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Progress & marking
Guide to viewing and managing an exam groups progress during the exam, finding historical attempts on exams, exporting results and marking on platform
When an exam opens and users start to take it you can keep track of this progress by going to Exams and Users via manage on the exam sub menu.
Live exams users table
From this page you can export the users exam table to CSV. You'll need to do this is you're using a proctoring system to provide students with their exam links.
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🚦 Status

For exam day management you'll want to keep track of the status of the exams. The users exam table will group by status. You can access a students exam hall link at any time using the Exam link column.
  • Enrolled = User has an exam generated but they haven't started yet
  • In progress = User has started the attempt (See Start-Complete column for times)
  • Submitted = User has submitted their exam attempt
  • Expired = User did not attempt to start the exam, the window has now closed

βœ… Marks

Mark questions on Synap using the on platform marker. You can only do this for free text and upload question types, all multiple choice questions are marked automatically. See our help guide on credits to learn more
  • Unmarked - Attempt has been completed and is ready to be marked
  • In progress - Attempt is being marked / marking has been started
  • Completed - All questions in the attempt have been given marks, other admins and educators can make edits to these marks
  • Finalised - All questions in the attempt have been given marks, and it has been finalised. No more changes to marks at this point
  • Released - Marks have been released to students
See our guide on marking for more information on how to mark questions on platform

‡️ Exporting Results

From the exams page you can export summary scores and users. For more detailed analysis go to reporting.synap.ac and login with your admin credentials.
reporting.synap.ac
From reporting.synap.ac you can customise export parameters and export exam attempts to PDFs if you want them to be marked externally.
Export Options

Export Options

Export Option
Description
Response breakdown by Score
Exports attempts on all questions and users score on each question (1 for correct, 0 for incorrect)
Response breakdown by Options
Exports attempts on all questions and which answer option users selected as well as what the correct option should have been (note for randomised answer options exports will be adjusted to match the order questions options were created in)
User data Complete
Exports include all user information and custom attributes
User data Standard
Exports include user ID, name and email
User data Basic
Export include just user IDs and email
User data Pseudonymised
Exports are just initials of name and user ID
Attempt Breakdown
Export by attempts (users may have done multiple attempts) Can include completed only
Question Breakdown
Additional export shows the groups performance by question - see what percentage of users answered each question correctly (helpful for post exam moderation)
Individual attempt PDFs
Export each users attempt as a PDF file
πŸ‘€ We're building a new way of exporting results on platform, soon you'll be able to build and save reports and view detailed group or cohort results breakdown on platform.