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Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/IA_TIDE_User_Guide_2018-2019.pdf
Updated October 04, 2018

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/Iowa-ELPA21-TDS-User-Guide_1819.pdf
Updated October 04, 2018

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 ELPA 21 tests. 

DEI User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/Iowa-DEI_User-Guide_2018-2019.pdf
Updated October 04, 2018

This document is intended to provide specific instructions for using the Data Entry Interface (DEI). The DEI is a component of the Online Testing System 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.

ORS Screener Quick Guide /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/Screener-ORS-Quick-Guide_IA.pdf
Updated July 27, 2018

The ORS Screener Quick Guide provides brief information on how to access individual student screener results on ORS.

ORS User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/ORS_User_Guide.pdf
Updated July 27, 2018

The ORS User Guide provides information on how to use the Online Reporting System (ORS) to view student performance and participation data.