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Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

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Testing

Student assessment may take place online within Canvas, via proctored exams at an external site outside Tallahassee, or physically on campus at the Testing Center or OAS/SDRC. FSU's Assessment & Testing main campus facility provides a secure testing environment for a variety of examinations, and serves FSU courses whose classroom environments are not conducive to adequate testing. We also make arrangements for remote proctoring of exams.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

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Proctored Off-Campus Exams

Procedures for Off-Campus Students

Off-campus students in online courses must review Requirements for a Successful Proctored Testing Experience to learn about policies and procedures for arranging and taking a proctored exam. Pay close attention to the details there for all students as well as the information specifically about testing outside Tallahassee at a remote site, including the following critical points:

Proctored On-Campus Exams

Procedures for On-Campus, Online Students

Main-campus students in online courses must review Requirements for a Successful Proctored Testing Experience to learn about policies and procedures for arranging and taking a proctored exam. Pay close attention to the details there for all students as well as the information specifically about testing at the main campus testing center, including the following critical points:

Exams from Other Institutions

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Thirteen Rules for Writing Multiple Choice Items

Planning the Item

  1. Relate each item to a specific instructional objective or objectives of the course. Make sure that the verb is similar and that the performance level is appropriate. Check to see that the content relates to the topics covered in related objectives and to important teaching points.
  2. Make sure stems and options agree grammatically and conceptually with each other.
  3. Avoid negative statements. If negatives must be used, CAPITALIZE, underscore, bold, or otherwise highlight the negative term.

Instructor Responsibilities

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