Using the Test Creation Screens

This module will help you to understand how to create tests and test forms in the Test Creation screen, including: how to add question and non-question items to tests and how to control test delivery settings and options. Before taking this module, it is recommended that you view the lesson explaining the difference between tests and test forms that can be found in the 'Essentials' module.

Tests: Creating Tests in Test Creation

Length: 2 minutes

About: The purpose of this lesson is to show you how you can create a test in the Test Creation screens of Surpass. Before watching this video, please ensure that you have watched the ‘About Tests and Test Forms’ video, which will give you a good introduction to the concept of tests and test forms, […]

Tests: About General Settings

About: Creating an assessment through the Test Creation screen is a process that involves a wide array of options by adjusting the General and Advanced Settings. This lesson looks at General Settings, explaining what they do and how they can be used in the creation of your tests. Objective: By the end of this lesson […]

Tests: About Advanced Settings

About: Creating an assessment through the Test Creation screen is a process that involves a wide array of options by adjusting the General and Advanced Settings. This lesson looks at Advanced Settings, explaining what they do and how they can be used in the creation of your tests. Objective: By the end of this lesson […]

Test Forms: Creating and Editing Test Forms

Length: 13 minutes

About: This lesson will show you how to create and edit a test form in the Test Creation screen of Surpass. We will talk you through how to add specific items to the test form, how to create dynamic (rules-based) content and how to edit some useful settings, including test locking. Before watching this video, please ensure that you have viewed the […]

Test Forms: Adding Candidate Breaks

About: This video will explain how to add candidate breaks to test forms. It will demonstrate adding both scheduled and unscheduled breaks and explain what this functionality does. Objective: Once you have completed this lesson, you will know how to create test forms that include breaks for candidates. Next Steps: To learn about this functionality […]

Test Forms: Section Selector

About: This lesson will show you how to create a Section Selector Section within your Test Form in the Test Creation screens of Surpass. We will talk you through how to create a Section Selector section and add multiple sections within it, for candidates to select from. Before watching this video, please ensure that you have viewed the ‘About […]

Test Forms: Adding Scale Scores

About: This video will explain how to add scale scores to test forms in ‘Test Creation’. A scale score maps the candidate’s raw score to a common scale to allow for comparison across different test forms, and in the long term allows test results to be reported consistently from one year to the next and one test […]

Test Forms: Learning Outcome Boundaries

About: This video will demonstrate how to apply Learning Outcome Boundaries to a test form. A Learning Outcome Boundary is set so that a candidate must achieve a certain percentage of the marks for unspecified or specific learning outcomes in order to pass a test. This video will also demonstrate how to set the Learning […]

Test Forms: Item Comments

About: Test Creators can allow candidates to add comments to items within a test to provide feedback on any problems they had in answering the question. This video demonstrates how to enable item comments in Test Creation, how candidates can use item comments during delivery, and how item comments are displayed in Surpass. Objective:  By […]

Test Forms: Packaging a Test Form

Length: 2 minutes

About: Once you have created a test form, you may wish to preview it.  When the Test Creation screens have been used to create the test, the best way to preview it is to create a sample or dummy candidate and schedule the test for them, as this allows you to test the whole candidate experience. […]