Using Examity in Moodle with a Hawkes WebTest
Reference Number: AA-00759 Last Updated: 2021-07-19 16:35

Checklist Before Starting

1. Create a WebTest in Hawkes and assign it to your course

  • You may password-protect your WebTest within Hawkes under General Settings

2. Link your Hawkes section to your Moodle course

3. Add the Examity topic and external tool (if not already done)

  • Add a new topic titled Examity > Add an Activity or Resource > External tool > enter Examity as the Activity name and select Examity from the Pre-configured tool drop-down
  • If you do not see Examity listed in the drop-down please contact your Moodle Admin

Create Test in Examity

1.    Select the Examity topic and select ???Examity??? (Examity should open in a new tab)

  • Select ???New Exam???

2.    Select your Moodle course, name your exam, set exam availability, and select Next
3.    Select your security and add Hawkes Single Sign On link

  • Within Moodle, navigate to the Hawkes SSO link
    • Right click on the link and select ???copy link address???
    • Paste link address in the ???Link to test??? field in Examity
  • Leave ???Exam Password??? empty
    • You can set a password for your exam within Hawkes if desired
  • Select NO for ???Enable Browser Lock???
    • This ensures that students will be able to open Hawkes within Moodle to take their exam
    • Students will still be monitored through Examity so you can see their activity while testing.

4.    Set the rules for your exam

  • You can create new rules or copy rules from a previously created exam

5.    Instruct your students to navigate to Examity to take their exam

  • Students will have to create an account and verify that their computer meets the requirements for Examity the first time they use the platform

6.    Once students submit their exam within Hawkes, they will need to end their Examity session

  • You will be able to review these recordings by selecting Examity within Moodle

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