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Paul Wolff


Gradescope could be a potential solution for you (mentioned in this thread). You could create an assessment there and send it out to students via email. Students would then be able to complete the assessment and scan in their response. Alternately, you could just send out your assessment over email and have students return it to you. The downside with this option is that you’d be asking students to all take the exam at the same time if you wanted it to be timed (e.g. let them know you plan to send it on X day at X time and, after sending it, they have X amount of time to submit).

Generally, I’ve been leaning towards reducing student stress levels, relying on the honor code, and trusting them in this time of crisis. For that reason, I don’t know that making a test timed is worth the extra effort and complexity.