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8. (optional) If ong>youong> have a test already constructed ong>inong> another format,and wish to use this rather than a test constructed ong>inong> Galileo, ong>youong> mayattach it here. If usong>inong>g ong>Testong> ong>Buildong>er ong>inong> this way ong>youong> will then need tocreate a question for each number on the test and select the correctanswer.9. (optional) Those districts that are usong>inong>g propriety answer sheetsoffered by Pearson NCS should enter ong>inong> a user defong>inong>ed ID or check tohave one auto-generated. Please note, this ID will then be entered onthe scannable answer sheets by teachers ong>inong> the space for ong>Testong> IDNumber. This ong>Testong> ID number combong>inong>ed with the Galileo student IDnumber entered on the scanned answer sheet long>inong>ks the test results tothe Galileo database.10.Click on the Save > button.Allow ong>Testong> ong>Buildong>er to automatically generate test questionsWith ong>Testong> ong>Buildong>er ong>youong> can have Galileo generate test questions automaticallybased on the objectives specified and number of items requested.1ong>1.ong>Click on Generate Questions.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


12.Determong>inong>e if ong>youong> would like to generate questions from ong>youong>rassignment library (i.e., select items ong>youong> or someone ong>inong> ong>youong>r districthas created) or generate questions from Galileo’s item bank. Checkthe Show Assignment Libraries checkbox to generate a question fromong>youong>r libraries or leave it unchecked to generate questions from ATI’slibraries.13.Double ong>clickong> to select the library from which ong>youong> wish to borrow itemsby selectong>inong>g a library from the box titled “Double ong>clickong> to select testLibrary”14.Use the down arrow on the Subject drop-down menu to select thesubject for which ong>youong> wish to borrow items.15.Use the down arrow on the Standard drop-down menu to select thestandard for which ong>youong> wish to borrow items.16. A list of the goals will appear at the bottom of the screen, as will thenumber of test items available for that goal. Usong>inong>g the drop-downmenu under the Number of Questions headong>inong>g, select the number oftest items ong>youong> would like for the goal. Note: the total number ofquestions will appear ong>inong> the column titled “Total Questions.”17. Click on the Generate ong>Testong> Question button.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


18. Repeat the steps 10-15 to generate additional questions. Questionscan be ong>inong>cluded from other subjects, standards or goals.To view the test that ong>youong> are creatong>inong>g at anytime durong>inong>g the test buildong>inong>gprocess simply ong>clickong> on the Preview long>inong>k. This long>inong>k appears ong>inong> all ong>Testong>ong>Buildong>er screens.Search Item Banks for ong>Testong> ItemsWith Galileo Onlong>inong>e ong>Testong> ong>Buildong>er ong>youong> may search the item bank to fong>inong>d testitems that articulate directly to the objectives ong>youong> have selected.19. Click on Search Item Bank.20. Determong>inong>e if ong>youong> would like to search items ong>inong> ong>youong>r assignment library(i.e., select items ong>youong> or someone ong>inong> ong>youong>r district has created) orsearch items from Galileo’s item bank. Check the Show AssignmentLibraries checkbox to generate a question from ong>youong>r libraries or leaveit unchecked to generate questions from ATI’s libraries.2ong>1.ong>Double ong>clickong> to select the library from which ong>youong> wish to borrow itemsby selectong>inong>g a library from the box titled “Double ong>clickong> to select testLibrary”22. Determong>inong>e if ong>youong> would like to select by standard or select by keywordsearch.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


If ong>youong> choose to “Select by Standard” option:23. Use the down arrow on the Standard drop-down menu to select thestandard for which ong>youong> wish to borrow items.24. Use the down arrow on the Subject drop-down menu to select theSubject for which ong>youong> wish to borrow items.25. A list of objectives will appear. Click ong>inong> the checkbox of the objectiveong>youong> would like to select.26. Click on the Fong>inong>d Questions button at the bottom of the screen.27. A list of test items that articulate to that objective will appear. Clickong>inong> the checkbox of the test item(s) ong>youong> would like to ong>inong>clude on ong>youong>rtest.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


28. Click on the Add Questions to ong>Testong>.If ong>youong> choose the “Select by keyword search” option:The keyword search option will search all of the subjects that have beenassigned to ong>youong> for goals that contaong>inong> the word or words.Tips:a. If ong>youong> type ong>inong> two or more words for example:Galileo will provide ong>youong> with all goals that contaong>inong> any combong>inong>ation of thosewords.b. If ong>youong> type ong>inong> two or more words ong>inong> quotes, for example:www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


Galileo will provide ong>youong> with only the goals that match precisely those wordsand that order.27. (Optional) Select a particular grade ong>youong> would like to filter on.28. Type ong>inong> the keyword.29. Select the objective for which ong>youong> would like to search.30. A list of test items that articulate to that objective will appear. Clickong>inong> the checkbox of the test item(s) ong>youong> would like to ong>inong>clude on ong>youong>rtest.3ong>1.ong> Click on the Add Questions to ong>Testong> button.Construct ong>youong>r own ong>Testong> ItemsWith Galileo Onlong>inong>e ong>Testong> ong>Buildong>er, ong>youong> may also build ong>youong>r own test items.You may build the followong>inong>g types of test items:• Multiple Choice• True/False• Yes/No Questions• Short Answer• Work Sample• Essay32. Click on Question Objective.33. Click on the Click here to create a new question long>inong>k. Please note, ifong>youong> do not see this long>inong>k ong>youong> may proceed to the next step, ong>youong> areready to begong>inong> creatong>inong>g a new question.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


34. Select the subject, standard, and objective to which this question islong>inong>ked.35. Click on the Save Objective button to contong>inong>ue.36. Select the type of test question ong>youong> wish to construct. You mayconstruct multiple choice, true/false, yes/no, short answer and essay.You may also create ong>inong>structions for a work sample, which ong>youong> mayattach as a document to the test.37. Enter ong>inong> the number of poong>inong>ts this test item is worth.38. Enter ong>inong> any notes ong>youong> would like to ong>inong>clude. These notes will be notbe seen by students takong>inong>g the tests. They are for ong>youong> to referenceanytime ong>youong> pull up this question ong>inong> ong>Testong> ong>Buildong>er.39. Enter ong>inong> any special directions, stories, poems or other text ong>inong> the topmemo-box.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


40. Select either the “above the question” or the “as a hyperlong>inong>k abovethe question” option.Above the QuestionAs Hyperlong>inong>k4ong>1.ong> Then type the test question ong>inong> the bottom “Step 3” memo-box. Forexample, ong>youong> may need to enter ong>inong>structions for an equation ong>youong> willcreate or an image ong>youong> will attach, such as “Which of the followong>inong>gshows the graph of this long>inong>e?” You may use both the question boxand attach an image simultaneously.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


42. (optional) Enter an image. Please note, Macong>inong>tosh users can entersimages by Option ong>1.ong> PC users may enter images by Options 1 and 2.Option 1: You may browse to an existong>inong>g image on ong>youong>r computer byong>clickong>ong>inong>g on the Browse button. Navigate to the place on ong>youong>r computerwhere the image is saved.Image tips:• resize images ong>inong> Paong>inong>t as needed.• Attach images as a .gifOption 2: Or ong>youong> may create a math image usong>inong>g Image Equation Editor,which will automatically create and attach a .gif, and mark the space“Equation attached.” To do this:a. Click the Image Equation Editor long>inong>k under the question textbox, or the answer text box.b. The Equation Editor will open ong>inong> a new wong>inong>dow.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


c. Enter ong>youong>r equation ong>inong> the memo-box, usong>inong>g the templates andmenu buttons. (Please see the document “ong>Testong> ong>Buildong>er WordProcessong>inong>g and Math Tools” for specific explanations of eachtemplate/button.)d. ong>Whenong> ong>youong>’ve completed ong>youong>r equation, ong>clickong> the Done button.The image box will confirm the equation is attached.43. Enter any additional ong>inong>formation required due to the question typeong>youong> have selected. Enter correct answers, answer choices, or scorong>inong>grules as needed based on the question type. In the case of multiplechoice answers, the Browse Image and Image Equation Editor can beused for answers as well as ong>inong> creatong>inong>g the question.44. Click on the Save or Save and add another question button at thebottom of the screen. Clickong>inong>g Save will take ong>youong> to the EditQuestions screen. Clickong>inong>g Save and add another question willtake ong>youong> to the Question Objective screen to contong>inong>ue addong>inong>gquestions.To view the test that ong>youong> are creatong>inong>g at anytime durong>inong>g the test buildong>inong>gprocess simply ong>clickong> on the Preview long>inong>k. This long>inong>k appears ong>inong> all ong>Testong> ong>Buildong>erscreens.Edit ong>Testong> QuestionsPlease note, ong>youong> may edit a test question the followong>inong>g ways:a. To change the order of the test questions, highlight the questionong>youong> would like to move and ong>clickong> on the Move up or Move Downbutton until the question is where ong>youong> would like it. Then ong>clickong>the Save Changes button.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated


. To edit a question double-ong>clickong> on the question or highlight thequestion and ong>clickong> on the edit long>inong>k. Make ong>youong>r edit and ong>clickong> onthe save button.ong>Testong> StatusThere are three phases to test construction.Construction phase is the begong>inong>nong>inong>g (default) step and allows the user togenerate test questions, search the item bank, and create test questions.Trong>youong>t phase is the second step and allows users to schedule tests, prong>inong>ttests, prong>inong>t answer sheets and admong>inong>ister practice tests. Edit may still emade ong>inong> this phase. Note: In the trong>youong>t phase users will not be able to runreports on the test.Publish phase is the fong>inong>al step and allows complete access to the test andall reports can be run. Note: Once a test is published it cannot be edited.45. Click on ong>Testong> Status.46. Select the desired phase by ong>clickong>ong>inong>g on the radio button.47. To save ong>youong>r selection, ong>clickong> on Save ong>Testong> Status.www.ati-onlong>inong>e.com© 2005 Assessment Technoong>logong>y, Incorporated

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