The advancement in technology has changed our lives in a lot of ways. It has even influenced the way we think. 10 years ago, if someone told you that you would be able to conduct and attend exams from the comfort of your home, would you have believed it? But look where we are now! Online tests, online classrooms, and online teaching have become a part and parcel of our lives.
These have become the new normal. Though the shift was sudden, teachers and tutors across the country have been resourceful and quick with adapting to the changes. It is true that a lot of teachers were apprehensive about the shift. They were doubtful about the ease and authenticity of online tests. Thanks to online teaching platforms like Teachmint, teachers are enjoying a seamless online teaching experience. Tests and exams have been redefined. Conducting online tests is not a hassle anymore. The latest feature on Teachmint makes it even easier for teachers to conduct online tests. With a Machine Learning Algorithm, teachers can conduct MCQ Tests in a few simple steps, and here is how:
How to Conduct MCQ Tests Online
1.Open the Teachmint app and click on the "Create Test Button" under the tests tab.
2. After clicking on the create test button, fill in the necessary details such as the date, time, lesson, duration, and likewise.
3. After filling in the details, click on the continue button followed by the "Add Question Paper" button.
4. The following screen will appear:
You can choose to add images, PDF document or click a picture to upload your question paper.
5.Teachmint's ML MCQ feature, smartly detects the question and as shown in the below image, the detected area is highlighted.
You can edit the highlighted area as per your requirement. For example, say that there are four questions on the picture(question paper) that you uploaded but you just want three of them to be on the test, you can choose the questions by using the edit selection box button as shown in the ab0ve image (Img.5).
Only these questions(the part that the teacher has selected) will be visible to the students.
The edit selection box (as seen on the top of Img.5)allows teachers to shift between questions and choose the questions that they want. This is an extremely useful feature that would help to save a lot of time and effort. If teachers have an inventory of questions or a question bank, they can just upload those and choose the questions that they want in a matter of seconds! This way, MCQ test becomes more efficient for both students and teachers alike.
6.Once you have highlighted the necessary questions and marked the answers, your test is ready and will be saved:
Students will be able to attend the test only during the time that you have selected. They won't be able to see the answers before or while attempting the MCQ test. This feature makes it easier for teachers to conduct MCQ tests. It allows them to choose the part that they want. While teachers get a chance to reimagine the way MCQ tests are conducted, students will find it easy to attend these tests since the format and pattern are simple to understand.
The education sector is undergoing a shift and it is in the right direction. With more and more brilliant features being added to the leading online teaching apps, it is sure to benefit the teaching and learning community.
So, what are you waiting for? Start testing already!