During development projects, faculty create various products for use in assessment.

Equivalency Exams

The department offers equivalency exams as alternates to diploma examinations.  The exam development centre manages the development and maintenance of these exams through project work. Read the Equivalency Exams Functions and Structure document.

Item Sets

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To complete review work, the exam development centre distributes item sets.  These item sets include the readings and the related questions for reading comprehension exams, and diagrams and questions for math and science exams. Each item has a classification table with information and data related to that item.  Read the Items Sets Functions and Structure document.

Exam Blueprints


To maintain consistency and ensure validity, the centre incorporates exam blueprints.  These exam blueprints are based on the work done by faculty member, Michael Gaschnitz. Read the Exam Blueprint Functions and Structure document.

  • Mathematics
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • GED
  • CTS

Project Stages
  • Analyze
  • Prepare
  • Plan
  • Develop
  • Implement
  • Review
  • Revise
  • Maintain
Develop Stage
  • Design
  • Build
  • Review
  • Revise