FOSSmap Tutorial

Online Assessment Tutorial for Teachers

  1. Make sure you set up an assessment through FOSSmap and print out username and access codes. To review information on scheduling, view the Scheduling an Online Assessment tutorial.
  2. Students go to For best use, log out of FOSSmap while students are taking the assessment.
  3. Students type in their usernames and access codes. Make sure only uppercase letters are used in the access code. Usernames are case insenstive.
  4. "Next" and "Back" buttons are in the upper left. The first page does not have a "Back" button and the last page does not have a "Next" button. A timer will indicate how much time is scheduled for the assessment.
  5. Multiple choice items are answered by clicking on a radio button. Multiple answer items allow any number of boxes to be clicked. Short answer and open response are answered by typing in the available boxes. The "Clear" button clears all answers.
  6. The "Striker" allows potential responses to be eliminated for multiple choice and multiple answer items. Click on the "Striker" button and click on a pencil next to an answer to be struck out. Strike outs are not maintained when students leave the page.
  7. The "Mark for Review" button will flag an item and can be used as a reminder to review an item. At the Review page a flag will appear next to flagged items. Clicking on the item will return the student to the item. Flags do not have to be removed before assessments are ended.
  8. Assessments are ended by clicking on the "Review/End" button at the bottom of every page. At the review page, the "End Assessment" button will submit the assessment. Students can log in again as long it is within the scheduled time.