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General Discussion / Re: Pearson onscreen platform
« Last post by Gerard on January 14, 2022, 02:02:12 PM »
Yes I do the same but did not know we could re-use the accounts as I generate new each time.

I also create an xcopy batch file to transfer exam files into the accounts which save you doing it manually.
Also does the pearsons test platform not require a machine to act as a server?  - been a few years since I used it but was nearly sure it needed installed.We use IFS e-test platform at the minute which I run on legacy and it also requires server side install, an invigilation install on one station in the room and then a client install for each station being used for the exam.
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Hi All,

hope everyone is doing well and not stressing to much at work  :-X

I've come back the the real expert's as i have hit a wall.

The Sons didn't use the Xbox ones Kinect and asked did i want it as a web cam, as mine had recently packed in i jumped on it.

I have got it to connect but it only dose for about 10 sec and then reboots. then just loops like this.

I think its possibly something to do with the sound but just getting know were.

Has anyone come across this at all and any idears you have would be gratefully received.

Stay safe guys

Jay
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General Discussion / Re: Pearson onscreen platform
« Last post by Stephen on January 12, 2022, 10:11:21 AM »
I just use EN035 although it could be a bit clearer when you need accounts with no internet connection (towards the end o the document).


As Johnny posted I would just create as many accounts as I needed, add whatever groups would be required and bulk change the password - do this at least 24 hours before use in case groups need to wait for replication. Then just give the teacher in charge the password for that examination group.
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General Discussion / Re: Pearson onscreen platform
« Last post by Johnny on January 07, 2022, 09:24:52 AM »
Anytime I've needed to use an exam account for either an exam or controlled assessment, I've created one for each user and done a bulk password reset if I needed to reuse the accounts.

Doesn't take too much time to set up.
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General Discussion / Re: Pearson onscreen platform
« Last post by inquisitor on January 06, 2022, 03:06:19 PM »
I don't think you can simultaneously use one exam account - you need to create separate accounts.


I set up exam accounts for language listening exams, and changed the password after French exam so Spanish exam people could use the same account.


I also set up one exam account per pupil for some coursework assignments.


I've never had to deal with Pearson
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General Discussion / Pearson onscreen platform
« Last post by New2C2k on January 06, 2022, 01:41:58 PM »
Hello folks

It feels like a long time since i last logged onto here and good to see its still active.

I am new to a support function in school regarding supporting computer based exams.  The previous colleague has left us and i have now been landed with this task.

What are the experiences of other techinicans on here when going to set it up for use on the C2K network?   I understand from helpsheet EN035 we can set up an generic exam user account.   As the pearson platform is accessible from a directory on the computer which i need to ensure is accessible on the workstation then i am hoping that i can use the same generic exam user account to logon to the workstations to allow the muliple students to access the program for which they will have a unique username and password to complete the exam?

I hope i didnt talk too much rubbish here and hoping someone else on here would have some experiences to share regarding the Pearson onscreen platform.

Thanks
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General Discussion / Re: Happy Birthday to us :)
« Last post by cully4299 on December 23, 2021, 11:43:39 AM »
Happy birthday forum .
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General Discussion / Happy Birthday to us :)
« Last post by casper on December 22, 2021, 12:07:13 PM »
Hard to believe it but the forum is 15 years old today :) Many thanks to everyone for the continued support.
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Legacy Networks / Re: Print Problems Legacy
« Last post by Gerard on November 25, 2021, 02:08:32 PM »
nothing other than the odd the print spooler failed to delete the file in the print spool folder.
Gonna remove and reploy all printers this afternoon
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General Discussion / Re: Dell lockdown laptops?
« Last post by deeboorman on November 23, 2021, 10:29:13 AM »
Thanks Cully. I was thinking the same.
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