TCExam 5 makes Web-Based Assessment Software accessible to anyone

September 02, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
Quartu Sant'Elena (CA), Italy Sep 1, 2007 — The company is pleased to announce the release of version 5 of its open source Web-Based Assessment Software TCExam. This new version includes new question types and several other improvements.

TCExam is an assessment software system that enables educators and trainers to author, schedule, deliver, and report on surveys, quizzes, tests and exams. The software is freely used all over the world by universities, schools, companies and independent teachers. TCExam is open source and completely free to use.

"TCExam has benefited tremendously from over one year of community driven, open source development. The feedback from end users has enabled TCExam to add important features while focusing on ease of use and stability," said Nicola Asuni, founder. "We feel confident that our software will help bridge the technological gap between the developed and developing world."

An e-exam (CBT - Computer Based Testing or CBA - Computer Based Assessment) is an electronic exam that can be executed by using a personal computer or an equivalent electronic device. The use of e-exam systems, instead of traditional paper-based tests, allows you to simplify the entire exam cycle, including generation, execution, evaluation, presentation and archiving. This simplification allows you to save time and money while improving exams reliability.

Beyond the aforementioned advantages, TCExam introduces a large number of tools and features to improve the exams total quality. TCexam conforms with Open Standard Technologies for internationalization, scalability, flexibility, accessibility (W3C-WAI), and usability.

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Based in Italy, ( is a Software Company in the business of providing open source software applications and components, consulting and support services. is particularly committed to the developing of better platform-independent and accessible web software solutions. Some software libraries are currently integrated into popular web applications used by millions of people worldwide.