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Arkansas ELPA21 Online Summative Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/3716/urlt/Arkansas_ELPA21-20-21-Online-Summative-Test-Administration-Manual.pdf
Updated November 23, 2020
Arkansas ELPA21 Online Dynamic Screener Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/3716/urlt/AR_20-21_ELPA21_Screener_TAM_FINAL.pdf
Updated July 01, 2020

The ELPA21 Screener and Summative Test Administration Manuals are intended to provide specific instructions for the administration of the ELPA21 Screener and Summative tests. Details include information on security, coding, and logistical requirements and the Test Administrator directions to students.

ELPA21 Screener Step Two Speaking Scoring Document /core/fileparse.php/3716/urlt/ELPA21-Screener-Step-Two-Speaking-Scoring-Document_Updated.pdf

This document is created to assist school and school system personnel with the immediate (“on the fly”) scoring of the first operational Speaking task on the ELPA21 Screener.

Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3716/urlt/ELPA21_AR_TIDE-User-Guide-20-21.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.

Arkansas ELPA21 TA User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3716/urlt/AR_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 ELPA21 tests. Additionally, this guide will provide information to help users access and administer the Practice Tests available in TDS.

DEI User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3716/urlt/AR_-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 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 and large print accommodated forms.

Reporting Brochure and FAQ /core/fileparse.php/3716/urlt/ELPA21_Reporting-Brochure_AR_Rebranded.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/3716/urlt/AR_2020-21_Quick-Guide-to-Reporting-System_072020.pdf

The Reporting System Quick Guide provides a brief overview of the steps for logging in to the new 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/3716/urlt/AR_20-21_ELPA21-Reporting-System-User-Guide_072020.pdf

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

ELPA21 Accessibility and Accommodations Manual /core/fileparse.php/3716/urlt/Accessibility-and-Accommodations-Manual-SY-2020-2021_Updated.pdf

This Accessibility and Accommodations Manual was developed for the ELPA21 member states to guide the selection and administration of appropriate universal features, designated features, and accommodations for individual students to produce valid assessment results.