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Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

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Distance Learning Exams

Assessment & Testing offers proctored services to students both on and off campus. See Frequently Asked Questions on Proctored Exams then select the service most suitable from the list below.

Testing

Student assessment may take place online within Canvas, via proctored exams at an external site, or physically on campus. See general information on all distance learning exams.

Instructors are required to notify students of proctored exam requirements by the first day of the semester, and must also provide direction to the proper resource for making proctor arrangements within the course syllabus.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

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Proctored Off-Campus Exams

Procedures for Off-Campus Students

Many instructors use proctored testing to assess a student's progress in online courses. Students in online courses must review Requirements for a Successful Proctored Testing Experience to help in arranging and taking a proctored exam. Review and complete the following procedures before proceeding with proctored exams.

Proctored On-Campus Exams

Procedures for On-Campus, Online Students

Many instructors use proctored testing to assess a student's progress in online courses. Students in online courses must fulfill their responsibilities in arranging and taking a proctored exam. Review and compete the following procedures before proceeding with proctored exams.

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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