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User Guide for:   Excel based ACT Score Calculator   For Tutors and Students   http://www.socrato.com @Socrato Prepare to ...
Topics  <ul><li>ACT Test  and ACT Test scoring overview </li></ul><ul><li>How to use excel based ACT score calculator  </l...
ACT Test  <ul><li>American College Testing (ACT) is for high school achievement and college admission in US. Get details a...
Excel Based – ACT Score Calculator  <ul><li>The  ACT Score Calculator  aims to minimize the complexity of ACT grading, sco...
How to Use ACT Score Calculator <ul><li>Pre Requisite </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must have Microsoft Excel on your computer. </...
Populate - Basic Information
Populate - Raw Scores and Scaled Scores
Want More Detailed Test Analysis? <ul><li>Using  Socrato’s Test Diagnostic  and  Learning Analytics Service  you can get d...
Sample Student Diagnostic Analysis using Socrato Practice/Learning History & Trends Test Taking Tendencies Analysis  Curre...
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How To Use Act Score Calculator

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Tutors who teach ACT exam prep and Students who are preparing for the ACT exam, feel the pain of ACT test grading, scoring, and scaling. The process requires reasonable manual effort which is prone to error, and is time away from real work (study or tutoring).

We are making ACT score calculator available for direct download from Learning Analytics blog (blog.socrato.com). This ACT Score calculator simplifies the grading and analysis process for ACT practice tests. The calculator was designed for Real ACT Test Prep Guide but it can be used with other ACT test prep guides.

This document is the user guide for how to use ACT Score Calculator.

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  1. 1. User Guide for: Excel based ACT Score Calculator For Tutors and Students http://www.socrato.com @Socrato Prepare to Score Higher
  2. 2. Topics <ul><li>ACT Test and ACT Test scoring overview </li></ul><ul><li>How to use excel based ACT score calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Where and how to get ACT score calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Additional information </li></ul>
  3. 3. ACT Test <ul><li>American College Testing (ACT) is for high school achievement and college admission in US. Get details about the test at http ://www.actstudent.org . </li></ul><ul><li>ACT test consists of 5 sections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English – 45 min </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math – 60 min </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading – 35 min </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science – 35 min </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing Test – 30 min (optional) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In Official ACT Prep Book from ACT Org , for each practice test, the scoring and scaling calculations is scattered across 13 pages. </li></ul><ul><li>The grading, scoring, and scaling of ACT practice tests from book requires reasonable manual effort. The process is time consuming, prone to error, and is time away from real work (study or tutoring). </li></ul>
  4. 4. Excel Based – ACT Score Calculator <ul><li>The ACT Score Calculator aims to minimize the complexity of ACT grading, scoring, and scaling. It consolidates all data on one excel sheet. </li></ul><ul><li>ACT Test Score Calculator can consolidate and analyze following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Correct, incorrect, and omitted question count for ACT practice test </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACT full scaled score </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACT composite score </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACT percentile rank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACT subscore scaled score </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PointCost at section level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PointCost at question level </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. How to Use ACT Score Calculator <ul><li>Pre Requisite </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must have Microsoft Excel on your computer. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Download and save the ACT Score Calculator from http://blog.socrato.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See the next 2 page of this document to see how the file looks like. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open the file and go to - “Help-And-Instructions” tab OR follow the instruction givens below. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Populate “Basic-Information” tab. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to “ACT-Score-Entry-Sheet”. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Follow steps from your Test Practice Guide and Enter the Information in the corresponding &quot;Yellow&quot; colored cells only </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If the counts of questions (sum of correct, wrong, omitted) is not correct the &quot;Total counted&quot; column will remain red. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enter the scaled scores </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The total composite will be calculated automatically </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For Essay Scoring </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enter the combined score (on 12 point scale) directly into points area </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The “Sample-Populated-Sheet” shows you how the populated data looks like. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Populate - Basic Information
  7. 7. Populate - Raw Scores and Scaled Scores
  8. 8. Want More Detailed Test Analysis? <ul><li>Using Socrato’s Test Diagnostic and Learning Analytics Service you can get detailed insight into ACT exam preparation. The service provides: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Test practice history tracking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skills analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject area analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Test taking tendencies and strategies analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual student and group learning analytics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You can convert your book based test practice bubble sheets into detailed analysis with few clicks. </li></ul>Output : Individual & Groups learning Analytics Input : Any Test
  9. 9. Sample Student Diagnostic Analysis using Socrato Practice/Learning History & Trends Test Taking Tendencies Analysis Current Session & Skills Analysis Subject Area Analysis
  10. 10. Email: info @ socrato.com Twitter: @socrato Phone: 1-978-633-7258 Thank You! Please send us any comments, questions, suggestions or feedback. We’d love to hear from you. Free Tools: Standards tagged state standardized tests library for grade 3 – 10 th QuestionCart® for Teachers & Tutors Worksheet creator for Teacher & Tutors Online Test Practice for Students http://www.socrato.com Prepare to Score Higher
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