University of Innsbruck

40-042 Extending the test time


It is possible to extend the duration of a test while it is in progress. However, this option is only available if you have specified a time limit in the test. For more information on time limits, see HelpCard 40-041 .

Attention: Do NOT try to extend the test time during a test via the visibility or access of a course element. Editing course elements during a test will cause the entire course to be automatically restarted for all students in order to update the changes. This interrupts the test for a short time.

Important Steps

To extend the test time during a test for individual or all students, proceed as follows:

  1. In your course, click on Administration and then on Assessment Tool.
  2. Select the test/examination in the list on the left.
  3. Switch to the tab Participants.
  4. Place a tick to the left of the names of the students whose test time you want to extend and click on Prolong. A new window opens.
  5. Indicate in minutes by how much you want to extend the test and click on Prolong.

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