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In order to continue to serve the testing needs of our incoming and current students, CTCC, through our Virtual Remote Test​ing Center (vRTC) model, continues to offer select exams remotely. Now, more than ever, CTCC is committed to administering our remote exams, safely, and securely, using third-party solutions as well as our live, nationally trained proctors.
  • CURRENTLY AVAILABLE VIRTUAL REMOTE EXAMS

  • ALEKS Math Placement Assessment

    ALEKS – Math Placement Assessment

    Prior to the summer of 2018, ALEKS was the primary tool used to appropriately place students into introductory math courses. Beginning in the summer of 2018, however, FIU has adopted a new math placement model (MPM version 1.0) that replaces ALEKS as the primary placement tool. The MPM, considers, among others, three key variables for predicting the highest course in which a student might be successful. The most significant predictor variables were determined to be, in order, (1) unweighted overall high school GPA, (2) SAT Quantitative/ACT Math score, and (3) the difficulty of the highest level high school math course in which students enrolled.

    For some students however, it may still be necessary for them to take the ALEKS. Unlike the new, math placement model, ALEKS, Placement, Preparation and Learning (PPL) is a web-based, artificially intelligent system that "accurately measures the student's math foundation and creates a personalized learning module to review and refresh lost knowledge, allowing the student to be placed successfully".

    For those for whom the ALEKS PPL remains necessary, detailed information is provided below.

    Where and how do I sign up to take the ALEKS PPL?


    Please Note: if you are a Dual Enrollment student, please follow the directions on the "ALEKS Dual Enrollment" tab below.

    To re-take an assessment (up to 4 retakes allowed with no additional ALEKS fees)

    What can I expect on the assessment?

    First of all, you do not need a calculator. If a question requires use of a calculator, one will appear on your screen. Before you start the assessment, a short tutorial is provided to familiarize you with the ALEKS dashboard. The assessment will consist of up to 30 open-ended questions, with varying degrees of difficulty. You will not know whether your answer is correct or not. Your initial answer determines what question you are asked next, as ALEKS probes the depth of your knowledge. Because of the adaptive nature of the assessment, you will not be permitted to go back to change your answers. Therefore, try to answer the questions to the best of your ability. You should answer “I don’t know” only if you truly do not know the answer.

    How long does the assessment take? Is there a time limit?

    You will have 2 hours and 30 minutes. The assessment should be completed in one sitting, so plan accordingly. The time starts when you begin the assessment. After 2 hours and 30 minutes, the assessment will close and you will be assigned the score earned at that time. If you are not happy with that score, you can retake the assessment after 48 hours have elapsed and completing 3 hours within the prep module.

    How do I find out my ALEKS score?

    Your ALEKS score appears after you complete the assessment and will be available to your advisor within 24-48 hours. If you need it sooner, please print the results from within your ALEKS account. Click here to access your ALEKS single sign-on page.

    Can I take the assessment more than once?

    Yes. Within your initial ALEKS assessment purchase you can take the assessment up to five times.

    How much does the assessment cost?

    The test fee consists of $25 payable to ALEKS Corporation. 

    Is there an additional proctoring fee to take the exam?

    Yes, remote proctoring fees with ProctorU or any approved testing facility will apply.

    Will the score appear on my transcript?

    No, the score will be available to your advisor and used only to place you in a class in which you are most likely to succeed.

    To access your records:

    • Log in to your ALEKS portal using your FIU credentials (single sign-on)
    • Click on the view report button on the left side of your dashboard. Depending on your score, you may be directed to the free Prep and Learning Module.

     

    To obtain information about virtual remote proctoring of the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment click here.

     

  • ALEKS Dual Enrollment

    ALEKS – Math Placement Assessment

    Prior to the summer of 2018, ALEKS was the primary tool used to appropriately place students into introductory math courses. Beginning in the summer of 2018, however, FIU has adopted a new math placement model (MPM version 1.0) that replaces ALEKS as the primary placement tool. The MPM, considers, among others, three key variables for predicting the highest course in which a student might be successful. The most significant predictor variables were determined to be, in order, (1) unweighted overall high school GPA, (2) SAT Quantitative/ACT Math score, and (3) the difficulty of the highest level high school math course in which students enrolled.

    For some students however, it may still be necessary for them to take the ALEKS. Unlike the new, math placement model, ALEKS, Placement, Preparation and Learning (PPL) is a web-based, artificially intelligent system that "accurately measures the student's math foundation and creates a personalized learning module to review and refresh lost knowledge, allowing the student to be placed successfully".

    For those for whom the ALEKS PPL remains necessary, detailed information is provided below.

     

    • Please note for Dual Enrollment students seeking to take the ALEKS assessment remotely must first contact the Dual Enrollment department:

      1. Pay a $25 assessment fee to the ALEKS Corporation. It is important that you pay the required fee prior to your test date. Click here to access the ALEKS Dual Enrollment single sign-on page in order to create your account and to pay the $25 assessment fee.
      2. Students are to use Respondus Monitor and pay the $5 for the remote assessment of the ALEKS.
      3. For a more detailed approach on how to register and take the ALEKS, please view the instructional video below:

    To re-take an assessment (up to 4 retakes allowed with no additional ALEKS fees)

    What can I expect on the assessment?

    First of all, you do not need a calculator. If a question requires use of a calculator, one will appear on your screen. Before you start the assessment, a short tutorial is provided to familiarize you with the ALEKS dashboard. The assessment will consist of up to 30 open-ended questions, with varying degrees of difficulty. You will not know whether your answer is correct or not. Your initial answer determines what question you are asked next, as ALEKS probes the depth of your knowledge. Because of the adaptive nature of the assessment, you will not be permitted to go back to change your answers. Therefore, try to answer the questions to the best of your ability. You should answer “I don’t know” only if you truly do not know the answer.

    How long does the assessment take? Is there a time limit?

    You will have 2 hours and 30 minutes. The assessment should be completed in one sitting, so plan accordingly. The time starts when you begin the assessment. After 2 hours and 30 minutes, the assessment will close and you will be assigned the score earned at that time. If you are not happy with that score, you can retake the assessment after 48 hours have elapsed and completing 3 hours within the prep module.

    How do I find out my ALEKS score?

    Your ALEKS score appears after you complete the assessment and will be available to your advisor within 24-48 hours. If you need it sooner, please print the results from within your ALEKS account. Click here to access your ALEKS Dual Enrollment single sign-on page.

    Can I take the assessment more than once?

    Yes. Within your initial ALEKS assessment purchase you can take the assessment up to five times.

    How much does the assessment cost?

    The test fee consists of $25 payable to ALEKS Corporation. 

    Is there an additional proctoring fee to take the exam?

    Yes, Respondus Lockdown Monitor charges a $5 remote proctoring fee.

    Will the score appear on my transcript?

    No, the score will be available to your advisor and used only to place you in a class in which you are most likely to succeed.

    To access your records:

    • Log in to your Dual Enrollment ALEKS portal using your FIU credentials (single sign-on)
    • Click on the view report button on the left side of your dashboard. Depending on your score, you may be directed to the free Prep and Learning Module.
  • Certiport Exams from Home

    Important Registration and Payment Information 

    1. Visit theCertiport website before your test day to create an account, choose an exam and pay for the voucher. On the day of your exam, have your payment voucher available. 
    2. After visiting the Certiport website, register to take a certification exam with theFIU Virtual Remote Testing Center,by clicking here. 
    3. Upon completion of payment, the FIU Virtual Remote Testing Center will contact you to schedule your exam session. 

     

    Please be aware that this exam is going to administered through: Certiport Exams from Home

    For more information about scheduling, user training and technical requirements, visit: Exams from Home - Test Candidate.

     

  • Civic Literacy (CIV 2222)

    CIV 2222 – Florida Civic Literacy Test

    Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year and thereafter, all first-time-in-college (FTIC) baccalaureate seeking students entering a State University System (SUS) institution must demonstrate civic literacy by satisfying the State of Florida’s, civic literacy requirement. Students at Florida International University may take the Florida Civic Literacy Test (CIV 2222) and achieve a minimum score of 60, as an option, to satisfy the requirement.

    CIV 2222 will be administered remotely through one of the following options.

    Option 1: Students may use the virtual proctoring (Honorlock) that is embedded in this course to take CIV 2222 for up to two attempts. From the course menu in Canvas, click on Modules and then click on Take This Quiz. You will then be prompted to Launch Proctoring via Honorlock. Follow the steps accordingly to take the test.

    Option 2: Students may also elect to take CIV 2222 at an approved local testing facility by following the instructions and completing the Proctor Request Form.
    Click here to locate a testing center in your state and/or local area.

    CIV 2222 Study Materials


  • Fire Officer Exam

    To register and pay for the exam, a candidate must follow these steps: View pdf version

    • Click on "Register for an Exam" above
    • Under "choose group", select the option "Firefighter exam" 
    • Under "choose exam", select your respective exam
    • Read through the exam description information 
    • Click on "choose date" to populate the scheduling calendar 
    • Choose a time from the drop-down of available times 
    • Under “Who is Taking This Exam” fill in the required fields 
    • Read and agree to the "Exam Guidelines Acknowledgement"
    • Enter the registration access code provided by instructor
    • Enter Phone Number
    • Add to cart, pay the required fee, and complete the payment information
    After completion of the registration process, the candidate will be contacted by Virtual Remote Testing Center (vRTC) by email to provide the details for your exam session.
  • FLATS Remote Testing

    Foreign Language Achievement Testing Service (FLATS) 

    The  Center for Testing and Career Certification  (CTCC) has partnered with Brigham Young University (BYU) to offer online tests for many languages. (NEW) You can now earn foreign language credits in addition to satisfying your foreign language requirement by attaining a pass on any of the FLATS exams. To view the complete list of FLATS exams,  click here.  All tests have a listening, reading and grammar component and are eligible to cover the equivalence of the first three semesters of a given language. The tests are multiple-choice and are on a pass/fail basis. Students are allowed two and a half hours to complete their test. To view FIU’s credit equivalency table,  click here. 

    The total cost to take the FLATS exam is $103.50 payable in two easy steps: $50 payable to (BYU) FLATS, an$53.50 payable to Florida International University.

    In order to register for a test with  FLATS  please follow the instructions below 

    Florida International University studentsYou must take the FLATS exam with one of FIU’s proctors listed below.

    Registration Instructions: 

    For Modesto Maidique Campus input:  

    Name: John Ahumada 
    Department:  Center for Testing and Career Certification 
    Educational Institution: Florida International University 
    Address: 11200 SW 8 th  Street, GL 120 
    City State Zip code: Miami, FL 33199 
    Phone: 305-348-2441 
    Email: testing@fiu.edu 
    Confirm Email: testing@fiu.edu 

    For Biscayne Bay  Campus input:  

    Name: Sinclair Daly 
    Department:  Center for Testing and Career Certification 
    Educational Institution: Florida International University 
    Address: 3000 NE 151st Street, AC1 160 
    City, State Zip code: Miami, FL 33181 
    Phone: 305-919-4043 
    Email: bbctesting@fiu.edu 
    Confirm Email: bbctesting@fiu.edu 

    For “Sending Results to Your School” please input the following. 

    Name: Dwight Nimblett, Director 
    Department:  Center for Testing and Career Certification 
    University: Florida International University 
    Address: 11200 SW 8 th  Street, GL 120 
    City, State Zip: Miami, FL 33199 
    Phone: 305-348-2441 
    Email: testing@fiu.edu 

    Should you need any further assistance with registering for the test, please contact BYU  (FLATS)  at (801) 422-3512.  

    When BYU approves your request, they will send you an email which contains the confirmation number and password you will need in order to test. At this point, you MUST navigate to the Center for Testing and Career Certification's website and complete the following steps: 

    1. Select Register for an exam on the website’s menu.
    2. Under ‘choose group’ select FLATS- Biscayne Bay Campus or FLATS- Modesto Maidique Campus
    3. Under ‘choose your exam’ select FLATS Remote
    4. Complete the registration process & pay the $53.50 FIU administrative fee.
    5. Email the FIU testing center of your choice to schedule your testing appointment.

    Modesto Maidique Campus 
    Email:  testing@fiu.edu 

    Biscayne Bay  Campus 
    Email:  bbctesting@fiu.edu 

    PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS EXAM IS GOING TO BE ADMINISTERED THROUGH ZOOM VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS 

     Before testing day 

    • You must be unaccompanied in an organized, distraction free room. 
    • Headphones are not required. You must inform proctors prior to the exam if you need to use headphones. All headphone usage must be approved by a proctor.  
    • You must present an unexpired Government Issued ID. 
    • You must have available your FLATS confirmation number and password.  
    • secured internet connection is necessary.
    • No breaks are allowed during the exam.
    • Please use the restroom or drink any liquids prior to logging on.  

     

  • Postsecondary Education Readiness Test
    Pursuant to the Florida Department of Education’s emergency order (No.2020-EO-02) the P.E.R.T. assessment for FIU’s Dual Enrollment program has been suspended until December 31, 2020.  The Center for Testing and Career Certificationwill, however, continue to administer the P.E.R.T. to non-dual enrollment students.
    For more information, please contact the FIU Office of Dual Enrollment. 
  • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
    Coming soon: Virtual Remote Proctoring through Proctorio