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  • May 2008 Exam Workshop

    1. 1. International Baccalaureate May 2008 Examinations
    2. 2. Presentation Overview <ul><li>Entering the exam </li></ul><ul><li>During the exam </li></ul><ul><li>Ending the exam </li></ul><ul><li>After the exam </li></ul><ul><li>Getting your results </li></ul>
    3. 3. Presentation Overview <ul><li>Information provided in this presentation is taken from: </li></ul>Conduct of the Examinations Notice to Candidates
    4. 4. Entering the exam Coke notepad Redhouse dictionary pencil box lists of formulas bottled water red pens correction fluid blue or black pen electronic dictionary book bag telephone ruler candy pencils Calculator batteries iPod books sandwich erasers extra paper Which of these items are permitted in the exam room?
    5. 5. Entering the exam bottled water blue or black pen ruler pencils Calculator batteries erasers Which of these items are permitted in the exam room? 
    6. 6. Entering the exam You may not share any of these items with others during the exams. bottled water blue or black pen ruler pencils Calculator batteries erasers
    7. 7. <ul><li>Turkish-English dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Rough paper </li></ul><ul><li>Data & formula booklets </li></ul><ul><li>Graph paper </li></ul>Entering the exam The school will provide (when permitted):
    8. 8. <ul><li>Extra pens </li></ul><ul><li>Extra batteries </li></ul><ul><li>Rulers </li></ul><ul><li>Erasers </li></ul>Entering the exam The school will not provide:
    9. 9. <ul><li>anywhere they choose </li></ul><ul><li>in alphabetical order by last name </li></ul><ul><li>in numerical order by candidate number </li></ul><ul><li>in the seat assigned by the invigilator </li></ul>Entering the exam Where do candidates sit during the exam?
    10. 10. Entering the exam <ul><li>in the seat assigned by the invigilator </li></ul>Where do candidates sit during the exam? 
    11. 11. Entering the exam Rule 6: The invigilator will decide where each candidate will sit during an examination. Candidates must comply with the decision of the invigilator and remain seated until permission is given to leave the examination room.
    12. 12. Entering the exam Biology paper 1 Math HL paper 1 Physics paper 3 English A2 French Chemistry paper 3 Mathematics SL Biology paper 2 Turkish A1 Chemistry paper 2 English B Biology paper 3 Physics paper 1 Physics paper 3 Chemistry paper 1 German For which exams are calculators permitted? Math HL paper 3
    13. 13. Entering the exam Physics paper 2 Chemistry paper 3 Mathematics SL paper 2 Biology paper 2 Chemistry paper 2 Biology paper 3 Physics paper 3 For which exams are calculators permitted? Math HL paper 3 Math HL paper 2 
    14. 14. Entering the exam Only the following applications are permitted on TI graphing calculators: <ul><li>Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Catalog help (CtlgHelp) </li></ul><ul><li>Polynomial Root Finder and Simultaneous Equation Solver (PolySmlt) </li></ul><ul><li>Language localizers </li></ul>
    15. 15. Entering the exam <ul><li>Get a label from the IBC and attach it to your calculator. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave your calculator with IBC at least one day before exams permitting calculators </li></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>An exam begins at 8:30, but you arrive ten minutes late. What do you do? </li></ul>Entering the exam <ul><li>Call Mom. </li></ul><ul><li>Take the exam at a later date. </li></ul><ul><li>Study for the afternoon exam. </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the exam. </li></ul>
    17. 17. Entering the exam <ul><li>An exam begins at 8:30, but you arrive ten minutes late. What do you do? </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the exam. </li></ul>
    18. 18. Entering the exam Rule 8: Candidates are allowed into the examination room during the first 30 minutes after the start of an examination. The arrival time of the candidate will be recorded by the coordinator/invigilator. No additional time will be allowed for the examination.
    19. 19. Entering the exam Rule 9: After the first 30 minutes candidates will not be allowed into the examination, nor will they be permitted to take the examination at a rescheduled time.
    20. 20. <ul><li>You need to leave the exam temporarily for an emergency. What may the invigilator do? </li></ul>During the exam <ul><li>Write a permission slip and let you go. </li></ul><ul><li>Send you back to your seat. </li></ul><ul><li>Send someone to supervise you while you are out. </li></ul><ul><li>Send you out of the exam permanently. </li></ul>
    21. 21. <ul><li>You need to leave the exam temporarily for an emergency. What may the invigilator do? </li></ul>During the exam <ul><li>Send you back to your seat. </li></ul><ul><li>Send someone to supervise you while you are out. </li></ul>
    22. 22. During the exam Rule 10: In cases of emergency, at the discretion of the invigilator, a candidate may be allowed to leave the examniation room and return. The temporary absence of a candidate will be recorded by the invigilator.
    23. 23. During the exam Rule 11: A candidate will be supervised during a temporary absence from the examination room. There must be no communication with any person other than the person who is supervising the candidate.
    24. 24. <ul><li>Which of the following may be considered malpractice? </li></ul>During the exam <ul><li>Communicating with another candidate during the exam. </li></ul><ul><li>Copying another candidate’s work. </li></ul><ul><li>Impersonating another candidate. </li></ul><ul><li>Taking unauthorized material into the exam room. </li></ul>
    25. 25. <ul><li>Which of the following may be considered malpractice? </li></ul>During the exam <ul><li>Communicating with another candidate during the exam. </li></ul><ul><li>Copying another candidate’s work. </li></ul><ul><li>Impersonating another candidate. </li></ul><ul><li>Taking unauthorized material into the exam room. </li></ul><ul><li>ALL OF THE ABOVE </li></ul>
    26. 26. During the exam Rule 13: During the examination, and at other times specified by the invigilator, a candidate must not communicate with any other candidate. See also Rules 14 & 15.
    27. 27. During the exam Conduct during the exams
    28. 28. Exam excerpts! Based on real questions from real students during real exams. If you don’t read the Notice to Candidates, one of your questions might appear here next year!
    29. 29. <ul><li>Explain the following. </li></ul>Exam excerpt!
    30. 31. Answer: when you see this, please leave the page blank. There are no exam questions on this page. 
    31. 32. <ul><li>Explain the following instruction. </li></ul>Exam excerpt!
    32. 34. Answer: when you start a new question, start a new page. If you show your work method, even wrong answers may get some points. 
    33. 35. <ul><li>An exam begins at 8:30 and ends at 10:00. You finish the exam at 9:05. What do you do next? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>Wait until 9:30, then ask the invigilator for permission to leave. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave immediately and quietly. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave as soon as you get the invigilator’s attention. </li></ul><ul><li>Wait until 9:30, then leave. </li></ul>
    34. 36. <ul><li>An exam begins at 8:30 and ends at 10:00. You finish the exam at 9:05. What do you do next? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>Wait until 9:30, then ask the invigilator for permission to leave. </li></ul>
    35. 37. Ending the exam Rule 16 Candidates will not be allowed to leave the examination room during the first hour or during the last 15 minutes of any examination. If the duration of the examination is less than one hour, candidates will not be allowed to leave during the examination.
    36. 38. <ul><li>An exam begins at 8:30 and ends at 10:15. You finish the exam at 10:05. What do you do next? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>Wait until the exam finishes and the invigilator gives permission to leave. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave immediately and quietly. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave as soon as you get the invigilator’s attention </li></ul>
    37. 39. <ul><li>An exam begins at 8:30 and ends at 10:15. You finish the exam at 10:05. What do you do next? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>Wait until the exam finishes and the invigilator gives permission to leave. </li></ul>
    38. 40. Exam excerpts! Based on real questions from real students during real exams. If you don’t read the Notice to Candidates, one of your questions might appear here next year! More!
    39. 41. <ul><li>An exam begins at 12:30 and ends at 13:45. You finish the exam at 13:25. What do you do next? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>Wait until 13:30, then ask the invigilator for permission to leave. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave immediately and quietly. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave as soon as you get the invigilator’s attention. </li></ul><ul><li>Wait until 13:30, then leave. </li></ul>
    40. 42. <ul><li>An exam begins at 12:30 and ends at 13:45. You finish the exam at 13:25. What do you do next? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>Wait until 13:30, then ask the invigilator for permission to leave. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave immediately and quietly. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave as soon as you get the invigilator’s attention. </li></ul><ul><li>Wait until 13:30, then leave. </li></ul>None of the above 
    41. 43. Ending the exam Rule 16 explained: The exam lasts 1 hour 15 minutes. You may not leave during the first hour. You may not leave during the last 15 minutes. Therefore, You may not leave before the exam is ended. 
    42. 44. <ul><li>Who is responsible for making sure the front page of the exam cover sheet is completed correctly? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>The IBO </li></ul><ul><li>The IB Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>The candidate </li></ul><ul><li>The invigilator </li></ul>
    43. 45. <ul><li>Who is responsible for making sure the front page of the exam cover sheet is completed correctly? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>The candidate </li></ul>
    44. 46. Ending the exam Rule 18 It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that the front page of their examination cover sheet is correctly completed prior to departure from the examination room.
    45. 47. <ul><li>What happens to rough notes? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>The candidate must take rough notes out of the exam room. </li></ul><ul><li>The candidate must leave rough notes on the desk for the invigilator to collect. </li></ul><ul><li>Paper with rough notes is saved by the candidate for the next exam. </li></ul><ul><li>The candidate must attach rough notes to the exam answers. </li></ul>
    46. 48. <ul><li>What happens to rough notes? </li></ul>Ending the exam <ul><li>The candidate must leave rough notes on the desk for the invigilator to collect. </li></ul>
    47. 49. Ending the exam Rule 19 Candidates must give all examiation papers, answer sheets, multiple choice answer sheets and rough notes to the invigilator at the end of the examination. Rough notes are not submitted for assessment.
    48. 50. After the exam The following information is pre-printed on the cover sheet: <ul><li>Your name </li></ul><ul><li>Your candidate number & school code </li></ul><ul><li>Subject, level, and paper </li></ul>
    49. 51. After the exam Multiple choice answer sheets also have this information pre-printed: <ul><li>Your name </li></ul><ul><li>Your candidate number & school code </li></ul><ul><li>Subject, level, and paper </li></ul>
    50. 52. After the exam You have to add the following information to the cover sheet: <ul><li>Which questions you answered (if you had more than one option) </li></ul><ul><li>How many extra sheets you attached. </li></ul>
    51. 53. The cover sheet
    52. 54. The cover sheet You must use the cover sheet to indicate which options and questions you answered.
    53. 55. The cover sheet This example shows that the candidate selected section A of the exam & answered questions 1 and 2. A 1, 2
    54. 56. The cover sheet A 1, 2 B all The candidate also selected section B, & answered all of the questions in that section.
    55. 57. The cover sheet The candidate used 4 answer sheets and 1 sheet of graph paper to write her answers. She wrote the total pages (5) attached here. This number does not include the cover sheet. 0 5 A 1, 2 B all
    56. 58. <ul><li>What is the correct order for assembling your exam papers? </li></ul>After the exam <ul><li>Cover sheet, rough paper, answer sheet, question paper </li></ul><ul><li>Question paper, answer sheet, text booklet </li></ul><ul><li>Cover sheet, exam paper (if with answers), answer sheets </li></ul>
    57. 59. <ul><li>What is the correct order for assembling your exam papers? </li></ul>After the exam <ul><li>Cover sheet, exam paper (if with answers), answer sheets </li></ul>
    58. 60. The cover sheet No early departures until 100% accuracy Among all candidates in cover sheets and answer sheets
    59. 61. After the exam You have to add the following information to additional answer sheets: <ul><li>Your candidate code </li></ul><ul><li>Sheet number </li></ul><ul><li>Question numbers </li></ul>
    60. 62. After the exam String tags
    61. 63. After the exam String tags are used to attach your answers and cover sheet together. You will also use a string tag to attach extra answer sheets or graph paper to the back of a question paper.
    62. 64. After the exam Putting your papers together. <ul><li>Cover sheet on the front </li></ul><ul><li>Examination paper </li></ul><ul><li>Extra answer sheets & graph paper </li></ul><ul><li>Attach with the string tag </li></ul>
    63. 65. Getting your results <ul><li>Candidate results will be available after 6 July 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Instructions for accessing results via the Internet will be available during the last week of exams. </li></ul>
    64. 66. <ul><li>? </li></ul>More information is available on Mr. Hemingway’s IB Exam wiki: http://tedibexams.wikispaces.com

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