Admin Standards-Based Courses (TxEIS)
Admin Skills-Referenced Courses (iTCCS)

Admin > Admin Standards-Based Courses (for TxEIS) OR Admin > Admin Skills-Referenced Courses (for iTCCS)

      For TxEIS users, this page is used for courses using standards-based grades.

      For iTCCS users, this page is used for courses using skills-referenced grades.

      These are different names for the same functionality.

The Admin Standards-Based/Skills-Referenced Courses page is only available to users who log on to txGradebook with a district- or campus-level security administrator user ID. The page is for campuses that are set up to use standards-based/skills-referenced grading. This page allows you to indicate if a course section is category-based (i.e., regular) or standards-based/skills-referenced.

Select the assessment type:

1.        The Admin Standards-Based/Skills-Referenced Courses page is displayed allowing you to select the assessment type for each course.

2.        Retrieve the course:

      In the Teacher field, click drop-down arrow to select a specific teacher. Or, select ALL to include all teachers.

      To specify a specific course, select Course ID to retrieve courses by course number, or select Course Name to retrieve courses by name, and then type the course number or name in the field. Or, leave blank to retrieve all courses.

      Click Search.

The course sections are displayed according to your search criteria.

3.        The Usage Indicator column displays the assessment type currently selected for the course.

      If SBG (for standards-based grading) or SKL (for skills-based grading) is displayed in the Usage Indicator column, the course section is set to standards-based/skills-referenced and has scores. You cannot change the assessment type unless you delete all existing standards/skills, scores, and assignments.

      If CAT is displayed in the Usage Indicator column, the course section is set to category-based (i.e., regular) and has assignments. You cannot change the assessment type unless you delete all existing categories, grades, and assignments.

      If the check box is unselected, the assessment type has not been indicated, and the course has no assignments. Each course section is category-based (i.e., regular) by default. You can switch between category-based and standards-based/skills-referenced until an assignment is added for the course section.

4.        To mark a course section as standards-based/skills-referenced, select the check box in the Usage Indicator column. You can select multiple course sections.

5.        To mark a course section as category-based, clear the check box in the Usage Indicator column.

6.        Click Save.