• Training at UD

Training at Delaware University

The University of Delaware Research Office (RO) provides training to the UD research community in a variety of methods.

Each year an all day training session is scheduled for Research Administrators to discuss hot topics in research administration as well as ongoing policies and procedures surrounding contracts and grants.

There are many online training and review sessions provided on the Research Office website regarding compliance as well as sponsored programs training that can be viewed at your convenience.

If more direct training is required, Research Office staff is available to provide one on one training as needed.

ITEL's special features

ITEL's special features give you an edge
  • evaluation of all skills: Reading, listening, writing, speaking, plus grammar
  • full exam administered in only 90 minutes
  • on demanded testing provides maximum scheduling flexibility
  • affordably priced Writing and speaking sections call for actual writing and speaking production
  • trained graders evaluate writing and speaking components
  • built-in software features help you manage test administration
  • multiple test forms ensure security
  • a clear, informative score report

ITEL (International test of English language)

Test content-the test has five separate components presented in the order listed below. Please note that, in each section, examinees will encounter content and questions targeted at varying levels of proficiency.

  • A - reading - 20 minutes
  • Test content-the test has five separate components presented in the order listed below. Please note that, in each section, examinees will encounter content and questions targeted at varying levels of proficiency.

    1- one intermediate-level passage about 250 words in length followed by four written multiple choice question
    2- one college level monograph approximately 450 words long followed by 6 written multiple choice questions

  • B- listening-20 minutes
  • 1- four high beginning to low intermediate level ,short conversational exchanges of two or three sentences, each followed by one multiple choice question.
    2- one to three minutes intermediate level conversational exchange followed by four multiple choice questions.
    3- one to four minutes college level followed by 6 multiple choice questions.

  • C-grammar ?10 minutes
  • Twenty five written multiple choice questions, each of which tests the examinee's familiarity with a key feature of English structure.

  • D-Writing -25 minutes
  • 1- in response to instructions phrased at low intermediate level, examinee is asked to write a short note on a supplied topic (five minutes: 50-75 words).
    2- examinee is presented with a brief college level written topic and is asked to express and support his or her opinion on the topic(20 minutes: 175-225 words).

  • E- Speaking ?minutes
  • 1- Examinee hears and reads a short question phrased at the low intermediate level, examinee has 30 seconds to prepare his or her spoken response and forty five seconds to speak.
    2- examinee hears a brief college level statement presenting two sides of an issue; examinee is then asked to give his or her opinion on the topic(45 seconds to prepare ,60 seconds to speak).

Delivery and Timing Mechanism

Delivery Method

The entire test is delivered via the internet and must be administered in a secure environment at an approved test center .for the ,listening and grammar sections , the examinee clicks on one of four answer choices for each question ,the writing samples are keyboarded directly into a text entry field. The speaking samples are recorded with a headset/microphone at the examinee's computer.

Timing Mechanism

Each section has a fixed time allocated to it .if an examinee completes a section with time left, he/she may advance to the next section.

Summer Session

JCU Summer Session offers courses during the summer for JCU students, qualified undergraduate students from other colleges and universities, students about to enter their last year in high school, and adult learners. Additional programs offered through JCU Summer Session include: Study Abroad, English Language Institute, Online Courses, Writers' Conference, Drama and Film, and Foreign Language Courses.

Non-Degree Offerings

You don't have to be a Jonathan Carroll University student to have access to a JCU education.

From online courses to on-campus experiences, there are a range of learning opportunities available for non-degree seekers.

Jonathan Carroll College

Visit a class or take courses for credit without matriculating as a Jonathan Carroll University undergraduate.

Graduate & Professional Schools

The schools of JCU offer non-degree programs ranging from research opportunities to continuing education.

Online Learning

We explore online learning for a wide and global audience: from lifelong learners seeking to improve knowledge skills, to undergraduate and graduate students looking to supplement their current classes or take a class online for college credit, a certificate or a degree.

Programs List
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Mental Lives of Babies and Animals
  • Causes and Consequences of Corruption
  • Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage
  • Moral Foundations of Politics
  • Introduction to Classical Music