E-Assessment Challenges: How to Conduct Secure E-Exams with Open-Source Solutions and BYOD

Friday, October 18 | 10:10AM–11:00AM | Meeting Room 210C
Session Type: Professional Development
Do you think e-assessment is a complex endeavor that can only be deployed in examination rooms kitted out with special hardware and expensive testing suites or external test centers? We will demonstrate how to conduct online exams that are secure even on student laptops, using the free open-source Safe Exam Browser combined with Moodle.

Gain an overview of organizational and technological challenges presented by computer-based testing and the available solutions. | Understand how Safe Exam Browser secures computers during exams. | Discuss different kinds of computer-based testing scenarios.


  • Tobias Halbherr

    Head of Online-Examinations, examinations specialist, and learning sciences researcher, ETH Zurich
  • Daniel Schneider

    Project Leader Safe Exam Browser, ETH Zurich

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