Creating Reports with TestMate Clarity 1. Start 2. Define 3. Finish 1 St
Creating Reports with TestMate Clarity 1. Start 2. Define 3. Finish 1 Starting your report… Click the New button, then select the test administration on which you wish to create the report.
2 – Defining the report type… A. Click the Template button to begin defining the type of report you want to create. Then select a report template. (To create your own template, refer to page 4.) B. Optionally, you may click the Group button to change the student group on which to report. By default, TestMate Clarity reports on all students. C. Optionally, you may click the Scores button to change the subtests and/or types of scores included in the report.
3 – Finishing your report… Click the Run button to display the report processing options. Except for the summary reports, the default is to sort by district, grade, school, and teacher. You can change this sort order or create a new sort order for the report. (You cannot change the sort order for the summary reports. They are sorted by district, grade and school, or by district and grade.) To run the report, you can process the report immediately or place one or more reports in the queue to run later.
To create a customized report template… Either A) Select an existing report template and make changes, or B) Define a new group Click the Template button to begin defining the type of report you want to create. Then select a report template. You may create your own template by changing the group and/or scores used with a standard template. Custom templates are listed underneath the standard template that was modified to create them. A description of the template is displayed at the bottom of the dialog. A. Making changes to an existing report template Select an existing report template and then make changes to it, such as changing the:
· Group (type) of students included in the report
· Subtests and type of scores listed in the report
· Order in which the student results are sorted and whether or not students are ranked by score on a selected subtest. 1 Click the Group button. The list of existing groups displays, with the highlight on the default group for the selected template. 2 Select a group and click Edit group. 3 Modify your group definition:
· If the existing group was originally created through the Wizard, the Wizard will open so you can make new selections.
· If the existing group was originally created by using the Advanced define dialog, that dialog will open, so you can modify your search statement. When you have finished modifying your group definition, click OK.
4 Do one of the following (if you are using the Wizard, it prompts you to save before closing):
· To save the modified group and also keep the existing group on which it is based, type a new name for the modified group, and then click Save as.
· To replace the existing group with the modified group, click Save. B. Defining a new group 1. 2. 3. Click Define New Group. Click OK to use the Wizard. Follow the instructions in the Wizard to select your group. The Wizard will guide you through one or more selection screens for each field you choose to define.
The name of the group you create using the Wizard appears in your list of existing groups the next time you open it.