Whenever an instructor assigns an Exam to you, you will see it on the EchoExam Course Dashboard. Your instructor may also provide you with a direct link to the exam. The number of Exam attempts, time limits, and due dates are set by your instructor.
Take an Online Exam
- Log into EchoExam using your Learner account.
You will see the My Courses page, with all courses that you are enrolled in.
- Move your cursor or use your keyboard to tab to the course you want to open and click Open Course.
Your Course Dashboard displays with Upcoming / In Progress Exams, Course Score, and Course Information.
- Find the Exam you want to take and click Start.
You will see the name of the exam and its start date along with the course and instructor associated with it. If the exam has a pre-set due date, more than one attempt, time limits, or additional instructions, these will be displayed here as well.
- Click Start.
If you have opened the exam prior to its scheduled start time, the Start button will be disabled until that time.
- Answer the question and use the right arrow button at the bottom of the screen to advance.
Click the Question button in the lower-left corner of your Exam to see all questions and whether they are Answered or Unanswered. Click on a question in the panel/list to jump directly to that question. Use the left and right navigational buttons to switch between questions.
The question panel is not available if each question has its own time limit. If you run out of time on a timed question, you will not be able to select or enter an answer, however, you will remain on the question until you are ready to move onto the next one. If you run out of time on a timed exam, you will be prompted that the time has expired and you will need to submit the exam attempt.
- When you have answered all questions, click the Finish button in the lower-right corner of your Exam.
- Click Submit to submit your Exam.
You may see different information on the summary page after you submit your exam attempt. Depending on what your instructor has set up for the exam; you may see your exam score as a percent or as points out of the total, and you may see a list of the exam questions you answered correctly and incorrectly.
- Click Exit to return to your Dashboard.
If you have additional attempts remaining on the exam, click Try Again to complete another attempt. This will take you back to the exam start page.