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Exam Management

Below is an overview of exam management options at NDSU.


Exam management refers to the activity of managing a testing process and includes tools built into the Learning Management System (LMS) and other software applications. 

Supported exam/test management tools available at NDSU: 

Getting Started

  • Getting started will vary by the product selected. Review specific products as starting point. 

Best Practices


  • Exam instructions for students should be clear and complete
  • Additional tips are available in Blackboard Tests - Tips for Instructors
  • Conduct a low-stakes practice test to ensure all students are able to complete the work successfully 
  • Instructions should include which product, where it is located, and how it is used 


Learn More/How To's

  • How To's will vary by the product selected. Review specific products as starting point. 


  • FAQs will vary by the product selected. Review specific products as starting point. 

Use Cases

  • Exams to assess student comprehension throughout the course
  • The benefits of online assessments can include: 
    • Exam-takers are used to digital 
    • Reduced administrative burden 
    • Quicker to score 
    • Flexibility to take exams anywhere 
    • Students are able to view results online 
    • Assessments can be made accessible to all

Universal Design/Accessibility

Help, consultation, training

IT Help Desk

Intended Audience

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

Using this service


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]


University-funded: no charge.


Must be a campus-supported product

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Created2021-10-20 16:21:02Updated2023-12-18 10:49:38
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