Inviting and Managing Students and Student Groups on Collaborize Classroom


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The Collaborize Classroom Teacher Success Team will be hosting a ”Getting Started with Online Discussions” webinar twice a week with a new schedule of Wednesdays and Saturdays. The goal of each webinar is to familiarize teachers with the various ways to use Collaborize Classroom and engage students in online discussions that can be woven back into the physical classroom. For this webinar, we’ll review how to invite and manage students and student groups.

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  • You should be this far into the processIf not, visit and create a site.
  • You should be this far into the processIf not, visit and create a site.
  • Once Students have registered they will receive one of two emails confirming registration. You as the moderator will then have to approve them. Once they have been approved, they will receive a second email asking them to activate their membership.
  • These Resources will Include information on Dummy Email accounts, Copy of the Slide Deck for Download. Maybe also mention here info about your teacher success team member.
  • Inviting and Managing Students and Student Groups on Collaborize Classroom

    1. 1. GETTING STARTED Webinar Series<br />With Online Discussions<br />Inviting and Managing Students & <br />Student Groups <br />Monicka Darling<br />Teacher Success Specialist <br />
    2. 2. If you haven’t signed up for a Collaborize Classroom site go to:<br /> <br />Fill out the short registration form on the right side of the screen and begin Collaborizing! <br />Publish a Collaborize Site<br /><br />
    3. 3. If you can’t remember your site name and would like to look it up by the email address you used to register, go to:<br /> <br />Click the Login button in the upper right-hand corner and enter your email address.<br /><br />Login to Your Site <br />Example:<br />
    4. 4. You can either…<br />Write Your Site URL on the Board<br /><br />Ask you students to copy the site URL <br />Have them access the site<br />Then click ‘Register Now’<br />Fill out the short registration form<br />Approve student memberships<br />2 Ways to Get Students Online<br />Send students to your site URL<br />
    5. 5. Or…<br />Invite Your Students by Email <br />EMAIL<br />Gather student emails (put into a .CSV file)<br />Click ‘Invite Members’ from ‘Manage’ menu<br />Upload the .CSV file<br />Click ‘Send Invitations’<br />Students activate memberships from email<br />What if my students don’t have email addresses?<br />But wait…<br />No Problem. With Gmail aliasing or “dummy” email accounts, you can register students easily!<br />
    6. 6. Demo <br />2 Ways to Register Students<br />
    7. 7. Roll over the ‘Manage’ tab on the top navigation bar.<br />Select ‘Members’ from the drop down menu <br />Manage Members<br />Access member management from the top navigation bar<br />
    8. 8. Send a message to individual students, groups, or all members.<br />Invite new members by email. <br />Export your entire class list.<br /><ul><li> Approve pending members.
    9. 9. Promote members to Moderator status.
    10. 10. Block or delete members.
    11. 11. View participation reports.
    12. 12. View student groups.</li></ul>Manage Members<br /> Invite, message, promote, block or delete members and access reports <br />
    13. 13. Roll over the ‘Manage’ tab on the top navigation bar.<br />Select ‘Groups’ from the drop down menu <br />Manage Groups<br />Access group management from the top navigation bar<br />
    14. 14. Manage Groups: View student groups with number of members; add or remove groups/members as needed.<br />Group Functionality: Add or remove students; message a group or multiple groups.<br />Create a New Group: Add from a list of all active students or search by student name.<br />Manage Student Groups<br /> Organize students by group<br />
    15. 15. Demo <br />Manage Students and Student Groups<br />
    16. 16. What was covered?<br />Inviting Students <br /><ul><li>Access site URL
    17. 17. Have students register on their own by accessing your site URL.
    18. 18. Make sure “Student Access is turned on.
    19. 19. Best method if students do not have email addresses.
    20. 20. Email student invitations through your site
    21. 21. Email students a registration link to activate their membership. </li></ul>Managing Students<br /><ul><li>Manage students functionality
    22. 22. Promote, delete or block members.
    23. 23. Check user reporting.
    24. 24. View groups.
    25. 25. Export member list.</li></ul>Managing Student Groups<br /><ul><li>Groups functionality
    26. 26. Create new groups at any time.
    27. 27. Add or remove students when needed.
    28. 28. Message groups individually or all at once.</li></ul>A review of today’s ‘Getting Started with Online Discussions’ Webinar<br />
    29. 29.<br /><ul><li>Peer-to-Peer Community
    30. 30. Teacher Success Team Support
    31. 31. Upcoming Webinars
    32. 32. Help Documentation
    33. 33. Free Resources
    34. 34. Support Videos </li></ul>How-To Classroom <br />Join How-To Classroom to access resources and connect with teachers<br />
    35. 35. Q&A, Polls and Resources<br />Collaborize Classroom<br />