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Initial set-up and use of OAS for Administrators/Coordinators
Steps to using OAS Import or manually create IDs and passwords for all who will use OAS (teachers and students) Import or manually create classes in which to assign each student Create and assign tests for students View reports on student performance
Step 1: Create Student and Teacher IDs and create Classes through the Import process (option 1) or manually create (option 2)
Option 1: Import students, teachers, and classes into OAS Create 3 files: student file, teacher file, class file in.txt or.csv format Verify the files for errors Import the files into OAS
Sample Class file for import
Sample Teacher file for import
Sample Student file for import See OAS Roster Import Guide for details on creating and importing class, teacher, and student files.
Once the three files have been created, verify the files Select Administration tab Select Import Center
Select Create a new import job
Browse for and add in all three files (Select Classes to browse for and import class files, then select Teachers and Students)
Once all 3 files have been added, click Verify
If the files are verified to be without fatal errors, proceed to scheduling the import by clicking Schedule
Proceed to schedule the date and time of the import and click OK
Option 2: Manually create IDs and passwords for all users Login with the ID and password provided by Riverside Publishing
To manually create teacher accounts, select the Administration tab
Select Create a new teacher
Fill in required information (fields with red check) and any other needed information (Note: Passwords must be at least 6 characters in length)
Then click Submit Repeat process to create an ID for each teacher who will be using OAS.
To manually create an ID for each student, select the Students tab
Select Create a new student
Fill in the required information (fields with red check) and any other desired information Tip: for the Student Identifier, fill in with the same info as used for the Logon ID For the Logon ID, you must use the student’s 10- digit Georgia Test ID
Then click Submit Repeat process to create an ID for each student who will be using OAS.
Next, to manually create a class or group for each student, select the Classes tab
Select Create a new class
Give the class a name and a unique identifier
Select the grade level of the students to be included in the group/class – the list of students in that grade level should now be showing in the Students Available window
Select the names of the students to be added to the class, then click Add.
The students’ names should now be listed in the Students’ Enrolled window
Select the name of the teacher(s) associated with this class/group, then click Submit
Step 2: Create Tests
Select the Tests tab
Select Create a new test
Give the test a name and a unique identifier; choose any other desired options, then click Submit
Select a Subject for the test
Select a Grade level
Select a Standard Note: All ELA and Math items for Grades 1-8 have been realigned to the new Common Core Standards (CCGPS); items can be selected by Standard and Sub- Standard. Other subject areas remain aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) where Domain, Standard, and Element can be selected.
Select a Sub-Standard
Click Show Items
Put a check to the left of any and all items to be included in the test
When all items are selected, click Add Selected to Test
Make any needed changes or add more items (click Add Items to return to selecting items); when finished, click Create Test
Once tests are created, tests need to be assigned to the class or group. From the Tests tab main menu, select the Assign Test(s) to class(es)
Select the class/group to which tests will be assigned
Select the test(s) to assign
Tests can be assigned on Mondays-Fridays during certain hours by specifying dates and times in the Dates Test(s) can be taken and the Time Test(s) can be taken areas. For example, if times of 8:00am and 3:00pm are entered, then the test is only available during school hours for the specified dates.
Select any other test assignment options, then click Submit
If assignment is not for all students, select the student names to which the test will be assigned and click Submit
Next steps: Students can log in and take the assigned test Once students have completed the test, the teachers and administrators can log in and view reports on students’ test performance.
Students log in with ID and password that has been created or imported
A student can take a pre-constructed test assigned by OAS by selecting the View Student Tests button..or..
Students can take tests teachers have created and assigned by selecting the View Teacher Assigned Tests button
Once the student has completed teacher assigned tests, teachers and administrators can log in and view reports from the Reports tab
Select a category of report; choose a report from the list
Select the test on which you want to view results and click Next
Select the level at which you want to view results and click Next
Select the detail level you want, then click Next
Note: For the Summary Item Response Report, when the Report Type selection is By Question, you can place your mouse over the Domain name for additional information.