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What is an Open Book or Unproctored Examination?

An “open book examination” is one in which examinees are allowed to consult their class notes, textbooks, and other approved material while answering questions.

Two Types of Open Book Examinations:

One may think of two kinds of open book examinations, say the restricted type and the unrestricted type.

In the restricted type of open book examinations, students are permitted to bring into the examination room one or more specific documents approved by the course instructor.

In the unrestricted type of open book examinations, students are free to bring whatever they like.

A Proctored exam is having a person appointed to keep watch over students at examinations.

An "open book examination" is one in which examinees are allowed to consult their class notes, textbooks, and other approved material while answering questions.

Two Types of Open Book Examinations:

One may think of two kinds of open book examinations, say the restricted type and the unrestricted type.

In the restricted type of open book examinations, students are permitted to bring into the examination room one or more specific documents approved by the course instructor.

In the unrestricted type of open book examinations, students are free to bring whatever they like.

A Proctored exam is having a person appointed to keep watch over students at examinations.

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