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Canvas - External Tools - LabSim (TestOut)

This article provides information on usage and support for TestOut at UWM.

What is LabSim?

LabSim is a learning platform offered by TestOut corporation that is utilized in IT education. Students receive lessons and access to simulation spaces that allow them to practice IT skills in a safe environment. LabSim also provides instructors with content resources and assessment tools.

Who can use LabSim?

LabSim is primarily used by students whose course requires a virtual environment to complete coursework. It is not a free tool. There is a fee for each student. Request pricing information

Access to LabSim is provided when the instructor or student clicks a link to content from within the Canvas course. Neither students nor instructors create an account on the LabSim/TestOut website. 

Where can students and instructors go for support with LabSim? 

Knowledge Base and FAQs

Getting Started for Students

Getting Started for Instructors

Tips & Best Practices


submit a help request or call 800-877-4889

What should I do if I have an accessibility? 

Students should communicate accessibility concerns with the course instructor and the UWM's Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) 

Instructors should report any accessibility concerns to TestOut submit a help request or call 800-877-4889. If concerns persist, please contact Center for Excellence in teaching and Learning at 

Keywordstestout test out labsim external tool lab simulation practice   Doc ID136624
OwnerLynn M.GroupUW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created2024-04-05 14:13:10Updated2024-05-10 13:53:38
SitesUW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
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