Scanning and Scoring

The OMR Forms Processing Unit of the Office of Academic Technology provides services in the scanning and processing of optical mark reader (OMR) Scantron exams. Scanning and scoring of answer documents and survey forms is done at the cost of purchasing the answer documents through our department. Additional services include an item analysis, an arrange analysis and providing additional lists or data in a file format compatible to the university’s e-learning system, Canvas.

Customized scan documents printed by Scantron Corporation can be used for special projects for an additional one-time programming fee. Also available are the 0-9 response standard forms for scanning surveys are $50 per 500. These forms can be purchased through our online billing system and picked up in B213 Turlington Hall. The cost of processing is included in the purchase price of the forms. Departments will receive a raw data output file that can be used in their spreadsheet or analysis program.

Price List

Scanning and scoring / Answer Sheets (LR1) 500 $40
Scanning and scoring / Survey Forms 500 $50
Item Analysis 1 $15
Arrange Analysis 1 $17
Additional Lists 1 $10
Rescan N/A $15
Non-Academic Technology Form Scanning 1 Sheet $0.08
Special Scan Requests and Form Development   Call for a price quote

For billing details contact:
UFIT Business Center
Academic Technology
PH: 352-392-7449  FX: 392-4864


Testing and Grading Handbook (PDF, 431 KB)

Table of Contents

  1. Steps in Writing Examinations
    1. Developing the Test Blueprint
    2. Increasing the Cognitive Level of Items
    3. Planning the Items
  2. Writing and Evaluating Multiple Choice and Related Items
    1. Using Guidelines to Construct Multiple Choice Tests
    2. Reducing Errors Due to Reading Difficulty or Reading Speed
    3. Selecting Question Formats
    4. Analyzing the Test
    5. Reliability
  3. Writing and Scoring Essay Questions
  4. Grading Issues
  5. Test Administration
    1. Preparing Alternative Forms and Use of Form Codes
    2. Numbering Tests
    3. Seating Students
    4. Passing Out Materials
    5. Collecting and Accounting for Materials
    6. Cheating
    7. Providing Feedback on Examinations
  6. University Testing Policies
    1. During Term Assembly Examination Policy
    2. Dead Week Policy
    3. Posting Student Grades
  7. References