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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 your personal TaskStream account.
 

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 utilize your TaskStream account:

  1. If you have an active TaskStream account:
    • Go to https://login.taskstream.com/signon and enter your previous username and password to login.
    • Once logged into your active TaskStream account, you will need to self-enroll in your courses. All self-enrollment codes are course specific and can be found on the next section of this webpage: “Self-Enrollment Codes for Each TaskStream Course.”
    • Self-enrollment code(s) can then be entered into the “Enter Code” section of the TaskStream Welcome screen.
    • You will then be able to view your current courses and signature assignments in TaskStream, to submit your work.
  2. If you are new to TaskStream or your TaskStream account has expired:
    • Email taskstream@uidaho.edu to request TaskStream account activation. Please provide the following information in this account activation request: 
      • First and Last Name
      • Vandal Email Address
      • Vnumber
      • List of courses you are currently enrolled in that require the use of TaskStream
    • Once your TaskStream account has been activate, the University of Idaho, TaskStream Support Team will send you further directions to access your account.

Ensure you have followed all steps listed in the previous section of this webpage: “TaskStream Account Activation and Login”.

Once logged into TaskStream, the main welcome page will display an area to self-enroll in courses. 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 each semester.

You can look-up your current course self-enrollment code(s) 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

DAT2021

or

DAT2022

or

DAT2023

or

DAT2024

or

DAT2025

   EDSP 426
 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    EDCI 320 Elementary
 AT 630    EDCI 321
 AT 631    EDCI 322
 AT 632    EDCI 325
 AT 633    EDCI 327
 AT 634    EDCI 328
 AT 635    EDCI 329
 AT 640    EDCI 408
 AT 641    EDCI 409
 AT 642    EDCI 466
 AT 643      
         
 InSpIRE 2017 Cohort Inspire2017-2019    EDCI 431 Secondary
       EDCI 432
 InSpIRE 2018 Cohort InSpire2018    EDCI 433
       EDCI 434
 InSpIRE 2019 Cohort  InSpire2019    EDCI 436
       EDCI 437
 InSpIRE 2020 Cohort  InSpire2020    EDCI 441
       EDCI 442
 UI TPA UITPA    EDCI 443
       EDCI 446
 EDSP 597 SpEdTPA    EDCI 447
       EDCI 448
 MUST 382 Music    EDCI 449
 MUST 383    EDCI 454
 MUST 385    EDCI 463
 MUST 386    EDCI 548
 MUST 445    EDCI 549
         
 MVSC 201 PETE    CTE 351  
CTE
 MVSC 486    CTE 410
 MVSC 586    CTE 413
 PEP 350    CTE 415
 PEP 412    CTE 416
 PEP 413    CTE 418
 PEP 421    CTE 419-519
 PEP 424    CTE 420
 PEP 484    CTE 426
 H&S 423    CTE 430
 H&S 523    CTE 431
 H&S 450    CTE 464
 H&S 490    CTE 472
       CTE 492
 EDAD 509 EDAD    CTE 495
 EDAD 513    CTE 551
 EDAD 528      
 EDAD 530      
 EDAD 533    
 EDAD 534    
 EDAD 535    
 EDAD 570    
 EDAD 571    
 EDAD 580    
 EDAD 584    
 EDAD 586    
 EDAD 587    
 EDAD 592    
 EDAD 593    
 EDAD 594    
 EDAD 595    
 EDAD 598    
       
 FCS 210 FACS    
 FCS 480      
         

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