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Glossary of terms used in Taskstream

  • Authors – Students are referred to as "authors" in Taskstream
  • DRF Program – Located within the LAT platform, the DRF (Directed Response Folio) is the workspace where a course assessment takes place. It may include the assignment instructions, evaluation methods (such as rubrics) and such things as worksheets, handouts, PowerPoints, etc.
  • Evaluators – Instructors are referred to as "evaluators" in Taskstream
  • Key code – The key code gives students access to create a Taskstream account free of charge.
  • LAT – Learning Achievement Tool. The LAT platform is where students submit their work or are scored by their instructors on laboratory or clinical experience activities.
  • Program code – Instructors provide students with a "program code" which is used to enroll in the correct Taskstream program to complete assignments for a course. After you log into your Taskstream account, you will find a yellow button labeled “Code” on the left side of the web page. Click on this symbol and then enter the program code to gain access to course materials and assignments.
  • Rubric – A rubric is a tool used to score student work. It is a set of pre-established criteria that is used to assess a student's performance on papers, projects, essays, and other assignments. Rubrics provide a detailed breakdown of the assignment expectations. Students can use the rubric to better understand what is expected in order to receive the highest score.
Author: SPCC Manager
Last modified: 5/3/2024 8:39 AM (EDT)