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Boulder Valley School District April 2014 Modified from Pearson Training Spring 2014 1
Test Administrator tasks in PearsonAccess Logging in Navigation Steps Before/During Testing Steps for Test Administrators Proctor Caching Starting a Test Session Students Logging into TestNav8 Trouble Shooting Ending a Test Section versus a Test Session 2 Agenda
PearsonAccess – Logging In Enter your User ID (your email address) and Password Then click Sign In If you have problems logging in, use the links below to Unlock User, Reset your password, if you need help signing in or if you have forgotten your User ID.
PearsonAccess – Home The Home tab in PearsonAccess displays links to the all the functions available to your user account.
6 PearsonAccess-Navigation Breadcrumbs show the navigation path to the screen
Steps for Test Administrators Proctor Caching Starting a Test Session Students Logging into TestNav8 Trouble Shooting Ending a Test Section vs. a Test Session
Immediately Before Testing: Proctor Caching Test Content Step 1 SAC / Test Administrators click on the Proctor Caching button to begin the caching process.
Proctor Caching Test Content Step 2: Proctor Cache The test forms to be cached for the test session will display. Click the Next button to begin caching.
Starting a Test Session To start a session click Start Test sessions status shows as either Started or Not Started
Students Login to TestNav8 TestNav8 LINK will be posted on BVSD home page (www.testnav.com)LINK Once the test session is started students launch a browser and enter the TestNav address provided in the Student Authorization Ticket When TestNav loads students enter the Username and Test Code provided in the Student Authorization Ticket
12 https://co.testnav.com Username: Test Code: Student Authorization Tickets
TestNav8 Seal Codes At each section of the test students will be prompted to enter their Seal Code There is a different Seal Code to access each section of the test Make sure to write the correct Seal Code for that section on the board for students
Seal Codes Write Seal Codes for that Test Section on the board After section is finished, erase that seal code 15
Student Status Each student has their own status indicator
Monitoring Test Sessions Monitor the status of students in the session. To refresh a students testing status: Click the Refresh icon in the Status column of the student list on the Session Details screen to refresh the students status.
View Student Progress A Test Administrator can view a students progress to determine if all questions have been answered Click on View Progress to view the students progress in the test
Test Session Security Test sessions have multiple levels of security controls Session level security allows you to start/stop the entire test session to control access Student level security allows you to control access on a student level when the session is started
Resuming a Student If a student has exited a test they must be Resumed before they can log back into the test The student status is Exited Select the checkbox next to the students name Click Resume Test, Confirm you want to resume the test
Students: Logging Out of Test Section Directions From the review screen, student selects the blue Return to End Section button in top left of screen If not there, select the gray View button next to the last question Select the blue Arrow to advance to the You have finished Section 1 screen Select the green Continue Button Select the Blue Yes button to exit and return later In the top right hand corner of the screen select the gray button next to your name Select Logout of TestNav Select Exit this test and finish later Select Save and Return Later
Students: Logging out of Final Session 1. Select in top right hand corner of screen 2. Select Logout of TestNav 3. Select I am finished with this test and I want to submit my final answers. 4. Select 5. You will see a message on the screen that says, Logout complete. Thank you for using TestNav.
Mark Test Complete A student may be manually marked complete if they are finished testing but did not submit their test. Do not mark a test complete unless a student has completed the test or will not be returning to finish the test. Select the checkbox next to the students name and click Mark Test Complete.
Mark Test Complete Select the choice to use the same reason for all students, or use a different reason for each student Enter the Reason and click Save
Stopping the Test Session All test sessions must be Stopped at the end of a test administration All students in a session must be in Completed or Marked Complete status Click on Stop to stop the test session
RESOURCES Refer to the Early Warning System Document for errors before/during testing Who to call Planning and Assessment Helpdesk, x5112 IT Helpdesk for Network issues, x5065 PearsonAccess for system errors we cant resolve, 888-687-4759 Trouble Shooting
In PearsonAccess: Confirm all students have completed testing Verify all testing sessions have been completed All test sessions must be Stopped at the end of a test administration Verify that all students in a session must be in Completed or Marked Complete status Stop the test session Enter in/verify that all accommodations used during testing is marked for each student If necessary transcribe student responses from large print and braille test books into scannable test books For AT devices: remove all electronic materials from any devices Sign Verification of Removal of electronic data form and give to your SAC Reminders After Testing