This section looks at the differences between online and normal exams, and deals with some of the common misunderstandings about them.
There are many differences between how online and normal exams are carried out. For example:
Such differences have implications. They can mean that:
Because of the differences between traditional and online exams, it is easy to make assumptions which are not correct.
To make the most of online exams, you can make changes to the way you revise and prepare for the exam. For example, the emphasis may be more on understanding your subject rather than concentrating on memorising facts.
Try this activity to see if you have got the main points.