What To Expect On Test Day | Assiniboine Community College
What To Expect On Test Day

Role of the Student

  • Observe ACC's A25 Student Honesty and Integrity policy.
  • Arrive on time for scheduled test.
  • Show a valid government/ACC photo ID (student card or driver’s license).
  • Have computer ID and passwords if required for online tests.
  • Bring only what is allowed and required for the test. Personal items may be stored in the designated central location. Valuables such as purses may be stored in a locker provided.
  • Students are not allowed to bring communication and electronic devices into the testing room.
  • Students are allowed a short washroom break, unless otherwise indicated on the Invigilation Form.
  • Respect other students’ sensitivities by minimizing noise and other disturbances, and refraining from wearing heavy scents to which others could be allergic or sensitive.
  • Do not communicate or attempt to communicate with other students once the test starts.
  • Comply with the invigilator’s requests and directions. A student who does not comply with such directions may be asked to leave the Test Centre before they have completed the test.

 

Role of the Invigilator – All Tests:

  • Show courtesy to students, while safeguarding the integrity of the test materials and process.
  • Start and end the test on time.
  • Provide an appropriate degree of invigilation.
  • Ask students to present their government/ACC photo ID card.
  • Ensure students have access to only the materials, devices and resources allowed for the test.
  • Have students store all large items (such as coats and bags) in central location. Students may store valuables, such as laptop computers and purses, in a locker provided.
  • Remind students that they are not allowed to bring communication and electronic devices into the testing room.
  • Assist students in any way that does not affect the integrity of the test.
  • Exercise discretion during any instance of suspected academic dishonesty and use reasonable measures to prevent further dishonesty.
  • Permit only one student to leave the testing room at a time to use the washroom.
  • In the event of an emergency, direct the student to leave all test materials in theTest Centre and evacuate the building in an orderly manner.
  • Test Centre staff will obtain assistance in the event of a disturbance, confrontation or health emergency.
  • Ensure test and materials are accounted for before a student is allowed to leave the Test Centre.

 

Role of the Invigilator - Online Tests:

  • In addition to the invigilator responsibilities outlined above, invigilators of online tests shall:
  • Enter the password for each student; do not give the password to the student to enter.
  • Direct the student to save his/her test often.
  • Assist student with technology malfunctions. If troubleshooting is not successful, notify the instructor and the student will need to write their test at a later date.

 

Role of the Invigilator – Academic Dishonesty

  • If academic dishonesty is suspected, the invigilator shall:
  • Make careful observations and, if possible, have another staff member confirm those observations.
  • Allow the student to complete the test.
  • Report the incident(s) and provide his/her notes as soon as possible to the Instructor.
  • If academic dishonesty is clearly apparent:
  • Make careful observations and, if possible, have another staff member confirm those observations.
  • Confiscate evidence where feasible, confiscate the test and have the student leave the Test Centre.
  • Report the incident(s) and provide his/her notes as soon as possible to the Instructor.
  • Role of the Instructor:
  • On campus Instructors are asked to submit the test to the Test Centre with a completed Invigilation Form as early as possible prior to the test date. Be sure to include test booklets, scantron cards or other materials required for the test.
  • On campus Instructors are asked to pick up the completed test as soon as possible.
  • Distance Education Instructors are required to email the form and test electronically to appropriate Test Centre email one working day prior to the scheduled test.
  • All Instructors may submit the form and test electronically to appropriate Test Centre email.
  • All Instructors must provide the Test Centre with contact information in the case there are questions during the test. Instructors may give an alternative contact person if they will not be available during the test.

 

Role of the Instructor:

  • On campus Instructors are asked to submit the test to the Test Centre with a completed Invigilation Form as early as possible prior to the test date. Be sure to include test booklets, scantron cards or other materials required for the test.
  • On campus Instructors are asked to pick up the completed test as soon as possible.
  • Distance Education Instructors are required to email the form and test electronically to appropriate Test Centre email one working day prior to the scheduled test.
  • All Instructors may submit the form and test electronically to appropriate Test Centre email.
  • All Instructors must provide the Test Centre with contact information in the case there are questions during the test. Instructors may give an alternative contact person if they will not be available during the test.