An open-source e-assessment system designed for mathematical subjects.
Developed at Newcastle University for ~10 years.
Used around the world.
For formative use: point students at Numbas exams. It all runs in their browser.
For summative use: LTI tool, locked browser (e.g. safeexambrowser.org)
Large banks of practice material.
In-course assessment: open for one week, worth 1-5% of module.
One or two invigilated, final exams.
Final exams for all stage 1 maths modules, as well as large service courses.
Exams open for three weeks, unlimited attempts, pass/fail.
~1,000 simultaneous connections on day 1.
How Numbas can help during the COVID-19 crisis:
E-Assessment in Mathematical Sciences 2020: