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User Role Permissions for Secure Online Systems /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT_User_Role_Permissions_for_Secure_Online_Systems.pdf
This brochure outlines the user roles and permissions for each secure online testing system used to administer the online assessments for the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program. These systems include: Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE), Online Reporting System (ORS), Test Administration (TA) Interface, Data Entry Interface (DEI), Teacher Hand Scoring System (THSS), Assessment Viewing Application (AVA), and AIR Ways Reporting System.
Technology Coordinator Brochure /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT_Technology_Coordinator_Brochure.pdf
This brochure provides a quick overview of the basic system and software requirements needed to administer the online tests.
How to Access the Data Entry Interface (DEI) /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT_Accessing-DEI_Brochure.pdf
This brochure describes how to access the Data Entry Interface (DEI). The DEI must be used to submit the Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) & Alternate Science Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI). The submission of the LCI is required to confirm student eligibility prior to the administration of any alternate assessment. Please note that the DEI may be used to access and submit the LCI beginning November 21, 2017.
How to Activate a Test Session: Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT_How_to_Activate_Test_Session_Interim_Brochure.pdf
This document provides instructions on how to activate a test session for the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments using the Test Administration (TA) Interface.
Accessing TIDE /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT_Accessing_TIDE_Brochure.pdf
This brochure provides a brief overview of user management in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) and how to log in to the system. School personnel will need to use TIDE account credentials to access all secure online systems used to administer Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program online assessments.
Understanding and Creating Rosters /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT_Understanding-and-Creating-Rosters_Brochure.pdf
Rosters are groups of students associated with a teacher in a particular school. Rosters typically represent entire classrooms in lower grades, or individual classroom periods in upper grades. This document provides instructions for how to create, view, and modify rosters in TIDE and in ORS.
Accessing Participation Reports /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT_Accessing-Participation-Reports_Brochure.pdf
This document provides instructions for how to extract participation reports from TIDE for the Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) & Alternate Science Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI). The submission of the LCI is required in order to confirm student eligibility prior to the administration of any alternate assessment. Accessing and reviewing the LCI participation reports can assist Teachers Administering the Alternate (TEA) to track the LCI submissions to ensure that eligible students are registered for either alternate assessment.
Managing Student Test Settings in TIDE (Coming Soon)
This brochure provides a brief overview on how to manage student test settings in TIDE. Students’ embedded accommodations, non-embedded accommodations, and designated supports must be set in TIDE prior to test administration for these settings to be reflected in the Test Delivery System.