RTS Training (PPT) - CTB/McGraw-Hill

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Title
Spring 2014 Online Testing
IREAD-3
ISTEP+ Applied Skills and Multiple-Choice
Program Information and
Registration and Technology Survey (RTS)
Training Session
Webinar Training Sessions: Calls will be operator assisted.
Submit questions through the chat window.
Conference Call information – Provided in webinar confirmation email.
Agenda
• Welcome and Introductions
• Session Goals
• Milestone Reviews
• Online Testing Program Overview and Components
• Readiness Process - Checkpoints
• Registration and Technology Survey (RTS) Application
• Communication and Support
• Next Steps and Q/A
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Welcome and Introductions
Indiana Department of Education
• Michele Walker, Director, Office of Student
Assessment
• Lori Weber, Assistant Director of Student Assessment
• Elizabeth Andrews, Assessment Specialist
• Ben Kemp, Assessment Specialist
CTB/McGraw-Hill
• Shiva Doreswamy, Portfolio Manager
• Cece Robinson, Program Coordinator
• Donna Hyland, Online Implementations
Slide 3
Session Goals
Session Goals
Session Goals
ISTEP+/IREAD-3 Online
Spring 2014 Testing
How to Use the
Registration and
Technology Survey (RTS)
Website
Review Milestone
Schedule
Introduction to the
Spring 2014 IREAD-3/
ISTEP+ Program, Readiness
Process and Online Program
Components
Slide 4
2014 Online Tests
2014 Online
IREAD-3 and ISTEP+
Online in Spring 2014
ISTEP+ Applied Skills ELA & SS
ISTEP+ Multiple-Choice Test*
IREAD-3 Spring and Summer*
* Available on iPAD
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Milestones
Milestones
Release Milestones
Dates
Registration and Technology Survey (RTS) Opens
Nov 11
Test Delivery Client (TDC) Released
Workstation Version
(v9.8 with Statewide Readiness Test content)
Dec 16 (expected)
Test Delivery Client (TDC) Released
iPAD App
(with Statewide Readiness Test content)
Dec 16 (expected)
Statewide Readiness Test Tickets Available
via iSOFT
Jan 3
Statewide Readiness Test
Jan 28
10:00-11:00 a.m. ET
** Alternate date in case of weather/other
issue: Feb 4
Test Administration System (TAS) Release
Feb 10
Checkpoint 1
Checkpoint 2
Checkpoint 3
Dec 15
Feb 1
Feb 17 (ISTEP+ Applied Skills Test Sites)
Mar 3 (IREAD-3 Test Sites)
Apr 14 (ISTEP+ M/C Test Sites)
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Training Milestones
Training Milestones
Training Dates
Dates
Program Kick-off / Registration
Technology Survey (RTS)
Webinar Sessions
1-1/2 hrs.
Oct 29 (1) - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Oct 30 (2) - 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Nov 5 (2) - 10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Nov 6 (1) - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Statewide Readiness Training
Webinar Sessions
2 hrs.
Dec 3 (2) - 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Dec 10 (2) - 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Dec 11 (2) - 9:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Test Administration System (TAS)
Training Sessions
2.5 – 3 hrs.
Webinars (7 sessions)
Onsite (5 locations)
Webinars:
Jan 28 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Jan 29 - 9:00 a.m. Eastern
Feb 11 - 9:00 a.m. Eastern
Feb 12 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Feb 27 - 9:00 a.m. Eastern
Mar 12 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Mar 13 - 9:00 a.m. Eastern
Onsite:
(9:00 a.m. Eastern morning session for outside
corporations; afternoon 1:00 p.m. Eastern for hosting
corporation schools)
Feb 25, 26
Mar 25, 26, 27
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Milestones
Milestones
Test Administration Milestones
Dates
ISTEP+ Applied Skills Online Test:
Opt-In Window
CTB-Created Test Sessions Available
ISTEP+ Applied Skills Practice Test Window
ISTEP+ Applied Skills Operational Test Window
Nov 11 - Jan 20
Feb 10
Feb 10 - Mar 12
Mar 3 - 12
**Content Release bundled with IREAD-3
~ Feb 3
IREAD-3 Spring Online Test:
Opt-In Window
CTB-Created Test Sessions Available
IREAD-3 Practice Test Window
IREAD-3 Operational Test Window
Nov 11 - Jan 20
Feb 10
Feb 10 - Mar19
Mar 17 - 19
**Content Release bundled with ISTEP+ Applied Skills
~ Feb 3
ISTEP+ Multiple-Choice Online Test:
iPAD Opt-In Window
CTB-Created Test Sessions Available
ISTEP+ Multiple-Choice Practice Test Window
ISTEP+ Multiple-Choice Operational Test Window
Nov 11 - Feb 7
Mar 24 following wave 2 pre-id
Mar 24 - May 9
Apr 28 - May 9
**Content Release
~ Mar 23
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Common Terminology
Checkpoint Process
Process to assess readiness for online testing
CTB IN Web Portal
Website location containing information regarding online testing
and other topics www.ctb.com/istep
My Programs /
Navigator Website
Landing page with links to other applications such as the
Registration & Technology Survey and Secure File Sharing
OAS – Online
Assessment System
Consists of two parts - Test Delivery Client and Test
Administration System
RTS – Registration and
Technology Survey
Collects data and provides information regarding
online test capacity and technology readiness
TAS – Test
Administration System
Website used by local test coordinators to manage test sessions
and by technology coordinators to access software and content
TDC – Test Delivery
Client
Test Session Creation
(Pre-Scheduling)
The locally installed testing client application used by students to
take online tests
CTB creates test sessions and assigns students by grade
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Online Testing
Milestones
Benefits
Security - Students view
one item at a time
Research shows
comparability between
online and paper/pencil
testing
Students motivated by
online format
Delivery of
Accommodations
Items are shown larger than
on paper/pencil version
Slide 10
Intro - Online Testing Components
CTB IN State Web
Portal
(Support)
Test Administration
System (TAS)
(Administrative)
Online
Testing
Components
Registration and
Technology Survey
(RTS)
(Capacity Analysis)
Test Delivery Client
(TDC) Application
(Student)
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Intro - Online Testing Components
CTB IN State Web
Portal
(Support)
Test Administration
System (TAS)
(Administrative)
Online
Testing
Components
Registration and
Technology Survey
(RTS)
(Capacity Analysis)
Test Delivery Client
(TDC) Application
(Student)
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CTB IN State Web Portal
CTB IN W eb Portal - Introduction
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URL: www.ctb.com/istep
a Scrolling Ticker
General information
b about the tests
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c Single Sign-on
Navigator Page Access
d Test and Technology
e Coordinator Support Materials
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Experience Online Testing
(Students)
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g ISTEP+ Online TAS Sandbox
(Administrators)
h Report Disruption
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News and Information
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Community Forum
k Help Desk Contact
Information
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Scrolling Ticker
CTB IN W eb Portal Scrolling Ticker
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a – Scrolling Ticker
The scrolling ticker enables
the IDOE and CTB to post
alerts for Indiana
corporations and schools.
Some announcements are
clickable links to view more
information.
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Assessment Program Information
CTB IN W eb Portal About the Test
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b – Assessment
Program
Information
Click the “Assessment
Program Information”
button to access general
information about Indiana
test administrations.
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Single Sign-on
CTB IN W eb Portal Access Account
c – Single Sign-on
Account Access
Click the “Access your CTB
Account” button to login to
the My Programs – Overview
website.
c
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FAQ Intro - CTB Indiana W eb Portal
FAQ Single Sign-on
** FAQ Tip
Q: I do not have a Single Sign-on SSO account. How do I
get an account?
A: What role do you have at the corporation?
Corp. Test Coordinator – Contact the CTB/Indiana Help
Desk for assistance.
School Test Coordinator – Contact the CTC for approval.
CTC contacts Help Desk to request account.
Technology Coordinator – Contact the CTC for approval.
CTC contacts Help Desk to request account.
** FAQ Tip
Q: I do not see a link to the Registration and
Technology Survey Application on the My ProgramsOverview page. How do I have the link added to my
account?
A: What role do you have at the corporation?
Corp. Test Coordinator – Contact the CTB/Indiana
Help Desk for assistance.
School Test Coordinator – Contact the CTC for
approval. CTC contacts Help Desk to request account.
Technology Coordinator – Contact the CTC for
approval. CTC contacts Help Desk to request account.
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Test Coordinator Support Materials
CTB Indiana W eb Portal
d – Test Coordinator
Support Materials
d
Click the “Test Coordinator Support
Materials” button to access a variety of
materials to support online testing. New
materials will be frequently added.
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Technology Coordinator Support Materials
CTB IN W eb Portal Technology Coordinator
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e – Technology
Coordinator Support
Materials
Click the “Technology Coordinator
Support Materials” button to access
a variety of materials to support
online testing. New materials will be
frequently added.
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Experience Online Testing
CTB IN W eb Portal Online W riting Assessment
f – Experience Online Testing
(Student)
Click the “Experience Online Testing” button to
access an Internet simulation of the Test
Delivery Client.
f
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ISTEP+ Online Demo
CTB IN W eb Portal The Button Page
g – ISTEP+ Online Demo
g
Click the “ISTEP+ Online Demo”
button to access the ISTEP+ Online
sandbox.
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Report Disruption
CTB IN W eb Portal News, Forum, Help Desk
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h – Report
Disruption
In the event a disruption
occurs locally, this page can
be used to submit
information to the
CTB/Indiana Help Desk.
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News/Dashboard
CTB IN W eb Portal News, Forum, Help Desk
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i – News/ Dashboard
During testing, visit this page
for CTB status updates and
alerts.
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Indiana Forum
CTB IN W eb Portal News, Forum, Help Desk
j – CTB IN Forum
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The forum is a passwordprotected online website
where users can ask
questions and connect with
other schools/corporations,
CTB and the IDOE.
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CTB Indiana Helpdesk
CTB IN W eb Portal News, Forum, Help Desk
k – CTB IN Help Desk
k
This web page contains static
CTB/Indiana Help Desk contact
information. Please note the new
email address for 2014:
[email protected]
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Intro - Online Testing Components
CTB IN State Web
Portal
(Support)
Test Administration
System (TAS)
(Administrative)
Online
Testing
Components
Registration and
Technology Survey
(RTS)
(Capacity Analysis)
Test Delivery Client
(TDC) Application
(Student)
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CTB b Portal
Indiana RTS Access
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Registration and Technology Survey (RTS)
Single Point of
Information Analysis to
Assess Online Testing
Readiness
Analysis:
Students Testing
Online to Workstations
Available for Testing
Registration and
Technology Survey
(RTS) Website
Analysis:
Workstations Available
to Network Capacity
Online Testing Status
Indicator and
Feedback
(Checkpoint Progress)
Usable workstations (meet minimum requirements)
Network capacity (10 kbps per machine)
Testing Window/Sessions needed
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Intro - Online Testing Components
CTB IN State Web
Portal
(Support)
Test Administration
System (TAS)
(Administrative)
Online
Testing
Components
Registration and
Technology Survey
(RTS)
(Capacity Analysis)
Test Delivery Client
(TDC) Application
(Student)
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Test Delivery Client
Test Delivery Client (TDC) Application
• Student testing software
• Lock-down browser
• Online Tools/Accommodations
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W orkstation Hardware/Software Requirements
Test Delivery Client Minimum Hardware Requirements
Desktop, Laptop, Netbook, Tablet, Thin Client* (*ex: NComputing)
Windows
MAC OS X
Linux
iPAD2 or newer
Windows XP SP3
Snow Leopard 10.6 (Intel)
Fedora Rel.11 (Red Hat)
iOS6
Windows Vista SP1
Lion 10.7 (Intel)
OpenSUSE 11.1
iOS7
Windows 7 (32 & 64)
Mountain Lion 10.8 (Intel)
Ubuntu 9.04
*No iPAD mini
Windows 8
Processor / RAM Requirements
1.3 GHz Processor
1.8 GHz Processor
1.3 GHz Processor
1 GB RAM, 2 GB
recommended
1 GB disk space
available
1 GB RAM, 2 GB
recommended
2 GB RAM, 4 GB
recommended
1 GB disk space available
1 GB disk space available
N/A
Screen Size / Resolution
Screen – “10-inch class”
Screen – “10-inch class”
Screen – “10-inch class”
Screen – “10-inch class”
Resolution - 1024 x 768
Resolution - 1024 x 768
Resolution - 1024 x 768
*No iPAD mini
Ancillary Software
Java (JRE) 6 or 7,
32-bit recommended
Java (JRE) 6 or 7,
32 bit recommended
Java (JRE) 6 or 7,
32 bit recommended
Adobe Air
Flash Player 10 or 11
Adobe Air
Guided Access Use
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Test Delivery Client – Student Testing Tools
Student Testing Tools and Accommodations
Blocking Ruler
Contrast Screen (Color / Font)
Eraser
Highlighter
Manipulative (ruler, calculator)
Mark for Later Review
Option (Answer Choice) Eliminator
Reference Card
Speech Reader
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Intro - Online Testing Components
CTB IN State Web
Portal
(Support)
Test Administration
System (TAS)
(Administrative)
Online
Testing
Components
Registration and
Technology Survey
(RTS)
(Capacity Analysis)
Test Delivery Client
(TDC) Application
(Student)
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Test Administration System
Test Administration System (TAS)
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Password-protected website
Student data management
Test assignments
Testing status
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Test Administration System
Test Administration System (TAS)
 Focus on minimal clicks
 Consistent behavior and controls
• Modal windows
• Accordion to show / hide
• Major actions across tabs
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Test Administration System
Student Testing Accommodations
Reader / Text-to-Speech
Accommodations •• Screen
Variable Font Size, Font Color
available for students
include:
• Variable Screen Question / Answer
Background Color
Slide 36
Intro – Checkpoint Process
Checkpoint
Process
Slide 37
Checkpoint Process
Checkpoint Process
• Program Kick-off
• TDC Training
• RTS Training
• TDC Installation
• RTS Data Entry
• Statewide
Readiness Test
• Initial Site
Readiness Status
Report
• Technology Site
Readiness
• Site Support and
Troubleshooting
Checkpoint 1
Registration and
Technology Survey
Checkpoint 2
Client Install and
Statewide Readiness
Test
• TAS Training and
Site Access
• Final Content
Installation
• Test Assignments
• Practice Testing
• Final Workstation
Checks
• Operational Test
Ready
Checkpoint 3
Final Workstation
Check
Slide 38
Checkpoint 1 – Registration and Technology Survey
• Gather contact,
testing and
technology data
from schools
• Review RTS
results
• Assess initial
online testing
capacity and gaps
Process
Goals
Checkpoint 1
• Verify and update
data in the
Registration and
Technology
Survey website
(RTS) for:
contacts, student
testing enrollment,
student testing
workstations and
network
configuration
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Checkpoint 2 – Site Readiness
• Confirm workstation
readiness (initial)
• Confirm network
configuration
• Uncover and
address local
technical issues
Process
Goals
Checkpoint 2
• Install Test
Delivery Client
and Statewide
Readiness Test
content
• Test and check
workstations
• Conduct site
support visits if
needed
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Checkpoint 2 – Statewide Site Readiness Test
• Uncover and
address local
technical issues
at schools
• Workstation
• Content install
• TDC install
• Connectivity
• Networking
Process
Goal
Checkpoint 2 – Statewide Readiness Test
Administered Statewide – Jan 28
• Administer Statewide
Readiness Test to exercise
testing workstations
• Use provided sample
student testing accounts,
passwords and test access
codes
• Use instructions provided to
administer test
• TAS access not required
• Report issues to CTB
Slide 41
Checkpoint 3 – Final System Check
• Assess final check of
workstations and
setup
• Uncover and address
last-minute technical
issues
• Final content
installation
• Test Administration
System training
• Practice Tests in
progress
Process
Goals
Checkpoint 3
• Install final Practice
Test and Operational
Test Content
• Exercise testing
workstations
• Administer Practice
Tests
• Support visits if
needed
• Report issues to CTB
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Intro - Online Testing Components
CTB IN State Web
Portal
(Support)
Test Administration
System (TAS)
(Administrative)
Online
Testing
Components
Registration and
Technology Survey
(RTS)
(Capacity Analysis)
Test Delivery Client
(TDC) Application
(Student)
Slide 43
Indiana RTS Access
CTB IN W eb Portal
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Indiana RTS Corporation Home Panel
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Indiana RTS Corporation Home Panel
Corporation-level view of
Test and Technology
Coordinator contact data
Corporation-level
network data
Slide 46
Indiana RTS Corporation Home Panel
New for Spring 2014
Corporation Home Panel
Spring Break dates collection
Slide 47
Indiana RTS School Home Panel
Click School tab to open
School Panel View
Slide 48
Indiana RTS School Home Panel
Checkpoint 1, 2 and 3
progress bar
Green: passed
Red: failed (hover on blue
question mark for details)
Schools listed
Panels preloaded with data; open the
panel to review / revise data by
clicking on the images:
Required data present
Missing data
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Indiana RTS School Home Panel
New for Spring 2014
Legend
New for Spring 2014
C1, C2, C3
New for Spring 2014
Green checkmark and
Red x replaced with
black images
New for Spring 2014
Checkpoint 1 segment
remains red until
checkpoint 1 has been
cleared.
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Indiana RTS School Contact Panel
RTS Enrollment Panel
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Required fields
Save/Close
Editable fields
Name and contact
information required
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Indiana RTS School Enrollment Panel
RTS Enrollment Panel
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Enrollment not
editable in the app
All boxes below
enrolled grades
pre-checked
IDOE paper/pencil
approved (new)
Opt-In Section (new)
Number of test
periods (3) & number
of testing days (10)
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Indiana RTS School Enrollment Panel
RTS Enrollment Panel
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New for Spring 2014
IDOE paper/pencil
approved
New for Spring 2014
Opt-In Section
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Indiana RTS School Workstation Panel
RTS W orkstation Panel
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Minimum technical
requirements
Thin Client/Tablet
Delete
Four types of
devices
One row of device
data required
Field selections in
bold red font do
not meet minimum
requirements.
These machines
cannot be used for
online testing.
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Indiana RTS School Workstation Panel
RTS W orkstation Panel
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New for Spring 2014
Field selections in red font
do not meet minimum
requirements. These
machines cannot be used
for online testing.
New for Spring 2014
TNI Section removed
New for Spring 2014
Tablet Data Button/Row
Slide 55
Indiana RTS School Network Panel
RTS W orkstation Panel
Required fields
Network configuration
Internet Connection type, Down
speed and Up speed required
Slide 56
Indiana RTS School Readiness Panel
RTS W orkstation Panel
RTS W orkstation Panel
Required fields to
complete
Checkpoints 2 and 3
Record Checkpoints 2
and 3 status
Return to RTS and check these boxes
upon completion of Checkpoints 2 and 3
Slide 57
Indiana RTS Progress Panel
Slide 58
Support and Resources
Need Help?
Support Options
and Resources
Slide 59
Support and Resources
Administration Policies and
Procedures Assistance (IDOE)
CTB Indiana Support Team (CTB)
Indiana Department of Education
CTB/Indiana Help Desk
[email protected]
[email protected]
http://www.doe.in.gov/assessment
http://www.ctb.com/istep
Phone:
Phone: 800-282-1132 option 2
317-232-9050
Toll Free: 888-544-7837
Hours of Operation:
Fax:
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
317-233-2196
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Communication
Communication
CTB.COM /
IN Portal
Page
Scrolling
Ticker
Access to
Corp
Technology
Team
Email Blasts
News /
Dashboard
and Forum
Training
Documents
(PPT,
Recordings)
Communication
is key to the
success of
online testing!
Support
Documents
Slide 61
Technical Support
Technical Support Plan
Technical
Support
Webex Sessions
Site Visits
Phone Support
Client Log File Review
Training
Support Documentation
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Online Resources
Online Resources
CTB IN State Web Portal
• www.ctb.com/istep
• Support Content
• News Ticker
• Support Email:
[email protected]
CTB Indiana Online Forum
• Connect with other
corporations/schools
• Post / Ask Questions
Slide 63
Types of Support Documents
Support Documents
• Common Error Messages and Resolution
• Network and Workstation Configuration Checklists
• Online Quick Start Guide (TAS)
• Registration and Technology Survey (RTS) Instructions
• Site Network Infrastructure Guidelines
• Test Administration Manuals (TAM)
• Test Preparation and Admin Checklist
• Thin Client Site Readiness Checklist
• Thin Client Troubleshooting Guide
• Troubleshooting Tips
• Test Delivery Client Installation Guide
Slide 64
Online Testing Toolkit (TAS)
Online Quick Start Guide
Online Examiner’s Manual
Sample Testing Schedules
Online Test Preparation and Administration Checklist
Test Administration System Training Presentation
Troubleshooting Guide
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Take Aways/ Next Steps
Takeaways Next Steps
Review CTB IN State Web Portal www.ctb.com/istep
Review RTS data for accuracy; update if incorrect
Note status for Checkpoint 1; Pass/Did Not Pass
Plan to attend future training sessions (calendar)
Plan for Statewide Readiness Test in January
Questions? Contact CTB Indiana Help Desk or IDOE
Slide 66
Wrap Up
Questions?
Slide 67

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