The University provides student assessment tools to support faculty in the classroom including Scantron standalone test scoring machines, ParScore test scoring software, BeachBoard on-line exams using Respondus, and Turnitin plagiarism prevention support. Statistical software is also available for faculty to conduct longitudinal assessments of student performance.

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ParScore provides an integrated system for scoring tests, building a gradebook, and printing statistical reports using a SCANTRON optical reader.


Qualtrics is a web-based survey tool for conducting survey research, evaluations and other data collection activities.


Respondus is an application that lets instructors create and manage exams and surveys that can be printed to paper or published directly to BeachBoard.


Scantron is a popular test taking tool for answer delivery and grading.

Student Perceptions of Teaching (SPOT)

Student Perceptions of Teaching (SPOT) is an assessment instrument used at CSULB to gather student feedback on faculty teaching.


Turnitin is a plagiarism prevention service available in BeachBoard.