Students taking tests using Inspera Exam Portal with Inspera Smarter Proctoring, and Inspera Exam Portal without Inspera Smarter Proctoring will go through two slightly different pre-check experiences.
Inspera Exam Portal without Inspera Smarter Proctoring:
Students who are taking a test using only Inspera Exam Portal will go through the Inspera start page and begin their test after Select Test (as shown in section 1.1).
Inspera Exam Portal with Inspera Smarter Proctoring:
Students who are taking a test using both these features will go through the Inspera start page and Inspera pre-checks before starting their test ( as shown in section 1.1 and 1.2 )
Please refer to the Invigilation article to learn more.
Minimum system requirements for Inspera Smarter Proctoring
- Windows: 7, 8 and 10 on 64-bit platforms
- macOS: OS X 10.13 and higher
- CPUs newer than 2011 (Intel Sandy Bridge or newer)
- 75 MB of free storage space per hour
- Web camera & microphone (internal or external)
- A broadband internet connection (0.15Mbps upload speed)
1.1 Inspera start page
Students will start with opening the Inspera Exam Portal.
Inspera Exam Portal will perform a set of System checks that goes through the App version, Environment, Number of displays and Login configuration.
Students will be asked to log into their account using the username and password generated by Inspera Assessment. Inspera Assessment also supports SSO, which can be enabled through the marketplace. If their credentials are correct, it will prompt them to click Next at the bottom, right-hand side of the screen
Students will enter Select Test. They will be prompted to choose a test and enter their PIN code.
- Tests will open at the test start time.
- Tests which are not yet started or are finished will be at the bottom of the list.
Note: If Inspera Exam Portal is enabled without Inspera Smarter Proctoring, at this point the test will launch.
1.2 Inspera pre-checks
After a successful login, Inspera Smarter Proctoring will perform a set of checks. If you are unsure whether or not ISP has been enabled, please check with your institution.
Note: Photo and ID check will only take place the first time students log into the test. This process will be skipped if the test taker logs in again to take the same test. The original ID and photo will be used for invigilation.
- Available disk space: 500 mb
- Webcam Capture: Access to webcam
- Screen Capture: Access to screen recording
A microphone test is conducted to test voice levels.
Students will be prompted to take a photo of themselves. This requires alignment and good lighting.
Students will be prompted to take a photo ID. This requires alignment and good lighting.
After the round of pre-checks, students may begin to start the test.