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         <td width="60%">Section 5.0 - Students</td>
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         <td width="40%">Originating Date: May, 2011</td>
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         <td width="40%">Originating Date: [[CON Proctoring Process for Remote Students version May 2011|May 2011]]</td>
 
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         <td width="60%">Responsible Reviewing Agency:<br /><div style="margin-left:3em; line-height:1.2;">Graduate Affairs Committee;<br />
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         <td width="60%">Responsible Reviewing Agency:<br /><div style="margin-left:3em; line-height:1.2;">Professional Graduate Nursing Affairs Committee;<br />
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee</div></td>
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Undergraduate Curriculum Committee</div><br />Approving Agency:<br /><div style="margin-left:3em; line-height:1.2;">General Faculty Organization</div></td>
 
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                 <td>Reviewed: [[CON Proctoring Process for Remote Students version December 2012|December 2012]]<br />Reviewed: [[CON Proctoring Process for Remote Students version April 2016|April 2016]]<br />Revised: [[CON Proctoring Process for Remote Students version May 2016|May 2016]]<br />Revised: April 2019</td>
 
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     <td><small>LJT:5/11<br />J:/RESOURCE MANUAL/Table of Contents College of Nursing Resource Manual</small></td>
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     <td><small>Related policy:<br />5.1.11</small></td>
 
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== '''Course Coordinator Responsibilities:''' ==
 
== '''Course Coordinator Responsibilities:''' ==
The Course Coordinator will:
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=== The Course Coordinator is responsible for the following: ===
# Identify the students who require proctors.<br /><br />
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# Notify students that proctors must not be close personal friends or family members, and work managers are not advised. Proctors can include librarians, administrative staff, teachers, military officers, clergy, or testing or tutoring resource people at another college.<br /><br />  
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<li>Identify the students who require proctors.</li>
# Provide instructions and testing schedule to students and proctors. The specific testing dates should be the same for all remote students in the course. If an exception needs to be made in the test schedule, arrangements need to be made by the course coordinator, testing coordinator, and the proctor. Information about where the student’s course and test are located (e.g. Blackboard, course number) and if the student can use any course materials during the test should be provided to the proctor.<br /><br />
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<li>Verify proctor meets requirements.</li>  
# Coordinate with Testing Coordinator concerning test password(s) and dates for proctors. Prior to administering the tests, course coordinators should notify proctors of the test password and any specific instructions.<br /><br />
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<li>Provide instructions and testing schedule to students and proctors. The specific testing dates should be the same for all remote students in the course. If an exception needs to be made to the test schedule, arrangements need to be made by the course coordinator and the proctor. Information about the exam platform and if the student can use any course materials during the exam should be provided to the proctor.</li>
# Work with testing coordinator or IT to maximize test security measures prior to administering the test.<br /><br />
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<li>Prior to administering the tests, course coordinators should notify proctors of the test password and any specific instructions, including if the student can use notes, scratch paper or their own device for testing.</li>
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<li>Course coordinators should provide contact information (phone number, email) for themselves as well as a secondary contact personnel in case of inadvertent platform or technical difficulties </li>
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== '''Student Responsibilities:''' ==
 
== '''Student Responsibilities:''' ==
The Student will:
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=== The Student is responsible for the following:===
# Identify a proctor and notify the course coordinator of the proctor contact information prior to the date listed in the syllabus. Any fees charged by the proctor will be the student’s responsibility.
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# Schedule the test with the proctor during the allotted dates/times.
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<li>Identify a proctor and notify the course coordinator of the proctor contact information prior to the date listed in the syllabus. Proctors can include librarians, administrative staff, teachers, military officers, clergy, or testing or tutoring resource people at another college. Professional testing centers (e.g. Sylvan) or members of the Consortium of College Testing Centers are permitted. Proctors must not be close personal friends or family members, and work managers are not allowed.</li>
# Bring a photo ID, the answer sheet, and a pencil to the test.
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<li>Any fees charged by the proctor will be the student’s responsibility. Schedule the test with the proctor during the allotted dates/times.</li>
# Do not bring any material (e.g. purses, backpacks, cell phones) except those allowed by the course coordinator (e.g. a blank answer sheet and “scratch” paper) into the testing area.
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<li>Bring a photo ID and a pencil to the test.</li>
# Document your answers on an answer sheet and leave both the answer sheet and any “scratch” paper used during the test with the proctor when the test has been concluded.
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<li>Do not bring any material (e.g. purses, backpacks, electronic devices, watches, hats, or coats) except those allowed by the course coordinator (e.g. course notes, own device used for testing or “scratch” paper) into the testing area.</li>
# Remain in the testing area except in an emergency.
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<li>Leave any “scratch” paper used during the test with the proctor when the test has been concluded.</li>
# Log into the computer and Blackboard course management system to begin the test and log out of the computer at the end of the test.
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<li>Remain in the testing area except in an emergency.</li>
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== '''Proctor Responsibilities:''' ==
 
== '''Proctor Responsibilities:''' ==
The Proctor will:
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=== The Proctor is responsible for the following:===
# Ensure that the computer the student will be using for the test has the most current version of Internet Explorer, Safari, or Mozilla Firefox. It is best if the computer being used for the test is not the student’s own computer.
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# Check a photo ID prior to the test if not familiar with the student.
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<li>Ensure that if the proctor is providing the computer it includes the most up to date required web browser or testing software.</li>
# Remove the student’s cell phone, PDA, backpack, purse and hat during the testing period.
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<li>Check a photo ID prior to the test if not familiar with the student.</li>
# Once the student has accessed Blackboard, enter the password <strong>without sharing</strong> the password with the student. If the security of the password has been breached, the proctor will notify the course coordinator and/or the testing coordinator immediately.
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<li>Require students to set aside any electronic devices, backpacks, purses, coats, hats and watches during the testing period.</li>
# Confirm that the test is the correct test.
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<li>Once the student has accessed the exam confirm that the test is the correct test and provide the password(s).</li>
# Make sure the student has a blank answer sheet to record item answers during the test. If requested by the student, provide a blank piece of paper for the student to use for “scratch” paper during the test.
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<li>Provide a blank piece of paper for the student to use for “scratch” paper during the test.</li>
# Adhere to the time limits for the test.
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<li>Adhere to the time limits for the test.</li>
# Supervise the testing environment; the student should not leave the testing room unless there is an emergency.
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<li>Supervise the testing environment; the student should not leave the testing room unless there is an emergency.</li>
# Verify that the test questions are not reproduced or retained in any form when the student has completed the test.
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<li>Verify that the test questions are not reproduced or retained in any form when the student has completed the test.</li>
# Collect completed answer sheets and any “scratch paper” from the student. If the student’s test is lost, proctors will mail the answer sheet to the instructor for grading purposes. When the course is completed, any retained answer sheets may be destroyed.
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<li>Collect “scratch paper” from the student. </li>
# Ensure that the student has logged out of the computer when the test is completed.
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<li>Ensure that the test has been submitted electronically if required and that the student logout of the computer before leaving the testing room. </li>
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
COLLEGE OF NURSING
Proctoring Process for Remote Students Subsection: Appendix V
Section 5.0 - Appendices Originating Date: May 2011
Responsible Reviewing Agency:
Professional Graduate Nursing Affairs Committee;
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Approving Agency:
General Faculty Organization
Reviewed: December 2012
Reviewed: April 2016
Revised: May 2016
Revised: April 2019
Related policy:
5.1.11


Course Coordinator Responsibilities:

The Course Coordinator is responsible for the following:

  1. Identify the students who require proctors.
  2. Verify proctor meets requirements.
  3. Provide instructions and testing schedule to students and proctors. The specific testing dates should be the same for all remote students in the course. If an exception needs to be made to the test schedule, arrangements need to be made by the course coordinator and the proctor. Information about the exam platform and if the student can use any course materials during the exam should be provided to the proctor.
  4. Prior to administering the tests, course coordinators should notify proctors of the test password and any specific instructions, including if the student can use notes, scratch paper or their own device for testing.
  5. Course coordinators should provide contact information (phone number, email) for themselves as well as a secondary contact personnel in case of inadvertent platform or technical difficulties

Student Responsibilities:

The Student is responsible for the following:

  1. Identify a proctor and notify the course coordinator of the proctor contact information prior to the date listed in the syllabus. Proctors can include librarians, administrative staff, teachers, military officers, clergy, or testing or tutoring resource people at another college. Professional testing centers (e.g. Sylvan) or members of the Consortium of College Testing Centers are permitted. Proctors must not be close personal friends or family members, and work managers are not allowed.
  2. Any fees charged by the proctor will be the student’s responsibility. Schedule the test with the proctor during the allotted dates/times.
  3. Bring a photo ID and a pencil to the test.
  4. Do not bring any material (e.g. purses, backpacks, electronic devices, watches, hats, or coats) except those allowed by the course coordinator (e.g. course notes, own device used for testing or “scratch” paper) into the testing area.
  5. Leave any “scratch” paper used during the test with the proctor when the test has been concluded.
  6. Remain in the testing area except in an emergency.

Proctor Responsibilities:

The Proctor is responsible for the following:

  1. Ensure that if the proctor is providing the computer it includes the most up to date required web browser or testing software.
  2. Check a photo ID prior to the test if not familiar with the student.
  3. Require students to set aside any electronic devices, backpacks, purses, coats, hats and watches during the testing period.
  4. Once the student has accessed the exam confirm that the test is the correct test and provide the password(s).
  5. Provide a blank piece of paper for the student to use for “scratch” paper during the test.
  6. Adhere to the time limits for the test.
  7. Supervise the testing environment; the student should not leave the testing room unless there is an emergency.
  8. Verify that the test questions are not reproduced or retained in any form when the student has completed the test.
  9. Collect “scratch paper” from the student.
  10. Ensure that the test has been submitted electronically if required and that the student logout of the computer before leaving the testing room.