Central Texas College

Pre-Assessment Activity

TSI Assessment

The TSI Assessment is a computer adaptive placement examination. It is completed entirely online and includes multiple choice questions as well as an essay. The assessment is graded automatically and a report is printed out with your specific results. In the beginning of the assessment, there will be some demographic questions asked as well as an important question: Were you provided with information and/or an activity to help you understand the following: (1) the importance of this assessment, (2) sample questions, (3) course options, and (4) resources for students? This is a Yes or No question. After completely reading through these pages, you will have all the information and activity information to be able to answer "Yes".

Please click on the following links to complete the Pre-Assessment Activity:

Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA)

Please take a few minutes to read over the Pre-Assessment Activities (PAA) that are offered to you through Central Texas College (CTC). These activities are for you benefit to help ensure your success at CTC.

Math

The TSI Mathematics and Statistics assessment contains questions that measure proficiency in four content areas.

Reading

The TSI Reading assessment contains questions that measure proficiency in four content areas.

Writing

The TSI Writing assessment contains questions that measure proficiency in four content areas.

Essay

The Texas College and Career Readiness Writing standards ask students to write essays that "demonstrate clear focus, the logical development of ideas in well-organized paragraphs, and the use of appropriate language that advances the author’s purpose."