Register for Exams, Courses, or
a Combination of Both:
Information Literacy courses and exams are part of Weber State University's Computer
and Information Literacy requirement
and are included in the core
requirements for all students. See the
Online Page for information about taking the exams online.
Remember that you must register to take the CIL exams.
Register just like any other course at WSU. Check the class
schedule, choose the TBE exams you need, and register.
There are no classes to attend - study for the tests and come in
to the lab to take them.
Lab hours vary each semester. Check with the lab the first
week of school for current hours. Lab is located in Room 311 in
The exams are listed as courses in the class
schedule because one half credit is given for each exam.
The exams are tests
not a lecture course. Each exam is taken during regular lab hours
(usually 8 to 5:00 Monday through Thursday and 8 to 3:00 on Fridays).
The lab is open late one night a week. See flyer on lab door or call lab for late hours
801-626-6113. Exams may be taken on Saturdays. Check lab for Saturday time schedule.
for exams the same as any other class at WSU.
Exams will show as
credit or no credit on your transcripts and as a grade on the
70% or above is a
The credit or no credit grade will
not affect your GPA.
You can take the exams
three times during the semester in which you are registered (first try
and two retakes - $5 fee for each retake)
No book is
required as the exams are meant for those who have the computer
knowledge to pass the tests.
If you need a
refresher for some of the application programs - there are inexpensive
study guides available in the bookstore.
Register for the TBE exams at your regular
The TBE lab will
test in Microsoft 2010 and Windows 7. Macs and PCs are
available for testing.
registered students is located at:
Cutoff dates for exam registration are:
Grades for exams are posted within seven school days
from the testing date.
Students access grades by typing in
their Wildcat username and password, choosing the class,
and grades option on the lower left side of the screen.
Online System (the Blackboard
system) Grades will be recorded for you to
view then placed on your transcripts when school is out each semester.
Grades will show as a percentage
grade in Blackboard but as credit or no credit on
Exams are given in Elizabeth Hall, room
311 during scheduled times.
Schedule an Exam Time page for
times and dates.
Word Processing (TA 1501 on-campus
Exam B. Windows,
E-mail, Presentations (TB 1502 on-campus students)
Spreadsheets (TC 1503 on-campus students)
D. Information Literacy (TD 1504 on-campus students)
Exam ID numbers are available from this link
Online exams are
available for those who live over 50 miles from the main campus
(out-of-state, out-of-area students).
The online exams are listed as 0 enrollment in the
course schedule to
allow for those who meet the online criteria to be able to register for
If you feel you meet the criteria for online
exams fill out the
online approval form located at this web
site. When you receive an approval from the exam
call the continuing education department and register for
the online exams.
Online exams are explained on the
Online web page.
One half credit (.5) for each TBE TA1501, TB1502, TC1503, TD1504, exam taken
Exams may be taken in any order.
Exams A, B, and C are production exams.
Production exams show computer knowledge by
formatting, correcting, and/or
creating a project on the computer such as: designing a
presentation, spreadsheet, and editing a text document.
Exam D is currently an Internet-based exam. The test is
multiple choice/true false. The test requires you to
choose from various academic
research topics and then know how to find, document,
information on that topic using online library and Internet
Sample questions and hints:
Use a search engine to find a high quality information source
on an academic topic.
What is the title and the URL of the source?
Why is it a high quality source?
Know how to
determine if a document is scholarly.
Be familiar with
the APA or MLA style guides (a copy of each will be given to
you during the test).
There is an
online tutorial available. See the
Info Lit Practice
for CIL Exams:
retakes are allowed
retake testing fee for each of the four exams must be paid at the
Cashier's Office in the Student Services Building
retaking the exam.
(If both retakes of an exam are failed during the semester in
which the student is registered, the student
should not register to
take the exam(s) a second semester. Classes are offered that
will fill the requirement).
cashier's receipt to
TBE TE 1700 (3 cr.) teaches Windows, Internet, e-mail,
word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations in a classroom setting
TBE TA 1701 (1 cr.) teaches word processing via online or self-paced lab
TBE TB 1702 (1 cr.) teaches Windows, Internet, e-mail, and
online or self-paced lab classes
TBE TC 1703 (1 cr.) teaches spreadsheets via online or self-paced lab
LIBSCI TD 1704 (1 cr.) teaches library skills, resources and
research via online classes or in a classroom setting.
LIBSCI TD 2704 (1 cr.) is designed for business majors and others
with a strong interest in business information
LIBSCI TD 2804 (1 cr.) is designed for students with an interest in
the social sciences
Other library science classes may be available. Please contact
WSU Library for information.
NOTE: Course ID numbers vary as there are many sections of the above
courses. See the Catalog for course ID numbers.
Course ID numbers
are available from this link
Online Courses may be
accessed from this link
student requiring accommodations or services due to a disability must
contact Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) in room 181 of
the Student Service Center. SSD can also arrange to provide course
materials (including this syllabus) in alternative formats if
Out of Area/State Students
Out of area/state students need to fill out the online approval
form before contact
Continuing Education to register to take the online proctored exams. APPROVAL
Information can be found on this link
Wildcat E-mail Accounts
E-mail accounts must be activated prior to taking an exam. Click
here to activate your e-mail account.