Latin Placement Testing

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 Arabic Students in the Windows Lab  Arabic Students in the Windows Lab
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The Latin placement test is maintained through Canvas, Miami's courseware management system. In order to take the Latin placement test, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Self-Enroll into the Latin Placement Test Canvas website. You can do this by clicking on the button to the right of this page.
  2. If prompted, enter in your Miami UniqueID and Miami password.
  3. You will get a prompt to enroll into the Canvas course. Click the Enroll button.
    Latin Canvas Enroll
  4. You will see another screen confirming you have enrolled.
    Latin Canvas Enroll Confirmed
  5. Access the Canvas Dashboard and click on the newly added "Latin Placement Test" site.
    Latin Canvas Start Site
  6. You will see two modules in the Placement test (shown below)
    Latin Module Example
  7. Take the Pre-Placement Survey first, then go back and take the Latin Placement Test second.
  8. When you are finished with both modules, you are finished.
  9. An email message should be sent to the current Latin test grader. The professor will review your survey and grade your test, the test will be recorded into this Canvas site, and if there are additional questions or issues, the Latin professor will contact you for further information. Currently the test scale for this placement test is:

    • 00 - 40 = LAT 101
    • 41 - 80 = LAT 201
    • 81 - 100 = LAT 310

  10. If you need to retrieve your score, you will be able to log back in to this Canvas site and see your placement.

If there are any issues or concerns regarding this placement test, please contact:

Dr. Steven Tuck, Chair
Department of Classics
105A Irvin Hall
(513) 529-9718

QuickLink
Self-Enroll into Canvas - Latin Placement Test