DRF Programs

  • Force Submit Student Work

    Administrators may find that students have not submitted work to Taskstream when they were required to do so. In this case, it is possible for TS Coordinators to force submit the artifacts so an evaluation can take place   Note: This process is possible whether the requirement contains uploaded student work or not. The only limitation is the grouping option, which canno...

  • DRF Program Setup

    The DRF Program settings define how participating individuals interact with the program's requirements. When creating a DRF Program, numerous preferences are set and participants are enrolled as Authors, Reviewers, and/or Evaluators to facilitate how work will be done, scored, and distributed.  Creating Your DRF Program  After creating a DRF Template, you will need to c...

  • How Do I Access a Shared DRF Template?

    TS Coordinators can choose to share their DRF templates with one another. The option to share appears in Step 4: Preferences of the template setup. To copy (and optionally adapt) an existing template from your community At the top of the DRF Template Builder home page, click Copy a DRF Template. You are navigated to a page to Select a DRF Template Category. Use the pul...

  • Creating a DRF Program

    We have some new guides that will walk you through the process of setting up your DRF programs. Please click on the links below to access the downloadable guide: Quick Start Guide- Copying DRF Templates and Programs Quick Start Guide- Assigning DRF Template Evaluation Methods Quick Start Guide- DRF Template Construction Quick-Start Guide - Customizing Content in a DRF ...

  • DRF Template Construction

    To Access the DRF Template Builder Tools 1. Click TS Coordinator from the top menu and then click DRF Template Builder   2. Click Create New   3. Enter a title for your new DRF Template then click Create New DRF Template (Optional) If you created custom folders on your homepage to organize your work, you can choose to add your new DRF Template to one of these folders...

  • Changing Evaluation Methods in a DRF Template

    Please see the link to the guide below:TS - QuickStart Guide: Changing Evaluation Methods

  • How to Attach a Rubric to a DRF Template

    A rubric created in Taskstream can be used an evaluation method in a DRF program. The rubric must be attached to the DRF template as an evaluation method. To attach a rubric to your DRF Template, follow the directions below:1. Go to TS Coordinator in the top navigation bar and click DRF Template Builder 2. Click the name of the template that you'd like to attach the r...

  • Assigning DRF Template Evaluation Methods

    About Evaluation Methods  In order for the various artifacts students are submitting in the DRF to be assessed, the appropriate evaluation  instrument (rubric, form, etc.) must be assigned to each category/requirement. These assignments are made in the  Step 3: Evaluations tab in the DRF Template Builder.   Consistency wherever possible is recommended when assigning eva...

  • Manual Grouping

    Please see the link to the guide below:TS - QuickStart Guide: Manual Grouping

  • Changing a DRF Template in Use

    Please see the link to the guide below:TS - QuickStart Guide: Changing a DRF Template in Use

  • DRF Program Enrollment; How to Enroll (and Unenroll) Students, Evaluators, Managers

    As a TS Coordinator, you can enroll users into a DRF program by following the steps below:1: Click TS Coordinator, followed by DRF Programs.2. On the following screen, select the DRF name. 3: Click the Enrollment tab.4: This will show a list of currently enrolled participants. At the top of the list, you will find an "Enroll Individual Participants" heading. To the righ...

  • Enable Anonymity in DRF Program

    To encode names for anonymity in a Taskstream DRF Program follow the directions below:TS Coordinator >> DRF Programs >> Select Program name >>> Select Setup tabSelect "Edit Program Options" and check the Enable box next to Author Anonymity. Authors' names will be anonymized for evaluators and evaluation managers.Please note that anonymity will not extend to TS Coordinat...

  • Restricting Visibility in a DRF Program

    It is possible to make DRF requirements invisible to students who have not yet been evaluated and/or all future program participants. Similarly, you can also hide requirements from evaluators. This can be done by following the steps below:1. Click the TS Coordinator button in the top navigation bar. 2. Click the DRF Programs link. 3. Select the program you wish to modif...

  • Multiple Evaluation vs. Outside Evaluation

    Please see the link below for a comparison of these two Taskstream features:TS - Multiple Evaluation vs. Outside EvaluationClick below for a guide for Inter-Rater Reliability:TS - Inter-Rater Reliability Reporting in Taskstream LAT by Watermark 

  • Attaching Forms to DRF Templates

    Please click the link below for a guide that explains how to attach forms to DRF templates:Attaching Forms to DRF Templates ​​​​​​​

  • edTPA Program Setup in Taskstream

    Below are resources that provide detailed instructions to help you set up your edTPA programs in Taskstream:Video to walk you through the steps of setting up an edTPA program: edTPA Setup Walkthrough VideoClick the link below for a downloadable guide:-edTPA Coordinator Guide   If you need further assistance with this process, please contact our Support Team at support...

  • How can I change/modify a due date in my DRF?

    In order to modify the due date for an existing assignment in your DRF Program, please follow the directions below:1. Click TS Coordinator from the top menu bar2. Click DRF Program in the DRF (Directed Response Folio) Assessment System section3. Click the name of the program you wish to edit, or click Edit to the right of its name4. Click on Tab 2: DRF Template to acces...

  • How can I make a copy of a DRF template?

    Making a copy of a DRF template will allow you to reuse the original structure of your DRF. You can make edits to the copied DRF template without compromising any evaluation data associated with the original template.To make a copy of your DRF, first click TS Coordinator from the top menu bar. Then click on DRF Template Builder under the DRF Assessment System section. I...

  • Quickscore in DRF Programs

    QuickScore enables Evaluators to simultaneously evaluate submitted work items for multiple students within a Category or Requirement of a single Directed Response Folio (DRF) Program.QuickScore can be enabled for DRF Programs via the Setup Tab and can also be added to existing DRF Programs. To enable the QuickScore functionality in an existing DRF Program, click TS Coo...

  • Change Evaluation Method on DRF program requirement

    The guide below will walk you through the steps for changing the evaluation method of a DRF requirement.Quick Start Guide- Changing an Evaluation MethodPlease note, if evaluations have been completed, then changing the evaluation method will result in the deletion of evaluation data (though all student work will always be saved). You may be prompted to enter an authoriz...

  • Enroll participants in a collaborative program

    To Enroll Participants, from the TS Coordinator main menu, click Collaborative Programs.1.Click the Collaborative Program name.2. Go to the Enrollment tab.3. Click Authors, Reviewers, or Managers. This launches the Member Locator window.Type in a name to search, or use the advanced search options on the left. After you select the individuals, you can view them listed i...

  • Deactivating a DRF Program

    In order to preserve and maintain data, it is not possible to delete a program in Taskstream. As an alternative to deleting, you can make a program inactive.  By making a program inactive, it will no longer appear on the home page for participants to access. As a manager of the program, you can still access an inactive program from the TS Coordinator area.To make a prog...

  • Taskstream Authorization Code for Template and Rubric Edits that May Delete Data

    Authorization codes are required in Taskstream when template edits would result in the loss of submission or evaluation data. If you, as a TS Coordinator, are attempting to delete a DRF requirement or rubric element that is in use, you will be asked for an authorization code before you can proceed with deletion. This is a safely precaution in order to preserve data inte...

  • Create a New Collaborative Program

    To create a new Collaborative Program, click TS Coordinator from the top menu bar, and then click the Collaborative Programs link. Next, select the Click Here to Create a New Collaborative Program button.Define the Program:Fill in a title and a description for your Program. If you have chosen to build folders for organizational purposes, you can choose to file your new ...

  • Hiding or Restricting Access to a DRF Requirement for Students/ Evaluators

    If the unneeded requirement is part of a DRF Template where evaluations occur at the requirement level, you can restrict access to the requirements by following the steps below.Doing so will make the requirements invisible to students who have not yet been evaluated for the requirement and/or all future program participants. Please note that the requirement will contin...

  • Test Score Import Setup and Evaluation

    Please see the link to the guide below:TS - QuickStart Guide: Test Score Import Setup and Evaluation