For Instructors

Everything an instructor would need to know about Extempore.

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FAQ and Troubleshooting for Instructors

Archive an Extempore Class

Learn how to archive one of your Extempore classes with this article.
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Written by Abbai Habte
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How do I enroll students in my class?

To add students to your Extempore class simply use the invite link, or upload a roster.
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Written by Sam Slagle
Updated over a week ago

How do I share a class or assessment to a colleague?

How to share your content with a colleague.
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Written by Sam Slagle
Updated over a week ago

Trouble Joining Synchronous Room?

Learn why you're unable to join a synchronous room
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Written by Abbai Habte
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How do I delete or reset a student's submission?

You can delete a student's submission from the grading tab. This will allow a student to submit again.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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How do I reset a student's password

Resetting students' passwords can be done simply in three steps.
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How do I type letters with accents?

Learn how to type letters with accents on Mac, Microsoft & Mobile Device
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Written by Abbai Habte
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How do I view my class as a student?

Teachers can 'View as Student' from their account or see exactly what specific students are seeing.
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Written by Abbai Habte
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Sorry, an error occurred while processing your request. Please try again later.

Troubleshooting this error.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Where can I find your company's forms?

You can Download Extempore's W9, VPAT and Privacy Policy from this page.
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Written by Abbai Habte
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Assessment Creation and Management

Randomizing Question Order

Randomize the question order for each student.
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Extempore Assessments In-Depth

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Create Extempore Assessments

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Add Prompts to an Assessment

You've got your assessment set up, great! Now it's time to add prompts.
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Create an Asynchronous Group Assessment

Want to create a collaborative type of assessment, such as a simulated conversation?
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Create a Synchronous Group Assignment

Record live interpersonal conversations in groups of 2 to 4.
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Create an Assessment with Written Responses

While setting up your activity within Extempore, you can select to have your students submit a written response.
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Create Multiple Choice Questions

While setting up an assessment, you can select individual questions to be multiple choice.
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Copy an Assessment

Copy an assignment or assessment
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Edit an Assessment

How to make changes to an assessment.
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Insert Extempore Assignments Into Schoology

Learn how to add an Extempore assignment on Schoology
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Written by Abbai Habte
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Insert an Extempore Assessment into Blackboard

This guide will show you how to create an Extempore assignment for Blackboard once you have completed the integration.
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Written by Sam Slagle
Updated over a week ago

Insert an Extempore Assessment into Canvas

This guide will show you how to create an Extempore assignment for Canvas once you have completed the integration.
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Get the Most Out of Extempore's Assessments

Learn how to get the most out of your assessments by using all the parameters available.
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Question Media

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Student Navigation Warnings

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Timed Limitations

Time to Review and Time to Respond
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Change Groupings or Deleting Students from Groups

Extempore will randomly assign your students to a room when you create a group assessment. You can move students after it is created.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Upload a Word Document as a Question

Question prompts can be audio, images, video, or input text. Word or PDF documents cannot be used as prompts.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Using Extempore to Record Interpersonal Speaking on Zoom, Google Hangouts, or Microsoft Teams.

INSTRUCTOR: Trying to record interpersonal speaking happening on Zoom, Google Hangouts, or Microsoft Teams? Here's how!
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Create and Use Saved Rubrics

How to create a new saved rubric and quickly access existing rubrics.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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FAQ and Troubleshooting for Instructors

Teacher Proposal Template

A proposal letter to your principal or decision maker to show them what Extempore offers.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Gradebook Export Spreadsheet Formulas

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View Organization Activity

If you are an organization's admin, you'll have access to a report detailing your school's use of Extempore.
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Students Reviewing Submissions

In Extempore, instructors have the ability to determine when students can review their own submissions.
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Written by Abbai Habte
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Best Practices with Extempore

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Black Screen for Video Files

Do you see a black screen for a student's video submission? The file is processing,
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Add Additional Instructors

How to invite teaching assistants or other instructors to help oversee your classes.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Import Content from a Colleague

Send and receive assignments with other Extempore users.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Enable Safe Mode

Enabling safe mode and how it works.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Allow Camera and Microphone Access

How to allow camera and microphone access for Extempore in Google Chrome browser settings.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Pricing FAQs

Frequently asked questions about Institutional (Full) Licenses and Student-Paid Licenses.
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Written by Sam Slagle
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Extempore and FERPA

A summary of our data privacy practices and how they relate to the main Federal Law protecting a student’s data privacy: FERPA
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Written by Sam Slagle
Updated over a week ago