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What do I need to check out a Curriculum Tests?
WHERE ARE TESTS LOCATED?
Tests are available in Jenks 309, located off the hallway containing our DVD collection. They are organized by type or subject (Achievement, Diagnostic, Intelligence, Language Arts, etc.), then by name, publisher, and date. Please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance to enter the room.
WHAT DO I NEED TO CHECK OUT A TEST?
When you come to check out a test, please have the following ready:
- Your name
- Course ID/name you are currently enrolled in and the instructor's name
- Gordon ID card
- An idea of the 5 tests you would like to check-out
Faculty wishing to have their students use tests for their class must email the student class list to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only students who are on the list for the class will be allowed to check out tests. Please provide the following information:
- Course ID of class
- Complete student list with first and last names
- Duration of the class (i.e. start and end dates of the class)
- If changes to your class list occur, please provide us with an updated list as soon as possible.
Curriculum Test List
Curriculum Tests List
Download a complete copy of all Curriculum Tests available at Jenks Library. This list also contains links to the catalog record. It is recommended that before you come to check out a test, you look at the current availability in the NOBLE Catalog to see if the test has been checked out.
What Are Curriculum Tests?
In addition to the materials within the Curriculum Library, there is a special collection available for Curriculum Tests. Curriculum Tests are education tests designed to test and evaluate students abilities in certain areas such as reading, math, verbal reasoning, cognitive functioning, and more. Jenks Library has a test collection available for use by students currently enrolled in an undergrad or graduate class evaluating test material.
When Gordon College buys a test, we agree to abide by rules that protect the integrity of the test. Therefore we have set the following limits.
- Only authorized individuals may use or check out Curriculum Library Tests.
- Students enrolled in Gordon College education classes that teach test administration.
- Gordon College Education or Psychology faculty.
- All tests are available in Jenks 309. Please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance. Test are available at the following times:
- Monday-Thursday | 8:00 a.m. - 11 p.m.
- Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- Saturday | 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- Sunday | 1:00 p.m. - midnight
- Please note holidays, school breaks, and summer hours will impact the availability.
- Tests are checked out at the Circulation Desk for 7 days, no renewals. The overdue fine is $0.50 per day. Please note: due to COVID-19 we are quarantining all returned material for 72-hours. Please take this into account for test availability.
- Checked out tests should be returned to the Circulation Desk.
- Tests materials may not be photocopied.
- Please come to the library ready to select your 5 tests. Minimal browsing is allowed in the test room. You may check out tests and use them elsewhere in the library. For browsing prior to your visit, please use the Curriculum Test List spreadsheet found on this page.
Curriculum Test List
View a list of a Curriculum Tests available at Jenks. This list contains links to the NOBLE Catalog so you can check the availability of material before coming to check it out or requesting it.
Achievement test that involves a complete assessment of reading, mathematics, written language, and knowledge. Examines basic skills in each area and applications of those skills.
CTOPP 2: Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing
Language Art assessment test that assesses phonological awareness, phonological memory, and rapid naming. Pro-Ed states that the CTOPP has four principal uses: (a) to identify individuals who are significantly below their peers in important phonological abilities, (b) to determine strengths and weaknesses among developed phonological processes, (c) to document an individual's progress in phonological processing as a consequence of special intervention programs, and (d) to serve as a measurement device in research studies investigating phonological processing.
WISC-III: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children
Intelligence test assessing a children's general intellectual ability and index score in the following areas: verbal comprehension, visual spatial, fluid reasoning, working memory, and processing speed.
WIAT: Wechsler Individual Achievement Test
Measurement tool for achievement skills assessment, learning disability diagnosis, special education placement, curriculum planning, and clinical appraisal for preschool children through adults. Also includes norms for the evaluation of and academic planning for college students with learning disabilities.