CMAS Training for Test Administrators PearsonAccess Training. April, 2014. PearsonAccess - Overview. PearsonAccess is a comprehensive test management system To access PearsonAccess go to: www.pearsonaccess.c om
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Purpose: Familiarize students with the test format and available tools.
PearsonAccess User Roles Functions(CMAS Test Administrators)
The Home tab in PearsonAccess displays links to the all the functions available to your user account.
Global navigation links appear on the top of every screen.
Tabs and sub tabs allow you to navigate
quickly to specific screens
Help offers context-specific support. Click
to close the Help window.
Test Administrator will need a device (desktop, laptop, or iPad)
Proctor Cache Test Content Functions Test AdministratorsHandout: How to Turn on Proctor Caching and Start/Stop a Test Session
Test Administrators click on the Proctor Caching button to begin the caching process.
Step 2: Proctor Cache
Handout: How to Turn on Proctor Caching and Start/Stop a Test Session
Student Authorization Tickets – used by students to log into their test
Provide the Seal Code for the current section only.
Proctoring the test
Each student has his own status indicator
Monitor the status of students in the session.
To refresh a student’s testing status:
Click the Refresh icon in the Status column of the student list on the Session Details screen to refresh the student’s status.
A Test Administrator can view a student’s progress to determine if all questions have been answered
Click on View Progress to view the student’s progress in the test
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
Do not submit the final answers until Section 3 is completed!
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 (all three sections) or will not be returning to finish the test.
Select the checkbox next to the student’s name and click 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
All test sessions must be Stopped at the end of a test administration (after all three sections have been completed.)
All students in a session must be in Completed or Marked Complete status
Click on Stopto stop the test session
TestNav 8 is a secure, browser-based application used to take computer-based tests.
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
TestNav Welcome page
Section 1 Seal Code Entry
Section 2 Seal Code Entry
Section 3 Seal Code Entry
Flag Items and Review
Constructed Response Tools
Be prepared to answer:
Are you in a live testing session?
Device in use
Test Content and Section
What is the problem?
Contact hotline: 520-2080