see feedback during a homework assignment. Set up feedback sessions with you students and interact on Ans. Use this feature to deliver quality feedback and improve learning and reflection.
What if you could curve exams, remove contributing questions without the added administrative load?
With Ans, you can review analytics on the exam and per question. With a click of a button, you can set pass thresholds, use guess correction and adjust the contributing points based on your test analysis. All the results will be updated within a matter of seconds.
- check Curve an exam
- check Set questions to bonus
- check Guess Correction
What if you could see how well-aligned your graders are?
With Ans, we take this one step further. You can see the time and average score each grader gives on a question. Use this feature to achieve fair and transparent grading.
Easily assign instructors, teaching assistants and invigilators to exams. Administrative power can be set for each colleague by restricting access to either (groups) of students or exercises.
Every grader has their own method. With Ans, you can grade per student or per exercise!
Every grader can explain their grade using an in-built comment system. Graders can also flag questions they are not sure about, so the professor can have a look.
Increase feedback quality while reducing the time it takes to provide feedback.
Add personalized rubrics, grading schemes and automatic feedback with Ans. Ans allows you to set automatic feedback depending on the student's answer. You can use enable automated review where you can grade one student, and the feedback is applied to all students with the same answer.
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At Ans, we have taken the next step in innovating and amplifying collaboration.
Use the question banks feature to share and reflect on exercises with your colleagues. You can even collaborate with colleagues from other universities or external organizations to improve quality and save time.
You can restrict access to exams based on password, location and time. You can also restrict the number of times a student can attempt the exam.
You can prevent fraud by enabling Safe Exam Browser and one-way test navigation. This will lock a student’s computer until they exit the exam. As administrator you’re fully in control of the settings of the Safe Exam Browser. Take it one step further by enabling video-, audio- and screen recording and ID verification.
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Ans will inform graders if students have identical answers, so every grader can detect suspicious activity while grading . You can also integrate with software of our proctoring and plagiarism detection partners to inspect behaviour after the exam. Our partners include:
- check Remote proctoring with Proctorio
- check Check plagiarism with Ouriginal
- check Check plagiarism with Turnitin
With Ans, you can choose what to publish and what you wish to keep hidden from the students. You can hold feedback sessions within Ans so students can ask you questions regarding their results.
- check Share feedback with your students
- check Answer questions of your students at one place
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Ans can be integrated with your in-house Learning Management System (LMS) and Single Sign-On so you and your students experience a smooth, integrated system.
With our integrations, Ans allows users to log in to both platforms with Single Sign-On. Enrolments are handled automatically and, afterwards, results are published directly to your LMS.
Are you conducting face-to-face exams or digital exams? Or perhaps, you want to conduct both.
Ans allows you to be flexible in the way you administer your exam. You can switch your paper-based exam to a digital exam or the other way around with just one click. In both cases, you can grade online too.
You can scan your paper-based exams for online grading, storage and archiving. Ans uses smart QR-code technology which will automatically organize your exams per student, regardless of the scanning order.
You can print all exams yourself. Press the print button and everything will be delivered for you. If you are based in the Netherlands, you can use our printing partners, Rijnja and Canon.