The CFAA proctors online tests delivered through D2L (multiple-choice, essay, or short answer). Students typically take tests over a three- to five-day period on a walk-in basis during the center's testing hours.We will approve requests to reserve a block of seats so an entire class can take a test at the same time if the request does not interfere with open seating for students in other courses. Because the center administers tests for several courses concurrently, students may have to wait in line during peak testing hours; if lines are long and testing hours are drawing to a close, they may not be seated. However, over the entire period that a test is offered there will be enough seats for all students needing to take it, provided they have not waited until the last day the test is open. The center will proctor up to four tests per term per course. We administer tests of any time duration, however test timed for longer than one hour are subject to testing capacity at time of request.
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§ Create your test, or copy an existing test into, D2L. If you need instruction on how to do this, follow the links here.
§ In order to ensure that everything runs smoothly for your students, follow our recommendations regarding D2L settings and test design:
§ Handle cases of suspected cheating. If CFAA staff detects cheating, they will write an incident note, collect any evidence of cheating, and turn over both to you. Staff will inform the student of the suspected cheating, but allow him or her to complete the test.
§ Actively support the CFAA's policy of not seating students after 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3:30 p.m. Fridays.
Summer hours are posted on the home page.
§ Devise methods to encourage or require your students to come to the center throughout the period in which a test is given. If everyone waits until the last minute, we cannot make full use of the center's testing capacity. You should also remind your students that they may have to wait in line during peak testing hours and, if lines are long and testing hours are drawing to a close, they may not be seated. Your course syllabus should state your policy for handling cases in which students manage their schedules poorly and are unable to take a test.
§ Actively discourage cheating. The CFAA follows nationwide best practices to reduce cheating. To assist us, please do the following:
The center is able to provide certain accommodations for students who have followed ETSU's protocol for documenting disabilities. Available accommodations include wheelchair-accessible testing stations, low-distraction testing and extra time. Low-distraction testing consists of seating students in a corner of the main testing area and offering them earplugs (available to all students upon request). If a student requires other accommodations, the instructor and student should contact the Office of Disability Services. Faculty planning to send students to the CFAA for testing accommodations must notify the center in advance. Although most testing at the center is on a walk-in basis, students receiving accommodations should call 439-6708 to schedule an appointment.
For special circumstances, please contact Testing Services Director Lea Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
Although we would like to honor all requests for test proctoring, if requests exceed our capacity we will use the following criteria when reviewing requests. We give highest priority to:
We give lower priority to:
To request test proctoring as described above, use the Request for Test Proctoring Form. To request proctoring for a make-up exam (test must be in D2L and follow all of the criteria above) use the Make-Up Test Form.