After the exam has been taken, the exams need to be scanned before the reviewing can start. This article contains the tips and tricks needed to scan the exams efficiently.
- Cut off all corners of exams containing staples.
- The scans should at least have a resolution of 300 dpi.
- The scans should be in either .JPEG or .PDF format.
- Scan in color.
- Select the 'double input detection'-function on the scanner, so the scanner will not forget any pages by scanning 2 pages at the same time.
- Scan across the width of the exams. This way the scanner is faster.
- Select the 'staple detection'-function on the scanner, so no staples are forgotten.
- Before uploading: check the completion of pages. This can easily be done by opening the folder in which all scans are saved and set the icons big so it is visible what the images look like. Now set the width of the folder window as width so one exam is on one line, and check if the first page of every exam is always the first image. If not, some pages will be missing.
- How to scan & upload exams
- Sign in to Ans.
- Click Scan in the menu on the left.
- Click the Big red plus at the bottom right.
- Select the scanned exams in .pdf, .jpeg or a .zip-file containing .pdf or .jpeg files. The exams will automatically be linked to the course of the exam by the unique code of each copy.
- After uploading: handle the errors. There are four kinds of errors that can occur: