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Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/ELPA21_IA_TIDE-User-Guide.pdf

This user guide is designed to help users easily navigate the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) system. TIDE performs the following functions:

  • Registering students for assessments
  • Establishing test settings and accommodations
  • Associating students with districts, schools, and rosters
  • Creating and approving testing appeals

Depending on your user role, you may not have access to all these functions.

Test Delivery System (TDS) User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/IA_ELPA21-TA-User-Guide_20-21.pdf

This user guide is designed to help users navigate the Test Delivery System (TDS) including the Student Interface and the Test Administrator Interface, and help support Test Administrators manage and administer testing for students participating in the Iowa ELPA21 tests. 

DEI User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/IA_-DEI-User-Guide_20-21.pdf

This document is intended to provide specific instructions for using the Data Entry Interface (DEI). The DEI is a component of the Test Delivery System (TDS) that allows authorized users to enter student assessment data, such as item responses and scores. Entering student data is required for the ELPA21 paper/pencil accommodated forms.

Reporting Brochure and FAQ /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/ELPA21_Reporting-Brochure_IA.pdf

The Reporting Brochure and FAQ provides an introduction to the enhanced reporting system and answers to commonly asked questions.

Reporting System Quick Guide /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/IA_2020-21_Quick-Guide-to-Reporting-System.pdf

The Reporting System Quick Guide provides a brief overview of the steps for logging in to the Reporting System, finding test results for individual students, and printing individual student reports (ISRs) in various available languages.

Reporting System User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/IA_20-21_ELPA21-Reporting-System-User-Guide.pdf

The Reporting System User Guide provides information and instructions on how to use the Reporting System to access student performance information and view user-specific dashboards summarizing cohort data.