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Understand the System and the Overall Testing Process

PearsonAccess Next Online User Guide

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System Basics

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Understand the System Layout

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Perform Tasks

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Checklist for Testing

This is the equivalent of the Getting Started information in the PearsonAccess User Guide, but with more detail and guidance.

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Understand OrganizationsManage OrganizationsThis is the equivalent of the Organizations - Introduction information in the PearsonAccess User Guide.
Create an OrganizationCreate and Edit OrganizationsWas done in Administrative Management > View Organizations.
Edit an OrganizationCreate and Edit Organizations Was done in Organizations > View Organizations
Verify Shipping InformationCreate and Edit OrganizationsWas done in Administrative Management > View Organizations.
Delete an OrganizationDelete OrganizationsWas done in Administrative Management > View Organizations.
Move an OrganizationCreate and Edit Organizations Was done in Administrative Management > View Organizations.
Close or Reopen an OrganizationCreate and Edit Organizations Was done in Administrative Management > View Organizations.
Import an Organization FileImport and Export DataWas done in Organizations > Send Organization File
Export an Organization FileImport and Export DataWas done in Organizations > View Organizations > Test Administrations
Add Contacts to an OrganizationManage ContactsWas done in Organizations > View Organizations > Organizations Details > Contacts
Delete Contacts from an OrganizationManage Contacts Was done in Organizations > View Organizations > Organizations Details > Contacts 
Edit a Contact for an OrganizationManage Contacts Was done in Organizations > View Organizations > Organizations Details > Contacts 
Mark an Organization as Participating in a Test AdministrationManage Participation in Test AdministrationWas done in Organizations > View Organizations > Organizations Details > Test Administrations

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Understand User AccountsManage UsersThis is the equivalent of the Security - Introduction information in the PearsonAccess User Guide.
Create a User AccountCreate and Edit User AccountsWas done in Administrative Management > View User Accounts
Edit a User AccountCreate and Edit User Accounts Was done in Administrative Management > View User Accounts
Delete or Undelete a User AccountDelete and Restore User AccountsWas done in Administrative Management > View User Accounts. This was sometimes called delete/expire/reactivate user account.
Disable or Reenable a User AccountDisable and Enable User AccountsWas done in Administrative Management > View User Accounts. This was sometimes called lock user.
Reset Your User Account PasswordReset Your PasswordWas done in Administrative Management > View User Accounts.
Add or Remove Roles and Permissions to / from a User AccountCreate and Edit User Accounts Was done in Administrative Management > View User Accounts.
Reset the password for a User Account (for someone else)Reset Passwords for Users You AdministerWas done in Administrative Management > View User Accounts.
Export a List of UsersImport and Export DataWas done in Administrative Management > View User Accounts
Import a User Account FileImport and Export DataWas done in Administrative Management > Send User Account File

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Understand Student RecordsManage StudentsThis is the equivalent of the Student Data - Introduction information in the PearsonAccess User Guide.
Create a Student RecordCreate and Edit Student RecordsWas done in Student Data > Manage Student Data. This was sometimes called Student Data Information.
Edit a Student RecordCreate and Edit Student Records Was done in Student Data > Manage Student Data. This was sometimes called Student Data Information.
Delete a Student RecordDelete Student RecordsWas done in Student Data > Manage Student Data. This was sometimes called Student Data Information.
Import a Student FileImport and Export DataWas done in Student Data > Send Student Data. This was sometimes called Student Data File Submission.
Export a Student FileImport and Export DataWas done in Student Data > Send Student Data. This was sometimes called Student Data File Submission.
Create a GroupCreate and Edit GroupsWas done in Test Management > Register Students. This was sometimes called Student Registration.
Add Students to a GroupAssign a Group to Students with Test AssignmentsWas done in Test Management > Register Students. This was sometimes called Student Registration.
Register Students in a Test AdministrationRegister Students in a Test AdministrationWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions
Create a Test SessionCreate an Online Test SessionWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Edit a Test SessionView or Edit an Online Test SessionWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Delete a Test SessionDelete Online Test SessionsWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Register a Student for a Test SessionManage Student or Group Test Assignments

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Add Students to Online Test Sessions

Was done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.

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Remove a Student from a Test SessionManage Student or Group Test Assignments Was done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions. This was sometimes called removing a test assignment from a student.
View Student Test Session AssignmentsView or Edit an Online Test SessionWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Edit Student Test Session Assignments

View or Edit an Online Test Session 

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Add Students to Online Test Sessions

Was done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Move a Student Between Test SessionsAdd Students to Online Test Sessions Was done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Assign a Group to a Test SessionManage Student or Group Test Assignments Was done in Test Management > Register Students. This was sometimes called Student Registration.
Change the Organization a Student is Enrolled inCreate and Edit Student Records Was done in Test Management > Register Students. This was sometimes called Student Registration.
Move Test Assignments Between StudentsMove Test Assignments Between StudentsWas done in Test Management > Register Students. This was sometimes called Student Registration.
Understand Online TestingManage Online Tests 
Understand and Configure Saved Response File (SRF) Backup locationsConfigure Response File Backup LocationsWas done in Test Setup > Configure TestNav. This was sometimes called Technology Guidelines.
Understand Proctor CachingUnderstand Proctor CachingThis is the equivalent of the Configure TestNav, Proctor Caching Computer information in the PearsonAccess User Guide.
Configure Proctor Caching to use a Proctor Caching MachineConfigure TestNav for Proctor CachingWas done in Test Setup > Configure TestNav. This was sometimes called Technology Guidelines.

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Manage Cached Content for Online Test SessionsPrecache Test ContentWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions > Proctor Caching and in the ProctorCache application.
Delete Unused Proctor Caching ConfigurationsDelete Previously Created TestNav and Proctor Caching Configurations Was done in Test Setup > Configure TestNav. This was sometimes called Technology Guidelines.
View and Print Scheduled Online Test SessionsManage an Online Test SessionWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
View and Print Online Testing TicketsManage an Online Test Session Was done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions. This was sometimes called Student Authorization Tickets.
View and Print Online Seal CodesManage an Online Test Session Was done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Start an Online Test SessionManage an Online Test Session Was done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Monitor Students in an Online Test SessionManage an Online Test Session Was done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Stop an Online Test SessionManage an Online Test Session Was done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Resume a Stopped Online Test SessionResume a TestWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Monitor or Change Student Status (mark a student "Ready" or "Complete" and so on)Monitor or Change Student StatusWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.
Undo a Student Online Test SubmissionUndo Student Test SubmissionWas done in Test Management > Manage Test Sessions.

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Understand Paper TestingManage Paper Tests 
Manage Enrollment CountsManage Enrollment CountsWas done in Test Setup > Manage Participation Counts.
Manage Orders, Order Additional MaterialsManage Orders for MaterialsWas done in Test Setup > Order Additional Materials and Tracking. This was sometimes called Orders or Manage Orders.
Approve/Reject OrdersManage Orders for MaterialsWas done in Test Setup > Order Additional Materials and Tracking. This was sometimes called Orders or Manage Orders.
Track ShipmentsTrack Material ShipmentsWas done in Test Setup > Order Additional Materials and Tracking. This was sometimes called Orders or Manage Orders.
View ReportsView ReportsWas done in Test Results > On Demand Reports and Test Results > Published Reports