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TaskStream User Support

Students' Frequently Asked Questions
  1. What is TaskStream?
    TaskStream is a web-based electronic portfolio, assessment management, and standards-based instruction solution. It allows students to upload assignments from each core course in their program of study, and submit that assignment for evaluation. It also allows faculty to evaluate students' assignment and to create standards-based lesson plans, evaluation rubrics, and entire instructional units.

  2. Why am I using TaskStream?
    TaskStream is used to evaluate student outcomes as part of licensure and accreditation. TaskStream is used to assist students in the collection, preservation, organization, evaluation, and dissemination of activities, assignments, evidences and reflections that are associated with competencies and standards throughout their teacher education program. It is needed for licensure by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) , and for accreditation by the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Southern Accreditation of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

  3. Who needs a TaskStream account?
    Any student enrolled in a teacher preparation program that leads to licensure. 

  4. When do I need to use TaskStream?
    Use TaskStream when you are taking a course in which a required evidence is embedded.  Your instructor will tell you if you need to use TaskStream. 

  5. How is TaskStream different from Blackboard?
    Blackboard is specifically designed to deliver and manage assignments and materials for a specific course. TaskStream is used to assist you in the collection, organization, evaluation, and dissemination of assignments that are associated with competencies and standards throughout your teacher education program.

  6. How do I purchase a TaskStream account?
    Go to http://www.TaskStream.com. Locate the Subscriber Login box.  Click on Create or Renew Account.  Follow the directions on the screen. 

  7. How much does TaskStream cost?
    Subscription rates are listed on the TaskStream website. http://www.TaskStream.com

  8. What is my username and password?
    You choose your username and password during registration.  Be sure to write this down and keep in a secure place.  The TaskStream account manager does not have access to this information.  

  9. What if I forget my username and/or password?
    From the TaskStream home page, click on the Forgot Password link in the Subscriber Login box. 

  10. Can I change my password?
    Passwords can be changed under “My Accounts.”

  11. What is my program code?
    See thelist of Enrollment Codes on this page.

  12. How can I get help if I am having trouble with TaskStream?
    If you are on campus, see the Speight Computer lab assistant in Speight 241.  If you are off campus, contact the lab assistant at (252) 328-1125.  You can also contact TaskStream directly via telephone support at 1-800-311-5656 and on the web at help@TaskStream.com.