My Learning Log
How to Create a MLL Course
www.mylearninglog.com
How to Create a
Course on
My Learning Log
In this topic, you’ll learn how to…
1… create a catalogue (site owners)
In this topic, you’ll learn how to…
1… create a catalogue (site owners)
2… create a course intro page (all)
In this topic, you’ll learn how to…
1… create a catalogue (site owners)
2… create a course intro page (all)
3… add topics ...
In this topic, you’ll learn how to…
1… create a catalogue (site owners)
2… create a course intro page (all)
3… add topics ...
In this topic, you’ll learn how to…
1… create a catalogue (site owners)
2… create a course intro page (all)
3… add topics ...
In this topic, you’ll learn how to…
1… create a catalogue (site owners)
2… create a course intro page (all)
3… add topics ...
1. Create a course catalogue
Creating a full
Course Catalogue
can only be done by
Site Administrators
To create catalogue pages, go to Admin
…enter your details and click Submit
This will take you to your Admin page
For a new CSA, select Course Catalogue
… and then Course Subject Area (CSA)
You can now add,
edit or delete a
CSA
To add a CSA, click here
Fill in the name and description of the CSA
Fill in the metadata and select the status
… and click Submit
The CSA is now added to your list
… and will look like this in the catalogue
For a new category, select Catalogue
… and then Course Category (CCat)
You can now add,
edit or delete a
CCat
Click here for a new course category
Fill in the details of the CCat
Fill in the metadata, status and Submit
The Category is now added to your list
… and will look like this in the catalogue
These changes will show in the catalogue
2. Create a Course Introduction Page
Creating a Course
Module can be done
by Site
Administrators and
Course Providers
A course provider’s admin looks like this
Course provider’s admins allow them to
create courses and manage payments
A site owner’s admin looks like this
Site owners’ admins
allow them to manage
their whole site
To add a course, select Course Module
Click Insert Course Module
… which takes you to your Intro page
In Step 1, choose the course category
Tip: if your
category
isn’t in the
catalogue,
contact us
with
details so
we can
add ...
In Step 2, add your course intro details
Enter the course name…
Note: as you
enter the name
of your course,
the unique name
will be
automatically
completed
… introduction
… aims
… key points
Select your name as course provider
Add completion options
Set the quiz %
pass rate here.
Do not change
self-complete
unless you want
to manage your
trainees’...
In Step 3, add metadata
Tip: the keywords should be: name of
course module, course category, course
subject area
In Step 4, decide if the course is free…
… or paid-for
When finished, select status and submit
… and return to your course page
Note: if you are a course
provider, your course is
suspended until approved by
the MLL ad...
This is how your Intro page will look
The details also appear in course logs
This allows the
user to have a
permanent
record of what
the course is
about
3. Add topics and assignments
Creating Course Topics
and Assignments can
be done by both Site
Administrators and
Course Providers
To add topics, start on the Course page
Select the course and click here…
Tip: have your course
topics ready before you
start adding topics
On the new page, click Insert Course Topic
Add your topic title and topic
Use the text editor to format your text
Add web links
Show web links in a new window…
… so that your
users can return
to their course
page
Add images here
Add images from the server…
… or upload a new image
Embed resources such as videos
Check out the ckeditor site to find out the
full range of resources you can embed
Add a topic-related assignment
Tip: an assignment
shows after the
topic under a Do
and Log heading
Now set the status and click Submit
This will take you to your topics page
Tip: you can
drag topics up
and down to
change their
position in the
course.
Delete unwanted topics here
Note: you cannot delete a topic that has a
sub-topic. Delete the sub-topic first.
Add further topics or sub-topics
When complete, go to the main page
If you are a Course Provider, click here
Your course will be
moderated by the Admin
team and set live
This how the topics will look
4. Add a quiz
Creating a Course
Quiz can be done by
both Site
Administrators and
Course Providers
To add a quiz, start on the Course page
To add a quiz, click the Quiz icon
Select Multiple Choice and add details
Select Missing Word and add details
Select True and False and add details
When your quiz is done, click Submit
Go back to the Course Module page
This is how the quiz will look…
5. Add promotional boxes
Creating Promotional
boxes can be done by
both Site
Administrators and
Course Providers
To add topics, start on the Course page
To add promotional boxes, click here
… go to a
course and
click Add to
Wishlist on the
Introduction
page
This will take you to Add/Edit Boxes
Click Add Box
… which will take you to Add/Edit Box
Fill in details of your promotion…
To add an image, click Browse
Note: On your
computer, first
format your
image files to
170px x 90px
Add a picture from your computer
When finished, click Submit
… and go back to the Add/Edit Boxes
You can now
edit or delete
your right-
hand box
And this is how your box appears
Your
promotional
boxes appear
on every one
of your
course pages
6. Assign users
Assigning Users can
only be done by Site
Administrators not
by Course Providers
To assign users, start on the Course page
Now select your course and click here
This will take you here…
To add a user to the course, select here…
… and click here
Click Submit and the person is added
The person assigned receives this email…
… together with this inbox message
To remove a user, select a user…
Click here and then Submit…
… and the
person will be
removed from
the course
That’s the end of this Help/FAQs
Check out other presentations in this series below
http://mylearninglog.com
That’s the end of this Help/FAQs.
Now, go and find a course to subscribe to
http://mylearninglog.com
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  1. 1. My Learning Log How to Create a MLL Course www.mylearninglog.com
  2. 2. How to Create a Course on My Learning Log
  3. 3. In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners)
  4. 4. In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all)
  5. 5. In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all) 3… add topics and assignments (all)
  6. 6. In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all) 3… add topics and assignments (all) 4… add a quiz (all)
  7. 7. In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all) 3… add topics and assignments (all) 4… add a quiz (all) 5… add promotional boxes (all)
  8. 8. In this topic, you’ll learn how to… 1… create a catalogue (site owners) 2… create a course intro page (all) 3… add topics and assignments (all) 4… add a quiz (all) 5… add promotional boxes (all) 6… assign users (site owners)
  9. 9. 1. Create a course catalogue
  10. 10. Creating a full Course Catalogue can only be done by Site Administrators
  11. 11. To create catalogue pages, go to Admin
  12. 12. …enter your details and click Submit
  13. 13. This will take you to your Admin page
  14. 14. For a new CSA, select Course Catalogue
  15. 15. … and then Course Subject Area (CSA) You can now add, edit or delete a CSA
  16. 16. To add a CSA, click here
  17. 17. Fill in the name and description of the CSA
  18. 18. Fill in the metadata and select the status
  19. 19. … and click Submit
  20. 20. The CSA is now added to your list
  21. 21. … and will look like this in the catalogue
  22. 22. For a new category, select Catalogue
  23. 23. … and then Course Category (CCat) You can now add, edit or delete a CCat
  24. 24. Click here for a new course category
  25. 25. Fill in the details of the CCat
  26. 26. Fill in the metadata, status and Submit
  27. 27. The Category is now added to your list
  28. 28. … and will look like this in the catalogue
  29. 29. These changes will show in the catalogue
  30. 30. 2. Create a Course Introduction Page
  31. 31. Creating a Course Module can be done by Site Administrators and Course Providers
  32. 32. A course provider’s admin looks like this Course provider’s admins allow them to create courses and manage payments
  33. 33. A site owner’s admin looks like this Site owners’ admins allow them to manage their whole site
  34. 34. To add a course, select Course Module
  35. 35. Click Insert Course Module
  36. 36. … which takes you to your Intro page
  37. 37. In Step 1, choose the course category Tip: if your category isn’t in the catalogue, contact us with details so we can add it
  38. 38. In Step 2, add your course intro details
  39. 39. Enter the course name… Note: as you enter the name of your course, the unique name will be automatically completed
  40. 40. … introduction
  41. 41. … aims
  42. 42. … key points
  43. 43. Select your name as course provider
  44. 44. Add completion options Set the quiz % pass rate here. Do not change self-complete unless you want to manage your trainees’ course completions
  45. 45. In Step 3, add metadata Tip: the keywords should be: name of course module, course category, course subject area
  46. 46. In Step 4, decide if the course is free…
  47. 47. … or paid-for
  48. 48. When finished, select status and submit
  49. 49. … and return to your course page Note: if you are a course provider, your course is suspended until approved by the MLL admin team Tip: you can drag courses up and down to change their position in the catalogue.
  50. 50. This is how your Intro page will look
  51. 51. The details also appear in course logs This allows the user to have a permanent record of what the course is about
  52. 52. 3. Add topics and assignments
  53. 53. Creating Course Topics and Assignments can be done by both Site Administrators and Course Providers
  54. 54. To add topics, start on the Course page
  55. 55. Select the course and click here… Tip: have your course topics ready before you start adding topics
  56. 56. On the new page, click Insert Course Topic
  57. 57. Add your topic title and topic
  58. 58. Use the text editor to format your text
  59. 59. Add web links
  60. 60. Show web links in a new window… … so that your users can return to their course page
  61. 61. Add images here
  62. 62. Add images from the server…
  63. 63. … or upload a new image
  64. 64. Embed resources such as videos Check out the ckeditor site to find out the full range of resources you can embed
  65. 65. Add a topic-related assignment Tip: an assignment shows after the topic under a Do and Log heading
  66. 66. Now set the status and click Submit
  67. 67. This will take you to your topics page Tip: you can drag topics up and down to change their position in the course.
  68. 68. Delete unwanted topics here Note: you cannot delete a topic that has a sub-topic. Delete the sub-topic first.
  69. 69. Add further topics or sub-topics
  70. 70. When complete, go to the main page
  71. 71. If you are a Course Provider, click here Your course will be moderated by the Admin team and set live
  72. 72. This how the topics will look
  73. 73. 4. Add a quiz
  74. 74. Creating a Course Quiz can be done by both Site Administrators and Course Providers
  75. 75. To add a quiz, start on the Course page
  76. 76. To add a quiz, click the Quiz icon
  77. 77. Select Multiple Choice and add details
  78. 78. Select Missing Word and add details
  79. 79. Select True and False and add details
  80. 80. When your quiz is done, click Submit
  81. 81. Go back to the Course Module page
  82. 82. This is how the quiz will look…
  83. 83. 5. Add promotional boxes
  84. 84. Creating Promotional boxes can be done by both Site Administrators and Course Providers
  85. 85. To add topics, start on the Course page
  86. 86. To add promotional boxes, click here … go to a course and click Add to Wishlist on the Introduction page
  87. 87. This will take you to Add/Edit Boxes
  88. 88. Click Add Box
  89. 89. … which will take you to Add/Edit Box
  90. 90. Fill in details of your promotion…
  91. 91. To add an image, click Browse Note: On your computer, first format your image files to 170px x 90px
  92. 92. Add a picture from your computer
  93. 93. When finished, click Submit
  94. 94. … and go back to the Add/Edit Boxes You can now edit or delete your right- hand box
  95. 95. And this is how your box appears Your promotional boxes appear on every one of your course pages
  96. 96. 6. Assign users
  97. 97. Assigning Users can only be done by Site Administrators not by Course Providers
  98. 98. To assign users, start on the Course page
  99. 99. Now select your course and click here
  100. 100. This will take you here…
  101. 101. To add a user to the course, select here…
  102. 102. … and click here
  103. 103. Click Submit and the person is added
  104. 104. The person assigned receives this email…
  105. 105. … together with this inbox message
  106. 106. To remove a user, select a user…
  107. 107. Click here and then Submit… … and the person will be removed from the course
  108. 108. That’s the end of this Help/FAQs Check out other presentations in this series below http://mylearninglog.com
  109. 109. That’s the end of this Help/FAQs. Now, go and find a course to subscribe to http://mylearninglog.com
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