Legacy Portal: Reporting Overview

ExamSoft provides various reports that you can use to track individual performance, see how well an assessment performed, and evaluate the difficulty of questions along with the quality of the distractors. The two most common reports are the Summary and Release Results reports.

 

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the assessment.
  2. Select the Reporting/Scoring tab.
  3. Select the type of report that you want to see.

    Note: These reports can be viewed on-screen and exported in CSV, Excel or PDF formats. 

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Report Details

 

Summary Reports

This report provides an end-of-exam performance review. You'll see the category performance, as well as the effectiveness of each question on the assessment. A list of the lowest 27% of performing students on this assessment is generated in this report.

You can select categories individually by using the Select Categories button, or you can Use the Top 25 categories that appeared in this assessment.
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Item/Question Analysis

This report provides a breakdown of the statistical performance of multiple choice, fill in the blank, and true/false type questions.

  1. Open the Question Type drop-down menu. 
  2. Select the question types to be included in the report. 
  3. Select the Categories to include in the report.

    You can select categories individually by using the Select Categories button, or you can Use the Top 25 categories that appeared in this assessment.
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  4. Select the options that will provide the additional pertinent information for the user review.

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Exam-Taker Results

This report shows how each exam-taker performed on an assessment. It can be a powerful conferencing tool.

  1. Select the options to appear in the report.

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  2. Select Histograms to view graphs displaying the distribution of scores. It provides a frequency of scores in each interval.

    Note: Changing the intervals changes the appearance of the histogram and presentation of data.

 

Category Reports

This report shows the statistical performance of each category on an exam. 

Select whether the report will be a Summary of the categories, or By Exam-Taker.
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Strengths and Opportunities Reports

This is the standard report option when releasing results to exam-takers. It shows an individual exam-taker’s score on an exam and their performance in specific learning outcomes or categories used in the exam.

  1. Select the exam-taker(s) that you would like to include. 
  2. Select the options to include. 

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  3. Select Download.

 

Assessment Performance Reports

ExamSoft provides various additional reports that track various assessment performances (such as unanswered essay questions, missing keyword, or absentee list).
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  1. Select the report to view from the drop-down menu.
  2. Select a posting from the second drop-down menu.

 

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