EXAM SCORING INFORMATION FOR FACULTY
scoring services are available to instructors who use the Scantron
form 229633 bubble sheets for paper-based multiple choice tests.
The scanner which processes the data from the test sheets is very
sensitive to stray marks or damage to the test sheet. A clean, flat
sheet ensures accurate test results.
STEPS FOR USING TEST SCORING SERVICES
Administer the Test to your students
use a number 2 pencil only.
student answer sheet require the Identification # section to be
completed. The identification number MUST contain a minimum of
two (2) digits, and start at COLUMN A.
unique identification number is required for all students. If
this field is left blank, the scanner will not grade the test.
errors (B) and (C) found on the ID # section of Student Answer Sheets
The ID # starts at column A, and has a minimum of two (2)
The ID # must contain a minimum of two (2) or more digits.
The ID # section contains a blank space in column E.
Complete the Test Answer Key
do not re-use test answer keys.
test Answer Key is the form that identifies all of the correct answers
for the questions on the test. The form is the same form used by
students for their answer sheets. The scanner differentiates between
the Answer Key and other answer sheets using two fields on the sheet.
the word KEY and fill
in the corresponding bubbles.
In COLUMN "A", enter the number "1".
Then, starting in COLUMN "C", enter the number
of questions the test contains, one digit in each column. For example,
a 25 question test would have the numbers "2" and
"5" in columns C and D; a 100 question test would
have the numbers "1", "0", "0"
in columns C, D, and E. This field MUST be completed in order for
the test to be graded.
errors (B) and (C) found on the ID # section of Test Answer Key
The Test Answer Key is correctly filled out. This hypothetical
test has a total of 25 questions.
Column "A" must contain the number '1'. The number
of questions start at Column "C".
The required information is reversed. See (A) for the correct
way to fill out this section.
Prepare the Tests for Grading
order for the scanner to correctly scan and score test forms, the
tests must be placed in this order: answer key, then student answer
sheets. All sheets must be face up with all the black tic ID marks
facing the same direction.
complete a Request for Test Scoring
test answer sheet and student answer sheet should be facing one
ensure the security of the tests and results, requests should
be submitted to the Testing Center in Lama Library, in person.
ask that you allow a 24-hour turn-around time for your submitted
job to be completed. Tests will be scanned in the order received.
examples of correctly submitted Student Answer Sheets and Test Answer
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