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1 TaskStream Tools of Engagement for Higher Education 6/5/20141Technology Day 2008

2 Why Use TaskStream for Your Course? Does your course include in-class writings, out-of-class writing homework, or writing assignments for major assignments? Does your class encourage students to work as a group to complete in-class group work, out-of-class group work, or group work for a major assignments? Does your course require peer-reviewing, free-writing, drafts, and revision exercises? 6/5/20142Technology Day 2008

3 TaskStream for Your Course Allows the course to work in synchronous and asynchronous time Great management system for on ground, online, and blended courses Creates an e-portfolio system to collect writing assignments collect writing assignments Enables peer-reviewing for writing assignmentspeer-reviewing 6/5/20143Technology Day 2008

4 TaskStream for Teachers Role as authors, reviewers, and evaluators evaluators Ability to create reports Program Resources store course documentsProgram Resources Evaluate using Web MarkerWeb Marker 6/5/20144Technology Day 2008

5 TaskStream for Students Role as authors and reviewers View their grades and scored rubrics Program Resources display course documents 6/5/20145Technology Day 2008

6 Student Feedback from ENG 101 The portfolio requirement helped me do my best work for the course. Agree Strongly or Agree = 72% TaskStream facilitated my invention, revision, and reflection processes. Agree Strongly or Agree = 63% The course encouraged me to think differently about how and why writing gets done. Agree Strongly or Agree = 88% 6/5/20146Technology Day 2008

7 Other Benefits ENG 101 and 102 students have experience using TaskStream Renewable subscriptions for post-semester uses Develops and/or adds to the students and instructors technology skills Dont have to use or create group pages in Blackboard to share documents 6/5/20147Technology Day 2008

8 How Other Universities Use TaskStream Western Carolina University- Teacher Education ProgramWestern Carolina University- Teacher Education Program Watson School of Education Western Governors University – Education ProgramWestern Governors University – Education Program 6/5/20148Technology Day 2008

9 E-Portfolio Resources What about E-portfolios? (YouTube video)What about E-portfolios? Using Technology to Support Alternative Assessment and Electronic Portfolios (Dr. Helen Barrett)Using Technology to Support Alternative Assessment and Electronic Portfolios Example of Professional Portfolio using TaskStreamExample of Professional Portfolio using TaskStream 6/5/20149Technology Day 2008

10 Thinking About Using TaskStream? Read more from UIS IT departmentIT department Go to TaskStreams home pagehome page 6/5/201410Technology Day 2008

11 Collect Student Writing in Working Folio 6/5/2014Technology Day

12 Peer Reviewing in Working Folio 6/5/2014Technology Day

13 Evaluating Student Portfolios 6/5/2014Technology Day

14 Program Resources 6/5/2014Technology Day

15 Web Marker (Similar to Track Changes) 6/5/2014Technology Day


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