Instructional Testing Services Policies

Instructional Testing Services Policies:

Note: Starting Fall 2020 all exams, including makeup exams must all be in an online format. We have been transitioning to online testing since Fall 2015.

Please contact the Academic Technology Center x3377 or the Testing Coordinator x5845 if you need help getting your exams in an online format for testing.

No cell phones, laptops or electronic devices are allowed in the Testing Center testing rooms.

Notecard Policy:

IF YOU ALLOW STUDENTS TO USE A NOTECARD as a testing aide during an exam, then one 3x5 notecard (both sides) is the standard used for testing in the ITS Testing Center.

If students are allowed to use one 3 x 5 notecard, then include the statement, "One 3 x 5 notecard allowed," in the Quiz Description Box under, "Edit Settings" in MOODLE.

We do not proctor open book exams.

***See below for information regarding scheduling a testing room(s) for proctoring your own exams and/or for class use.

Dictionary Policy:

ESL/ELL students will be provided with a paper version of a translation dictionary, upon request, unless otherwise noted on the exam. If students are not allowed to use any translation dictionaries on MOODLE exams, then please include the statement, "No translation dictionaries allowed, in the Quiz Description Box under, "Edit Settings" in MOODLE.

Students should check at least one week in advance to be sure we have a translation dictionary in the language needed.

No electronic dictionaries are allowed without written permission via Email from the Instructor to the Testing Coordinator at least 2 days in advance of test date. CELL PHONES and LAPTOPS ARE NOT ALLOWED for use as electronic dictionaries.

Calculator Policy:

For exams allowing a calculator, please specify what type of calculator is allowed.

We have some simple calculators available for student use.

If simple calculators are all that is needed, then please have students use these staff issued calculators, and indicate in in the Quiz Description Box under, "Edit Settings" in MOODLE. that staff should give students a simple calculator to use during testing.

If students are allowed to use their own calculators, then specify that no cell phones are allowed and include in the instructions for students, that they must show calculators to testing staff prior to testing.

Scratch Paper Policy:

Scratch paper will be provided if requested. Students must turn in all scratch paper to testing staff.

IF YOU DO NOT WISH FOR STUDENTS TO HAVE SCRATCH PAPER, then clearly indicate in the Quiz Description Box under, "Edit Settings" in MOODLE that NO SCRATCH PAPER is permitted during testing.

If students are supposed to show work on scratch paper and hand it in to staff after testing, then please include these instructions in your Quiz Description Box under, "Edit Settings" in MOODLE.

***SCHEDULING rooms for proctoring your own exams:

Here are the number of computers in each testing room:

CENTER 304: 40 computer stations

CENTER 307: 25 computer stations

CENTER 310: 25 computer stations

CENTER 311B: 4 computers stations

Please contact Toni Timmers, Testing Coordinator at (541) 463-5845 if you wish to schedule class time and/or testing in one of these testing rooms.

Written Test Policies:

Note: Since Fall 2015, we have been transitioning to computerized testing.

Starting FALL 2020 will will no longer be proctoring Written make-up exams--these should be moved to an online format.

Please contact the Academic Technology Center x3377 or the Testing Coordinator x5845 if you need help getting your exams in an online format for testing.

WRITTEN TESTS for which NOTECARDS are ALLOWED must be printed on light blue paper.

Deliver WRITTEN TESTS to Testing Coordinator in CENTER 311, at least two days prior to when you will be sending students to take the exam.

Fill out the Test Pull Date form, (located in CENTER 311) and attach it to the exam(s). Write the pull date in the upper right hand corner of the exam(s).

Include the following information on the exam and/or scantron:

Student's name, Instructor's name, Course number, Exam number.

Completed Exams Information:

Completed exams will be ready for pick up in CENTER 311 on the day after the deadline or the test pull date, unless a prior arrangement is made with the ITS Testing Coordinator.Questions?:

If you have any questions, then please contact, ITS Testing Coordinator, Toni Timmers 541-463-5845 or timmerst@lanecc.edu.