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Doctoral Writing Assessment - SPRING 2023: Via ZOOM (Virtual) EVENTS
College of Education - Writing Assessment for Doctoral Program Applicants - Thursday, March 23, 2023
Procedures and Regulations for ZOOM Online Proctoring:
- Each applicant should plan to sit for 4 hours, 3 1/2 hours for the exam plus two 15-minute breaks (if needed); However, we will plan the Zoom time frame for a total of 4 Hrs, 8:30am - 12:30pm, to allow time to set up the testing environment, to discuss testing expectations, answer any questions, etc.
- Applicants should be prepared to participate in a Zoom meeting at least 48-Hours prior to the test date to meet the proctor and discuss exam preparations and the required testing environment.
- The testing environment should consist of the following:
- Be in a private, well-lit room.
- Have internet/Wi-Fi access in order to receive an email containing writing prompts from test proctor and send the completed paper to test proctor.
- Workspace should be cleared of all clutter. The only items allowed at the workspace are computer/laptop, pens/pencils, blank scratch paper, water, snacks.
- Save and close all third-party applications on a computer/laptop.
- Have a mobile phone with a front-facing camera.
- Applicants must show a valid I.D. (government-issued, passport, etc.) when checking in for the assessment.
- Applicants will be given two writing prompts. The applicant will select one and respond by writing a 5-7 page paper.
- Before the proctored session ends, the applicant will save their work and email the paper to CEP@uhcl.edu.
- Each applicants’ essay will be scored by two (2) College of Education faculty members.
- Applicants will be notified of the score within one (1) week.
- Writing Assessment (includes scoring): In-State $150.00
- Reschedule Fee: In-State $25.00
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM