Here is my experience:
Throughout the term I gave several quizzes with
questions all at once
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The average score was around 80 %.
For the final exam, I gave a quiz with majority (around 2/3) of the questions very similar to those given throughout the term (or even the same questions,...
Other answers are good, but I think a very important aspect on online quizzes has not been covered: questions should be different for every student - as different as resources and fairness allow.
Questions can be randomized in several ways:
Slightly different versions of the same question (e.g. one version with ...
Do standard time exams in the normal course period. Keep as much the same and stable vise loosely goosey.
Email it as a pdf. Let the kids send handwritten work back, scanned.
Avoid the grad student impulse to give project style questions. Do normal problems similar to the drill work. Take it as a victory if they learn that.
Ask them to box their answers. ...
On The Timer
I tried a long timer (about 3-5 days) for my exams and final exam last semester. The reason for this is that my favorite assignments from college -- the ones where I learned the most -- were challenging assignments that had a long availability period and allowed incremental work over the course of several days.
However, an unbelievably large ...
Generally about cheating in tests
if you are trying to prevent cheating, trying to limit the student's ability to do it is very hard and mostly counterproductive, as it can introduce frustration , specificity in an online setting.
Instead, I recommend to minimize the student's motivation to cheat, after the first time it is just get's easier, if you design ...