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The Main Tool displays academic information about the student normally stored in the student information system (SIS).
The Placement tab from the Main Tool displays student placement test information obtained from the SIS.


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ParameterExternal TableLocationField NameDescriptionExample
test_nameexternal_student_testMain-PlacementTypeName of testAmerican College Testing COMP
test_codescoreexternal_student_testMain-PlacementN/ACode give to the testNOT DISPLAYED IN UI 
sub_test_code *external_student_testMain-PlacementN/AThe sub-test or test componentNOT DISPLAYED IN UI 
sub_test_nameScoreThe score the student earned on the test18; 3000
statusexternal_student_testMain-PlacementN/AStatusThis field indicates the status of the sub- test submittedNOT DISPLAYED IN UI Accepted
test_dateexternal_student_testMain-PlacementTest DateThe date the Date student completed the test (DD, Format YYYY-MM-YYYY format)01/28/2011
scoreexternal_student_testMain-PlacementScoreThe score the student earned on the test18; 3000
outcomeexternal_student_testMain-PlacementStatusThis field indicates the status of the test submittedAccepted
discriminator **external_student_testMain-PlacementN/AThis field uniquely identifies a test taken two or more times on the same dayNOT DISPLAYED IN UI
  • *sub_test_code: As of version 2.0.0, will only allow nulls if natural keys on external tables are disabled. Previously always allowed nulls.
  • **discriminator: New field since version 2.0.0.


OutcomeA description of any outcome or recommendation based on the test score. These are generally placement into courses.Take MATH 098 and ENGL 099