Faculty information

Please be aware that UW-La Crosse will be phasing out the use of Taskstream over the fall semester.  Access to Tasktream will be maintained over the fall semester and end in January 2021. Plans for shifting work into Canvas are being coordinated with the General Education Assessment Committee (GEAC) and University Program Assessment Committee (UPAC).   If you have questions, you may contact Patrick Barlow, Assessment Coordinator or additionally Dr. Kenny Hunt (UPAC chair), Karen Hart (GEAC Chair), or Katie Hosley-Frieden, School of Education Assessment Coordinator. 

General Education Assessment Important Dates: 

For courses being assessed in the current academic year,  the due date for your submission of the:

Assessment Plan (Task & Rubric) is October 1st.

Assessments Results and Action Steps are due July 1st. 

Courses assessed in the previous academic year are asked to submit the

Action Status Update by July 1st

Note:  Submision of information to GEAC invovles both entry of data into the system and clicking the "Submit Button" on the Submission & Read Reviews tab in the workspace. 

 

To review how the GEAC members review submitted the Assessment Plan (Task & Rubric) you can refer to this document.  GEAC Review Procedures for Assessment Plans (Formerly Form A).  The General Education Assessment Committee (GEAC) will be reviewing submissions and send out reminders if information has not been submitted.  If you have questions about your review feedback, you can contact the GEAC chair, Megan Morey

 

 Sceencast for Login and Basic Use of Taskstream for General Education Assessment

For a basic look at how to login and find general education assessment information, please review this screen shot guide or this Mediasite video

 

Basic Information about the Process

The Submission Dates for General Education Assessment are:

  • October 1st of current academic year:  Submission of Task and Rubric in the Assessment Plan section
  • July 1st of current academic year:  Submission of Assessment Results and related Action Steps
  • July 1st of following academic year: Submission of Action Status Update

The Taskstream system is used to submit information to and receive feedback from the General Education Assessment Committee (GEAC).

In order to help support your use of the Taskstream system to submit information to the General Education Assessment Committee (GEAC), we have created some helpful documents below organized by task. Please reference these as you complete your work in the system. If you have questions about the Taskstream System, contact Dr. Patrick Barlow, Assessment Coordinator. Questions about GEAC committee process can be directed to the committee chair, Megan Morey.     

Training Modules

  • Module 1 - How to log into Taskstream ( Guide  /  Video )
  • Module 2 - Entering Assessment Plan (Task & Rubric) information into Taskstream   ( Guide /  Video )**
  • Module 3 - Entering Assessment Results & Action Steps (Previous Form B) (Guide )
    • Module 3a Entering your Assessment Results ( Video )
    • Module 3b Entering your Action Steps ( Video ) 
    • Note:  Submission of both Assessment Results and Action Steps are needed.
  • Module 4 - Entering Status Report (Update on Actions) (Previously Form C) ( Guide / Video )

Special Situations

If you recieve feedback from GEAC to change the Program Level Student Learning Outcome associated with your task.  

  • Module 5 - Changing the Program Student Learning Outcome Tied to your Task ( GuideVideo)