Last modified 11/7/2022

LiveText by Watermark is used by teacher education program members in the College of Applied Science and Technology, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education, and the College of Fine arts. LiveText is required for the completion of Gateway 1 (Figure 1).

Figure 1:

Screenshot depicting the Gateway flow for Education Majors

Who Uses LiveText? 

Illinois State University students, faculty, and staff use LiveText to manage key assignments throughout the Teacher Education experience. 

Faculty and staff use LiveText to support accreditation by managing assignments, assessing with rubrics, developing reports, analyzing data, accessing student samples, and showcasing information in a virtual exhibit center. 

Additional Resources

How to get help:

The College of Education (COE) provides help with LiveText . 

You may also find answers to your questions on the Watermark (LiveText) Inc. website, or their Help Center which are external websites and are not affiliated with Illinois State University. 

To report a technical issue on ISU's end for LiveText, Submit a Help Ticket or contact the Technology Support Center at (309) 438-4357 or by email at