Doing More With Compendium Ld

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This slideshow describes some features of CompendiumLD which can help you lay out and manage your learning designs.
It shows how you can
- Add timing information
- Drag and drop files
- Lay out maps
- Save and share designs
- Hide/show menu options
- Manage maps & designs using workspaces and the outline view

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Doing More With Compendium Ld

  1. 1. Doing more with CompendiumLD<br />
  2. 2. Contents<br />Adding timing information<br />Dragging and dropping files<br />Laying out maps<br />Saving and sharing designs<br />Hiding/showing menu options<br />Managing maps & designs<br />Workspaces<br />Outline view<br />
  3. 3. Timing information<br /> CompendiumLD allows the user to specify how long they envisage a task will take for a particular role-player (e.g. student or tutor) to complete. CompendiumLD keeps running totals of the time for all tasks assigned to each role player,<br />
  4. 4. Adding timing information to designs<br />To show the activity timing information, right-click anywhere on the activity background.<br />For example right-click<br />here<br />or<br />here.<br />
  5. 5. Adding timing information to designs<br />If you ‘tick’ the ‘Show task times’ option the timing information will appear.<br />
  6. 6. Adding timing information to designs<br />This window displays a running total of the times for each role<br />To add or edit the time for a particular task, right-click on the task node itself to display this ‘Set task time’ window<br />
  7. 7. Dragging & dropping resources<br />You can drag and drop files or web pages into your designs and maps.<br />This feature is illustrated in the movie after this slide<br />
  8. 8. Laying out maps<br />CompendiumLD provides some tools to help you lay out your activity maps.<br />These include tools to<br />help you align nodes within a map, <br />enable you to zoom in and out and <br />manage the display in other ways.<br />
  9. 9. Aligning nodes <br />You may want to align nodes horizontally or vertically if your initial layout is not neat and tidy (e.g. as in the example to the left).<br />
  10. 10. Select<br />First of all select the nodes you want to align.<br />
  11. 11. Aligning<br />With the nodes selected, right-click on the background of the activity.<br />Now select the alignment option you desire.<br />Vertical alignment options<br />Horizontalalignmentoptions<br />
  12. 12. Zooming in and out<br />Use the zoom tool<br />
  13. 13. Resize icons menu<br />You can resize icons by selecting them and then using the ‘Set/unset Small icons’ toolbar option<br />
  14. 14. Resizing icons<br />This node icon has been set to small. If you select several nodes you can change the size of all of them simultaneously<br />
  15. 15. Saving and sharing designs<br />CompendiumLD automatically saves your designs as you are working.<br />If you want to share your work you can export it in a variety of formats including a zip file which allows others to import and edit your design.<br />
  16. 16. Hiding/showing menus<br />Click triangle to extend menu list<br />Click triangle to retract menu list<br />
  17. 17. Hiding/showing menu options<br />Click triangle to extend list of menu options,<br />or to retract the list<br />
  18. 18. Managing your maps & designs<br />If your CompendiumLD projects begin to get complex there are some features which can help you manage them.<br />Workspaces, which enable you to store a particular arrangement of maps and designs<br />The outline view which can show the hierarchy of embedded maps within your project<br />
  19. 19. Workspaces<br />The workspaces feature enables you to save a ‘snapshot’ of an arrangement of windows. You can recall this snapshot later.<br />
  20. 20. Outline view<br />If you have a maps nested within each other you can display the structure of nested maps by selecting ‘Outline view’ ‘Views only’ from the view menu <br />
  21. 21. More information<br />CompendiumLD web sitehttp://compendiumld.open.ac.uk/<br />Open University Learning Design Initiativehttp://ouldi.open.ac.uk/<br />If you have used CompendiumLD please share your experience: http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloudscape/view/2101<br />

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