Training and Implementation Resources

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Register for professional development webinars, download implementation guides, and watch videos on how to setup reports, set cut scores and more.

Our professional development series is designed to provide information and support for ACCUPLACER users. These webinars are designed for faculty and testing professionals who want to learn more about ACCUPLACER products, best practices, and how to implement the testing system. We encourage you to attend the following sessions:

  • ACCUPLACER Overview. Review test content, account setup options, and resources for student engagement and intervention and how ACCUPLACER can be used for ATB testing.
  • Policy Development. Learn how to develop and design placement policies for your institution related to cut scores, incorporating the use of multiple measures with test scores, and the use of validity studies to understand your placement decisions.
  • Account Setup. Review the account, test, and placement setup requirements, learn how to create new users, and how to use the diagnostic and data reporting tools to support intervention.
  • Reporting. Understand and learn how to create the various reports available within ACCUPLACER.

Register and learn more.

Downloadable Resources

New to ACCUPLACER: Review these resources to get started.

  • ACCUPLACER Overview

    This presentation provides an overview of the ACCUPLACER tests and platform, reviews reporting options, and examines placement and diagnostics usage.

    Presentation 25.78 MB

  • Next-Generation ACCUPLACER Tests

    This guide provides a deep-dive into the content of the next-generation placement tests.

    PDF Document 5.65 MB

  • ACCUPLACER ESL

    This guide provides an overview of ESL exams for use in assessing students’ English language proficiency.

    PDF Document 3.68 MB

  • ACCUPLACER WritePlacer

    ACCUPLACER WritePlacer

    PDF Document 6.69 MB

  • Computer Skills Placement

    This guide provides an overview of the suite of Computer Skills Placement exams, which assess student competency in basic computer skills.

    PDF Document 970.15 KB

Review these resources to help develop your placement policy and plan for testing.

  • Policy Development

    This guide provides information designed to help faculty develop placement policies with ACCUPLACER. Included are resources available to faculty, suggestions for developing cut scores, use of multiple measures beyond test scores, and how to use validity studies to understand results.

    PDF Document 2.09 MB

  • Methods for Setting Cut Scores

    This guide covers methods for determining cut scores to place students into the appropriate college course.

    PDF Document 299.31 KB

  • Multiple Measures

    This guide presents the options available in ACCUPLACER to incorporate the use of multiple measures such as high school GPA and background questions in placement decisions.

    PDF Document 3.07 MB

  • ACCUPLACER Reliability and Validity

    This guide will review standard definitions of reliability and validity and discuss the Admitted Class Evaluation Service.

    PDF Document 3.9 MB

Use the following resources to set up and operate your account.

  • ACCUPLACER Account Setup

    An informational guide for new users performing the initial setup of a new ACCUPLACER account. It provides process overviews, descriptions of features, step-by-steps instructions, and demonstrations of key functions.

    Presentation 3.38 MB

  • ACCUPLACER Proctoring

    This guide will review the steps of how to administer and resume a test session.

    PDF Document 2.02 MB

  • Pre-Registration and Vouchers

    This guide covers the process of pre-registering students prior to testing and how to generate vouchers.

    PDF Document 3.44 MB

  • ACCUPLACER Reports

    This guide highlights the types of reports available in ACCUPLACER and the levels of data access different users have.

    PDF Document 1.96 MB

  • Exporting Data from ACCUPLACER into Student Information Systems

    This guide highlights the options for exporting data from ACCUPLACER to allow for import into campus student information systems such as Banner, Datatel, or PeopleSoft.

    PDF Document 870.24 KB

  • Best Practices in Implementing ACCUPLACER//MyFoundationsLab

    This implementation guide reviews the results and the lessons learned from various pilot studies conducted around the country in both colleges and high schools. It includes successful implementation practices including planning, testing, instruction, and data collection.

    PDF Document 2.22 MB

Recorded Video Sessions

ACCUPLACER Overview

This session provides an overview of the ACCUPLACER tests and platform, reviews reporting options, and examines placement and diagnostics usage.

Watch Video: ACCUPLACER Overview

ACCUPLACER Reports

This session highlights the reporting options available, including methods for creating and exporting customized reports.

Watch Video: ACCUPLACER Reports

Methods for Setting Cut Scores

This session covers methods for how your institution can develop placement cut scores.

Watch Video: Methods for Setting Cut Scores

ACCUPLACER ESL

This session provides an overview of ESL exams for use in assessing students’ English language proficiency.

Watch Video: ACCUPLACER ESL

ACCUPLACER WritePlacer

This session provides an overview of the WritePlacer and WritePlacer ESL exams, which assess students’ writing abilities for use in course placement.

Watch Video: ACCUPLACER WritePlacer

ACCUPLACER Computer Skills Placement

This session provides an overview of the suite of Computer Skills Placement exams, which assess student competency in basic computer skills.

Watch Video: ACCUPLACER Computer Skills Placement

Exporting Data from ACCUPLACER into Student Information Systems

This session highlights the options for exporting data from ACCUPLACER to allow for import into campus student information systems such as Banner, Datatel, or PeopleSoft.

Watch Video: Exporting Data from ACCUPLACER into Student Information Systems

Best Practices in Implementing ACCUPLACER//MyFoundationsLab

This session reviews the results and the lessons learned from various pilots conducted around the country in both colleges and high schools. In addition, it will explore keys to successful implementation including planning, testing, instruction and data collection.
Watch Video: Best Practices in Implementing ACCUPLACER//MyFoundationsLab