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Completing Portfolio Assessments May 10, 2011

Posted by The UMass Tk20 Team in : Assessments, Faculty, Portfolios , comments closed

Various assessors (faculty, staff, program coordinators, cooperating teachers, etc.) complete assessments in Portfolios for students after they have submitted their Portfolios. To complete these assessments, follow these steps:

1) Log on to Tk20:  https://umass.tk20.com/
2) Click on the “Portfolio” tab.
3) Click “Portfolio Assessments” on the left-hand side-bar.
4) Click on the name of the student whose assessment you wish to complete.
5) On the left is the student’s portfolio, with materials the School of Education and program require. On the right is/are the assessment instrument(s) to be completed. Click on the name of the Assessment Tool you wish to complete.
6) When you have completed the form click “Save” and then “Submit.” Only hit “Submit” when you have completed the form and are ready to submit it for review.

 If student names do not appear, you may not be attached to the portfolio. Contact the Tk20 office.

Completing FEB Assessments April 25, 2011

Posted by The UMass Tk20 Team in : Assessments, Faculty, Field Experience Binders , comments closed

Various assessors (faculty, staff, program coordinators, cooperating teachers, etc.) complete assessments in Field Experience Binders for students after they have submitted their Field Experience Binders. To complete these assessments, follow these steps:

1) Log on to Tk20:  https://umass.tk20.com/
2) Click on the “Field Experience” tab.
3) Click “Assessments” on the left-hand side-bar.
4) Click on the name of the student whose assessment you wish to complete (if student names do not appear, see below).
5) On the left is the student’s binder, with materials the School of Education and program require. On the right is/are the assessment instrument(s) to be completed. Click on the name of the Assessment Tool you wish to complete.
6) When you have completed the form click “Save” and then “Submit.” Only hit “Submit” when you have completed the form and are ready to submit it for review.

If student names do not appear under assessments, you may not have assessments to complete under the current term depending on the name of the binder.  If so:

1) Below “Field Experience Assessments” note the two tabs “Current Field Experience Assessments” and “Previous Field Experience Assessments.” Click on the “Previous Field Experience Assessments” tab.
2) Select the appropriate term from the drop down menu. Assessments will appear for that term.
3)  Follow steps 4-6 above.

If student names still do not appear, you may not be attached to the binder. Contact the Tk20 office.

Organizing Your Portfolio Assessments April 25, 2011

Posted by The UMass Tk20 Team in : Assessments, Faculty, Portfolios , comments closed

In your Tk20 account, your list of assessments in “Portfolio Assessments” may be lengthy and difficult to navigate. If so, you may organize your assessments into folders. The way in which you organize your assessments is up to you, but many do so by semester, naming a folder “Spring 2011” for example. Provided below are instructions regarding this process.

1) Log on to Tk20:  https://umass.tk20.com/
2) Click on the “Portfolios” tab.
3) Click on “Portfolio Assessments” on the left-hand side-bar.
4) To add a folder, click “Edit Folders” on the left-hand side-bar.
5) Click the icon that says “add new.”
6) Type in the name of the folder.
7) Click “Save. ”
8) Click “Browse” on the left-hand side-bar to return to your Portfolio Assessments.
9) Check the items you want to move into a folder.
10) Select the folder that you wish to move the items to from the drop-down menu that says “Move to Folder:”
11) The items have now been moved into the folder. Access the folder by clicking on it on the left-hand side-bar.