Scanning and Scoring Services are located on the 2nd Floor of 75 Piedmont Avenue. This address is at the corner of John Wesley Dobbs and Piedmont Avenue and is presently identified as the Citizens Trust Bank. The building is across Dobbs Avenue from the University Commons, a Georgia State University student housing unit.
The Testing Office provides the following Scanning and Scoring services to the University :
I. Scoring of objectively-scored classroom tests
II. Summarizing Questionnaires/Surveys
Analysis of data includes frequency and percentage of each response for every item as well as a mean, standard deviation, and correlation for each item. An overall test mean and standard deviation is also listed. Information for each individual includes total score (for Likert scales), mean, and number omitted.
III. Transferring collected data from optical scanning forms to data files
Data collected on a large variety of optical scanning forms may be transferred in ASCII format to one or more of the following:
The Testing Office utilizes the Scantron Opscan Insight 70 scanner.. Because not all types of forms are compatible with this machine, it is recommended that users confirm that forms to be used are, indeed, compatible. Two types of general purpose answer sheets which are compatible with the Testing Office hardware are available for purchase through current GSU office vendors as well as through the GSU Bookstore via departmental purchase.
Submitting Scan Forms:
Turnaround time for the above services is normally one working day. Scan forms may be delivered to one of the two following locations.
Forms may be picked up only at 75 Piedmont location- (please do not use Interoffice mail service for sending forms):
Testing Office, 2nd Floor, 75 Piedmont Avenue, NE, during office hours (office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Monday - Friday).
Dean of Students Office - Suite 300 - Student Center, during office hours (office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Monday - Friday
Regular Processing Schedule:
Forms delivered and logged in by the Testing Center offices by 4:30 p.m., on a regular workday, will be ready within 24 hours.
Processing Schedule For Official Final Examination Days:
Forms delivered and logged in by the Testing Center offices by 5 p.m., on a regular workday, will be ready by 9 a.m. the next workday.