With the AP Language exams in mind, it would be helpful to have a feature where audios attached in the instructions can be played while the Extempore "Timed Review" timer is counting down.
For example, I have an audio that guides students through a cultural comparison. This audio guides students through instructions ("You now have one minute to review the instructions"), prep time ("You now have 4 minutes to prepare your answer), and "presentation time" (Press the record button now, you have 2 minutes to record your response").
From what I can see, the students can hit play, and then when it's time to record, they can hit record while the audio is still going--great. What I am realizing is the timed "review time" in Extempore will not start until the audio is completely done playing (aka, when the assessment is over)! It would be great to have at least the option for the Extempore "Timed review" feature to initiate even when an audio is playing.
I think this would open the door a lot for AP Language teachers and students to use resources they already have in a more fluid way without having to do the work of editing audios to fit this platform.