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Fall Pre-testing Closing 9/15/17

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Practice Testing, Field Testing, Post-Testing Available 10/2/17

Beginning 10/2/17, WebXam will post all available tests. Teachers and administrators should reference the Assessment Matrix on ODE's website for guidance on which tests are available for your courses.

  • Pathway-based practice tests contain 20 items and are designed to provide students and teachers an opportunity to experience taking a WebXam test to become familiar with the item types and the testing system. Results are not used for reporting purposes.
  • Field tests contain 80-100 items, and their purpose is to collect data on newly developed tests.
  • Posttests contain 40-items and are finalized test forms required to be delivered after course instruction is complete. Posttests results are reported to EMIS by local districts.

Visit the WebXam Calendar for more information.

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WebXam User’s Workshop on 10/11/17

The 2017-2018 WebXam User’s Workshop will take place at CETE on October 11th. Learn how to navigate the new system, conduct tests, and run reports. Teachers and administrators new to WebXam are encouraged to attend this informational session. Users may attend in person or remotely. See below for more information and to register.

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Teacher Test Reviews

WebXam Teacher Test Review workshops allow career-technical education instructors a formal opportunity to review finalized WebXam tests. More information, including cost and registration, can be found at the link below.

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We’re Looking for IT SMEs!

Are you an IT instructor or professional? We are looking for subject-matter-experts (SMEs) in IT for the item-writing process for 2018. If you’re interested in participating, please visit http://go.osu.edu/IT-item-writing and complete our registration survey!

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Professional Development Offerings

CETE has a series of professional development offerings focused on the importance of testing and creating quality multiple-choice test items.

These modules are free and can be found here: http://u.osu.edu/ceteassessment/pd/


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CTE Assessment Matrix

The CTE Assessment System Matrix is designed to help educators identify the tests required for their CTE pathway programs. The Matrix document identifies which WebXam tests should be taken based on CTE Pathway Name, SubjectCode, and student grade level.

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About the Assessments

The WebXam About the Assessments page lists important details about the CTE tests currently offered in WebXam. Details include how many questions are in the test, whether the test is in field testing, what the cutoff score is, whether pretests are available, and what the rules are for passing the pathway test.

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Last day of fall pretesting
Last day for pretests until winter window


First day Field Tests and Finalized Tests released
Post Tests are available for testing


WebXam User's Workshop
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Last day for submitting student upload files
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Last day for Posttests if using Pretest for student gain
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Last day for students to take field tests
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Last day for WebXam testing
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