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Many instructors also release practice online tests. These are an invaluable way to familiarise yourself with online tests and identify any problems.

Every student should have access in Blackboard Learn to a module entitled ‘Blackboard Learn Student Orientation Course’ and in here you will find an invaluable tutorial video - under Taking Tests - entitled ‘Watch it! Taking an Online Test Tutorial’ with which you can interact.

In summary, we recommend using We recommend that you use a desktop or laptop, rather than a mobile, to complete a test and that you use a modern web browser such as Chrome or Firefox if possible. It helps if the browser does not have any additional toolbars or add-ons. If possible, we also recommend releasing a practice test in advance of the main assessment. This will allow students to check their activity and hardware in a risk-free environment.