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Physical Address:
Education Building

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3080
Moscow, ID 83844-3080

Phone: 208-885-6772

Fax: 208-885-1071

Email: ehhs@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

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University of Idaho TaskStream Support

The following information will provide you answers to frequently asked questions related to TaskStream at the University of Idaho. General guidelines to remember:

  1. Your first point of support is this webpage.
  2. If you are unable to find answers to your questions on this web page, look through your current course syllabi and contact your course instructor for questions related to TaskStream lesson and unit plans, signature assignments or TaskStream rubrics and scored evaluations.
  3. If this web page your syllabi and your course instructor are not able to answer your questions, please reach out to the University of Idaho TaskStream Support Team at taskstream@uidaho.edu for questions related to keycode purchasing issues from the VandalStore, account access and activation errors or technical difficulties with TaskStream.
 

General Support

TaskStream is a web-based e-portfolio system that the University of Idaho uses to collect information on your academic progress in the Teacher Education Program as it relates to various state and national standards. You will use a Direct Response Folio (DRF) to upload artifacts and submit Signature Assignments in various courses. Coursework is graded and your scores are available in TaskStream. The Teacher Education Program then uses that data in program improvement, accreditation and to monitor your progress throughout your preparation as an educator.

TaskStream provides you with web-based productivity tools that can assist with developing your own showcase web-based folio for job seeking and sharing with others who have an interest in your academic and professional development. It also provides you with templates for lesson and unit planning, a rubric wizard for assessing your students’ work and a mylibrary and cybrary where you can save your lesson and unit plans and share and copy (with appropriate citation) other users’ lessons and unit plans from around the world. You also are provided with 500Mb of upload space where you can safely keep your work and even a video of your teaching episodes. These are only a few of the benefits to you, as the biggest limitation on your use of this system will be your imagination and technological capabilities.

TaskStream is used in two keyways at the University of Idaho:

  1. First and foremost, this system provides a mechanism to support you in the submission, organization and preservation of assignments, evidence and reflections associated with your preparation as a future educator. The University of Idaho uses this data to help improve the Education Preparation Program (EPP) by looking at structured data that you submit, that are aligned to state and national standards including the Idaho Professional Standards Commission (PSC) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  2. This system is also used by the Teacher Education Program to collect evidence that is aligned to state and national standards for education preparation. The University of Idaho EPP utilizes this system to ensure that the evidence you submit demonstrates that your teacher education program is rigorous, comprehensive and preparing you to make a positive impact on your current and future students learning.

Blackboard is specifically designed by individual instructors to deliver content and manage assignments. TaskStream is used to assist you with the organization and dissemination of materials associated with competencies and standards related to your Teacher Education Program and specific content endorsement area(s).

At this time, you may be required to upload assignments to both Blackboard and TaskStream. The University of Idaho is currently working to integrate both systems. More information about this integration will be posted as it becomes available

As part of the University of Idaho’s, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, state and national accreditation process, the Teacher Education Program requires the purchase and use of TaskStream. TaskStream is a web-based system used to capture and connect University data while supporting student success, with a holistic view of student performance and progress toward core requirements. Please follow the directions below to gain access to your TaskStream account:

  1. Select which TaskStream Keycode option to purchase from the VandalStore. There are two purchasing options, both of which give you access to ALL TaskStream courses, you are currently enrolled in. There is NO need to purchase multiple codes for multiple courses.
    • One Year: $66.65 — To save money, purchase this option if you have less than two years remaining in the program.
      • This single Keycode will allow you access to ALL TaskStream courses you are enrolled in for 365 days, from your date of purchase. This Keycode purchase may need to be renewed after your one-year subscription expires, during your enrollment in the program.
    • Seven Year: $177.45 — To save money, purchase this option if you have more than two years remaining in the program.
      • This single Keycode will allow you access to ALL TaskStream courses you are enrolled in for the entirety of your enrollment in the program. This one-time Keycode will not expire during your enrollment in the program, as long as you are enrolled for less than seven years.
    • Please note that this Keycode is specific to you and cannot be shared between classmates. As this Keycode is billed as a Required Textbook Fee, Financial Aid can be used when purchasing this TaskStream Keycode.
  2. To activate your account, go to https://login.taskstream.com/signon and select “Create/Renew Account”
    • If you have had a TaskStream account in the past:
      • Select “Renew my TaskStream subscription” and enter your TaskStream Keycode, purchased from the VandalStore.
      • Confirm your Account Information, select “Edit” if there is information to be updated or “Continue” if all information is correct. Please ensure you are registered with your full University of Idaho, Vandals Email address as your contact Email and Username.
      • You will then be taken to the TaskStream login page, enter your full University of Idaho, Vandals Email address as your username and the password you have just confirmed.
      • Save your login credentials for all future logins.
    • If you are new to TaskStream:
      • Select “Create a new TaskStream subscription” and enter your TaskStream Keycode, purchased from the VandalStore.
      • Register your account information, use your full University of Idaho, Vandals Email address as your contact Email and Username.
      • Confirm your Account Information, select “Edit” if there is information to be updated or “Continue” if all information is correct.
      • You will then be taken to the login page, enter your full University of Idaho, Vandals Email address as your username and the password you have just confirmed.
      • Save your login credentials for all future logins.

Ensure you followed all steps listed in the tab “TaskStream Keycode Purchasing for Login”.

Once signed into TaskStream, the main welcome page will display an area to self-enroll in courses. Self-Enrollment codes are NOT the same as your purchased Keycode. Self-enrollment codes give your TaskStream account access to all of your current University of Idaho enrolled courses. These codes are program and term specific and group together multiple courses, be sure to self-enroll for ALL your current semester TaskStream courses in each term.

Your current semester, course syllabi should have more information pertaining to which self-enrollment code(s) you need to use. You can look-up your self-enrollment code (by course) in the table below. *Please note that DAT students should use the code that includes the year of expected graduation.

 Course Self-Enrollment Code   Course Self-Enrollment Code
         
 EDCI 511 CIMasters    EDCI 201 EDCORE
 EDCI 513    EDCI 301
 EDCI 524    EDCI 302
 EDCI 563    EDCI 401
 EDCI 570    EDCI 410
 EDCI 572    EDSP 300  
         
 EDCI 599 webfolio    EDSP 325 SPED
       EDSP 350
 EDSP 599 EDSP599Defense    EDSP 423
       EDSP 425
 AT 606

DAT2020

or

DAT2021

or

DAT2022

or

DAT2023

or

DAT2024

   EDSP426
 AT 607    EDSP 430
 AT 610    EDSP 448
 AT 611    EDSP 520
 AT 620    EDSP 530
 AT 621    EDSP 540
 AT 622    EDSP 548
 AT 623    EDSP 549
 AT 624      
 AT 625    DAN 360 Elementary
 AT 630    EDCI 320
 AT 631    EDCI 321
 AT 632    EDCI 322
 AT 633    EDCI 325
 AT 634    EDCI 327
 AT 635    EDCI 328
 AT 640    EDCI 329
 AT 641    EDCI 408
 AT 642    EDCI 409
 AT 643    EDCI 466
         
 InSpIRE 2017 Cohort Inspire2017-2019    EDCI 431 Secondary
       EDCI 432
 InSpIRE 2018 Cohort InSpire2018    EDCI 433
       EDCI 434
 UI TPA UITPA    EDCI 436
       EDCI 437
 EDSP 597 SpEdTPA    EDCI 441
       EDCI 442
 MUST 382 Music    EDCI 443
 MUST 383    EDCI 446
 MUST 385    EDCI 447
 MUST 386    EDCI 448
 MUST 445    EDCI 449
       EDCI 454
 MVSC 201 PETE    EDCI 463
 MVSC 486    EDCI 548
 MVSC 586    EDCI 549
 PEP 350      
 PEP 412    CTE 351 CTE
 PEP 413    CTE 410
 PEP 421    CTE 413
 PEP 424    CTE 415
 PEP 484    CTE 416
 H&S 423    CTE 418
 H&S 523    CTE 419
 H&S 450    CTE 420
 H&S 490    CTE 426
       CTE 430
 EDAD 509 EDAD    CTE 431
 EDAD 513    CTE 439
 EDAD 528    CTE 447
 EDAD 530    CTE 449
 EDAD 533    CTE 460
 EDAD 534    CTE 462
 EDAD 535    CTE 464
 EDAD 570    CTE 470
 EDAD 571    CTE 472
 EDAD 580    CTE 481
 EDAD 584    CTE 484
 EDAD 586    CTE 492
 EDAD 587    CTE 494
 EDAD 592    CTE 495
 EDAD 593    CTE 498
 EDAD 594    CTE 499
 EDAD 595    CTE 500
 EDAD 598    CTE 501
       CTE 502
 FCS 210 FACS    CTE 503
 FCS 480    CTE 504
       CTE 505
       CTE 519
       CTE 551
         

Ensure you followed all the previous steps listed in the tabs for “TaskStream Keycode Purchasing for Login” and “Self-Enrollment Codes for each of your Current TaskStream Courses”.

Once logged in and self-enrolled in all of your current semester TaskStream courses, you are ready to submit your signature assignments for this term. Please follow the directions below to upload your artifacts and submit Signature Assignments to your TaskStream account:

  1. Find and select your desired TaskStream DRF Program, then locate your class in the course list, located on the left-hand side of your screen.
  2. Select the Signature Assignment desired, under your course and read through any descriptions, directions and/or grading rubrics available for that Signature Assignment.
  3. When your Signature Assignment is complete, upload your completed documents (artifacts) via the “Add” options along the top of your screen.
  4. Select the submit button, in the upper right-hand side of your screen, to turn in the Signature Assignment to your instructor.
    • NOTE: You will need to select your instructor’s name to identify who will evaluate your TaskStream Signature Assignment. In some cases, this will be a teaching assistant, please verify with your instructor who you should submit your TaskStream Signature Assignment to.
  5. You will receive a confirmation receipt for the Signature Assignment submission and then you will be able to view the status of your submission being evaluated.
    • NOTE: In some cases, your instructor will return to you your Signature Assignment submission for revisions. If this occurs, simple read through your instructor’s notes, make your desired edits and resubmit your Signature Assignment for final evaluation.

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Contact

Deans' Suite

Physical Address:
Education Building

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3080
Moscow, ID 83844-3080

Phone: 208-885-6772

Fax: 208-885-1071

Email: ehhs@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Map