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1 OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION Division of Assessment and Student Information Online MSP Testing In-Depth Technology Training January 13, 2014

2 2 Webinar Protocol

3 3 Introductions Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) Vendor for MSP, HSPE, and EOCs Online testing vendor for MSP Program Management Team/Online Technical Customer Support

4 4 Agenda General Terms and Definitions Enhancements for 2014 DRC INSIGHT Technology User Guide System and Network Requirements Software Downloads Testing Site Manager (TSM) Installation and Getting Started Caching Services (Content and Response) Technology Tools (Ping Activity and Load Simulation Tool) Test Engine Installation – Windows, Mac, Linux Test Engine/TSM Configuration

5 5 Agenda Software Updates System Readiness Check Capacity Estimator Technology Readiness Checklist Tutorials and Online Tools Trainings (OTTs) Before and During Online Testing Upcoming Training Contact Information Resources

6 6 General Terms and Definitions

7 7 Enhancements for 2014

8 8 DRC INSIGHT Technology User Guide Technology User Guide includes: Installation Instructions System and Network Requirements System Readiness Guidance Troubleshooting tips Frequently Asked Questions Where to find the Technology User Guide: OSPI website: eDIRECT under Documents

9 9 System Requirements Student Test Engine and Testing Site Manager (TSM) Windows XP (SP3)/Vista/7/8.1 Mac OS through 10.9 Linux Ubuntu & – 32- or 64-bit with Gnome 3.4 with Unityshell Processor: 1 Ghz minimum Memory: 512 MB minimum; 1 GB or more recommended Display: 9.5+ inch monitors with a resolution of at least 800 x 600 Connectivity: Able to connect to the Internet Note: Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) is not supported to run the TSM software you must use IE8 or higher or the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari Security: Lockdown capability

10 10 System Requirements eDIRECT Most popular browsers: Safari 4.0 or higher, Internet Explorer 7.0 – 9.0, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox 3.6 or 6.0 or higher Minimum browser window width of 1024 pixels (1024 x 768) Accept cookies Accept s from domain Student Tutorials Most popular browsers: Safari 4.0 or higher, Internet Explorer 7.0 – 9.0, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox 3.6 or 6.0 or higher Updated graphics drivers with screen resolution 800 x 600 Flash Plug-in Sound card for audio portion

11 11 Network Requirements Network Connectivity Workstations Firewalls White list the URLs https://wa-insight.drcedirect.com Wireless Networking Desktop Monitoring

12 12 Software Downloads Downloads available TODAY, January 13 within eDIRECT https://wa.drcedirect.com Test Setup–General Information–Downloads OSPI Website:

13 13 Testing Site Manager (TSM) Firewall

14 14 TSM Installation Downloads available TODAY, January 13 within eDIRECT If the port is already being used: /apache- tomcat /conf/server.xml

15 15 TSM – Getting Started Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3

16 16 TSM – Content Caching

17 17 TSM – Response Caching

18 18 TSM – Ping Activity

19 19 TSM – Ping Activity

20 20 TSM – Load Simulation Testing

21 21 TSM – Load Simulation Testing

22 22 TSM – Load Simulation Testing

23 23 Test Engine Installation

24 24 Test Engine\TSM Configuration

25 25 Test Engine\TSM Configuration

26 26 Software Updates

27 27 System Readiness Check

28 28 Capacity Estimator Test Setup–General Information–Downloads

29 29 Technology Readiness Checklist Action required by Friday, April 11 Helps prepare for a successful online testing experience

30 30 Tutorials and Online Tools Trainings (OTTs) Online Tools Trainings (OTTs) Part of the operational test installation package In eDIRECT go to Test Setup/General Information/Downloads Tutorial Installation In eDIRECT go to Test Setup/General Information/Tutorials Public Link OSPI website at Testing.aspx Testing.aspx Not recommended for schools - only contains the OTTs and not the operational test

31 31 Before and During Online Testing Before Testing Review the DRC INSIGHT Online Learning System Technology User Guide. Uninstall the old TSM (or LCS) software Uninstall the old INSIGHT software Install the new TSM software Install the new INSIGHT software Start the TSM and name it using following naming convention: district+school+location in building Complete a System Readiness Check on each testing computer During Testing On the first day of testing, verify that all tests display a status of Up to Date in the TSM During testing, monitor student responses on the TSM

32 32 Upcoming Training Assessment Coordinator Training: March 7, 2014 Coordinator/Proctor Training: March 20 and 24, 2014

33 33 January 13 Release The following downloads will be available today Secure Browser: Windows and Mac (except 10.9) Testing Site Manager (TSM): Windows, Mac (except 10.9) and Linux Capacity Estimator Online Tools Training (OTTs): Reading, Science and Math (grades 3 – 4 only) Tutorials: Reading and Math grades 3 – 8, Science grades 5 and 8 Documents Posted in eDIRECT

34 34 Later Release The following downloads will be available at a later date. We will communicate to all districts once we have specific release dates: Secure Browser: Mac 10.9 only and Linux Testing Site Manager (TSM): Mac 10.9 only Online Tools Training (OTTs): Math grades Documents Posted in eDIRECT DRC INSIGHT Technology User Guide – updated version with Linux Secure Browser release

35 35 Contact Information For all support issues OSPI Assessment Inbox

36 36 Resources FAQ document Audio Version Online Testing Webinars


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