In this video we’ll take a look at downloading and running Exam4, as well as the security check and submitting your exam. We’ll be doing a practice exam, so feel free to download Exam4 and follow along!
Table of Contents:
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- Downloading Exam4 (00:04)
- Running Exam4 (01:32)
- The Security Check (04:16)
- Taking the exam, formatting, and dividers (04:57)
- Ending & Submitting (05:59)
Now Let’s take a Practice Exam!
Exams are a big deal, so let’s remove some of the anxiety by going through our exam software, Exam4, together.
The first thing you’ll need to do of course, is download Exam4. And now, if you’ll indulge some large type for a moment:
Even if you’ve downloaded Exam4 before,
you must download it again every semester.
Why? Because each version is specifically tailored to a given semester. Your copy from last year won’t be able to handle this year’s exam.
Anyhow, you can find the link to download it on the right under Utilities & Downloads →
Click that link and select your operating system. Now’s a good time for some more huge type.
As of Fall 2011, Windows XP and Mac OS 10.5 “Tiger”
will no longer work with Exam4.
If you run either of those operating systems on your laptop, you’ll need to either borrow another one or use a blue book. Sorry about that.
Once you’ve downloaded it, you’ll find it in a “zip” file. Unzip that and extract the file to somewhere you’ll easily find it, like the desktop. Once that’s done, double-click Exam4 to open it. The icon will look like this:
(If it doesn’t look exactly like this, you’re probably clicking the wrong thing.)
Exam4 will now open. It should look like this: